Day: June 12, 2022

Canada’s sport minister announces new measures to protect athletes from maltreatment, abuse

In an attempt to combat what Canada’s sport minister has called a safe sport crisis in the country, federal Minister of Sport Pascale St-Onge announced Sunday morning a number of new measures to hold sport organizations across the country accountable, with the ultimate goal of protecting athletes from maltreatment and abuse.  During the announcement in […]

Why COVID-19 deaths are likely underreported in Nova Scotia

The Nova Scotia government says there have been 421 COVID-19 deaths in the province since the pandemic began, but an infectious disease researcher says that number is likely understated by at least 200. Tara Moriarty, an associate professor at the University of Toronto, called it “a conservative estimate” and cautioned the number will grow. “A lot of the deaths from Omicron […]

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