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Tracking COVID-19: Sept. 25

Ontario’s daily case count surged to 409, raising the total to 48,905. The death toll rose by one to 2,837. There are 87 people in hospital in the province, with 25 in intensive care, 13 on a ventilator. There are 3,899 active cases in the province. There are 204 new cases in…

A woman photographed from the bottom of a rock face who is climbing up.

In climbing, a push to change derogatory route names is underway

For the voice of each man pretending offensive climbing route names are not a problem, there are plenty of others that buoy the need for a widespread effort to change the names of climbing routes across North America. After a broader reckoning with how we name monuments to problematic historical figures, change is coming to both online and physical guidebooks thanks in part to women organizing and pushing for change.

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In the News Monday Aug. 31

5 restaurant workers test positive for COVD-19 in Gatineau Five employees of Shaker Cuisine and Mixologie in Gatineau, Que., have tested positive for COVID-19. The company made the announcement on its Facebook page Sunday afternoon, adding that the employees are self-isolating for 10 days. CBC has more. Demonstrators protest pandemic safety…