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Canadian researchers explore whether TB vaccine offers COVID-19 protection

Canadian researchers explore whether TB vaccine offers COVID-19 protection

Investigators at the University Health Network in Toronto say they hope to test a theory that Bacille Calmette Guerin, or BCG, can reduce the incidence and severity of COVID-19 infection
<b>COVID-19:</b> How strong relationships help kids catch up after six months of school closures

COVID-19: How strong relationships help kids catch up after six months of school closures

The ability to regulate students’ stress and anxiety through classroom relationships is a powerful tool to support academic outcomes, expert says
Plastics industry says its products are not 'toxic', urges govt to rethink label

Plastics industry says its products are not 'toxic', urges govt to rethink label

Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson announced a list of six single-use plastic items that will be banned because they are both harmful to the environment and difficult to recycle
<b>COVID-19:</b> All your mask questions answered

COVID-19: All your mask questions answered

Many parents have questions as students return to the classroom
<b>CANADA:</b> Straws, plastic bags to be banned nationwide by end of 2021

CANADA: Straws, plastic bags to be banned nationwide by end of 2021

Also being banned are plastic stir sticks, cutlery, dishes and takeout containers, and six-pack rings for cans and bottles
<b>CANADA:</b> How an opt-out organ donor system could address shortage of organs for transplant

CANADA: How an opt-out organ donor system could address shortage of organs for transplant

Eighty-five per cent of Ontarians support organ donation, but only one-third have opted in under the current system
<b>CANADA:</b> Researchers explore whether TB vaccine offers COVID-19 protection

CANADA: Researchers explore whether TB vaccine offers COVID-19 protection

Investigators hope to test a theory that Bacille Calmette Guerin can reduce severity of infection
<b>COVID-19:</b> Expert highlights importance of ethics when testing coronavirus vaccines

COVID-19: Expert highlights importance of ethics when testing coronavirus vaccines

As human trials begin for potential COVID-19 vaccines, the ethics of human challenges studies must be considered
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province announces $19.25 M for student mental health support

ONTARIO: Province announces $19.25 M for student mental health support

Funding will strengthen community partnerships and increase the number of mental health workers and programs at colleges, universities and Indigenous Institutes
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> State funeral for former PM John Turner held in Toronto, COVID-19 limits attendance

BEYOND LOCAL: State funeral for former PM John Turner held in Toronto, COVID-19 limits attendance

The former prime minister was 91