Working out at home? Here’s how to avoid an injury

Many Canadians have turned their homes into offices, classrooms and gyms during the COVID-19 pandemic. With more fitness studios leading virtual classes, working out at home has arguably never been … Read More

Why Canadians can’t ignore this sign of bladder cancer, even in the COVID-19 pandemic

Brad Hornseth made sure to call his family doctor right away when he spotted specks of blood in his urine. It was early in the summer of 2018 and the … Read More

Coronavirus travel restrictions between Yukon, B.C. to be lifted by July

WHITEHORSE — Travel restrictions will be lifted between Yukon and B.C. after July 1 under the second phase of the territory’s pandemic restart plan. Premier Sandy Silver and chief medical … Read More

London, Ont., deputy mayor urges residents to skip delivery apps, order directly from restaurants

While many of the supports and assistance restaurant owners would like to see as the novel coronavirus pandemic continues are beyond the means of the municipality, there is something locals … Read More

For 4th day in a row, Canada adds fewer than 1,000 new coronavirus cases

Canada’s daily coronavirus case count remained under 1,000 for the fourth consecutive day. With 906 new cases and 102 deaths, Friday tipped the country over 89,000 cases. Close to 7,000 … Read More

B.C. reports four new COVID-19 cases, no deaths 10 days into province’s pandemic reboot

British Columbia reported just four new COVID-19 cases and no new deaths as the province marked 10 days into its economic restart plan, Friday. It is the eighth time this … Read More

Old East Village Grocer to permanently close as of June 7

A day after announcing it would re-open on Saturday, the Old East Village Grocer (OEVG) says it will be closing for good as of June 7. In a statement, the … Read More

Inspection reports found mouse feces, neglect, abuse at Ontario long-term care homes before COVID-19

WARNING: This story contains graphic details some readers may find disturbing. Discretion is advised.  Past inspection reports of the five long-term care homes in Ontario named in a troubling military … Read More

Testing underway after 8 migrant workers at Elgin County farm test positive for coronavirus

Officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) and Southwestern Public Health (SWPH) say coronavirus testing is underway at a St. Thomas-area farm after at least eight temporary foreign workers tested … Read More

Premiers promise more coronavirus tests, masks as Canada’s economy shrinks

The COVID-19 pandemic’s economic toll came into sharper focus on Friday as several provinces revamped their efforts to root out the novel coronavirus and slow its spread. Statistics Canada announced … Read More

Tuition hikes amid coronavirus pandemic unacceptable, student groups say

Some Canadian universities are raising tuition fees for the new school year much to the consternation of students, who argue their costs should be going down, not up in light … Read More

The New Reality: What can Canada learn from Denmark’s return to class?

This is the seventh in a series of stories looking at the new reality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Maritimes. You can find the full series here. … Read More