Canada

Canadian health care workers say they feel gaslighted by governments

By Thomas I. LiknessEagle News Service (Eagle News) — Some harsh words for governments in Canada from the country’s health care workers. “Our frontline workers are no longer on the brink of exhaustion, they are exhausted,” Canadian Medical Association president …

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Alberta government takes more baby steps to manage fourth wave

By Thomas I. LiknessEagle News Service (Eagle News) — The military, the Red Cross and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador will be sending medical staff to help out in hospitals in the western Canadian Province of Alberta that have …

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Staff at ICUs in Edmonton hospitals receiving harassing phone calls

By: Thomas I. LiknessEBC News Service (Eagle News) — Alberta Health Services says doctors and staff in some Edmonton are receiving harassing phone calls to their units. The calls question patient numbers and capacity, AHS said Wednesday on Twitter. “It …

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Canadian Medical Association calls for lockdowns in two western Canadian provinces

By: Thomas I. LiknessEBC News Service (Eagle News) — The western Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan should implement lockdowns immediately as the fourth wave of COVID-19 rages through the region, the Canadian Medical Association said Wednesday. “We are now …

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Alberta government says no further measures needed right now to stem surge of COVID-19

By: Thomas I. LiknessEBC News Service (Eagle News) — The Alberta government has rejected the advice of critical care doctors in the western Canadian province who are calling for a ‘fire break’ lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19. With …

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Alberta doctors pleading with province to implement a “fire break” lockdown

By: Thomas I. LiknessEBC News Service (Eagle News) — Two high profile doctors have written Alberta’s new health minister telling him it is critical that he take action immediately to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Dr. James Talbot, a former …

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Two Canadian businessmen detained in China for more than 1,000 days have been released

By: Thomas I. LiknessEBC News Service (Eagle News) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says two Canadian businessmen arrested in China nearly three years ago are on their way back to Canada. “These two men have gone through an unbelievably difficult …

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Biden congratulates Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau on election win

(Eagle News) — U.S. President Joe Biden extended his congratulations to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his re-election after the Canadian leader’s Liberal Party won Canada’s snap election. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gives a thumbs up as he arrives …

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Alberta in chaos as fourth wave continues to rage across the province

By: Thomas I. LiknessEBC News Service (Eagle News) — The fourth wave of COVID-19 has cost Alberta’s health minister his job, infected hundreds of children in public schools and resulted in restaurants being harassed for trying to enforce public health …

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Trudeau’s Liberals win a third Canadian election

By Thomas I. LiknessEagle News Service (Eagle News) — Canadian voters have given Justin Trudeau’s Liberals another minority government in Monday’s federal election. Trudeau had called an early election, gambling that his popularity could be translated into a majority government. …

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Canadians to elect new government Monday

By: Thomas I. LiknessEBC News Service (Eagle News) — Canadians go to the polls Monday to elect a new government in an election which many say was unnecessary. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the election two years earlier than required, …

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Alberta patients may be transferred half way across the country to Ontario as hospitals fill up

By: Thomas I. LiknessEBC News Service (Eagle News) — With hospitals running out of space to treat people because of a surge of COVID-19 cases, patients may have to be transferred to Ontario for treatment. “Ontario has graciously offered their …

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