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Province announces 30-bed expansion and redevelopment of Dundas Manor

WINCHESTER – Funding has been approved to redevelop and expand Dundas Manor. Minister of Long-Term Care Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, made the announcement at a ceremony in Winchester Friday morning (March 13th).
'Lucky to be here:' Paralyzed Winnipeg hockey player trains for success in life

'Lucky to be here:' Paralyzed Winnipeg hockey player trains for success in life

WINNIPEG — Sweat builds on Reese Ketler's brow, as his hands clasp both ends of a hockey stick. Each time the 20-year-old thrusts the stick toward his physiotherapist, his body learns to use different muscles in his arms and back.
Trudeau's wife gets COVID-19 and drive-thru testing; In The News for March 13

Trudeau's wife gets COVID-19 and drive-thru testing; In The News for March 13

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of March 13 ... COVID-19 in Canada ...
Researchers, health workers further vaccine development, drive-thru testing

Researchers, health workers further vaccine development, drive-thru testing

Canadian researchers are making multiple breakthroughs in the fight against COVID-19, as a biotech firm take the firsts steps towards a vaccine and a hospital in Ottawa opened a drive-thru screening centre.
Iranian-Canadian organization moves festival online amid COVID-19 outbreak

Iranian-Canadian organization moves festival online amid COVID-19 outbreak

TORONTO — A Toronto organization that planned to honour the lives of those who died in a plane crash in Iran has cancelled in-person events for its celebration of the Persian New Year. Tirgan said it has moved its Nowruz festival online.

POTUS practice: Biden, Sanders use global crisis to burnish presidential styles

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders each auditioned Thursday for the role of President of the United States, striking starkly different tones as they delivered their respective versions of the speech they believe Donald Trump should have given
More information needed after dog's weak positive COVID-19 test result: expert

More information needed after dog's weak positive COVID-19 test result: expert

Animal lovers may be wondering if their pets can be carriers of the new coronavirus, but experts say there's no evidence they can transmit the disease to humans. Prof.
Drive-thru COVID-19 testing could also reduce spread in Canada: epidemiologist

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing could also reduce spread in Canada: epidemiologist

VANCOUVER — Drive-thru clinics testing people for COVID-19 in South Korea could serve as a model for Canada, where the spread of the virus is comparatively limited but increasing to the point that such early interventions could be considered, an epid
Prime minister's wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, tests positive for COVID-19: PMO

Prime minister's wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, tests positive for COVID-19: PMO

The prime minister's wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and will remain in isolation, his office said Thursday.
Parliament Hill set to adapt over COVID-19 concerns

Parliament Hill set to adapt over COVID-19 concerns

OTTAWA — There are some changes coming to improve safety on Parliament Hill after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau revealed he is going into isolation after his wife tested positive for COVID-19.