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Get ready for a major federal stimulus program 2020-03-18 08:07:59Politics Insider for March 18: Three provinces ratchet up their response to the coronavirus, the feds consider sweeping powers as a 'last resort,' a

Could the school year be over because of 2020-03-17 19:51:02Parents, teachers and students are considering the possibility that class is out for the year. But that doesn't mean the kids have to stop learning.

Trudeau announces latest measures to fight COVID-19: Full 2020-03-17 12:23:31The Prime Minister responded to Ontario's state of emergency, reiterated that federal funds are available to Canadians abroad who need help getting h

Trudeau’s latest update on federal response to coronavirus: 2020-03-17 11:22:58Earlier this week, the PM announced that Canada is closing its borders to foreign travellers, with the exception of Americans, a measure to curb COVID

As coronavirus spreads, Canada turns inward 2020-03-17 07:56:59Politics Insider for March 17: The PM bans most non-residents outside the U.S. from entering Canada, Ontario takes more drastic measures on social dis

Coronavirus in Canada: These charts show how our 2020-03-16 19:13:47The greatest single-day increase in confirmed cases prompts stronger measures by political leaders and public-health officials The post Coronavirus in

Will coronavirus cancel the presidential primaries? 2020-03-16 15:58:19U.S. Politics Insider for March 16: Biden and Bernie held a debate in advance of primaries that may not even happen for a while The post Will coronavi

Justin Trudeau’s address to the nation on border 2020-03-16 15:06:47The Prime Minister said the border will be shut to non-residents, excluding Americans, in response to the coronavirus. Read his full speech here. The

Trudeau announces sweeping border closure as coronavirus spreads: 2020-03-16 12:40:29The PM spoke from his home in Ottawa during his 14-day self-isolation. Several cabinet ministers also spoke to reporters. The post Trudeau announces s

Coronavirus: The major breakdown at Canadian airports 2020-03-15 19:24:26Stephen Maher: Despite government policy, passengers landing over the weekend were not being adequately warned about the virus and the need to self is

This coronavirus chart shows what Canada is up 2020-03-14 18:51:02Inexplicably, the federal government is not publishing national infection numbers in a way that allows us to see the much-discussed curve. So we've d

Coronavirus in Canada: Should you shame friends into 2020-03-14 14:02:19Should you attend religious gatherings? Should children visit their grandparents? Should you go to a restaurant? An infectious disease specialist weig

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OPINION | Albertans asked to have faith in 2020-04-03 09:00:00When it comes to investing billions of public dollars in private companies, Alberta politicians like to talk about former premier Peter Lougheed.

Sales of Winnipeg company's COVID-19 detection tests halted 2020-04-03 06:00:00For at least a week in March, any Canadian with a credit card could purchase an $18 test from Safecare Canada’s website. CBC News obtained one o

Some internationally trained doctors can apply for 30-day 2020-04-03 05:00:00International medical graduates who've passed their exams to practise in Canada, or have graduated from medical school in the past two years, can now

'Zoom-bombing' attacks on video conferencing platform leave victims 2020-04-03 04:00:00Zoom has emerged as an indispensable video conferencing tool for remote work and study during the COVID-19 pandemic, but a growing number of so-called

Access-to-information systems across Canada slowed by COVID-19 2020-04-03 04:00:00An international human rights organization is calling on all levels of government in Canada to continue answering access-to-information requests &mdas

As COVID-19 bailouts pile up, Canadians ask for 2020-04-03 04:00:00As governments rush to offer financial relief packages to homeowners, renters, small businesses and employees impacted by COVID-19, some Canadians are

Ontario to release 'stark' COVID-19 projections Friday 2020-04-03 04:00:00Provincial health experts are expected to provide a briefing Friday on modelling projections for the spread of COVID-19 in Ontario.

We urgently need to start making more masks 2020-04-03 04:00:00Hand-washing and isolation are crucial, but some see masks as an additional layer of public protection.

'People will make a sacrifice for the common 2020-04-03 04:00:00In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at how COVID-19 is affecting efforts to move to a low-carbon economy, how lockdowns are i

Canadian passengers on virus-stricken Coral Princess cruise ship 2020-04-03 04:00:00Canadian passengers on the Coral Princess cruise ship nearing Fort Lauderdale, Fla., worry how they’ll get home after at least a dozen COVID-19

'I was made to feel belittled': Nurses reveal 2020-04-03 04:00:00Nurses across Canada are worried that there will not be adequate supplies of protective gear and equipment for them as more COVID-19 patients require

'Green light to gouge': Prescription changes due to 2020-04-03 04:00:00Pharmacies across the country are now filling prescriptions monthly instead of once every three months, leaving patients to pay three times the usual

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Coronavirus: Latest developments in the Greater Toronto Area New! 2020-04-04 17:31:07Here is a roundup of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Saturday.

Coronavirus: 2 inmates at Mission Institution test positive New! 2020-04-04 17:28:17The 216-bed facility has been placed under lockdown to limit the spread of the virus, the union said in a statement.

Coronavirus: Civil liberties advocates urge people to remain New! 2020-04-04 17:03:39Montreal-based human rights lawyer Pearl Eliadis said despite the emergency orders, "the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms has not disappeared.

Coronavirus: Montreal Symphony Orchestra maestro Kent Nagano, family New! 2020-04-04 16:50:38The OSM music director is self-isolated in Paris with his wife and daughter during COVID-19 outbreak.

Montreal-based companies ramping up medical supplies to fight New! 2020-04-04 16:49:53As concerns grow about limited supplies of personal protective equipment from 3M in the U.S. -- two Montreal-based companies are ramping up production

Coronavirus: Halifax taxi driver describes hit to industry, New! 2020-04-04 16:44:57"After every call we're doing a wipe over. A spray with Lysol, or with disinfectant wipes and at least four or five times in 12 hours we're doing a

Coronavirus: 4 dead, 14 residents with COVID-19 symptoms New! 2020-04-04 16:43:58Seven staff members have also tested positive for COVID-19, all of whom are now in self-isolation.

Saskatchewan reports 11 new cases of COVID-19, bringing New! 2020-04-04 15:54:28There have been seven more recoveries from COVID-19 bringing the total number of recoveries to 55. 

Coronavirus: 2 more residents die at Bobcaygeon, Ont. New! 2020-04-04 15:52:10The coronavirus outbreak at a Bobcaygeon, Ont., nursing home has claimed the lives of another two residents, officials said Saturday.

Saskatchewan real estate market records highest residential sales New! 2020-04-04 15:44:33Residential sales across Saskatchewan increased significantly in March compared to the same period in the last two years, even amid the COVID-19 healt

Suncor Energy donates 40,000 masks to federal government 2020-04-03 22:54:41Suncor donated to 40,000 N95 masks to northern communities over the weekend.

Coronavirus: East Coast’s smaller size means less patients, 2020-04-03 22:14:58Janet Hazelton, the president of the Nova Scotia Nurses' Union, said she believes the Atlantic provinces could face some of Canada's biggest staffin

Vancouver Sun

COVID-19: Union representing B.C. Ferries workers readying for New! 2020-04-05 00:11:05According to the union, all employees must receive notice of layoff and an option of severance pay.

COVID-19: Limited prescription fills mean more dispensing fees New! 2020-04-04 23:43:39Limits have now been put in place to manage supply during the pandemic, resulting in dispensing fees charged more frequently. William McDonald’s

COVID-19: B.C. couple on cruise ship hope to New! 2020-04-04 23:10:30The Coral Princess, which departed San Antonio on March 5, has docked in Miami after a weeks-long attempt to find a welcoming port

B.C. runners sweating it out 'quarantine backyard ultra' New! 2020-04-04 22:54:54Loop after punishing loop, runners must complete 6.7 kilometres every 60 minutes until only one remains

COVID-19: Two inmates test positive at Mission Institution New! 2020-04-04 22:51:26The medium security prison in B.C.'s Fraser Valley is under lockdown

COVID-19: Virtual visits may be here to stay, New! 2020-04-04 22:16:28"I think going forward the best care will be a combination of bricks and clicks." — Hamed Shahbazi, founder of VirtualClinic+

COVID-19 update for April 4: Here's the latest New! 2020-04-04 20:48:13Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C. for April 4, 2020.

COVID-19: Three more deaths, 29 new cases of New! 2020-04-04 20:46:15Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said that brings the total to 1,203 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

COVID-19: Vancouver park board champions to patrol beaches, New! 2020-04-04 18:07:30The champions, wearing bright green vests, will warn people hanging out in groups about the physical distancing order.

COVID-19: TransLink to reduce bus, SeaBus, and West New! 2020-04-04 17:57:45SeaBus is moving to a 30-minute sailing schedule all-day, while bus service will be reduced on routes with low ridership. One West Coast Express train

COVID-19: B.C. health minister calls for more airport 2020-04-04 00:18:11Adrian Dix said he’s working with Ottawa to add security measures and quarantine space.

COVID-19 update for April 3: Here's the latest 2020-04-03 23:58:53Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C. for April 3, 2020.

Montreal Gazette

COVID-19: A rise of 195 confirmed cases in 2020-04-03 22:36:27The latest figures from Montreal health authorities show COVID-19 infections increased by 195 cases in Montreal for a total of 2,837 cases

Laval man disappears into Rivière des Prairies trying 2020-04-03 21:32:52The dog managed to make it back to shore.

Don't make us the COVID-19 'scapegoats': Quebec Jewish 2020-04-03 21:31:01Jewish leaders called on citizens and police forces to be wary of making their communities the scapegoats for the COVID-19 crisis as unwarranted denun

Sources Blvd. exit to Highway 20 West in 2020-04-03 21:22:15The Sources interchange is slated for repairs this year, but has been the subject of preventive safety measures since 2016.

Vélo Québec cancels Tour de l'Île 2020-04-03 21:04:22The organization blamed the "climate of uncertainty" surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mount Royal cemetery closed to everyone, unless they 2020-04-03 20:58:32A maximum of two people can meet with funeral planners. Funerals will be limited to a maximum of 10 people.

Free legal help line launched for those affected 2020-04-03 20:36:32The phone line is offered amid isolation measures in place during the coronavirus outbreak, which could exacerbate problems.

Third McDonald's restaurant closes in Montreal because of 2020-04-03 20:35:53The fast-food chain decided to close the outlets immediately so the restaurants can be thoroughly cleaned and sanitized by a professional cleaning com

Coronavirus: Colourful masks address need during bleak times 2020-04-03 20:33:53Vivian Doan is producing brightly coloured protective masks for health-care workers.

Coronavirus: Montreal companies rush to start making medical 2020-04-03 20:18:56Some Montreal companies are reinventing themselves to produce protective equipment for medical workers and help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

CRTC approves sale of Radio Classique 99.5, conversion 2020-04-03 18:03:02The CRTC has approved a plan to sell Montreal's Radio Classique 99.5 FM to a company that plans to convert it from a classical to pop music format.

Brownstein: Festival City hit hard as JFL moves 2020-04-03 17:53:50The good news in all this? At least JFL will deliver some laughs from Sept. 29 to Oct. 11.

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The inexact science involved in predicting the likely New! 2020-04-04 15:57:29After Ontario released dire modelling numbers, pandemic experts said such projections are not really meant to predict the future, but rather to provid

Canada will get ‘millions of masks’ in the New! 2020-04-04 15:37:16Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada has leased a warehouse in China to help collect and distribute the items, which will be shipped by two airli

Students zoom to Yellowknife dance academy’s online offerings New! 2020-04-04 13:01:14Based in the capital city of the Northwest Territories, the Bella Dance Academy is offering over 40 classes each week via videoconferencing.

The COVID-19 time warp: Why it feels like New! 2020-04-04 13:00:00There’s been a lot of chatter on social media lately about how it feels like we’re caught in a time warp. Time has slowed to a crawl, the

A second Via Rail employee tests positive for New! 2020-04-04 12:53:00Railway says man has not been at work since April 1. He worked in the storage room of a maintenance centre in Montreal.

B.C. temporarily lifts data residency requirement in response New! 2020-04-04 11:43:13The province says the pandemic requires those who work for public bodies, such as health-care workers and teachers, to use digital communication tools

‘It has hit us very hard’: Women worry New! 2020-04-04 11:00:00Naden Abenes has been fielding requests for help from friends and co-workers for weeks about COVID-19. Nearly all of the messages have come from women

Ontario strikes deal with educational workers, urges two New! 2020-04-04 10:52:12The deal with the Ontario Council of Educational Workers is the fifth in a contentious round of negotiations between educators and the province.

Trudeau to talk to Trump about COVID-19 masks New! 2020-04-04 10:18:12Much of the pulp for the masks made by Minnesota-based 3M comes from a mill in Nanaimo, B.C. Trudeau says his message to Trump will be that working to

In this coronavirus crisis, what do we owe New! 2020-04-04 10:00:00A picture of a Red Deer temporary homeless facility — with mats on the ground — drew criticism this week, but the province says they neede

Toronto COVID-19 cases reach 1,026, up 101 in New! 2020-04-04 07:40:00Community spread is responsible for 27 per cent of the cases in Toronto, where there have been 25 deaths. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces plan

‘They can’t self-isolate in there’: Inmates’ loved ones 2020-04-04 07:00:00As prisoners begin to test positive, the wives and mothers of federal inmates say the government must release anyone they reasonable can — even

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Toronto meal pick-up app Ritual is slashing its New! 2020-04-04 17:33:26After six solid years of explosive growth across Canada, the U.S., the U.K., Australia and Europe, the Toronto-based company behind everyone's favour

Canadian Tire is closing all stores and now New! 2020-04-04 17:17:57Canadian Tire locations across Ontario are shuttering their doors tonight, resulting in extensive line ups and website crashes today. Queues are

Ontario emergency alert telling everyone to stay home New! 2020-04-04 16:44:23For the second time in just over a week, the Province of Ontario made use of its emergency alert notification system to remind all residents of they f

Residents of a condo building just bought meals New! 2020-04-04 15:08:23Nearly all of Toronto is under lockdown right now, but some people are finding ways to help healthcare workers while quarantined at home.On Wednesday,

Toronto Mayor just asked landlords to give small New! 2020-04-04 12:51:55Mayor John Tory has put out a statement calling for commercial landlords in Toronto to cut their tenants some slack during the COVID-19 pandemic.

All cannabis stores are closing in Ontario after New! 2020-04-04 12:47:28Ontario’s cannabis stores will be closing  today after Premier Doug Ford revised the list of essential businesses.When Ontario first ordere

Some grocery stores in Toronto suspend delivery because New! 2020-04-04 12:35:38The demand for grocery delivery has been so high during this unprecedented situation that some local stores have had to stop doing deliveries.Small fa

Shoppers are being screened for COVID-19 before entering New! 2020-04-04 12:24:22Shopping at St. Lawrence Market on a Saturday is no longer the same as it once was.In addition to certain stores being shuttered and seating now remov

25 meat delivery options in Toronto New! 2020-04-04 11:40:40Meat delivery in Toronto will help you fight quarantine hunger while you stay at home and self-isolate. Thankfully, there are many local but

27 new deaths reported as COVID-19 case total New! 2020-04-04 11:19:58Nearly 100 people in Ontario have now died as a result of contracting the 2019 novel coronavirus, according to public health officials, and more than

Toronto catering companies are reinventing themselves to survive New! 2020-04-04 09:58:15Toronto catering companies are making delivery meals to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ongoing health crisis has caused uncertain

Gym and fitness equipment purchase and rental options New! 2020-04-04 09:46:53Gym and fitness equipment in Toronto is in big demand as recreation centres and local gyms to workout are all closed and fitness classes hav


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