Alberta’s top doctor reported 418 new cases of COVID-19 and one death on Monday. After more than 50,000 tests, 105 Albertans tested positive for the coronavirus on Friday, 173 on Saturday and 140 on Sunday. Alberta Health Services conducted a record of 18,919 tests on Saturday, Chief Medical Officer of Health...
The looming prospect of a second wave of COVID-19 this fall has governments cautiously monitoring daily infection rates as economies restart and students return to school. A widespread return of economic and social restrictions that closed businesses and schools and cancelled public events in March is not the preferred option,...
Three teenaged boys from central New Brunswick were killed early Sunday when the car they were in slammed into a concrete and stone retaining wall in the rural community Blackville. The RCMP say all three occupants were ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. Photos from the crash site...
Vancouver's air quality is among the worst in the world, Environment Canada said Monday, as wildfire smoke continued to waft across the border from the United States, even reaching parts of Alberta. An air quality advisory was issued for a seventh straight day in Vancouver and is expected to last...
Eight new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Interior Health region since Friday, Sept. 11. Seventeen cases are considered active and the individuals are in isolation. No one is reported in hospital, according to the health agency. The outbreak at the Okanagan Correctional Centre was declared over Monday, Sept. 14....
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health has announced 418 new cases of COVID-19 and three school outbreaks Monday, including one in Edmonton. Ross Sheppard High School is home to the first outbreak of COVID-19 at a school in Edmonton. An outbreak is defined by Alberta Health as having two cases...
Quebec health officials have identified 276 new cases of COVID-19 in their latest 24-hour stretch. Aside from the 279 cases that were announced on Sunday, Monday’s announcement marks the largest spike the province has recorded since June 3. It’s also the fourth straight day that the province has announced over...
On Monday, Ontario announced that they recorded 313 new cases of COVID-19 in the province’s latest 24-hour stretch. It’s the largest daily increase in cases the province has recorded since June 6, which was also the last time that it surpassed the 300-case mark. It’s now the fourth day in...
Alberta Health Services has identified a case of COVID-19 at the Whispering Ridge Community School. In a letter to the parents, the Peace Wapiti Public School Division says the case was confirmed on Saturday, September 12, and they are working with AHS to do what is needed to ensure the...
Tla’amin Nation chief Clint Williams will meet officials on Wednesday and decide whether to delay an election this Saturday, as COVID-19 numbers double and heavy smoke tests its members. The Tla’amin Nation outbreak is the second largest of any Indigenous community in B.C., after the 26-case Haida Gwaii outbreak that...