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Quebec nurses, health care workers protest conditions amid COVID-19

Quebec nurses, health care workers protest conditions amid COVID-19

MONTREAL — Nurses and other workers demonstrated in front of health-care centres across the province Wednesday to protest their working conditions and lack of vacation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Toronto releases map showing neighbourhoods hardest hit by COVID-19

TORONTO — Canada's most populous city has released a map of neighbourhoods hardest hit by COVID-19.
Military report on Quebec seniors homes says conditions difficult but improving

Military report on Quebec seniors homes says conditions difficult but improving

MONTREAL — Many long-term care homes in Quebec are in desperate need of medical personnel and continue to struggle to bring down the number of COVID-19 infections, a military report on its mission inside the province's senior residences says.
Ontario to take over management at more long-term care homes

Ontario to take over management at more long-term care homes

TORONTO — Ontario is taking over management of four of the five long-term care homes that were the subject of a Canadian Armed Forces report alleging "horrific" conditions, including insect infestations, poor hygiene and aggressive behaviour toward r

Officer who chased teens before SUV crash acted 'reasonably': SIU

Ontario's police watchdog says there are no grounds to charge a Toronto-area police officer who was involved in a brief car chase with two teens before their SUV crashed last fall.
Restaurant owners in Old Montreal bang pots and pans in call to allow reopenings

Restaurant owners in Old Montreal bang pots and pans in call to allow reopenings

MONTREAL — Some Montreal restaurant owners took their pots and pans to the streets Wednesday morning, demanding answers from the government on when they can reopen.
One dead, boy and woman wounded in downtown Toronto shooting: police

One dead, boy and woman wounded in downtown Toronto shooting: police

TORONTO — Police say a 21-year-old man is dead and a boy and a woman were wounded in a shooting in downtown Toronto. Police Chief Mark Saunders said the "brazen" shooting happened shortly after 4 p.m.
Military report details 'disturbing' issues in Ontario long-term care homes

Military report details 'disturbing' issues in Ontario long-term care homes

TORONTO — A military report on five Ontario long-term care homes released Tuesday details "horrific" allegations of insect infestations, aggressive resident feeding that caused choking, bleeding infections, and residents crying for help for hours.
Quebec ombudswoman to probe high number of COVID-19 seniors deaths

Quebec ombudswoman to probe high number of COVID-19 seniors deaths

MONTREAL — Quebec's ombudswoman has launched an investigation into the failings of the province's health care network in responding to the many COVID-19 outbreaks in public and private senior residences.

Kanesatake Mohawks say deal reached to partly reopen Oka provincial park

MONTREAL — The grand chief of the Mohawks of Kanesatake says he has reached a deal with Quebec to partially reopen a provincial park near the community.