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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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Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the New! 2020-03-29 07:11:38A Holland American cruise ship hit with a COVID-19 outbreak will be allowed through the Panama Canal, as it heads for its final destination in Fl

How the COVID-19 pandemic is 'driving innovation' in New! 2020-03-29 07:00:00Around the world, people are finding new ways to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic and protect those on the front lines.

Canada turning to makeshift hospitals to house patients New! 2020-03-29 04:00:00Countries in Europe and states like New York have commandeered vast spaces normally reserved for conferences or sporting events to house the thousands

Are Canadians ready for sustained sacrifices in the New! 2020-03-29 04:00:00Two world wars taught earlier generations of Canadians the value of sacrificing personal comfort and safety for the lives of others. Now we're being

'Lean on me': Loved ones serenade seniors outside New! 2020-03-28 20:55:22They stood on the sidewalks or leaned out of the sunroofs of their cars, swaying to the music and waving at the windows of the McKenzie Towne car

99-year-old West Vancouver man recovers from COVID-19 in New! 2020-03-28 19:43:50A 99-year-old West Vancouver man who tested positive for COVID-19 has recovered completely and is back to his "cheerful old self," his dau

'I'm phobic of debt': Small business owners not New! 2020-03-28 18:35:56Canadian small business owners listened closely to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau on Friday as they announced the fed

Hockey equipment company Brian's Custom Sports shifts to New! 2020-03-28 17:32:50It only took a single text message for the sewing team at Brian's Custom Sports to join the fight against the spread of COVID-19. The goalie equipmen

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau says she has recovered from New! 2020-03-28 15:22:33Sophie Grégoire Trudeau says she has recovered from COVID-19 after contracting the illness while on a trip to the United Kingdom earlier t

Trudeau non-committal on using tariffs or joint action 2020-03-28 14:14:56As the price of oil crashed to record levels, the federal help flagged on Wednesday to arrive in "hours, possibly days" by federal Finance Minister

N.W.T. chief public health officer names and shames 2020-03-28 11:39:39Ice Lake Rebels star “Pike” Mike Harrison was publicly shamed for violating restrictions on travel to the N.W.T.

Canadian nurse working at Detroit hospital: 'We are 2020-03-28 11:37:25"A lot of our patients die without the support of their family around them because of what's going on and I think that's a very important thing for

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‘All clear’: Sophie Grégoire Trudeau thanks well-wishers after New! 2020-03-28 23:09:55"And to everyone who is suffering right now, I send you all my love," she wrote.

65% of reported COVID-19 cases in Canada related New! 2020-03-28 22:14:14Community spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, first appeared in British Columbia.

Alberta provincial parks close parking during COVID-19 pandemic New! 2020-03-28 20:19:11In an effort to improve physical distancing and limit group sizes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alberta government restricted motor vehicles from ac

Downtown Vancouver London Drugs pharmacy worker tests positive New! 2020-03-28 19:45:53The staff member last worked at the pharmacy on West Georgia Street and Granville Street on March 18, a statement reads, and was not showing symptoms

Lush cosmetics announces layoffs due to coronavirus pandemic New! 2020-03-28 19:19:24The beauty retailer temporarily shuttered its 258 shops across North America two weeks ago.

Coronavirus: Developing a rapid COVID-19 test is in New! 2020-03-28 19:14:38Canada has allocated millions in research dollars towards the new coronavirus, including a rapid point-of-care diagnostic test for the "quick isolati

Coronavirus: Screening officer at Toronto Pearson Airport tests New! 2020-03-28 18:57:13The security firm said they were made aware of the case on Friday, adding that the employee last worked eight days ago. 

Coronavirus: Kanesatake community protects itself against COVID-19 New! 2020-03-28 18:43:18"They've been coming here in large numbers, either looking for cannabis or tobacco."

Saskatchewan minister deletes tweet saying people should ‘pray New! 2020-03-28 18:38:23Ottenbreit says in the tweet "I guess it worked a few thousand years ago ...couldn't hurt."

Coronavirus: Vancouver students relieved to catch flight out New! 2020-03-28 18:35:43A Chilliwack couple that missed previous flights out of the locked-down country were also on the final flight back to Vancouver.

Canada may face legal trouble for turning away New! 2020-03-28 17:36:52Last week Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that anyone crossing into the country at the Canada-U.S. border on foot to claim asylum will be turn

Coronavirus: McMaster nursing students ask for early certification New! 2020-03-28 16:49:50Laura Freeman, who is also working as a registered nurse, went as far as to launch a petition for early nursing certification that she said is finally

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COVID-19: B.C. health officials New! 2020-03-28 17:54:21B.C. saw its highest number of new cases in a day yet, and health officials said 12 long term care facilities are now affected by the virus.

Vaughn Palmer: Some optimism, caution and worst possible New! 2020-03-28 17:52:13OPINION: Dr. Bonnie Henry said Friday: “We are, maybe, starting to bend it (the curve) a little here. I hope this will be a motivation for peopl

COVID-19: Vancouver Tim Hortons has business licence suspended New! 2020-03-28 17:20:16The city said the failure to comply to the provincial health order was considered to be "a gross misconduct."

COVID-19 update for March 28: Here's the latest New! 2020-03-28 16:34:58Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C. for March 28, 2020.

COVID-19: 5 things to know about school in New! 2020-03-28 15:28:11Most school districts are expected to have an online plan by the end of next week.

Two B.C. cops accused in alleged sex assault 2020-03-28 14:39:51Two B.C. cops who became embroiled in a sex scandal in Cuba have filed a lawsuit alleging the teen complainant and her father defamed them.

Vancouver Weather: Wet and windy 2020-03-28 14:36:25It's going to be a soggy weekend in Metro Vancouver, with up to 25 millimetres of rain expected on Saturday.

Meet the chef: J-C Poirier 2020-03-28 14:00:10While we can't currently eat at the restaurants featured in our Meet the Chef series, we can still be inspired to try cooking like these kitchen crea

COVID-19: Struggling small businesses in B.C. consider Ottawa's 2020-03-28 10:36:16The Business Council of B.C. hopes Ottawa's new business-support measures will reduce the risk of worst-case economic scenarios

The Home Front: Virtual home design showroom tours 2020-03-28 09:42:43Strolling around home design showrooms is suddenly off the table for many, or has certainly become a lot more restricted, with many retailers closing

COVID-19 update for March 27: Here's the latest 2020-03-27 18:04:54Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C. for March 27, 2020.

B.C. Green party suspends leadership race over COVID-19 2020-03-27 17:54:39The party is also cancelling its annual convention, which was scheduled for June 26-28

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Quebec restricts travel to eight regions, posts police New! 2020-03-28 17:40:19The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Quebec rose to 2,498 deaths reached 22 as of Saturday, Santé Québec announced.

Coronavirus live updates, March 28: Why Montreal has New! 2020-03-28 16:59:42There were 4,757 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada

City to provide more resources for homeless, will New! 2020-03-28 16:43:53"We had to find room outdoors, which allowed us to serve this vulnerable population, but also offered enough space that we could respect social dista

Coronavirus: Montreal closes dog parks, community gardens New! 2020-03-28 16:32:45The closing of dog parks and community gardens comes on top of the previously announced shuttering of municipal facilities like pools, arenas, librari

One dead, six infected with COVID-19 in Laval 2020-03-28 14:24:01The public health department in Laval is investigating an outbreak of COVID-19 that has killed one and sickened five others in a long-term care facil

Two pharmacy employees in N.D.G. test positive for 2020-03-28 12:42:28The drug store said it had instructed any potentially exposed employees to stay home and self-isolate and was notifying customers who had recentl

Plante declares state of emergency in Montreal to 2020-03-28 10:00:51"Our homeless population finds itself without food, no place to rest and with no protection and that is unacceptable," the mayor said.

Home as art: Interior designer's Laval house her 2020-03-28 10:00:43'We wanted it to be very modern and elegant,' says Liza Castro, 'where there's a common thread from one room to another that exudes a sense of flu

Karl Lohnes: Chevron has zigzagged back into flooring 2020-03-28 09:00:48If the flooring design was good enough for Louis XIV and Versailles, maybe it’s good enough for us?

WYWS: Week in review 2020-03-28 08:47:28And what a month this week has been.

Allison Hanes: Privacy vs. safety in the era 2020-03-27 18:02:54Quebec has repeatedly invoked privacy in declining to answer specific questions about COVID-19 cases and deaths. But other countries, from South Korea

West Island rabbi turns to tech to ensure 2020-03-27 18:01:56Jewish coming of age ritual for Rabbi Leibel Fine's son, Menachem Mendel, will be streamed via a Zoom meeting and broadcast live on YouTube.


Canada’s homes become school and workplace as students New! 2020-03-29 08:30:32Working from home during coronavirus creates myriad challenges for educators and their pupils trying to continue the academic year.

‘Tiny acts of solidarity’ are bridging our social New! 2020-03-29 08:00:00Despite rules meant to keep us physically distant during the coronavirus pandemic, Canadians have managed to find new ways of coming together, observe

Ontario’s public health units report 1,439 cases of New! 2020-03-29 07:42:00The latest novel coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Sunday.

In our coronavirus lockdown, the sound of silence New! 2020-03-29 07:00:00Halifax’s Noon Gun, the bustle of Toronto’s Bay Street, hopeful hockey fans streaming to an Edmonton arena, the slap of running shoes on V

Wife of foreign worker desperate to be with New! 2020-03-28 21:39:57Despite relaxing Canada’s travel ban to admit foreign nationals with valid documents, a German woman with an open work permit is fighting to mak

Saskatchewan says 16 of 30 new virus cases New! 2020-03-28 20:44:26Provincial health officials announced 16 more cases of COVID-19 have been linked to the Lakeland Snowmobile Club Wilderness Rally Supper, for a total

Province suspends rules protecting vulnerable, long-term care residents New! 2020-03-28 20:22:40As COVID-19 spreads through nursing homes, Ontario cuts training requirements for new staff, reduces oversight. “It’s going to be a disast

Canada could face legal trouble over refugee deportations, New! 2020-03-28 19:42:39Canada’s international obligations regarding refugees include a commitment to “non-refoulement,” which means not sending refugees ba

Passengers on cruise ship in Panama transferred to New! 2020-03-28 19:14:25Canadians among passengers being transferred from Holland America’s Zaandam cruise ship, stranded off the coast of Panama.

COVID-19 testing still targeted at health system, identifying New! 2020-03-28 19:01:25Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says broader testing of healthy people with no symptoms won’t be a part of the province’s strat

Quebec to add checkpoints, forbid non-essential travel to New! 2020-03-28 17:24:51Deputy Premier Geneviève Guilbault announced new measures Saturday, as health officials reported nearly 2,500 people in the province have teste

Fewer samples, more analysis: Ontario’s strategy for clearing New! 2020-03-28 17:12:51Change in Ontario policy means tests are prioritized for the very sick who are admitted to hospital and for health care, nursing home and other frontl


Ontario limits size of social gatherings to a 2020-03-28 14:46:05Ontario police had already announced that those violating orders preventing social gatherings of more than 50 people would face serious fines, bu

Ontario reports more than a thousand total confirmed 2020-03-28 14:34:11The number of people infected with COVID-19 in Ontario has officially broken the one thousand mark. Ontario health officials just repor

Ontario increases fines for price gouging to $100k 2020-03-28 14:23:02Those who have been price gouging in Ontario during the COVID-19 pandemic could get a taste of their own medicine: a hefty fine of up to $100,000

You can now get a Filipino kamayan feast 2020-03-28 13:38:08One Toronto restaurant is delivering traditional Filipino kamayan feasts to be gorged on in the safety of your home, now that the spread of COVID-19 h

Husband and wife are offering free appliance repair 2020-03-28 12:27:43An appliance in need of repairs can be devastating at the best of times, but understanding that it's even harder to get things fixed right now, one T

Toronto restaurants are getting creative with wine and 2020-03-28 11:44:29Ever since Ontario began allowing restaurants to deliver wine as well as food, Toronto businesses have been coming up with more and more innovative wa

Local bakeries are stepping up production to help 2020-03-28 11:29:15The saying goes that man cannot live on bread alone, but here in Toronto during this pandemic it's an important staple that local bakeries are provid

Toronto Public Library loans 3D printers to hospital 2020-03-28 09:40:01As local businesses across the city continue to step up to help produce personal protective equipment (PPE) for the fight against COVID-19,

This is why Toronto doesn't have any drive-thru 2020-03-28 07:05:07Why hasn't Toronto started drive-thru COVID-19 testing yet? While other major cities around Canada, like Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary, have a

Donation bins in Toronto are no longer accepting 2020-03-28 07:01:48With little going on in the city and public health officials urging everyone to stay home anyway, there's never been a better time to organize your c

Toronto man forced to move his family amid 2020-03-28 06:32:31Picking up and moving apartments during a global pandemic is definitely less than practical, but some Toronto residents simply have no choice but to d

This is what it's like being an Uber 2020-03-28 04:51:33Uber drivers are being forced to choose between their health and paying rent. Rizwan Rafiq has been a full-time Uber driver in Toronto

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