Inconsistent messages on COVID-19 reflect evolving science, regional differences: Tam

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 22, 2020 4:14 pm     Updated October 22, 2020 4:15 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Canada adds more than 2,200 new cases of COVID-19

The number of COVID-19 cases in Canada grew by 2,215 on Saturday, and officials announced an additional 25 people had succumbed to the illness. The new figures released on Saturday … Read More

Canada is not in a second wave, but coronavirus cases increasing sharply: Tam

Rapid increases in new COVID-19 cases could quickly spiral out of control, public health officials said Friday as some provinces continued to impose new and tougher public health measures. Read … Read More

Coronavirus: Trudeau, Tam say Canada prepared early for pandemic

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government began preparing for a possible pandemic as soon as it received the first alert about a mysterious cluster of pneumonia … Read More

Coronavirus: Trudeau, Tam say Canada prepared early for possible pandemic

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 11, 2020 4:54 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin … Read More

Discussion on decriminalizing drugs should be considered in wake of opioid deaths: Tam

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 22, 2020 2:53 pm     Updated August 22, 2020 3:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Canada’s coronavirus curve seeing ‘uptick’ amid new outbreaks, Tam says

Canada’s coronavirus curve is seeing an “uptick” as jurisdictions across the country report new outbreaks, the country’s top doctor said Tuesday. While the COVID-19 situation varies across provinces and territories, … Read More

Top doctor expresses concern over Canadians’ mental health amid coronavirus

Canada’s top health officer on Sunday expressed concern over higher consumption of alcohol and junk food during the coronavirus epidemic, suggesting this could be a sign of worsening mental health. … Read More

COVID 19 outbreak in northern Saskatchewan ‘of concern’ says Canada’s chief health officer

Canada’s chief public health officer says a COVID-19 outbreak gripping Saskatchewan’s far north is an area of concern. Dr. Theresa Tam says not only is the region remote, but it’s … Read More

Hajdu defends Health Canada after Kenney suggests Alberta may move ahead with steps to combat COVID-19 without its approval

Federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu defended Health Canada’s process for approving tools to fight COVID-19 on Tuesday after Premier Jason Kenney suggested Alberta may bypass its approval to take steps … Read More

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