Nearly half of Canadians gathered outside of household over holidays: Ipsos

Canadians knew the recent holiday season was going to be a tough one amid spiking coronavirus cases. Public health officials across the country urged people to avoid in-person gatherings and … Read More

Dinner with mannequins, virtual Santa: How Canadians are spending COVID Christmas

With parts of the country under lockdown and restrictions on gatherings amid a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, it will be a different and scaled-down Christmas this year for … Read More

Trudeau urges compassion amid worsening coronavirus cases in Christmas message

Canadians who celebrate Christmas are getting ready for a holiday unlike any other in living memory as the coronavirus continues to tighten its grip on the country, forcing families and traditions … Read More

Canada could see ‘grotesque’ spike in coronavirus cases after holidays: expert

Public health officials and infectious disease experts are urging Canadians to limit their contacts over the holidays to avoid a potentially devastating spike in the number of cases of the … Read More

Coronavirus: Wear a face mask at holiday gatherings even if it’s ‘awkward,’ WHO says

The World Health Organization is urging people to wear face masks and social distance this holiday season amid the novel coronavirus pandemic even if it feels “awkward” to do so. … Read More

From Christmas cards to cookies, how to limit COVID-19 spread during the holidays

With provincial and federal governments urging Canadians to stay away from those outside their households due to COVID-19, it can feel like nothing about this holiday is going to be … Read More

Christmas a sign of hope amid coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis says

By Staff The Associated Press Posted December 6, 2020 9:38 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Pope Francis says the Christmas … Read More

Coronavirus Christmas: Canadians should celebrate outdoors, virtually, experts say

As Canada continues to struggle to contain the second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic, experts say the holiday season is going to look very different this year. “We know … Read More

Trudeau says holiday gatherings are on the line unless people act now

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says action needs to be taken immediately to preserve any chance Canadians will be able to gather over the holidays, “even in a restrained way,” as … Read More

Are the holidays cancelled? Before you book that ticket, here’s what experts say

The holidays are fast approaching as coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country, leaving many Canadians wondering if they should travel to visit friends and family or stay home. … Read More

Holiday travel amid surging coronavirus cases — is it safe in Canada?

The holidays are fast approaching as coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country, leaving many Canadians wondering if they should travel to visit friends and family or stay home. … Read More

12 weeks of Christmas: Retailers speed up holiday plans amid coronavirus pandemic

Retailers are ramping up plans for a transformed Christmas shopping season in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with strategies to draw buyers early, step up their e-commerce game and convince … Read More

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