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Dysfunction in long-term care takes toll on overburdened workforce: association

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OTTAWA — Conditions in long-term care are breaking the people who staff nursing and retirement homes, leading to worse care for the vulnerable seniors...

Trudeau tells ministers openness, co-operation are key in minority government

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OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau instructed his finance minister Friday to “preserve fiscal firepower” in case the economy tanks — an order that...

Stephen Harper fundraising pitch used to raise money, for Liberals

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OTTAWA — Former Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper has been conscripted to help fill the election war chest — of the Liberal party. The Conservatives posted a...

Providing for aging loved ones requires knowledge of resources, experts say

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TORONTO — COVID-19's devastating impact on seniors in the months since the virus became a global menace has many Canadians wondering what can be done to...

Mixed messages, looming deadlines: Small business faces troubling return to ‘normal’

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TORONTO — The co-owners of Coco Beauty Bar were ready to return to business once the Ontario government gave beauty salons a green light, but after seeing...

Fear of COVID-19 is growing, suggests new poll of Canadians

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OTTAWA — A new poll suggests a growing number of Canadians are frightened of the prospect of contracting the novel coronavirus. Sixty-four per cent of...

Uncertainty over start date, debates ratchet up pre-election angst

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OTTAWA — A campaign that could start at any time and a debate schedule that is itself the subject of debate intensified pre-election jitters in...

Emergency doctors call for greater transparency on vaccine rollout

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OTTAWA — The professional group for emergency doctors in Canada wants more transparency about COVID-19 vaccine distribution.  The Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians is calling...

Gov’t wasting billions on ‘failed’ projects through outsourcing, says union

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OTTAWA — One of Canada’s biggest civil service unions says outsourcing of work that could be done by government employees is costing taxpayers billions...

Trudeau defends NATO as French president warns of alliance’s ‘brain death’

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OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending NATO after France’s president suggested a lack of U.S. leadership is causing the 70-year-old military alliance’s...

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May 10, 2024 Issue

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Main Stories: Council approves increase in funding for replacement Civic Centre, Council allows food vendors at two waterfront parks, Georgina Spring Fling Marathon grows in popularity, Photo exhibit features iconic portraits of 60s rock stars, Sutton Legion benefits from Ontario Trillium Grant
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