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Ontario expands guidelines for priority COVID-19 testing

Ontario expands guidelines for priority COVID-19 testing

Premier Doug Ford has expressed frustration that Ontario has been processing a daily number of tests well below its capacity, which is now up to 16,000
COVID-19's impact on nursing homes 'more severe' than expected: Trudeau

COVID-19's impact on nursing homes 'more severe' than expected: Trudeau

With the number of deaths from COVID-19 in Canada nearing 1,200 — and seniors by far the hardest-hit group — the prime minister said Ottawa would discuss additional supports for provinces in tackling outbreaks in long-term care homes
Ford opens door to systemic changes to Ontario's long-term care system

Ford opens door to systemic changes to Ontario's long-term care system

In the meantime, Ontario has issued an emergency order preventing long-term care staff from working at multiple homes
<updated>WATCH: </updated>PM announces Ottawa expanding loan program for small businesses hit by COVID-19

WATCH: PM announces Ottawa expanding loan program for small businesses hit by COVID-19

The financial help is likely to involve some changes to the eligibility rules for the Canada Emergency Business Account program that banks and credit unions began delivering last week
Restrictions at Canada-U.S. border could soon be eased, Trump suggests

Restrictions at Canada-U.S. border could soon be eased, Trump suggests

Canada is 'doing well' in its efforts to control the spread of the virus, Trump said during his daily media briefing at the White House
More older Canadians die as COVID-19 toll nears 900; economy could shrink 6.2%

More older Canadians die as COVID-19 toll nears 900; economy could shrink 6.2%

The virus has hit older adults — those 60 and up — disproportionately hard, with vulnerability increasing with age. More than half the deaths in the country have occurred in long-term care homes
Should seniors with COVID-19 be removed from LTC homes?

Should seniors with COVID-19 be removed from LTC homes?

Long term care homes were underfunded, understaffed even before COVID-19
WHO issues guidelines for lifting COVID-19 restrictions. Is Canada ready?

WHO issues guidelines for lifting COVID-19 restrictions. Is Canada ready?

Similar discussions are happening around the world, as many countries are starting to show some positive signs of slowing the spread of COVID-19
Nearly 5.4 million receiving emergency federal aid as requests climb

Nearly 5.4 million receiving emergency federal aid as requests climb

Federal figures showed that by Monday morning, 5.38 million people were getting payments through the Canada Emergency Response Benefit
Long-term care deaths expected to rise as growth of total cases slows: Tam

Long-term care deaths expected to rise as growth of total cases slows: Tam

Dr. Theresa Tam, the chief public health officer, said the spread of the virus in nursing and retirement homes has been at the root of half of the more than 700 deaths across the country