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Health care providers, advocates cry foul over stalled action on pharmacare
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Health care providers, advocates cry foul over stalled action on pharmacare

“They continue to tell Canadians that they believe in pharmacare, yet opportunity after opportunity after opportunity to act on that promise passes.” NDP health critic Don Davies said he worries Canadians are increasingly becoming cynical about politicians who promise things, such as pharmacare, during elections and then don’t follow through.

Economy lost 207,000 jobs in April, unemployment rate rises, Statistics Canada says
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Economy lost 207,000 jobs in April, unemployment rate rises, Statistics Canada says

OTTAWA — Canada’s labour market lost 207,000 jobs last month as a spike in COVID-19 variant cases led to renewed public health restrictions and raised concerns about longer-term economic consequences from the pandemic. The unemployment rate rose to 8.1 per cent from 7.5 per cent in March, Statistics Canada reported. It would have been 10.5...