The federal government has a message for Canadians: Now is not the time to travel. On Monday, Canada’s mandatory COVID-19 quarantine hotel stays will go into effect. The new rule is part of an effort to reduce non-essential travel and get ahead of the new virus variants — three of...
A Vancouver Island man whose truck was stolen while his son was sitting inside says he wants addiction treatment for the woman, not charges. Aaron Johnson and his 11-year-old son, Jesse, went into a Qualicum Beach gas station on Thursday "for less than a minute" and when they came out...
A young Quebec actress and mother died Thursday while awaiting surgery -- the victim of a province-wide triaging system created to make space for COVID-19 patients, her family says. Rosine Chouinard Chauveau, 28, died "of a health problem for which she was awaiting surgery," the family wrote in a statement...
A Toronto man is facing dozens of charges in what city police describe as an alleged fraud scheme that involved returning retail packages through Canada Post. Police allege the man bought a number of products from companies across Canada over the past eight months, then would say he needed to...
It’s time to grab your tickets and check to see if you’re a big winner. The Powerball lottery jackpot reset again after someone won $30 million on Jan. 30. Could tonight be your lucky night? Here are Saturday’s winning lottery numbers: 04-08-22-32-58, Powerball: 04, Power Play: 10X The estimated jackpot is $78...
Ontario is reporting an increase in the number of new COVID-19 cases for the third straight day but the province's test positivity rate still remains low. Health officials reported 1,228 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, which is an increase from the 1,150 infections reported on Friday and the 1,038 logged...
Quebec is reporting 769 new cases of COVID-19 today and 14 additional deaths linked to the disease, including four within the past 24 hours. The Health Department says the number of hospitalizations declined by 23 to 700. It says 120 people are in intensive care, a decline of seven from the...
New Brunswick is reporting six new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. Combined with 12 recoveries from Thursday the province now has 105 active cases of the virus. Five of the cases being reported on Friday are located in the Edmundston region: two people 19 years old or under; an individual between...
Provincial health officials announced 92 new cases of COVID-19 and 2 more deaths in Manitoba Friday. There are 1,169 active cases in Manitoba, with 213 people in hospital, 27 of them in intensive care. The five-day test positivity rate is 5.7 in Manitoba, and 4.2 in Winnipeg. The new deaths include: • a...
Ottawa Public Health is reporting 65 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa, the 29th straight day with fewer than 100 cases of COVID-19. No new deaths linked to novel coronavirus were reported on Friday. Thirty-four of the 65 new cases of COVID-19 in Ottawa on Friday involved residents under the age...