The wall of noise is constant as the workers manually check, sort and pack a seemingly endless supply of disposable gloves into boxes destined for international markets like Canada. The production line, filled mostly with migrant workers, is cramped. Yet COVID-19 protocols like sanitizing, physical distancing or mask-wearing, meant to...
ccording to the city's Catholic school division, six cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at five of its schools. In a news release, Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools (GSCS) said a single coronavirus case has been confirmed at the following schools: École Sister O’Brien School, Bishop James Mahoney High School St....
New Brunswick reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday and said 256 active cases remain in the province. According to Public Health, four of the new cases are in Zone 1, five cases in Zone 2 (Saint John region), five cases in Zone 3 (Fredericton region), six cases in...
The province is now considering lifting some restrictions and is first looking to the public for their opinion on what should change. Premier Brian Pallister announced a survey, available on government’s EngageMB website, that asks Manitobans what’s important to them and asks questions about people’s perspectives on the risk of...
A jump in new COVID-19 cases continued on Friday in northern Manitoba, which reported 84 of the province's 191 new cases. There are also five more deaths linked to the illness, Manitoba Chief Provicial Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin said. The update comes a week before provincewide restrictions that ban...
As of Monday, January 18, some of Alberta's COVID-19 restrictions will be eased. In a public briefing on Thursday, January 14, Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced the upcoming changes. The restrictions that will be adjusted include the outdoor gathering rules. Come Monday, Albertans can gather outdoors in groups of up...
After a declining number in new COVID-19 cases, Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced Jan. 14 that Alberta will ease some restrictions, starting Jan. 18. As of that date, outdoor social gatherings of up to 10 people will be allowed as long as everyone wears masks and keeps at least two...
As Ontario continues its COVID-19 vaccine rollout, an emergency room physician in Perth has raised issues with how it is being handled in that area. Dr. Alan Drummond says he understand prioritizing vaccinations for higher-risk areas, but feels it is unacceptable to those working in hospitals that do not deal...
Ontario health officials are recording a spike in the number of people who have died due to COVID-19, as the province reports just over 2,900 new cases of the disease. The province reported on Friday that 100 more people have died due to the novel coronavirus, but officials said 46...
Quinte businesses hit hard by the latest COVID-19 lockdown and state of emergency measures can now apply for up to $20,000 in relief grant money from the Ontario government. The province announced Friday applications are now being open for businesses needing financial help to offset a significant downturn in their...