November 2020 News Stories

Article TitleProvince/TerritoryKeywords
Keep opinions about people not wearing masks to yourself: disabilities advocate
(CBC News)
PEIMasks
‘JUST DEVASTATING’: Variety Village kids need you
(Toronto Sun)
OntarioLockdown, Isolation
Lockdown help: A breakdown of provincial and federal assistance available
(CBC News)
Ontario, CanadaLockdown, Government benefits
Alberta students with disabilities exempt from online learning
(Global News)
AlbertaSchool, Children
Revealed: Desperation during the polio epidemic brought troubling treatments
(CTV News)
CanadaVaccine
‘Unjust’ COVID restrictions keeping Winnipeg mom from seeing her nonverbal son in hospital
(CBC News)
ManitobaHospital, Isolation
Government of Canada invests in construction projects aimed to improve the inclusion of persons with disabilities in Canada
(CNW Group Newswire)
CanadaGovernment benefits, Funding
Manitoba ticketing retailers not following COVID-19 health orders
(National Post)
ManitobaLockdown, Infections
Exempt from mask rules?
(Castanet Media Limited)
British ColumbiaMasks
Worker wage protection key for buy-in
(Manitoba Co-operator)
ManitobaWorkplace, COVID 19 symptoms
TAIT: Kenney’s delay dangerous to disabled Albertans
(Edmonton Sun)
AlbertaHospital
13 more people die of COVID-19 in B.C., as province confirms 738 new cases
(CBC News)
British ColumbiaMasks
We need a basic livable income
(Assiniboia Times)
CanadaGovernment benefits
Fort Simpson passes resolution in support of mandatory masks in stores
(CBC News)
Northwest TerritoriesMasks
Hard to hear: research listens to Canadians on hearing and communication during pandemic
(CNW Group Newswire)
CanadaMasks
Paul Workman: London lockdown two, the jab edition
(CTV News)
Ontario, CanadaVaccine
Increased calls to Manitoba Human Rights Commission from mandatory mask opponents
(National Post)
ManitobaMasks
Disability advocates call for plan to prevent ableism if health system becomes overwhelmed
(CBC News)
ManitobaTriage protocols, Hospital
Student mental health struggles through pandemic issues
(Windsor Star)
OntarioStudents, Mental health, Isolation
After COVID-19, Aaron Waddingham is going to his prom dance
(The Tyee)
British ColumbiaLockdown, School
Students with disabilities should have the option of in-personlearning during COVID-19school closures
(The Conversation)
CanadaSchool, Children
Understanding Ontario’s long-term care tragedy
(Toronto Star)
OntarioLong-term care
Landlords say poor tenants who received CERB can’t make rent after losing social assistance
(CBC News)
CanadaHousing, Government benefits
Masks will soon be mandatory on Whitehorse city buses
(CBC News)
YukonMasks
Alberta is the sole province without a mask mandate
(CTV News)
AlbertaMasks
COVID-19: Here are B.C.’s new public health restrictions
(The Province)
British ColumbiaMasks
Legal clinics across Ontario decry access-to-justice barriers at Landlord and Tenant Board Hearings
(Law Times)
OntarioHousing, Hearings
Children could be left disabled for life due to COVID-delayed surgeries
(The Post Millennial)
OntarioHospital, Surgery
What Canadian researchers are discovering about the psychosocial effects of the pandemic
(University Affairs)
CanadaMental health, Isolation
$10M pledged to cover COVID-related staffing costs in Manitoba’s disability, child-care, CFS sectors
(CBC News)
ManitobaFunding
$10 million for staffing support in disability services, child-care sectors in Manitoba
(CTV News)
ManitobaFunding
Burlington senior with few options after cab company reduces fleet
(The Hamilton Spectator)
OntarioTravels
Why federal government should reject human challenge trials for COVID-19 vaccine
(CBC News)
CanadaVaccine
‘A shadow of what I was’: COVID-19 ‘long-haulers’ shed light on brain-related symptoms
(Global News)
CanadaCOVID 19 symptoms, Infections
Being high-risk for COVID complications looks different than most people think
(CBC News)
Newfoundland and LabradorInfections
How digitalization during COVID-19 has made Canadian art more accessible
(The Varsity)
OntarioArts
Manitoba claws back COVID-19 benefit from Inuit Elder
(APTN National News)
ManitobaGovernment benefits
‘This isn’t about guilt or shame’ says B.C.’s human rights commissioner Kasari Govender
(Vancouver Sun)
British ColumbiaMasks
Students hearing bells, not alarms
(Toronto Star)
ManitobaSchool, Children
My wife is disabled. BC ferries left us out to sea
(The Tyee)
British Columbia  Masks, Infections
COVID-19 and the courts: Nov. 16 update
(Canadian Lawyer Magazine)
British Columbia  Masks
COVID-19 has inspired greater focus on construction insurance products
(Construct Connect)
CanadaWorkplace, COVID 19 symptoms, Insurance
Veterans Affairs minister says veterans benefits backlog ‘totally unacceptable’
(Toronto Sun)
CanadaVeterans, Government benefits
CBC Asks how the pandemic is changing the workplace for people with disabilities
(CBC News)
CanadaWorkplace
Veterans minister declares backlog progress even as overall numbers go up
(Toronto Star)
CanadaVeterans, Government benefits
Veterans face barriers to mental, physical health care during pandemic
(660 City News)
CanadaVeterans, Government benefits
Veterans waiting for answers on disability claims are facing “perfect storm”
(Battlefords News-Optimist)
CanadaVeterans, Government benefits
BRAUN: Mental health disability claims on the rise
(Toronto Sun)
CanadaMental health, Isolation
Three ways Hamilton can be more friendly for those with dementia
(The Hamilton Spectator)
OntarioIsolation
Interior Health alerts residents COVID surge ‘becoming a concern’
(Toronto Star)
British ColumbiaMasks
‘Unfair surveillance’? Online exam software sparks global student revolt
(The StarPhoenix)
CanadaSchool
Why the federal government should rethink its new medical assistance in dying law
(CBC News)
CanadaMental health, Isolation
Program change may bring isolation, families of adults with developmental disabilities fear
(CBC News)
OntarioLockdown, Isolation
Sask. government to pay back emergency benefits clawed back from student’s disability income
(Global News)
SaskatchewanGovernment benefits, School
Veterans waiting for answers on disability claims are facing “perfect storm” as COVID closures add to backlog
(Toronto Star)
CanadaVeterans, Government benefits
Legion, other veterans groups to get $20M to weather COVID-19
(OttawaMatters)
CanadaVeterans, Government benefits
Manitoba schools hope for best, prepare for worst
(Winnipeg Free Press)
ManitobaSchool, Children
Disabled veterans struggle with COVID-19 as Canada prepares to mark Remembrance Day
(CTV News)
CanadaVeterans, Government benefits
Province’s move to hire fraud investigators angers social assistance recipients
(CBC News)
OntarioGovernment benefits
‘Next to impossible’ to live on Manitoba income assistance during pandemic: community advocate
(CBC News)
ManitobaGovernment benefits
Wearing a mask triggers flashbacks of rape. Woman says her refusal to wear one led to her being denied treatment in Ottawa hospital
(Niagara Falls Review)
OntarioMasks, Hospital
K-shaped recovery blues
(Winnipeg Free Press)
CanadaInfections
Disability Affinity Group gives space for faculty and staff with disabilities to fight ableism
(The Ubyssey)
CanadaMental health
Face coverings for all seasons: Mandatory mask bylaw likely to last through winter, spring
(CBC News)
AlbertaMasks
Society’s ableism exposed by COVID-19 pandemic : disability rights advocate
(Halifax News)
CanadaInfections, Vaccine
Children with disabilities hit harder by COVID-19
(The Hamilton Spectator)
CanadaSchool, Children
Maskless woman with medical exemption removed from BC Ferries vessel for ‘causing disturbance’
(CTV News)
British ColumbiaMasks
Too few Canadians with disabilities got tax-free COVID benefit, minister charges
(iPolitics)
CanadaGovernment benefits
‘Not even a pandemic can stop them’
(Toronto Star)
OntarioLockdown
Travellers to Canada must now use ArriveCAN app
(CIC News: The voice of Canadian Immigration)
CanadaTravels
Federal government announces new mandatory requirements for travellers to Canada
(CHAT News Today)
CanadaTravels
Canada introducing new mandatory COVID-19 rules for international travellers
(Global News)
CanadaTravels
COVID-19: Travellers must now digitally submit quarantine plan, report daily
(Vancouver Sun)
CanadaTravels