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NY study finds hydroxychloroquine may have saved COVID-19 patients’ lives

Treatment with controversial anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine may have reduced deaths in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, according to results of a peer-reviewed study by a group of New York researchers. Dr. Takahisa Mikami and his team at Icahn School of Medicine at

Canadians demand action as birth tourism operators go global

By Lisa Tanh Canadian citizens are demanding that federal government curb the practice of birth tourism as several underground businesses expand into global operations. Kerry Starchuk, a Richmond resident and anti-birth tourism activist, highlighted that some global operations have offices

Don’t give in to China’s hostage diplomacy, Trudeau urged

More than 20 prominent Canadian thought leaders have penned an open letter to the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warning that ending Meng’s extradition process would set a dangerous precedent.  The letter comes in response to the call by several high-profile

Study finds Canada’s proportion of LTC deaths double the average of other nations

TORONTO — A new study finds the proportion of Canadian COVID-19 deaths that have occurred in long-term care facilities is about twice the average of rates from other developed nations. The analysis released Thursday by the Canadian Institute ...

3 in 4 British Columbians support banning foreign real estate buyers

More than three-in-four British Columbians are in favour of banning most foreign nationals from purchasing real estate in Canada, a new Research Co. poll has found. 78% of British Columbians support having legislation similar to the one currently in place

Group looking to sue Canadian media insists federal minister shares their concerns

A campaign raising money to sue a Canadian media promoted on a federal minister’s social media account is insisting that the minister shares their concerns. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced tough questions last week about why Digital Government Minister Joyce

“Question the motivation of anyone who wants you to believe prices will go up” – CMHC boss slams realtors

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation boss doesn’t mince his words when it comes to hitting back at realtors who’ve been critical of the national housing agency’s dire real estate market forecast. “Some vocal real estate advisors have labelled us “panic-inducing

3 in 4 Canadians reject Huawei in Canada’s 5G network

Three in four Canadians want to keep China’s Huawei out of Canada’s 5G network, according to the latest results of a Research Co. tracking poll, which mark a new high water level in Canadians’ rejection of the telecom giant from

Senate bill targeting organ harvesters could bar Chinese officials from Canada

A bill making its way through Canada’s Senate to bar anyone involved with organ harvesting from entering the country could make China’s Communist Party officials inadmissible to Canada. Bill S-204 makes it a criminal offence to do “anything in connection

Canada’s recovery should put people first, 150 civil society groups demand

Canada’s post-pandemic recovery efforts should put people first and transition to a fairer and sustainable future instead of going back to business as usual, an alliance of 150 civil society groups is demanding. They have released a manifesto titled “Principles