The privilege of pandemic private jets. How wealthy Canadians travelled during COVID-19

For the past 15 months, Canadians have been advised to avoid non-essential travel outside of Canada, but the definition of “essential” travel is open to interpretation and personal judgment. While … Read More

Toronto-area startup Switch Health accused of fumbling Canada’s COVID-19 border testing

When Greg Skinner returned to his Invermere, B.C., home after visiting his 10-year-old daughter in the United States, he says he tried for 10 consecutive days to set up an … Read More

‘There’s no rhyme or reason’: Nova Scotia struggles with mass killings, one year later

People in Nova Scotia are still searching for answers after the deadliest shooting spree in Canada’s modern history. A man, disguised as an RCMP officer, killed 13 people in the … Read More

Sobeys says request to use personal information of COVID-19 vaccine recipients was a mistake

Along with following public health guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadians are also facing questionable demands on their personal information. The grocery giant Sobeys has been inviting people to register … Read More

Anishnaabe and Dakota chiefs call for inquiry over revelations in Broken Promises investigation

An advocacy organization representing Anishinaabe and Dakota communities in Manitoba is calling for an inquiry into how the federal government reviews major infrastructure projects on First Nations. The Southern Chiefs’ … Read More

Trudeau government backpedals on investigating human rights complaints against mining companies

WARNING: This story contains elements that may be disturbing to some audiences. Claudiana dos Santos has a nebulizer at her home in Itapicuru, a community in Bahia, Brazil, that sits … Read More

Indigenous services minister ‘alarmed’ by allegations about construction practices on First Nations

Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller says he was alarmed by revelations of a December investigation into construction practices in on-reserve water projects and said he would like to start collecting … Read More

How colonial systems have left some First Nations without drinking water

When Ed Morrison needs government approval for a project in Mitaanjigamiing First Nation, he has a strategy he can use to ensure public servants take his proposal seriously. “I can … Read More

Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine contender: Medicago’s breakthrough, ties to Big Tobacco and warnings a pandemic was coming

Under a winter’s snow cover on the outskirts of Quebec City, a high-tech greenhouse, set at a balmy 23 C, is growing row after row of a weed that could … Read More

Hesitancy over a COVID-19 vaccine may threaten public health

Midway into November and well into the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, health experts are increasingly worried about public mistrust over vaccines, and by the lack of a clear … Read More

Ontario training hundreds of lab workers to deal with testing backlog. But is it enough?

A new program to train desperately needed medical lab workers amid a growing backlog of COVID-19 tests is being rolled out at The Michener Institute in downtown Toronto, Global News … Read More

The COVID Alert app isn’t working as well as it should be, and Canadians are part of the problem

It has been more than two months since the Canadian government launched COVID Alert, Canada’s novel coronavirus exposure app, but federal data obtained by Global News shows less than 10 … Read More

Nearly every single Halifax-area public school has too much lead in its drinking water

Nearly every single public school in the Halifax Regional Centre for Education has too much lead in its drinking water, according to data released by the provincial government this week. … Read More

Coronavirus: Canada’s migrant farm workers face fatal COVID-19 outbreaks, alleged mistreatment

Lisa Bibb tears up thinking of her migrant staff as she stands in the middle of dozens of rows of apples — what her usual workers from Mexico would be … Read More

Innu Nation files human rights complaint over Ottawa’s child protection funding

By STAFF The Canadian Press Posted August 12, 2020 1:22 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Innu Nation has filed … Read More

One fisherman dead, one found alive after N.L. fishing vessel goes missing

A fisherman was found dead today after his fishing boat failed to return to a community on Newfoundland’s west coast. The Canadian Coast Guard says another man aboard the fishing … Read More

Many Saskatchewan First Nations residents are travelling hours to get coronavirus treatment

Wanda Wolverine Poorman’s daughter was infected with the novel coronavirus in April. According to Poorman, the health centre on the English River First Nation Patuanuk reserve could not provide adequate … Read More

Social justice advocate says police not sufficiently equipped for mental distress calls

Two tragedies in recent weeks, both ending in the death of young Canadian women, have a mental health advocate calling for fewer police interactions in distress calls and more involvement from … Read More

Workers in Ontario and Quebec filed over 5,700 coronavirus-related complaints

Workers in Ontario and Quebec filed thousands of complaints about unsafe working conditions as the novel coronavirus swept across Canada and pounded the country’s two most populous provinces, according to … Read More

Images show how long-term care workers may have spread coronavirus

As the number of COVID-19 infections and fatalities rises in long-term care facilities across Canada, new images reviewed by Global News have revealed some risky practices by staff that may … Read More

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