One new case of COVID-19 has been identified at the Northwood long-term care facility in the Halifax region, after all of its residents and staff had recovered earlier this week On June 10, the province had announced that the facility had no more active cases. Throughout the pandemic, 53 of...
Montreal police are investigating a confrontation between dockworkers and port managers that erupted in violence Wednesday night amid a longshoremen strike. Police received a call at around 7 p.m. that a crowd of dockworkers had threatened and attacked Montreal port executives and their security guards near the Olympic Stadium, said...
Hundreds of people have been told to self-isolate in Kingston, Ont., after 18 cases have been linked to a nail salon. On Friday, medical officer of health Kieran Moore said that eight more cases were identified in the past 24 hours. An outbreak was declared a day earlier by Kingston,...
A neurosurgeon accused of killing his physician wife has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in her death. Mohammed Shamji had been charged with first-degree murder in the 2016 death of Elana Fric-Shamji, the mother of his three children and wife of 12 years. He entered his guilty plea at a Toronto...
The victims of a horrific hit-and-run crash that left two people dead and two others injured were international students with Thompson Rivers University (TRU), the school says. In a statement published Monday, TRU president Brett Fairbairn said the victims were current and alumni students with the international program. “Our deepest thoughts...
British Columbia.’s health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced two more fatalities in the province, increasing its death toll to 111. One of the victims was a resident of a long-term care home, while the other died in hospital in the Vancouver Coastal Health region. Twenty-five new cases were identified, for a...
For the second straight day, health officials have identified a new case of COVID-19 in New Brunswick. Before the recent stretch, no new cases were identified since July 9. The latest patient is a temporary foreign worker between 20-29 years old in the Moncton region, who has been self-isolating,...
No new victims were identified for the second straight day in Nova Scotia, but health officials did report a new case of COVID-19, increasing its total to 1,049. Among its total cases are 969 people who have recovered from the virus (up by eight), while there are six people in...
Ontario's government reported 184 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, while the number of people hospitalized with the illness continues on a downward trend. The 0.6 per cent increase in cases brings the cumulative total in Ontario to 32,554. Of those confirmed cases, just over 84 per cent are resolved. Some...
An additional 379 cases have been identified in Ontario, officials announced on Tuesday. Furthermore, 21 more people with COVID-19 have died. Of the total cases, 46.8 per cent are male while 52.7 per cent are female (26 cases did not have gender specified). The Greater Toronto Area public health unit...