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Barrie PSW describes 'absolute terror' of staff, residents in COVID-19 ravaged LTC centre

Barrie PSW describes 'absolute terror' of staff, residents in COVID-19 ravaged LTC centre

As of Monday afternoon, 53 staff members and 63 residents have tested positive for the virus at the Barrie home; There have also been nine resident deaths
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Ford appeals to U.S. president-elect Biden for help securing more COVID-19 vaccines

ONTARIO: Ford appeals to U.S. president-elect Biden for help securing more COVID-19 vaccines

Ford appealed to Biden to share a million doses of the Pfizer shot, which is manufactured in Michigan
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province to implement digital evidence management system for police

ONTARIO: Province to implement digital evidence management system for police

Solicitor General Sylvia Jones said the cloud-based system will allow police to securely capture, store, manage and share digital evidence
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Town grants honourary title to duck who lifted spirits

ONTARIO: Town grants honourary title to duck who lifted spirits

Council has honoured the 'celebrity' mandarin duck for bringing some joy to local pandemic-weary residents, not to mention international media attention
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario patients to be ranked for life-saving care should ICUs become full

COVID-19: Ontario patients to be ranked for life-saving care should ICUs become full

Patients will be scored by doctors on a 'short-term mortality risk assessment,' according to a new document
<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario must cut cases to 1,000 daily to lift lockdowns, Dr. Wiilliams says

COVID-19: Ontario must cut cases to 1,000 daily to lift lockdowns, Dr. Wiilliams says

Williams said he would also like to see the number of COVID-19 patients in hospital intensive care units drop to 150 - from 395 reported Monday - before ending the lockdown
<b>CANADA:</b> Provinces delaying or revisiting vaccine programs as Pfizer slows dose deliveries

CANADA: Provinces delaying or revisiting vaccine programs as Pfizer slows dose deliveries

Canada's deliveries after the partial pause will be bigger than previously expected so Pfizer can fulfil its contract to deliver four million doses by the end of March
<b>U.S.:</b> Transition documents suggest Biden plans Day 1 order rescinding Keystone XL permit

U.S.: Transition documents suggest Biden plans Day 1 order rescinding Keystone XL permit

Documents include a to-do list for inauguration day, including signing an executive order to rescind the Keystone XL construction permit granted in 2019 by Donald Trump
<b>U.S:</b> Regardless of impeachment, 'Trumpism' is expected to live on

U.S: Regardless of impeachment, 'Trumpism' is expected to live on

Trumpism is a new political formation, blending white supremacy, voter suppression, market fundamentalism and authoritarianism, and it will survive long after Trump leaves the White House, professor says
<b>CANADA:</b> Video showing officers dragging Indigenous man should be admitted in inquest, NAN chiefs say

CANADA: Video showing officers dragging Indigenous man should be admitted in inquest, NAN chiefs say

Nishnawbe Aski Nation Executive Council issued a statement on Thursday expressing support for the admission of a cellblock video depicting an Indigenous man being dragged by police officers into the pending inquest into the deaths of Roland McKay and Don Mamakwa who both died while in police custody