Sen. Scott Tannas, leader of the 13-member Canadian Senators Group, said he denied unanimous consent to protest the fact that Sen. Marc Gold, the government’s representative in the Senate, has still not proposed a way for the Senate to resume its full functions during the pandemic, with all senators able to participate in debates and votes, either in person or virtually, as is being done in the House of Commons.
The lawsuit says government climate-change policies affect the youths' rights to equality and to life, liberty and security of the person under the 1982 Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The young people want the court to order the government to count Canada’s emissions, determine whether those emissions are above a fair share of the global fight against emissions, and insist on a fix if they are.
Local government officials are speaking out against a large group of people, who were shouting "all lives matter" during a clash in northeast Edmonton Tuesday night, calling it hate speech and bigotry.
About 30 officers were called to a shopping centre parking lot at 118 Avenue and 82 Street at around 8 p.m. to separate two groups of about 50 people each, after a dispute erupted into pushing and shoving.
The Abbott Laboratories-backed point-of-care devices can be administered by trained professionals at places like pharmacies, walk-in clinics and doctors' offices without the need for a laboratory to determine if someone is infected with the virus.
A nasal or throat specimen is collected from a patient on a swab and plugged into the ID NOW's analyzer, which can detect the presence of the virus. The molecular devices can produce COVID results in 15 minutes.
A new study says quicker, more decisive action against COVID-19 in British Columbia is one of the reasons the province has suffered far fewer long-term care deaths than Ontario.
Analysis published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal also points to less funding, more privatization and less co-ordination between homes and hospitals as factors that drove spread of the novel coronavirus among Ontario’s most vulnerable.
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.
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.
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.
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.