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Ottawa ready to deploy health workers, military and Red Cross to Manitoba

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is looking at deploying medical staff through the Canadian Red Cross and the Canadian Armed Forces in Manitoba as COVID-19 cases surge in the province. Winnipeg Liberal MP Jim Carr, who is cabinet's special representative to the Prairies, says Ottawa is responding to requests for assistance from Manitoba, where the province’s health-care system is reaching its limit.

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