Category: Special Sections

CBC/Radio-Canada part of media group that will host leaders’ debates in next federal election

A partnership of news organizations that includes CBC/Radio-Canada will produce two debates during the next federal election, according to the Leaders’ Debates Commission. The independent commission announced Thursday that the Debate Broadcast Group will be the official producer of the federal leaders’ debates — one in each official language.  The partnership is made up of: CBC News. CTV News. Global […]

Older Ontarians most involved in online spread of COVID-19 myths, study finds

A new study suggests Ontario residents between the ages of 55 and 64 are most involved in spreading misinformation about COVID-19 on social media. Published by the Ontario Medical Association (OMA), the research found that six per cent of Ontarians online have spread misinformation about COVID-19 and most are older adults, the organization said in a news release Wednesday. Men […]

Tam says pandemic now at ‘most challenging’ stage, calls on Canadians to give vaccines time to work

Canada has entered a “challenging” stage of the pandemic and Canadians must do all they can to follow public health measures and give vaccines time to work, said Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam. Taking part in a question-and-answer session on Facebook today, Tam said that now is not the time for Canadians to have mass gatherings — with the country […]

Ford says ‘stay tuned’ for announcement Thursday as Ontario’s COVID-19 ICU admissions hit new high

Admissions of COVID-19 patients to Ontario’s intensive care units (ICUs) have surpassed the previous pandemic high, a government agency that tracks hospitalizations said Wednesday, as the province reported another 2,333 cases of the virus. There are now 421 patients with the virus in ICUs across the province, according to Critical Care Services Ontario (CCSO), which […]

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