Canada added another 2,224 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday raising the country’s total COVID-19 infections to over 213,000. Health authorities also reported another 34 deaths from the virus, though only 13 had occurred over the past 24 hours. To date, a total of 213,739 people have been...
The Canadian provinces hardest hit by the global COVID-19 pandemic released sobering numbers on Sunday, with Quebec's overall case count passing the 100,000 mark and Ontario registering more than 1,000 single-day cases for the first time since the start of the worldwide outbreak. Despite registering comparable daily tallies, the two...
The governments of Canada and Alberta have reached an agreement for the conservation and recovery of woodland caribou in Alberta. Alberta's caribou populations have dramatically declined due to habitat changes and increased predation. The governments believe entering into a conservation agreement under section 11 of the federal Species at Risk...
Ken Kurson, the former editor in chief of the New York Observer and onetime speechwriter for President Donald Trump, was arrested on Friday for allegedly stalking and harassing three people, including a doctor at Mount Sinai whom he reportedly blamed for his divorce. Kurson, a longtime associate of Jared Kushner...
A male between the age of 50 and 59 in the Eastern Health region is the newest confirmed case of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador. The man is a resident of the province who was returning from work in Alberta and has been self-isolating since arriving. The Department of Health and...
A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Brockville retirement home. The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit reports one resident at Chartwell Wedgewood Retirement Residence has tested positive for novel coronavirus. The health unit says the resident has been isolated in their room and all infection management protocols are in...
Public Health Sudbury and Districts reported four new COVID-19 cases late Friday. As in Thursday’s announcement of four new cases, one person was exposed to the virus while travelling and the three others were exposed to someone who got it after travelling. Again, as in Thursday’s announcement, all four are from...
Daily cases jumped back above 1,000 Saturday, with 26 new deaths reported and hospitalizations on the rise. Health Minister Christian Dubé noted the big jump in deaths. “Let’s think about all the people who have lost a loved one to COVID-19,” he said via Twitter. “Let us continue our collective efforts...
The Middlesex London health unit is reporting one new death linked to the novel coronavirus on Saturday. The death, a 51-year-old woman, is not associated with any long-term care or retirement home. This new fatality brings the local death toll to 60 people and is the second one recorded this week....
Manitoba reported 153 new probable cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on Saturday, bringing the provincial total to 4,088. Two additional deaths were also announced — both women in their 70s from the Winnipeg health region. Both cases were previously announced and one is linked to an outbreak at Misericordia Place. Health officials...