The Misericordia Community Hospital in Edmonton has declared a “full facility outbreak” related to COVID-19, after 20 patients and 15 staff members tested positive as of Wednesday morning. Three patients have also died after contracting the respiratory virus in connection to the outbreak. According to CBC, who received confirmation...
Ontario reported nine fatalities, 118 new cases and 202 recently recovered patients in its latest 24-hour stretch. There are now 1,673 active cases in the province, the fewest since March 31. The recent update to its death toll, which stands at 2,700, is the largest the province has recorded since...
Another B.C. teacher has been stripped of their teaching certificate for having sex with a former student. A B.C. Commissioner for Teacher Regulation ruling published Tuesday revealed that the teacher, whose name and gender were not released, was employed at an unspecified B.C. high school last September when they started...
Two men have been shot and killed in East Vancouver. Vancouver police say officers received a call just before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday to report a shooting at a home in the area of Commercial Drive and East 11th Avenue. Both men had died by the time officers and paramedics arrived, according...
There are now 5,590 people who have died of COVID-19 in Quebec, health authorities announced Tuesday, as confirmed cases in the province reached 55,997. That’s up 13 from the 5,577 deaths reported Monday; nine of the newly reported deaths occurred over the past 24 hours, health authorities said, while four...
The federal Liberals are to lay out today how they see the COVID-19 pandemic affecting government finances for the fiscal year including an estimated deficit and a projected path for the economy. Finance Minister Bill Morneau is to release what the government has styled a fiscal and economic snapshot. The Liberals...
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....