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Condominium ownership on the rise in Canada. Here’s why | Globalnews.ca

From the outside, a mixer on a balmy mid-June evening in a trendy downtown Toronto neighborhood looks like a social event like any other. Drinks are flowing and so are conversations. But this one has a specific purpose: to help people interested in buying a primary residence with others, including foreigners. “Co-ownership seems to be …

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About 42 per cent of kids in Waterloo Region have not been vaccinated against COVID. That compares to 39 per cent who are fully vaccinated.

School children jumped the jab during summer vacation

WATERLOO AREA — Parents bought backpacks and lunch boxes, but forgot vaccine doses on their back-to-school checklists. Vaccine tracking shows that only 602 children (aged 5-11) received their first dose against COVID-19 in July and August when schools closed for summer vacation. With this small summer attendance, elementary schools in the region will welcome more …

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Over 600 COVID-19 deaths now reported in Niagara

Niagara hit a grim milestone with 601 confirmed COVID-19 deaths reported by public health on Friday, following one of the deadliest months the region has seen since before vaccinations became widely available. Niagara’s Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Mustafa Hirji, is concerned that deaths will continue to rise in the coming weeks as the …

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“Tip inflation”: Why Canadians are tipping more than ever – National | Globalnews.ca

From takeaway coffee to hairdressing to fine dining, you may have noticed a phenomenon known as “tip creep” or “tip inflation” when you go to pay for a service. This manifests itself in a number of ways: requests for tips on things you may never have tipped on; and also an increase in tip amount …

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Fauci, in the face of the American response to COVID, resigns from his government posts

The immunologist has been an adviser to seven presidents Fauci has been reviled by Trump and Republican lawmakers He faced death threats due to pandemic policies Aug 22 (Reuters) – Dr Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious disease official who has become the face of the US response to the COVID-19 pandemic under Presidents Donald …

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What a Toronto hospital is doing to speed up breast cancer detection – and to make sure no one is left behind

Dawn Barker was watching TV one day in 2017 when she felt the lump. “He actually seemed to have appeared out of nowhere,” she recalls. “I couldn’t understand what was going on in the world. Obviously, it was a scary moment. Barker, now 50, went to a walk-in clinic the very next day, and from …

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Study: Fatigue and Headaches Most Common Persistent Symptoms Months After COVID-19 | Health

According to the researchers, on average more than four months after having COVID-19, participants most often reported feeling tired and headaches. Later symptoms in the long list of persistent symptoms included muscle aches, cough, changes in taste and smell, fever, chills and nasal congestion. Researchers from the Medical College of Georgia report their findings in …

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