Trump splits with top health officials amid latest U.S. coronavirus surge

A multi-state coronavirus surge in the countdown to Election Day has exposed a clear split between U.S. President Donald Trump’s bullish embrace of a return to normalcy and urgent public … Read More

Ottawa says coronavirus disability grant will be paid Friday after months-long delay

A long-delayed, one-time payment to Canadians with disabilities to help them financially during the coronavirus pandemic will finally be delivered starting Friday. The federal government says the tax-free payment up … Read More

‘World first’ Parkinson’s treatment undergoing clinical trial in Toronto

Researchers in Toronto are in the early stages of developing what’s being called a “world-first” treatment for Parkinson’s disease. Currently in its first phase of clinical trials, the ultimate goal … Read More

Ontario man denied government-funded mental health support for having ‘complex’ case

When Elliot Hudson started having dark thoughts, and trouble getting out of bed in the mornings this fall, he knew it was time to ask for help. Hudson has struggled … Read More

Canada posts 2nd-highest total of new coronavirus cases as U.S., world smash records

Canada reported another 2,951 new cases of the novel coronavirus Thursday, nearly hitting the daily record set just days ago. It’s the second-highest number of daily confirmed infections since the … Read More

Global coronavirus case total rises by record 500,000 cases in one day

Global coronavirus cases rose by more than 500,000 for the first time on Wednesday, a record one-day increase as countries across the Northern Hemisphere reported daily spikes. Global daily COVID-19 … Read More

Large cruise ship ban in Canadian waters extended until at least February

Transport Minister Marc Garneau says big cruise ships will be banned from Canadian waters at least until the end of February now. The same extension is being applied to the … Read More

Radon levels higher than recommended in 37% of Halifax homes tested in 2019

A research initiative on radon levels in Halifax homes in 2019 showed half of the 76 homes tested had a high concentration of the gas, either at or exceeding limits … Read More

Quebec premier defends extending coronavirus measures as second wave takes hold in France

Quebec was right to extend restrictions in areas on red alert as the second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic gains steam in France and the United States, the province’s … Read More

Quebec could see coronavirus vaccine as early as next year, top public health official says

Quebec was right to extend restrictions in areas on red alert as the second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic gains steam in France and the United States, the province’s … Read More