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Women's shelters facing staff shortages amid COVID, high rates of gendered violence

Women's shelters facing staff shortages amid COVID, high rates of gendered violence

Lise Martin says shelters are overwhelmed in part because of significant staff turnover and shortages due to workers in COVID-19 isolation
Military struggling with shortage of medical personnel as provinces look for help

Military struggling with shortage of medical personnel as provinces look for help

The military is supposed to have a total of 2,500 medical personnel, of which around 460 are doctors and nurses
Majority of Canadians support healthcare fines for unvaccinated: poll

Majority of Canadians support healthcare fines for unvaccinated: poll

Just over 60 per cent of Canadians recently polled are on board with the implementation of fines for the unvaccinated
Quebec's tax on the unvaccinated could worsen inequity, advocates say

Quebec's tax on the unvaccinated could worsen inequity, advocates say

The premier said the financial penalty will be 'significant'
Radiologists warn of growing backlog in medical imaging due to COVID-19 pandemic

Radiologists warn of growing backlog in medical imaging due to COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Gilles Soulez said wait times for medical imaging that is critical for diagnoses was already more than the recommended one month when the pandemic began
Canadian Civil Liberties Association calls COVID tax constitutionally vulnerable

Canadian Civil Liberties Association calls COVID tax constitutionally vulnerable

Omicron's fast-moving spread has led to staff shortages across the country
New Brunswick officials project up to 5,500 COVID-19 cases a day in coming weeks

New Brunswick officials project up to 5,500 COVID-19 cases a day in coming weeks

Mathieu Chalifoux told a news conference in Fredericton today that could result in nearly 220 people in hospital
Quebec to force unvaccinated to pay 'significant' financial penalty

Quebec to force unvaccinated to pay 'significant' financial penalty

Adult Quebecers who won't get vaccinated and don't have a medical exemption will be forced to pay a health 'contribution'
Canada will have enough COVID-19 vaccines for third, potential fourth doses: Trudeau

Canada will have enough COVID-19 vaccines for third, potential fourth doses: Trudeau

The federal government has said provinces and territories will receive a combined 140 million rapid tests this month
Slim majority support government lockdowns, restrictions in response to Omicron

Slim majority support government lockdowns, restrictions in response to Omicron

Fifty-six per cent agreed governments are making the right decisions to limit the spread of Omicron
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