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<b>COVID-19:</b> Pfizer raises concerns ahead of Commons vote on probe of Ottawa's pandemic response

COVID-19: Pfizer raises concerns ahead of Commons vote on probe of Ottawa's pandemic response

Motion would order government to turn over all records on issues related to handling of the pandemic
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Students should be encouraged to study humanities for the post-coronavirus world, prof says

BEYOND LOCAL: Students should be encouraged to study humanities for the post-coronavirus world, prof says

Australia’s move to increase fees for some university humanities courses reflects global trends towards market-friendly education that overlook what’s needed for human flourishing
<b>COVID-19:</b> Break from exams offers chance to change the way we test

COVID-19: Break from exams offers chance to change the way we test

As more and more school boards decide to do away with end-of-term exams because of the pandemic, some experts say it may be time to think about if or how we want to bring them back
<b>CANADA:</b> University survey to examine reporting of workplace sexual harassment, violence

CANADA: University survey to examine reporting of workplace sexual harassment, violence

Officials say while the survey will build on existing research regarding workplace harassment and violence, reliable data is still lacking when it comes to the barriers workers face in reporting, as well as what happens after such a report is made
<b>COVID-19:</b> Should you wear a mask while exercising?

COVID-19: Should you wear a mask while exercising?

The World Health Organization says sweat can make the mask wet, which makes it harder to breathe, and promotes the growth of microorganisms
<b>COVID-19:</b> When did you last work? 1.3M jobless Canadians have passed critical six month mark

COVID-19: When did you last work? 1.3M jobless Canadians have passed critical six month mark

Between March and September 2020, the ranks of Canadians who’ve been jobless for more than six months have more than doubled, economists say
<b>COVID-19:</b> Rapid tests will be sent to remote communities first, Ontario health officials say

COVID-19: Rapid tests will be sent to remote communities first, Ontario health officials say

Provincial health officials say Ontario is set to receive and roll out roughly 100,000 rapid tests next month
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province should urgently address staffing shortages in nursing homes, commission says

ONTARIO: Province should urgently address staffing shortages in nursing homes, commission says

In a letter to the government, the Long-Term Care COVID-19 Commission said the province must spend more money, on a permanent basis, so the homes can hire more personal support workers and nurses
<b>CANADA:</b> Study says mothers are taking on ‘shocking’ number of hours caring for children during pandemic

CANADA: Study says mothers are taking on ‘shocking’ number of hours caring for children during pandemic

While both fathers and mothers clocked more time parenting, mothers took on the bulk of caregiving
<b>CANADA:</b> Ottawa predicts system delays, backlogs unless court extends life of refugee pact

CANADA: Ottawa predicts system delays, backlogs unless court extends life of refugee pact

Under the refugee agreement, which took effect in 2004, Canada and the United States recognize each other as safe places to seek protection