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Expert: Canadians seeking closure are finally holding funerals delayed by COVID-19

Published: 22Jun2022

The mandates may be lifted, but COVID-19 continues to shape how families across Canada mourn. Funeral directors say the COVID-19 pandemic has so altered what it means to mourn that it might be a...

Expert: Airport delays

Published: 16Jun2022

While the air transport industry welcomed news that millions of unvaccinated Canadians will soon be allowed to fly, experts and unions said a new influx of travellers could worsen the ongoing...

Expert: Leftist former guerrilla and populist outsider head to runoff in Colombia presidential election

Published: 8Jun2022

Colombia’s election will go to a runoff between two opposing anti-establishment candidates on 19 June after voters on Sunday were unable to pick a president outright. Gustavo Petro, a leftist...

Expert: Ontario’s right to disconnect act

Published: 6Jun2022

While Ontario’s right to disconnect law sounds like a good idea, experts say it’s important to observe the impact of the practice on the well-being of employees and its practical application in the...

Experts: Quebec to use HPV test to screen for cervical cancer, replacing Pap test

Published: 1Jun2022

Quebec says it will start using human papillomavirus tests as its primary screening tool for cervical cancer, replacing the Pap smear. The Health Department says the province will systematically...

Experts: Quebec summer forecast calls for heat, humidity and severe thunderstorms

Published: 1Jun2022

A hot, "unstable and sticky" summer awaits Quebecers, according to The Weather Network, which predicts periods of abundant heat, often followed by severe thunderstorms. This will be the "fifth...

Experts: COVID-19

Published: 31May2022

Researchers are struggling to explain why Quebec had the country's highest official COVID-19 death toll, but a relatively low number of excess deaths. A study — titled Excess mortality, COVID-19...

Expert: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney steps down as UCP leader

Published: 19May2022

Premier Jason Kenney threw Alberta politics into a tailspin on May 18 when he narrowly won a United Conservative Party (UCP) leadership review vote only to announce he was quitting the top job....

Experts: Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Published: 11May2022

In a speech delivered from Russia's famous Red Square, Russian President Vladimir Putin marked Victory Day and blamed Western policies for Moscow's military action in Ukraine. While Western...

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