The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) squad is asking for the public's help in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for breaching his statutory release. Kevin Magoffin, 37, is described as an Indigenous male, five feet nine inches, 177 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. ...
Officials in Wasaga Beach are working hard to maintain physical distancing on the town’s namesake beaches, after hoards descended onto them over Canada Day. The large crowds, most of whom were not wearing masks or staying two metres apart, made national headlines and were the hot topic on social media,...
Total COVID-19 cases in Canada: 106,107 diagnoses, 8,709 deaths and 69,954 recoveries (as of July 7 5:00 p.m. ET) Alberta - 8,389 cases, including 155 deaths (7,532 resolved) British Columbia - 2,978 cases, 183 deaths (2,608 resolved) Manitoba -...
Dr. Bonnie Henry, British Columbia's provincial health officer, provided additional clarification on COVID-19 spread following calls from hundreds of health experts that the virus is in fact airborne. This is contrary to reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) that airborne transmission is only possible after certain medical procedures. Dr....
Dr. Heather Morrison, the chief public health officer of Prince Edward Island, is strengthening the recommendation for people in the province to wear a non-medical mask as the COVID-19 virus persists. “Up to this point, it has been my recommendation to consider wearing a non-medical mask in places where physical...
As the weeks and months pass since the novel coronavirus was discovered, researchers continue to work overtime to grasp the mysterious illness and its varied symptoms. Nearly every day, a new study reveals more insight into how COVID-19 impacts the immune system. The latest include a study that links...
A Liberal member of Parliament says she is installing a home security system in response to abusive online and telephone comments received after she advocated for increased gun control and a feminist analysis of the Nova Scotia mass shooting. Lenore Zann said she noticed an increase in the vitriol after...
Alberta has announced there will be a sandhill crane hunting season this fall — a hunt that’s been opposed by an environmental group and was previously rejected by the provincial government three times. The province said in a news release on Sunday that the season launches on Sept. 1 in...
Two Americans have been fined for breaking Canada's COVID-19 quarantine rules after being spotted multiple times in an Ontario town, police say. Ontario Provincial Police officers in the Rainy River District, which runs along the Canada-U.S. border west of Thunder Bay, Ont., say the 66-year-old man and 65-year-old woman entered...
An individual who was passing through the United States on their way to Prince Edward Island via Nova Scotia was identified as being positive for COVID-19 when they arrived. They are now in a 14-day quarantine period in the province. This latest case brings Nova Scotia to 1,065 cases of...