New Brunswick is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, for the first time in two months. There were two recoveries since Sunday, bringing the province’s active case count to 54. There are currently five patients in hospital, including two in ICU. On the same day, neighboring Nova Scotia also marked...
The City of Hamilton says there are 1,139 people who have COVID-19 in the area. The city has seen 5,311 cases of the virus since the pandemic began. Of those, 3,973 people have recovered and 147 people have died. There were 153 new cases of COVID-19 in Hamilton as...
New Brunswick will be moving into phase one of the province's 'Path to Green' reopening plan, after the province hit its 75 per cent vaccination target on Tuesday. "We can now take the first steps towards reopening our province and removing some of the public health restrictions that have been...
Nova Scotia is making an investment to combat human trafficking. The province will be spending an additional $1.4 million a year over the next five years on programs, services and supports to raise awareness, help with prevention and directly assist victims and survivors. The minister responsible for the Status of Women,...
Sports betting may finally become legal in Canada. Federal Justice Minister David Lametti has unveiled legislation to legalize single-event sports betting in Canada, marking a change in direction for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government. The proposed changes would allow provinces to issue licenses for companies to accept wagers on all sporting...
The Canadian Armed Forces has ended a mission to retrieve the wreckage of Stalker 22, a Cyclone helicopter that went down off the coast of Greece in April with six military members on board. The decision to halt the effort was announced Wednesday by Maritime Component commander Rear Admiral Craig...
All 27 of Prince Edward Island’s COVID-19 patients have recovered, meaning that there are now no active cases in the province that have been identified by health officials. “We have had only 27 cases and now all are recovered,” said P.E.I.’s chief public health officer Dr. Heather Morrison. “We have...
Ottawa's COVID-19 incidence rate remains in the "red-control" threshold on Sunday, as Ottawa Public Health reports 68 new cases of COVID-19 in the capital. There are no new deaths linked to COVID-19 in Ottawa. Twenty-eight of the 68 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday involve residents between 40 and 60 years...
The Saudi teen whose pleas for asylum went viral after she fled from her family and escaped to Thailand earlier this week has been granted asylum in Canada. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed Friday that the country had accepted the United Nations request to give asylum to 18-year-old Rahaf...
Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Long-Term Care Minister Merrilee Fullerton are set to speak about the situation in that sector, as one fifth of homes were dealing with an active COVID-19 outbreak on Wednesday. Multiple homes across the GTA have had to be taken over by area hospitals, or in...