Human rights complaint alleges Manitoba First Nation adults with disabilities left behind

Three human rights complaints have been filed against the federal government alleging systemic discrimination and a failure to provide proper services to First Nations adults with disabilities in Manitoba. The … Read More

Manitoba’s lax public health policies to blame for 3rd COVID-19 wave: Winnipeg mayor

Winnipeg’s mayor blamed the provincial government’s “reactionary” public health policies for Manitoba’s devastating third wave of COVID-19 on Saturday. “The provincial government has been taking measures to protect us, but … Read More

Canada lacks cohesion over obesity as a COVID-19 vaccine priority

Canadians with severe obesity won’t have to wait much longer to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Ontario, Manitoba, or Alberta. The three provinces have explicitly listed severe obesity as among … Read More

Coronavirus: 7 probable cases of U.K. variant on Manitoba First Nation

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) says seven probable cases of the B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant that first originated in the United Kingdom have been identified on Pauignassi First Nation. The … Read More

How the U.S. wildfires are impacting air quality from B.C. to Ontario

Smoke from U.S. wildfires burning in Washington, Oregon and California has made its way to western Canada and is having visible impacts on air quality in several provinces. Grey skies … Read More

Coronavirus testing will be expanded after shortfalls revealed: provinces

The shortcomings of Canada’s COVID-19 testing strategy came to the fore Wednesday as Ontario’s premier admitted to “unacceptable” testing rates, Quebec promised to aggressively root out infections in long-term care … Read More

Social post gives new meaning to ‘viral video’ during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted March 29, 2020 3:20 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A viral video featuring Canada’s favourite pastime — hockey — … Read More