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COVID-19 pandemic made hospitals more vulnerable to cyberattacks: security experts

MONTREAL — Security experts say the suspected cyberattack on Newfoundland and Labrador's health-care system, which led to the cancellation of thousands of medical appointments and forced a local health authority to revert to using paper, isn't an iso
As trade bottlenecks weigh on economy, Liberals urged to help reshape supply chains

As trade bottlenecks weigh on economy, Liberals urged to help reshape supply chains

OTTAWA — For most of his years in manufacturing, Dennis Darby remembers sourcing goods from a single supplier and things arriving just on time.
No 'euthanasia' in Quebec care homes during COVID-19, expert tells coroner's inquest

No 'euthanasia' in Quebec care homes during COVID-19, expert tells coroner's inquest

MONTREAL — A coroner's inquest into deaths in Quebec long-term care homes during the first wave of COVID-19 was dominated Tuesday by debate over whether medicating certain residents to alleviate their suffering amounted to euthanasia.

A look at minimum wage rates across Canadian provinces and territories

Ontario says it will raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour from $14.35 on Jan. 1. The province will also eliminate the separate minimum wage for liquor servers, who currently make $12.55 per hour, and increase their hourly wage to $15.
Kabul safe houses need $5 million by Friday to stay open, say veterans

Kabul safe houses need $5 million by Friday to stay open, say veterans

OTTAWA — As a Canadian Forces combat engineer in Afghanistan, Corey Shelson's life revolved around a series of life-and-death calculations — plotting the safe movement of his comrades around hidden roadside explosives and other threats.
City of Iqaluit says water meets health standards but residents still can't drink it

City of Iqaluit says water meets health standards but residents still can't drink it

IQALUIT — City officials say Iqaluit's drinking water meets national standards, but residents can't consume it until Nunavut's chief public health officer says it's OK.
U.S. must learn more about Canada's potential as a critical-minerals partner: report

U.S. must learn more about Canada's potential as a critical-minerals partner: report

WASHINGTON — Canada needs to sell the United States on the progressive virtues of its mining industry if it wants to be an integral partner and supplier to burgeoning electric-vehicle and critical-minerals markets south of the border, Prime Minister
Ex-soldier who killed his family in N.S. knew what he did was morally wrong: doctor

Ex-soldier who killed his family in N.S. knew what he did was morally wrong: doctor

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — An Afghanistan war veteran was suffering from several mental disorders when he killed three family members and himself in 2017, but he understood his actions were wrong, an inquiry in Nova Scotia heard Tuesday. Dr.
Experts worried about extent of damage to N.L. health system following cyberattack

Experts worried about extent of damage to N.L. health system following cyberattack

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Cybersecurity experts said Tuesday they are worried about the extent of damage to the databanks of Newfoundland and Labrador's health system following a cyberattack detected on the weekend.

Ontario to release death registrations of 1,800 Indigenous children

Ontario is in the process of releasing death records of approximately 1,800 Indigenous children to the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.
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