Dozens of public health officials across the U.S. have resigned or been fired amid COVID-19 | CBC News

[ad_1] Vilified, threatened with violence and in some cases suffering from burnout, dozens of state and local public health officials around the U.S. have resigned or been fired amid the coronavirus outbreak, a testament to how politically combustible masks, lockdowns and infection data have become. One of the latest departures came Sunday, when California’s public … Read more Dozens of public health officials across the U.S. have resigned or been fired amid COVID-19 | CBC News

Yachting Vacations Are More Convenient and Affordable Than You Think

[ad_1] Photo Courtesy of Shutterstock It’s probably safe to say that we could all use a vacation right about now and one of the most convenient ways to do that is aboard a yacht. Going somewhere via yacht is pretty much the only method where the mode of transportation is actually part of the … Read more Yachting Vacations Are More Convenient and Affordable Than You Think

Proposed $200M private orthopedic surgical facility would be largest in Alberta’s history | CBC News

[ad_1] A group that includes orthopedic surgeons, a developer and high-powered lobbyists says it has gained tentative political support from Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro for a proposal to build and operate what would be the largest private, contracted surgical facility in the province’s history. If approved and built, the privately financed building is expected … Read more Proposed $200M private orthopedic surgical facility would be largest in Alberta’s history | CBC News

Palazzo Della Luna: Biophilic Design on Fisher Island, Florida

[ad_1] Palazzo Della Luna For years, the customary approach to architectural design tended to treat building and landscape architecture as two separate entities. Over time, such a dissociation – defining a strict difference between indoor and outdoor living has impacted, often in negative ways, both human beings and their natural environment.  But the emerging … Read more Palazzo Della Luna: Biophilic Design on Fisher Island, Florida

How gaps in interprovincial contact tracing from flights could increase COVID-19 risks | CBC News

[ad_1] Public health officials aren’t doing enough to reach out to people from different provinces who may have been exposed to COVID-19 on flights, often stopping contact tracing at their own borders, an epidemiologist warns. “Canada has a system of contact tracing on the ground, but as soon as it’s wheels up and they start … Read more How gaps in interprovincial contact tracing from flights could increase COVID-19 risks | CBC News

Alberta will switch over to federal COVID-19 notification app | CBC News

[ad_1] Alberta will switch from its provincial COVID-19 notification app to the national app. The move, first reported by the Globe and Mail, was confirmed to CBC News by a spokesperson for the province’s health minister on Saturday. Alberta’s contact tracing mobile app, ABTraceTogether, was unveiled on May 1. It was the first of its kind … Read more Alberta will switch over to federal COVID-19 notification app | CBC News

B.C. is no longer a model for COVID-19 prevention — and getting back to that stage is not guaranteed | CBC News

[ad_1] The months when British Columbia could pat itself on the back for dealing with COVID-19 better than nearly any other place in Canada or the entirety of the United States has come to an end. In the past month, the number of daily active cases in the province has quadrupled from about 10 a day … Read more B.C. is no longer a model for COVID-19 prevention — and getting back to that stage is not guaranteed | CBC News

5 Michelin-Starred Restaurants that Let You Social Distance While Going Out

[ad_1] Shutterstock We’re all coming to terms with the new normal. Trying to understand where our boundaries lie when it comes to traveling, dining out and visiting family has been difficult, especially during warm-weather months when all we want to do is get outside. But there are so many ways to social distance while … Read more 5 Michelin-Starred Restaurants that Let You Social Distance While Going Out

‘Angel’ helping complete strangers navigate Ontario’s long term care home system during COVID-19 | CBC News

[ad_1] A Bracebridge. Ont. woman has suddenly found herself an advocate for families with loved ones in long-term care after she says she became sick and tired of seeing seniors inside denied access to their relatives. Julie Richard had to navigate her way through Ontario’s long-term care system when her “Nana” was in a home. She’s also … Read more ‘Angel’ helping complete strangers navigate Ontario’s long term care home system during COVID-19 | CBC News