Pandemic elections: What other countries have voted during COVID-19?

For the first time in Canada’s political history, federal elections are being held during a global pandemic. When Justin Trudeau called the snap vote last month there was a chorus … Read More

Trudeau defends 400-person indoor rally, says it followed COVID-19 protocols

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 15, 2021 11:52 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is … Read More

Toronto health workers voice COVID-19 concerns during Trudeau’s election stop

Health-care workers shared concerns over staff shortages and burnout with the federal Liberal leader during a Sunday campaign stop at a Toronto hospital that was surrounded by anti-vaccine protests earlier … Read More

Trudeau expected to release Liberal election platform on Wednesday: sources

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is expected to release the party’s election platform at a campaign event on Wednesday morning, according to campaign sources. Trudeau is scheduled to make an announcement … Read More

Liberals pledge billions for Indigenous mental health, housing in new plan

The Liberals promised Monday to pour billions of dollars into housing and mental health for Indigenous communities if re-elected, a move they said would help address long-standing gaps in supports … Read More

Balance the budget or spend, spend, spend? Canadians divided amid pandemic election

There appears to be no clear consensus among Canadians on whether the most responsible path out of the social and economic shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic is to keep on … Read More

PHAC to hold next in-person COVID-19 briefing on Sept. 3, before election date

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is set to hold its first in-person briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic since the federal election was called on Aug. 15, according to … Read More

O’Toole reverses campaign pledge on conscience rights, says doctors must refer patients

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole says he believes doctors must refer patients seeking services like abortion or medical assistance in dying to another provider if they object to performing these procedures … Read More

What is ‘conscientious objection’? Here’s why major parties are talking about it

As the campaign for the 2021 federal election continues, one controversial topic looks to be coming right to the forefront — whether health-care professionals are obligated to provide care for … Read More