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Contract to clear B.C.'s Big Bar landslide balloons to $52.5M as crews race to allow for salmon migration Peter Kiewit Sons' contract with the federal government has now been amended 17 times since it was awarded to the construction giant on Dec. 31 at an original value of $17.6 million.
CBC.ca | May 28, 2020 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Should I hold my breath when people get too close? Your COVID-19 questions answered We're answering your questions about the pandemic. Send yours to COVID@cbc.ca and well answer as many as we can. Well publish a selection of answers every weekday online and also put some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC News Networ
CBC.ca | May 28, 2020 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nurse left homeless by COVID-19 anxiety now working the front lines of the pandemic Left temporarily homeless by pandemic panic, an Ottawa-area nurse has taken a job 400 kilometres out of town in a long-term care facility battling a COVID-19 outbreak.
CBC.ca | May 28, 2020 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Leaving out long-term care was medicare's original sin and we're paying for it now We should be appalled by the reports coming from the Canadian Forces about the wretched conditions in some long-term care homes appalled, but not surprised.
CBC.ca | May 28, 2020 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why the military was the right tool to rip the lid off Canada's long-term care crisis An outside-of-the-box use of the Canadian military has helped focus the attention of political leaders on a long-standing crisis in the care of the elderly.
CBC.ca | May 28, 2020 12:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Housing market will feel effect of COVID-19 until 2022, CMHC says Canada's national housing agency says the number of new homes being built and sold will remainbelow the levels they were at before COVID-19 until 2022 at least, and prices won't get back to where they were for another two years either.
CBC.ca | May 27, 2020 5:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
29 of Canada's national parks to reopen to day-use visitors June 1 More than half of Canada's national parks including Banff inAlberta, Pacific Rim in British Columbia and Cape Breton Highlandsin Nova Scotia are to reopen June 1.
CBC.ca | May 27, 2020 4:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Staffing, protective equipment still a challenge in Quebec long-term care homes, military report says A report prepared by the Canadian militaryabout the province's long-term care homes says the division between"hot" and "cold" zones, proper use of protective equipment and staffing shortages remain major challenges in the facilities.
CBC.ca | May 27, 2020 2:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Royal Bank and BMO profit cut in half as banks set aside 6 times more money for bad loans Profits at two of Canada's biggest banks were cut in half compared with last year, Royal Bank and the Bank of Montreal reported Wednesday, as both said the money they are setting aside to cover bad loans has risen sharply because of COVID-19.
CBC.ca | May 27, 2020 12:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Meng Wanzhou: Judge to decide on future of extradition case today After four months of deliberation, B.C. Supreme Court Associate Chief Justice Heather Holmes will deliver a ruling that could end attempts to extradite Meng Wanzhou to the United States.
CBC.ca | May 27, 2020 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend