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A tale of 2 Prairie provinces: Why the Manitoba-Saskatchewan COVID-19 divide doesn't matter

Saskatchewan has 72 cases of COVID-19. Mirror-image neighbour Manitoba has 21. That may seem like a big difference - but it doesn't matter this earlyRead More

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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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Viable organs from deceased donors go unused as 2020-03-30 04:00:00Some viable organs have not been recovered from deceased donors in Ontario in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, as hospitals in the province temporar

Suspected, confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ontario ICUs far 2020-03-30 04:00:00More than 430 patients in Ontario hospital intensive care beds have either tested positive for COVID-19 or are suspected to have the coronavirus, a fa

Email, text message attacks surge during COVID-19 crisis 2020-03-30 04:00:00With the COVID-19 crisis as the backdrop, fraudsters appear to be redoubling their efforts to steal information or money from unsuspecting users, send

Chiropractors told to remove posts claiming they boost 2020-03-30 04:00:00Governing bodies across Canada have issued warnings to chiropractors over claims that chiropractic care can boost your immune system and prevent infec

7 potential lingering effects of COVID-19 on the 2020-03-30 04:00:00As cases and deaths continue to rise and stocks retreat again, the economy is beset by record levels of uncertainty. Don Pittis offers some considerat

'Have a little compassion': Canadians on cruise ship 2020-03-30 04:00:00With a flu-like illness outbreak, four dead and confirmed cases of COVID-19, it's been a horrific week for the 1,243 passengers — including 247

Young people have no 'bulletproof' protection from COVID-19 2020-03-30 04:00:00If you are young and think you are immune to COVID-19, some doctors would like you to pay attention to the following message: Smoking and va

Daughter describes mother's final days at B.C. care 2020-03-30 04:00:00Isabelle Mikhail, 94, died on March 18, 2020 at the Lynn Valley Care Centre in North Vancouver. She was the eighth person to die at the home after tes

Farmers concerned about disruptions to spring seeding, livestock 2020-03-30 04:00:00While it may be easier than most for farmers to self-isolate in their tractors and farmyards, they too are unable to hide from the widespread impacts

Are your groceries and food deliveries safe? Your 2020-03-30 04:00:00We're breaking down what you need to know about the pandemic by answering your questions. You can send us your questions via email at COVID@cbc.ca an

Canada keeps up push for UN Security Council 2020-03-29 16:49:29The COVID-19 pandemic ended the handshakes and deal-making in the world's power corridors, but Canada's campaign for a temporary seat on the Un

Top public health officer says coming week a 2020-03-29 15:42:30Canada’s chief public health officer says this coming week will be a crucial time during which public health officials will start to see if the

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City of Kelowna preparing to slash 2020 budget New! 2020-03-30 23:14:50The mayor was unsure as to any change that will come to the proposed property tax increase of 4.15 per cent.

Unifor reviewing CRC’s ‘best and final offer’ as New! 2020-03-30 21:28:58"We are currently reviewing the offer and will provide a detailed synopsis for the membership soon," Unifor Local 594 said in a Facebook post M

University of Regina offers students final grading options New! 2020-03-30 21:27:23More than 4,000 students signed a petition for the University of Regina to implement a pass-fail grading system for the winter semester.

Child custody and coronavirus: How to manage co-parenting New! 2020-03-30 21:27:10One family lawyer in Saskatoon says parents may be justified in breaking their custody orders, if they have a legitimate concern for their children's

U.S. senators push for delay to June 1 New! 2020-03-30 21:11:04"Even absent the pandemic, a June 1 deadline would be highly aggressive, and raises questions as to whether businesses have the information they need

Coronavirus: Winnipeg small businesses feeling impact of non-critical New! 2020-03-30 20:55:44Many small and independent retailers and business are set to feel the impact of a recent public health order from the province, amid the COVID-19 pand

Farmers frustrated with federal decision to move forward New! 2020-03-30 20:44:18The Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) said farmers lost about eight per cent of their income from the tax last year.

Counselling sessions on hold at Saskatoon sexual assault New! 2020-03-30 20:39:04Despite the limitation on services, survivors of sexual violence are not without support during the pandemic.

AHS has received nearly 4,000 COVID-19 complaints, police New! 2020-03-30 20:31:25Alberta Health Services said Monday that it has already received thousands of complaints related to COVID-19 since late January.

RCMP officer tests positive for COVID-19 in Saskatchewan New! 2020-03-30 20:06:07Saskatchewan RCMP say one of their officers has tested positive for COVID-19 and will continue self-isolating.

Canadians stuck in Nepal left wondering how to New! 2020-03-30 18:02:14Nepal is under a nationwide lockdown until April 8.

Coronavirus: Trudeau says he’s ‘proud’ of Canada’s COVID-19 New! 2020-03-30 17:50:03Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he was proud of Canada's response to the virus amid early signs that the country's caseload was on a different tr

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COVID-19: Two more deaths and 86 new cases New! 2020-03-30 18:01:29"We really are in a critical juncture right now in B.C. We have not yet reached our peak," Dr. Henry

COVID-19 update for March 30: Here's the latest New! 2020-03-30 17:26:31Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C. for March 30, 2020.

COVID-19: Robson Street shops boarding up in wake New! 2020-03-30 17:12:49A number of downtown Vancouver shops have boarded up their storefronts over the weekend, following an increase in break-and-enters in the month of Mar

COVID-19: BCIT to donate ventilators, masks, gloves to New! 2020-03-30 16:52:51BCIT's health sciences department is donating 246 boxes of gloves, 94 gowns, 32 boxes of masks, 22 ventilators, face shields, sanitization wipes and

COVID-19: First Nations leaders urge Coastal GasLink pipeline New! 2020-03-30 16:52:07The letter notes that while Northern Health currently has the fewest confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in B.C., there are concerns that the con

COVID-19: Plan for packing your pantry gradually, economically New! 2020-03-30 15:59:32Canadians should stock up on essentials gradually to ensure they have enough food and other supplies if they have to self-isolate. Here's how to go a

Writing a letter can bring happiness to both New! 2020-03-30 15:54:22For older kids learning the proper way to structure a letter, how to address an envelope, and proper penmanship are all useful life skills.

Judge indicates ruling in Meng Wanzhou case not New! 2020-03-30 15:52:39Meng Wanzhou and her lawyers weren't present during Monday's proceeding.

COVID-19: B.C. legislature explores virtual meetings, remote locations New! 2020-03-30 15:45:15The B.C. legislature is exploring virtual sessions and reconvening the house in a location other than Victoria

COVID-19: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra cancels all concerts through New! 2020-03-30 15:07:29“Our thrilling 101st season has closed with an unexpected bang. The right thing to do now is take an intermission, but we will make sure our 102

COVID-19: Stanley Park's Nine O'Clock Gun to fire 2020-03-29 17:57:05The 7 p.m. cheer now popular around Vancouver and other parts of the world sees residents heading outdoors to their balconies or yards with pots and p

COVID-19 update for March 29: Here's the latest 2020-03-29 16:33:07Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C. for March 29, 2020.

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Quebec extends bonuses for public-sector workers in midst New! 2020-03-30 23:00:08Talks are ongoing with the public sector unions, but "we will not negotiate in public," says Minister Christian Dubé.

#ICYMI: Monday's top stories in brief New! 2020-03-30 22:33:53Monday, March 30: Here's what we've been following on montrealgazette.com today.

Quebec quarantines Hasidic community in Boisbriand 'to protect New! 2020-03-30 22:13:12Local police will be stationed near the entrance around the clock to help enforce the 14-day order.

Coronavirus updates: Cases rise to 3,430, stores to New! 2020-03-30 22:09:12Three deaths and 590 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Monday.

Good intentions, poor execution for Cabot Square day New! 2020-03-30 21:28:14The COVID-19 pandemic is teaching us that cities such as Montreal should have emergency plans that take into account different segments of the populat

Most Quebec stores will close on Sundays as New! 2020-03-30 20:37:19Premier Legault said closing businesses on Sundays in April, particularly grocery stores, will give employees a chance to rest.

Côte-St-Luc has highest COVID-19 rate in province, but New! 2020-03-30 20:13:32City with highest rate of COVID-19 cases also has highest ratio of seniors, snowbirds and religious institutions. "We knew it would be coming," mayo

Quebec drafts worst-case contingency plan as COVID-19 cases New! 2020-03-30 19:32:46The Health Ministry has updated its contingency plans seven times, reflecting the rapidly evolving situation.

Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce has most confirmed COVID-19 cases New! 2020-03-30 19:18:32The Montreal borough with the most confirmed cases of COVID-19 is Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce with 161 cases

RDS airing 28 Canadiens games — and they're New! 2020-03-30 19:17:06RDS is airing 28 Canadiens from the past over the next two weeks.

Jack Todd: We are all in this together 2020-03-30 09:03:12Our country's kinder, gentler approach emerges triumphant in a time of gravest crisis with COVID-19.

The Tosh Jewish community of Boisbriand asks for 2020-03-30 08:48:17The Tosh Jewish community, a Hasidic community of 4,000 living in the Laurentian community of Boisbriand, has appealed to Laurentian public health aut


Cruise ships carrying Canadians on the move toward New! 2020-03-30 17:35:31Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday he does not want sick passengers to be treated in his state, stressing hospital beds need to be saved for reside

Nova Scotia police watchdog investigating death of man New! 2020-03-30 17:32:54The Serious Incident Response Team says officers entered the dwelling to ensure the man’s safety, but the man became “unco-operative.&rdqu

COVID-19 spreads to vulnerable communities as new provinces New! 2020-03-30 17:27:19The federal government announced on Friday that it was boosting the subsidy to 75 per cent from the original 10 per cent amid the coronavirus shutdown

Seven-year-old boy, two adults, dead in Prince Albert New! 2020-03-30 17:22:31Officers were called to a home in Prince Albert on Sunday afternoon where they found the bodies of a man and a woman, both 56, and the boy.

Two more coronavirus deaths in B.C., as province New! 2020-03-30 16:55:52There are now 970 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in B.C. Nineteen people have died and 459 people have recovered.

Manitoba to shut down non-essential businesses in bid New! 2020-03-30 15:09:25Starting Wednesday, salons, spas, bars and other establishments are to be closed. Restaurants will be allowed to remain open for takeout or delivery o

Stuck inside due to COVID-19? Try the #StarChallenge: New! 2020-03-30 15:00:00With a significant portion of the population stuck inside, we’re challenging Star readers to try new things and show off their skills.

Two inmates and nine staff test positive for New! 2020-03-30 13:48:00The inmates at the Port-Cartier Institution “are being medically isolated from the general inmate population and the institution has been on loc

Canadian ferry operators call for inclusion in COVID-19 New! 2020-03-30 12:34:21Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced restrictions barring people with symptoms of COVID-19 from domestic flights and intercity trains over the week

Nine dead at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon 2020-03-30 11:26:00Seven more residents of Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon died of COVID-19, bringing the total to nine deaths in the largest outbreak in the provin

Newfoundland and Labrador reports Atlantic Canada’s first COVID-19 2020-03-30 10:26:00As of Sunday, the province was reporting 135 confirmed cases. It attributed the rapid growth of infections to the clustering of a large number of case

Chase of suspicious SUV in Saskatchewan ends with 2020-03-30 10:02:15Police say it’s the first people they have arrested during the pandemic who have been charged with violating the province’s new restrictio


Toronto confirms 50 new COVID-19 cases bringing total New! 2020-03-30 17:30:14Toronto has now had a total of 591 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city, an increase of 50 from Sunday. Of the near 600 cases, 67 are c

Toronto college donates much-needed medical supplies to local New! 2020-03-30 16:36:23As government officials and hospitals in Ontario continue to warn of a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) and supplies, one Toronto

Toronto healthcare workers are still paying for parking New! 2020-03-30 16:34:01It's come as a surprise to many in Toronto to discover that even during a pandemic, frontline healthcare workers are still expected to pay for parkin

Ontario will remain under a state of emergency New! 2020-03-30 16:09:30Since the 2019 novel coronavirus first hit Toronto in late January, each passing day has brought with it new concerns about healthcare systems, e

The Weeknd just broke a 2020 Billboard record New! 2020-03-30 15:49:52As the COVID-19 pandemic forces most of us to spend our days cooped up inside, there's truly no better time to release and listen to new music. 

Fatal car crash at Exhibition Place sends smoke New! 2020-03-30 15:30:33One person is dead and unsettling images are circulating in Toronto right now, showing heavy smoke pouring forth from the grand Princes' Gates on the

People with disabilities in Toronto are struggling to New! 2020-03-30 14:26:12People with disabilities, who rely on grocery delivery services, are struggling to get food now that those services are overwhelmed by

An alarming number of ICU beds in Ontario New! 2020-03-30 13:54:25COVID-19 patients make up about 1 in 4 hospital intensive care unit (ICU) beds in Ontario, a new report shows.Data obtained by the CBC from

Toronto residents told not to flock to cottages New! 2020-03-30 13:51:30Staying in self-isolation in your small downtown Toronto apartment for weeks on end may seem torturous right about now, but that doesn't mean it's a

Toronto is about to start ticketing people who New! 2020-03-30 13:18:50The City of Toronto is taking further action against residents who continue to use playgrounds, picnic tables and outdoor exercise equipment after off

Drake just shared his first public photos of 2020-03-30 11:44:40The global 2019 coronavirus pandemic is taking a toll on the emotional states of people across all walks of life, from overworked front-line work

Ontario just had its biggest single-day jump in 2020-03-30 11:44:04Ontario just experienced its single biggest day jump in coronavirus cases with 351 new cases reported.The province announced today that it has confirm

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