Alberta health minister rejects suggestions province too lax with coronavirus restrictions

Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro is rejecting suggestions his province’s spiking coronavirus cases are the result of not moving quickly or toughly enough in slapping restrictions on the public. His … Read More

Experts say targeted coronavirus restrictions have value, but window is closing

“Targeted” coronavirus strategies have prevailed in Canada since stay-home orders expired in the spring. For months, local and provincial governments have attempted to balance public health and the economy by … Read More

What is a coronavirus ‘circuit-breaker?’ A pivot in strategy with pros and cons

With coronavirus cases rising in much of Canada, the “circuit-breaker” strategy has become the latest buzzword. The concept is simple — a set of short, tight restrictions with a deadline, … Read More