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Kids’ health issues may go untreated for longer out of COVID-19 fears

Kids’ health issues may go untreated for longer out of COVID-19 fears

OTTAWA — While children have been largely statistically unscathed by COVID-19, doctors are concerned that fear of the virus may be keeping parents from seeking medical help for kids with other illnesses.
More women allege sexual assault in lawsuit against fashion mogul Peter Nygard

More women allege sexual assault in lawsuit against fashion mogul Peter Nygard

Dozens more women, including 18 Canadians, have added their names to a class-action lawsuit alleging rape and sexual assault by fashion mogul Peter Nygard.

Civil Liberties group to seek amnesty for recreational tickets issued during COVID

TORONTO — The Canadian Civil Liberties Association says it's going to fight for citizens nabbed for municipal recreational infractions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Uncertain fall ahead for colleges and universities as pandemic continues

TORONTO — Canadian colleges and universities are developing contingency plans to deliver classes in the fall, as students prepare for an uncertain semester due to COVID-19.
Trial delay, second anniversary of van attack affect victim's family

Trial delay, second anniversary of van attack affect victim's family

TORONTO — Life under the pall of COVID-19 has given Nick D'Amico time to think. Sometimes he thinks too much — mostly about his sister — and his thoughts fall down a black hole.
Federal support for students and kids' vaccines; In The News for April 22

Federal support for students and kids' vaccines; In The News for April 22

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of April 22 ... --- COVID-19 in Canada ...
Number of N.S. victims hits 22, as some ask why emergency alert wasn't used

Number of N.S. victims hits 22, as some ask why emergency alert wasn't used

HALIFAX — A murderous rampage by a Halifax man impersonating an RCMP officer has claimed 22 lives, police announced Tuesday as some questioned why more wasn't done to warn citizens along his route.
Advocates worry pandemic's 'perfect storm' puts more kids at risk for abuse

Advocates worry pandemic's 'perfect storm' puts more kids at risk for abuse

OTTAWA — Reports to authorities about suspected child abuse or neglect are down as much as 40 per cent in some regions but child advocates say it's not because fewer kids are at risk.
Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

Gatherings restricted, schools closed: What's being done to fight COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every province and territory.
Remember us after pandemic: minimum-wage grocery store worker worried about mom

Remember us after pandemic: minimum-wage grocery store worker worried about mom

DELTA, B.C. — Worrying about being infected with COVID-19 at the grocery store where she works has become part of the job for Kelly Ferguson, who lives with her 90-year-old mother.