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US deaths from coronavirus surpass 100,000 milestone

HARTFORD, Conn.—The U.S. surpassed a jarring milestone Wednesday in the coronavirus pandemic: 100,000 deaths.

That number is the best estimate and most assuredly an undercount. But it represents the stark reality that more Americans have died from the virus than from the Vietnam and Korea wars combined.

Quebec nurses hit streets to demonstrate work conditions

MONTREAL—Nurses and other workers demonstrated in front of health-care centres across the province Wednesday to protest their working conditions and lack of vacation amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

On the first of three days of planned protest, Quebec Nurses’ Federation members and other health-care workers took to the streets behind the slogan “dead tired.”

Can parks be safe in crowded areas?

Urban planners across the country weren’t surprised with the images they saw Saturday of a packed public park in a central Toronto neighbourhood.

And while those experts didn’t condone the gathering of what looked like thousands of young adults seemingly defying physical distancing measures on a sunny afternoon, they could understand their behaviour - to an extent.