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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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Nova Scotia records its first death related to New! 2020-04-07 08:41:32Nova Scotia has had its first death connected to COVID-19, according to the province's chief medical officer of health, Dr. Robert Strang. 

Sap is running, but that's no solace to New! 2020-04-07 05:00:00Maple syrup production is in full swing, but with sugar shacks shut down due to the pandemic, businesses have had to lay off staff, and huge quantitie

COVID-19 prompts ban on at-sea observers from Canadian New! 2020-04-07 05:00:00The federal government has temporarily set aside its requirement for at-sea observers in Canadian commercial fisheries because of COVID-19.

'It was so lovely': 10,000 Easter flowers showed New! 2020-04-07 04:01:00Residents across Hamilton were surprised by flower deliveries over the weekend.

Do alcohol and COVID-19 isolation mix? Some health New! 2020-04-07 04:00:00Liquor store sales increased across the country in March as shoppers stocked up to wait out the COVID-19 outbreak. That has some addiction experts war

Scheer is a zombie Opposition leader for the New! 2020-04-07 04:00:00The reanimation of Andrew Scheer's career as Conservative leader has been made possible by the government's mishandling of its response to the COVID

'Cast aside': student job seekers say they've been New! 2020-04-07 04:00:00The government's showcase economic response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canada emergency response benefit (CERB), has come in for criticism from st

16 people died at Ont. nursing home before New! 2020-04-07 04:00:00An Ontario nursing home besieged by COVID-19 didn't separate healthy from sick residents or staff until after 16 people had died, and two weeks after

As Schitt's Creek bids farewell, fans cling to New! 2020-04-07 04:00:00The success of Schitt's Creek has often been attributed to its feel-good comedy and many fans have turned to the Canadian series as respite during tr

Winnipeg family builds Lego video of Trudeau's COVID-19 New! 2020-04-06 23:53:18A Winnipeg family has hit the bricks to share Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's message to children in a video that features little

A 'real balancing act:' Ont., P.E.I. public schools New! 2020-04-06 21:51:54Hundreds of thousands of Canadian public school students went back to school without leaving home on Monday, as a new learning-from-home framework ami

Why B.C. is flattening the COVID-19 curve while New! 2020-04-06 21:05:18The COVID-19 outbreak is currently less severe in British Columbia than in Canada's two largest provinces. The reasons why are part preparation

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Lionhearts Inc. extends COVID-19 Street Project to feed New! 2020-04-07 09:01:25"There's a lot of safety precautions," said Travis Blackmore, the charity's executive director. 

Coronavirus FAQ: Do gloves help protect against COVID-19? New! 2020-04-07 08:49:27According to clinical assistant professor of medicine Bayan Missaghi from the University of Calgary, some early research suggests COVID-19 may cling t

Trudeau to offer coronavirus pandemic update as millions New! 2020-04-07 08:19:02Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to offer an update on his government's response to the novel coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday.

Power outage affects portion of Etobicoke amid coronavirus New! 2020-04-07 08:14:41Toronto Hydro says it is working on restoring power to affected customers in the central Etobicoke area as many have been forced to stay home amid the

Man dies after falling from apartment balcony in New! 2020-04-07 07:51:19Halifax Regional Police say they were called to a report of a disturbance at Carrington Place in the city's Clayton Park area at about 6:30 p.m Monda

More Canadians afraid of becoming sick with COVID-19: New! 2020-04-07 07:49:10Sixty-four per cent of Canadians said they were personally afraid of becoming ill with COVID-19, compared to 57 per cent two weeks ago.

Safe but isolated: COVID-19 shutdown hard on Nova New! 2020-04-07 07:40:29As long-term care homes continue to keep visitors away during the novel coronavirus pandemic, residents find themselves shut off from the outside worl

Coronavirus: Liberal MNA Jennifer Maccarone discusses changing routines New! 2020-04-07 07:32:06Liberal MNA Jennifer Maccarone, who has two teenage children on the autism spectrum, told 'Global News Morning' that the current pandemic has meant

Hospitalizations say more about COVID-19 spread than recovery New! 2020-04-07 07:03:30Scientists who track the growth of pandemics say some figures provided by public health officials tell more about the spread of the novel coronavirus

Coronavirus: Finding social distancing loopholes not worth the New! 2020-04-07 06:40:45People have been finding innovative ways to keep socializing with friends and neighbours while trying to respect physical distancing measures during t

Water leak closes Interior Health building in Kelowna New! 2020-04-07 00:27:26Interior Health had to close its doors at Kelowna's Community Health Services Centre on Monday because of a substantial water leak.

City of Leduc announces measures to help residents, New! 2020-04-07 00:06:35Three weeks after Leduc declared a local state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic, the city announced new measures it says are aimed at helpin

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COVID-19: Man in his 40s dies at home New! 2020-04-06 18:04:01There have been 1,266 COVID-19 cases in British Columbia, of which 783 have recovered.

COVID-19: Please don't take your pandemic trips where 2020-04-06 17:48:51"It's a nuisance, but of more concern is it flies in the face of everything (provincial medical health officer) Bonnie Henry is saying." — To

Auction house goes totally online and finds participation 2020-04-06 17:47:41Able Auctions has gone to 100 per cent online auctions in the wake of COVID-19.

COVID-19: Poll shows majority of Canadians bracing for 2020-04-06 17:45:17According to a new Angus Reid opinion poll released Monday, 87 per cent of Canadians believe the worst is yet to come, while 3 per cent feel the worst

Historical Places: Avenue of Trees 2020-04-06 17:41:57The 14 Douglas Fir and three Western Red Cedars now tower approximately 18 metres high, and were planted by early settlers who arrived in the late 180

COVID-19: Vancouver real estate now a 'riskier' asset, 2020-04-06 16:57:35"It's not a financial panic, it's not an economic shock. It's a public health shock ... and we don't how it will be on the other side"

B.C. Ferries to screen passengers for COVID-19 as 2020-04-06 16:39:14Anyone who has flu-like symptoms or has returned from abroad within the previous two weeks will be denied boarding, said B.C. Ferries spokeswoman Debo

Editor's note: Connect with local B.C. businesses during 2020-04-06 14:49:39The Vancouver Sun is launching a free directory of local B.C. businesses that are open to serve you during the coronavirus crisis.

COVID-19 update for April 6: Here's the latest 2020-04-06 14:46:27Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C. for April 6, 2020.

COVID-19: Nanaimo pulp mill boosts medical pulp production 2020-04-06 14:19:10A shortage of medical masks has created political friction between Canada and the United States

COVID-19: Union representing B.C. Ferries workers readying for 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 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

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Allison Hanes: Denying partners access to delivery rooms New! 2020-04-06 18:04:26Of all the indignities, restrictions and emergency measures put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19, the ban on birthing partners for labouring mo

Social Distancing Squad hits the streets in Beaconsfield New! 2020-04-06 18:03:14Using city pickup trucks equipped with loudspeakers, Beaconsfield is broadcasting reminders of the two-metre distance rule to citizens.

Montreal offers local businesses help with online sales 2020-04-06 17:46:19City is urging local merchants to make it possible for clients to order online and have products delivered to the door during pandemic.

Girard Anglade to face trial by judge as 2020-04-06 17:43:53Montreal North resident who has been detained since January 2018 opted for a trial before a Quebec Court judge alone.

CAE to lay off 2,600; will make ventilators 2020-04-06 17:31:54CAE engineers and scientists have, in the space of 11 days, designed a "simple, maintainable, easy-to-manufacture ventilator prototype."

Man killed in Hudson during break-in had history 2020-04-06 17:23:29In 2006 James was charged in a case where he was initially accused of the attempted murder of a police officer. By the time he was sentenced he receiv

COVID-19 outbreak kills nine people at Côte-des-Neiges seniors' 2020-04-06 17:16:49LaSalle has overtaken Côte-St-Luc for the second-highest number of COVID-19 infections on Montreal Island after the borough of Côte-des-Ne

Coronavirus updates, April 6: Quebec adds 636 cases; 2020-04-06 16:37:58Health Canada today said wearing non-medical masks can protect others where physical distancing is difficult to maintain – in public transit or

Coronavirus: Dollarama workers decry working conditions 2020-04-06 15:41:01Say the retailer’s failure to provide protective equipment and enforce social distancing measures is putting them at risk of infection.

COVID-19: Quebec may be approaching peak of outbreak, 2020-04-06 15:00:15The premier said he is encouraged by what he called a relatively low number of hospitalizations of people with COVID-19.

Two additional VIA Rail employees in Montreal test 2020-04-05 17:43:16One was working on board trains in the Quebec City-Windsor corridor and the other was at the ticket office in Montreal's Central Station.

Montreal closes Île Notre-Dame and Mount Royal parking 2020-04-05 17:17:27Montreal and SQ officers can issue $1,000 tickets to people who break rules banning indoor and outdoor public gatherings.


Canadians can still expect weeks or months of 2020-04-06 17:15:49The prime minister said Canadians shouldn’t expect to return to normal life any time soon, as he promised to expand federal aid to more workers

Province urged to make workers’ compensation automatic for 2020-04-06 17:03:38Proposed changes would create a so-called non-rebuttable presumption that the virus was contracted on the job, advocates say, and protect vulnerable w

Quebec Premier François Legault optimistic, says new COVID-19 2020-04-06 16:45:38Premier François Legault said “only” eight people were hospitalized in the province with the disease over the day prior, a number h

Three more dead at Pinecrest, increasing death toll 2020-04-06 15:09:36One-third of the nursing home residents have died of COVID-19.

Edmonton man charged after allegedly trying to infect 2020-04-06 14:54:35Daniel Black has been charged under Alberta’s public health act and is facing two counts of assault, Edmonton police said on Monday.

Truckers will get free coffee at Ontario’s ONroute 2020-04-06 14:51:35Since the pandemic began, truckers have lost the use of washrooms and sit-down service at many gas stations and restaurants across the country.

The COVID-19 advice around masks has changed. Here’s 2020-04-06 14:47:00Dr. Theresa Tam says non-medical masks are an “additional measure” but that medical masks, such as the N95, should be kept for medical wor

Coronavirus Q and A: Home-schooling worries? Toronto early 2020-04-06 13:34:00As an educator, and a mother of two young children, Dr. Sejal Patel will share her experience and expertise with Star readers.

Increasing call to connect N.B. island to Canadian 2020-04-06 13:33:33Green leader David Coon said some people on the island are feeling “quite trapped” amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Impressions of America, in a word: Trump, president, 2020-04-06 13:25:01Canadians were asked to cite the first word that came to mind when thinking of the U.S. in a Pew Research Center survey that predates the COVID-19 out

Stepmother charged with manslaughter in toddler’s death, Winnipeg 2020-04-06 13:21:32Victoria Reane Thiessen, who is 20, was charged on Friday with manslaughter.

Stuck inside due to COVID-19? Try the #StarChallenge: 2020-04-06 13:11:32With a significant portion of the population stuck inside, we’re challenging Star readers to try new things and show off their skills. This week


Airbnb hosts now banned from offering short-term vacation 2020-04-06 17:17:22Hotels may be considered an essential service, but Airbnb rentals are decidedly not — or so says the Government of Ontario.Regulations issued by

GO Transit is reducing service as ridership falls 2020-04-06 15:50:51The TTC isn't alone in seeing far fewer passengers than normal amid the COVID-19 pandemic: GO Transit's ridership has fallen off an even steeper cli

This Toronto couple got married on their porch 2020-04-06 15:46:53Kristie Gunter and Rockland Pickard never imagined their wedding would include just two guests, makeshift decorations and their front porch. 

More stores in Toronto are being boarded up 2020-04-06 15:40:05While non-essential businesses around the world remain shuttered indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic, some have decided to tak

Fire rips through the basement of beloved Toronto 2020-04-06 14:39:36One of Kensington Market's most popular cafes has incurred thousands of dollars in damages after an electrical fire last week. Like al

Here's how many people got fined for not 2020-04-06 14:37:50With hefty fines now in place for failing to follow social distancing rules and an abundance of police officers out and about looking specifically for

10 Easter dinner catering and delivery options in 2020-04-06 13:38:15Easter dinner delivery, takeout and catering in Toronto will help if you're looking to organize a traditional Easter feast at home. Th

Doug Ford says Ontario will be out of 2020-04-06 12:28:38Ontario is running low on personal protective equipment (PPE) including masks for healthcare workers — dangerously low. So low that Pr

Toronto startups aiming to match seniors with volunteer 2020-04-06 11:50:19Today in random acts of kindness: seniors and other vulnerable persons can now sign up with a totally free delivery service that matches them with vol

People want cannabis stores to be considered essential 2020-04-06 11:35:45Despite being permitted to stay open long past other non-essential businesses in Ontario, all 52 cannabis retail stores across the province have

Ontario finally works through backlog of COVID-19 tests 2020-04-06 11:26:31Cautious optimism may be in order today after public health officials announced the lowest one-day increase rate in new cases of COVID-19 Ontario

Kindness of a stranger moves single Toronto mom 2020-04-06 11:06:40Single mom, Sarah Robinson, created Toronto Cares to help connect low-income families and marginalized communities to financial and foo

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