Ontarians look to Atlantic Canada for chance at better quality of life amid COVID-19 pandemic

Lee Larabie and her wife Rebecca had been dreaming of escaping Toronto for years, rattling off reasons for ditching the hustle and bustle of big-city life whenever the conversation came … Read More

WHO, 23 nations back creation of pandemic treaty to prepare for future health crises

Leaders of 23 countries and the World Health Organization on Tuesday backed an idea to create an international treaty that would help the world deal with future health emergencies like … Read More

Canada’s pandemic ‘alert’ system failed to operate properly for COVID-19: report

An interim review of why Ottawa’s early pandemic warning system failed to issue a formal alert on COVID-19 has described a lack of detailed knowledge of the system by senior … Read More

Global coronavirus cases have crossed 100 million

Over 100 million people around the world have been infected with the novel coronavirus, a milestone reached just over a year after COVID-19 began to take hold. The world crossed … Read More

COVID-19: Face masks spark ‘fear and anxiety’ among deaf, hard of hearing

For roughly four million Canadians who are deaf or living with hearing loss, solid face coverings are leading to heightened levels of anxiety. “It’s fear and anxiety and the constant … Read More