Canada's chief public health officer reminded Canadians on Saturday that even those who are fully vaccinated remain susceptible to COVID-19. Speaking at a virtual townhall for Yukoners, Dr. Theresa Tam said the risk of asymptomatic infection and transmission is far lower for anyone who receives two shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech,...
A 41-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing at Royal York Station that left another man with critical injuries. Toronto police were called to the Line 2 station, in the area of Bloor Street and Royal York Road, just before 4 p.m. on May 4. Police said the...
Ontario is reporting more than 3,200 new cases of COVID-19 today and 47 virus-related deaths, the highest daily death toll recorded since February. Provincial health officials logged 3,216 new infections today, up from 2,864 on Saturday and 3,166 on Friday. Today's case count is still down from the 3,732 new infections...
Karina Pillay remembers everything about the wildfire. She remembers the chaos the day it hit. The fireballs falling around the town's government building. The traffic gridlock as flames blocked the roads. "It was such a life-changing experience," the former Slave Lake mayor said in an interview from Calgary, where she...
An Edmonton woman was found guilty Friday of manslaughter in the death of her five-year-old daughter, who showed up in hospital with brain injuries experts said were often seen in car crash victims. The woman, who is in her 30s, was charged and pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder, failure...
RCMP have charged two women with leaving their municipality for non-essential reasons Friday morning. Mounties say a vehicle was pulled over for a traffic violation on Highway 7 in Musquodoboit Harbour at around 8 a.m. The driver from Indian Brook and the passenger from Millbrook were charged under the Health Protection...
The province has signed an agreement with Montana to give COVID-19 shots to truckers when they cross the Canada U.S border. Premier Jason Kenney making the announcement Friday morning along with Transportation Minister, Ric McIver, and President of Alberta Motor Transport, Chris Nash. Kenney says the agreement will support the supply...
Two people are dead following a crash in Mississauga on Saturday morning, Peel police say. Shortly after 7:15 a.m., police responded to reports of a single-vehicle collision at Burnhamthorpe Road and Promontory Crescent. A vehicle reportedly drove off the roadway and burst into flames. Police said one person was found on the...
When oh when will the lockdown end? It's a question the people of Ontario — particularly those who live in regions like Toronto and Peel, where harsh COVID-19 restrictions have been in place for nearly half a year — really want to know. Unfortunately, the people in charge of such...
Quebec is reporting 919 new cases and five more deaths attributable to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis Friday. It marks the fifth consecutive day that the daily tally of new infections has been under 1,000 as the province deals with the third wave of the pandemic. Montreal reported the most new...