‘Cynical spreaders’: 1 in 5 Canadians doing little to curb coronavirus spread, survey says

One in five Canadians are “cynical spreaders” — those who disregard safety precautions meant to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus — according to a survey by the Angus … Read More

Can you catch COVID-19 twice? What we still don’t know about the novel coronavirus

After months of battling the novel coronavirus, a lot is still unknown — how it spreads, its symptoms and more — and it continues to kill Canadians everyday. That’s why … Read More

Trudeau says world has questions ‘particularly’ for China on COVID-19 origin

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says there will be questions “particularly” for China about how the coronavirus pandemic began and its handling of the early days of the crisis. His comments … Read More

Canada’s biggest companies getting new loans, financing to weather COVID-19

By The Canadian Press Posted May 11, 2020 10:03 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The federal government says it will … Read More

O’Toole vows to put ‘caveats’ on One China policy, urges ‘reckoning’ over coronavirus

Conservative leadership candidate Erin O’Toole says while he would not walk away from longstanding policies acknowledging Chinese claims over Hong Kong and Taiwan, he would modify them. In an interview … Read More

Canada-U.S. border should stay shut but provincial ones shouldn’t harden: experts

Now is not the time to look at reopening the border with the United States amid the coronavirus pandemic, experts say. But at the same time, provinces should not be … Read More

Coronavirus: Champagne dodges naming Taiwan when pressed to thank nation for mask donation

When China donated medical supplies to help Canada in battling the coronavirus pandemic, Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne turned to Twitter to thank the country directly. But after the small … Read More

Coronavirus: Trudeau rejects ‘oil is dead’ claim from Greens, Bloc Quebecois

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he rejects the claim made by Green and Bloc Quebecois leaders that “oil is dead” and should get no further government support amid the coronavirus … Read More

Trudeau open to ‘voluntary’ coronavirus tracking app but says privacy paramount

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says while there could be a role for using apps and virtual tracking to trace coronavirus cases in Canada, those measures would likely need to be … Read More

Coronavirus ‘travel bubble’ idea gains steam but wouldn’t work for Canada, U.S.: expert

As provinces and countries begin to look towards easing coronavirus restrictions, some are taking an approach reminiscent of school days gone by: pick a best friend and stick with them. … Read More

Trudeau mum on whether seniors will get coronavirus financial support

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is saying little on whether Canadian seniors will get financial support to cope with the coronavirus pandemic. The federal government has rolled out hundreds of billions … Read More

NATO must confront coronavirus disinformation, supply chain threats: Stoltenberg

The coronavirus pandemic is driving home the need for members of the NATO security alliance to work together to counter disinformation and shore up supply chains among the alliance. In … Read More

Saskatchewan, Denmark taking similar approaches to slow coronavirus reopening

As Saskatchewan and several other provinces prepare to lift some of the novel coronavirus restrictions imposed on their residents over the last two months, they have at least one country … Read More

Coronavirus: Reopening auto firms safely can serve as ‘example’ for others, CEO says

Automakers across the continent are pushing to reopen their plants amid the novel coronavirus pandemic and one industry leader says if the sector can get it right, they can serve … Read More

Coronavirus: Tories push for more federal help for restaurant, tourism sectors

The Conservatives are calling on the government to come up with a plan specifically to help the nation’s restaurant, hospitality and tourism sectors cope with the coronavirus pandemic. Many of … Read More

Coronavirus: One quarter of Canadians still not fully social distancing, poll suggests

Canadians almost universally believe physical distancing will help slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Yet one in four admit to not doing it as much as they should, according to … Read More

Spot a COVIDIOT? Here’s how to report coronavirus rule-breakers

It’s been nearly one week since the federal government invoked the Quarantine Act in a bid to stop Canadians returning from foreign travel from flouting coronavirus isolation orders. That move … Read More

Nursing homes screening for coronavirus can’t rely only on symptoms: investigation

An investigation at a Seattle-area nursing home concluded that symptoms aren’t enough to identify who is infected once the coronavirus enters a long-term care facility. Residents without symptoms could have … Read More

Trudeau refuses to say if planned carbon tax increase still a go amid coronavirus

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is refusing to say whether the planned increase to the carbon tax next week will still happen even as workers and businesses grapple with the economic … Read More

China reports first locally transmitted coronavirus case in 3 days, clampdown on flights

Mainland China reported its first locally transmitted coronavirus case in three days and 54 new imported cases, as Beijing ordered airlines to sharply cut international flights, for fear travelers could … Read More

China reports 67 new coronavirus cases, all from international travel

Mainland China reported a second consecutive day of no new local coronavirus infections as the epicenter of the epidemic Hubei province opened its borders, but imported cases rose as Beijing … Read More

Coronavirus: Travellers coming back to Canada will be mandated to isolate, feds say

Anyone returning to Canada from abroad amid the coronavirus pandemic will no longer just be asked to self-isolate upon their return — that order is now mandatory. Health Minister Patty … Read More

Coronavirus: Canadian IOC member expects 2020 Olympics will be postponed

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are expected to be postponed because of the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, one organizing committee member conceded on Monday. But the organization itself is still … Read More

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