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....
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...