Canada’s new coronavirus cases continued to climb at an alarming rate Wednesday, as health officials reported 939 new confirmed infections. The new total nearly matches the number reported back on May 26 — which happened to be the first day in months that daily cases were under 1,000, signalling the...
Public Health Sudbury & Districts is announcing two new cases in their service area, for Saturday, Sept. 12. The first one is from the Greater Sudbury area and is not the result of travel or contact with a known case. The other case involves a person from the Sudbury District....
“Common sense prevailed.” That’s what Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says turned the tide in the latest Canada-U.S. trade dispute over Canadian aluminum exports to the south. “The last thing that Canadians and Americans need in the middle of this pandemic is another trade war.” The United States said...
The region's first school-related case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at Twin Lakes Secondary School in Orillia. Simcoe Muskoka health unit's chief medical officer of health said the teacher contracted the virus in the community and not in the school. "The staff person was wearing full personal protection, including a face...
B.C. health officials reported 97 new cases of COVID-19 on Sept. 15, but none of the new cases are in Island Health. Island Health continues to have 12 active cases and no hospitalizations. Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, released Tuesday’s numbers in a...
A video of a woman berating employees who asked her to wear a mask at a Calgary store has gone viral on the internet. A manager at the Fabricland at 7310 Fisher Road S.E. confirmed the incident happened in that store on Sunday, but declined to speak further on the...
Alberta Health Services has switched the location of its drop-in COVID-19 testing centre in Calgary. AHS confirmed Tuesday that it is now doing drop-in testing inside the former Greyhound Bus terminal, just off 14th Street between Ninth Avenue and Bow Trail S.W. "Drop in COVID-19 testing in the Calgary Zone is...
Alberta’s top doctor reported 418 new cases of COVID-19 and one death on Monday. After more than 50,000 tests, 105 Albertans tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday, 173 on Saturday and 140 on Sunday. Alberta Health Services conducted a record of 18,919 tests on Saturday, Chief Medical Officer of Health...
The looming prospect of a second wave of COVID-19 this fall has governments cautiously monitoring daily infection rates as economies restart and students return to school. A widespread return of economic and social restrictions that closed businesses and schools and cancelled public events in March is not the preferred option,...
Three teenaged boys from central New Brunswick were killed early Sunday when the car they were in slammed into a concrete and stone retaining wall in the rural community Blackville. The RCMP say all three occupants were ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. Photos from the crash site...