The union that speaks for jail workers says that COVID-19 is now in all of the Saskatchewan correctional centres. Saskatoon is the hardest hit, with 76 inmates and 15 staff testing positive for the virus as of Friday. That number is expected to rise as more test results come in,...
New Brunswick reported 12 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the number of active cases to 114. Seven of Friday's new cases are located in the Saint John zone, three are in the Moncton zone, and two in the Fredericton zone. The three cases in Zone 1 (Moncton region) are...
Manitoba’s top doctor and chief nursing officer will provide the latest update on COVID-19 case numbers Friday afternoon. Dr. Brent Roussin, chief provincial public health officer, and Lanette Siragusa, Shared Health’s chief nursing officer, will hold a news conference at the Manitoba Legislative Building at 12:30 p.m. CTV News Winnipeg...
The Alberta government’s recent COVID-19 restrictions are impacting smaller fitness studios and many owners admit is a bit confusing. According to new health guidelines announced Tuesday, gyms all group classes aren’t allowed. Fitness studios, like Revive Lifestyle Fitness, can’t do group training or semi-private training. Owner Mike Du...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Major-General Dany Fortin will be the head of vaccine logistics and operations of the National Operations Centre, through the Public Health Agency of Canada. “Canada is well prepared for large-scale rollouts of vaccines but this will be the biggest immunization in the history of...
Ontario reported another single-day record of 1,855 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, including 517 cases in Peel, 494 in Toronto, 189 in York Region and 130 in Halton. The province confirmed 20 more COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total to 3,595. There are currently 541 people in Ontario hospitals with the coronavirus,...
Quebec reported Friday that 1,269 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours bringing the total number of positive cases in the province to 138,163 since the pandemic began. That number is slightly higher than the 1,209 seven-day average number of new cases. The Quebec Institute...
Two men are now facing criminal charges and the city has completely seized a building following a raucous three day-long dispute between police and city officials and a restauranteur who brazenly declared that he would open up to serve customers despite lockdown orders in effect to contain a deadly...
After nearly two months, residents and staff at Simcoe Manor can finally breathe a sigh of relief. On Thursday afternoon, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit declared the outbreak over at the Beeton long-term care home. The outbreak was initially declared on Oct. 2. Over the two-month period, 43 residents and 32...
The Province of Ontario just took a major step forward in its pursuit to end our widely-reviled biannual clock change ritual once and for all. Now, all we need is for Quebec and the State of New York to play along. A private members bill called "The Time Amendment Act," tabled...