Ontario is reporting 994 new cases of COVID-19 today and 10 more deaths linked to the virus. Health Minister Christine Elliott says there are 298 new cases in Toronto, 171 in Peel and 64 in York Region. The province also reports that 1,072 more cases were resolved. More than 65,600 tests were...
Quebec is reporting 707 new cases and 20 additional deaths, including four in the past 24 hours, linked to the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday. The case count has now reached 290,377 in the province, while recoveries have topped 272,000. The death toll, which remains the highest in Canada, stands at 10,455. The...
Concern over the rising number of cases of novel coronavirus mutations is splitting Quebec in two -- the greater Montreal area, where authorities fear COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations could soon explode, and everywhere else. Premier Francois Legault said Wednesday he is maintaining restrictions in the Montreal area and two neighbouring...
Canada’s agreement with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer Novavax has been released in regulatory filings, showing the drug maker has set delivery schedules, but also has broad leeway to miss them for a variety of reasons. Novavax was the fifth vaccine maker to submit their COVID-19 vaccine to Health Canada for regulatory...
Montreal general manager Marc Bergevin said he needed to be “100 per cent sure” he was ready to make the decision to fire longtime goaltending coach Stephane Waite. It turns out the reached that point during the second period of the Canadiens’ 3-1 win over visiting Ottawa on Thursday night. The...
Jim Lowes had never thought about being an organ donor until he read a story about Logan Boulet nearly three years ago. Boulet was one of 16 people who died in April 2018 when a truck driver blew a stop sign and drove into the path of the Humboldt Broncos...
Air Canada has agreed to offer refunds to customers for flights postponed or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Unifor president Jerry Dias. In an interview with the Star on Wednesday, Dias said he’s spoken with Air Canada and government officials involved in the negotiations, and that the...
A joint committee made up of a majority of council members has endorsed a first-of-its-kind financial plan for the City of Ottawa to increase housing and reduce homelessness. Mayor Jim Watson said on Tuesday the staff-proposed long-range financial plan for housing services will give the city more credibility when asking...
Manitoba reported 51 new cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 32,000. Three additional deaths were also announced: • A man in his 40s from the Winnipeg health region • A man in his 80s from the Winnipeg health region • A woman in her 90s from the Winnipeg...
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (HKPR) District Health Unit says there is 1 new COVID-19 case locally as of today (Mar 3), which is in Kawartha Lakes. And there are 958 new cases reported in Ontario today and 17 more deaths from the virus. Health Minister Christine Elliott says 249 cases...