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A Toronto doctor is sharing the story of his intubated patient, with the patient's consent, to demand "better protection" for Ontario's essential workers.

Dr. Michael Warner, a critical care physician at Toronto's Michael Garron Hospital, said his patient would be at home if vaccines and paid sick leave were readily available. 

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Wearing a face mask has become the new normal throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but some added protection might become more common following a new recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

A new study released by the CDC on Wednesday shows that double-masking is more effective than a single mask in preventing the spread of COVID-19, but there is a way to do it right.

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An Ontario PetSmart is being called out by a global charity after what they say was the discovery of unnatural living conditions of a snake along with other reptiles. 

World Animal Protection is calling for PetSmart to stop selling reptiles and amphibians altogether, citing the "multi-billion-dollar industry" as "cruel" and a risk to public safety in a statement.

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When you bought your first car, you got insurance in case of an accident. When you landed your most recent job, you combed through your health and dental benefits with care. If you're lucky enough to have already bought a house, you've likely signed all of the papers to protect your new home. 

But is this all of the financial protection you need?

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