A B.C. First Nation has confirmed that the remains of 215 children who were students of the Kamloops Indian Residential School have been found on the reserve using ground-penetrating radar. In a news release, Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation Chief Rosanne Casimir calls the discovery an “unthinkable loss that was...
Premier Kenney also commented more generally on the COVID-19 situation in Alberta, saying the province has “done well.” “We’ve done well, not perfectly, but we’ve done well with a less restrictive approach and I believe we can continue to protect he healthcare system without widespread disruptions and lockdowns that have...
Sudbury's Health Sciences North (HSN) reported there are 57 active COVID-19 patients in the hospital, with five of them in the Intensive Care Unit for Monday, Jan. 17. Also on Monday, Public Health Sudbury and Districts (PHSD) reported 319 new COVID-19 cases. This number takes into account...
Close contacts of people who test positive for COVID-19 variants may need to isolate for up to 24 days, Dr. Deena Hinshaw said Tuesday. “If cases choose to stay home during their isolation period, their household contacts will now need to stay at home as well in quarantine until 14...
Ontario residents who received their first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine between March 10 and March 19 became eligible on Monday to book an appointment for their second shot. However, some expressed frustration with a lack of available bookings and vaccine supply. Last week, a spokesperson for the Ontario Ministry...
New Brunswick has reported one new case of COVID-19, which marks its first since July 15. The latest case involves an individual between 50-59 years old in the Fredericton region. The patient is a close contact of a recently confirmed travel-related case, and is currently self-isolating. Throughout the pandemic, New...
Alberta's chief medical officer of health reported 961 cases of COVID-19 and four deaths Tuesday. The province added 236 cases on Friday, 259 on Saturday, 246 on Sunday and 220 on Thanksgiving Monday. Dr. Deena Hinshaw said the Edmonton zone remains Alberta's coronavirus hot spot with 1,444 out of the 2,615...
Public Health has recommended that all health zones transition back to the orange level of COVID-19 pandemic recovery at midnight. 27 new cases were announced Tuesday, the highest daily caseload reported in the province since the pandemic began. Nine of the new cases were found in the Moncton region, 11 cases...
The Windsor Essex County Health Unit has confirmed 6 new cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday, bringing the local total to 2,680. They say 2,567 people locally have recovered. Cases increased from 2,674 on Monday October 5th to 2,680 on Tuesday October 6th and 37 cases of COVID-19 are currently...
Dozens of vaccination clinics will be operating in Toronto today, including several pop-up sites where residents can get a shot without an appointment. Most clinics are open to those 12 years and older who live and work in select postal codes and many are offering both first and second doses. Here...