Toward the end of the video, two female hospital staff can be seen entering her room and are heard making insulting comments, saying she's "stupid as hell," that she's only good for sex and better off dead.
It was unlikely the president succeeded, largely because of his own combative and chaotic behavior but also because the insult-filled and often fact-free affair may have left the few undecided voters watching at home more dispirited than engaged.
The minority Liberal government has survived its first pandemic-era confidence test, assuring at least for now that there will be no election.
In the end, Conservative MPs, who had protested loudly against fast-tracking of the bill and used procedural tactics to hold it up, voted for it. So did Bloc Quebecois MPs, who had also opposed fast-tracking.
Women’s health research is chronically underfunded, and women’s health receives little attention across the spectrum of health research, from funding to academic opportunities. Although steps have been taken to incorporate sex and gender-based analysis (SGBA) into research in Canada, there is a continued lack of analyses of sex and gender across health research areas. This lack of attention paid to SGBA and to women’s health research has led to misdiagnoses, minimized symptoms and poorly targeted treatment in women.
One of the hoariest political cliches is that timing is everything. But beyond the timing of an election, or a cabinet shuffle and other purely strategic calculations, there is another arena where it is equally true: new program launches.
To the eternal frustration of social democrats, who are often the first to campaign for progressive social and economic justice policies in the Western democracies, it is often a larger party to their right who finally implements them and gets the political credit.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford is dismissing concerns about possible price gouging from private healthcare companies reportedly charging Ontarians hundreds of dollars for COVID-19 tests, suggesting that’s just how capitalism works.
During a press conference Tuesday, Ford faced questions about a private company reportedly offering Ontarians frustrated with long line-ups at the province’s public testing facilities an opportunity to skip the lines with a $400 VIP COVID-19 test.
Approval ratings for political leaders around the world rose dramatically in the early days of the pandemic, with leaders experiencing, on average, a 14-point boost in popularity. U.S. President Donald Trump gained only four points, compared with the substantial 24- to 61-point boosts seen by leaders in the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany and Australia. Justin Trudeau experienced a boost of around 40 points.
Testing backlogs are straining Canada's public healthcare system, and private companies are charging hundreds of dollars a test to fill the gap.
The poll found 51 per cent of decided voters surveyed would be most likely to support or lean toward the New Democrats.
The BC Liberals are next at 33 per cent support, followed by the BC Greens at 12 per cent.
Moe visited Lt.-Gov. Russ Mirasty at around 10 a.m. to ask him to dissolve the legislature and sign the writs of election. Those are formalities that launch what will be a four-week campaign ending with the Oct. 26 election.
U.S. accounts for nearly a fifth of the more than 33.1 million Covid-19 cases reported globally
Under the red alert, visitors to private homes are now banned, with exceptions for caregivers and contractors for work that was already planned. People who live alone can also see another person who lives alone, for example couples who do not live together, Health minister Christian Dube added.
Movie theatres, libraries, concert halls, restaurant dining rooms, bars, taverns, casinos are all closed. Takeout is available for restaurants.