Ontario reports more than 3,200 new COVID-19 cases, 47 deaths

Ontario reported 3,216 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 492,303. For comparison, last Sunday 3,723 cases were reported.Forty-seven new deaths were also … Read More

COVID-19: 2nd team of Newfoundland and Labrador health-care workers en route to Ontario

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — A team of Newfoundland and Labrador health-care workers took off for Ontario Tuesday morning, hoping to help their central Canadian colleagues battle a deadly third wave … Read More

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

Ontario reports more than 3,700 new COVID-19 cases, 23 deaths

Ontario reported 3,723 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 470,465. For comparison, last Sunday 3,947 cases were reported. Twenty-three new deaths were … Read More

Ontario reports more than 3,300 new COVID-19 cases, 29 deaths

Ontario reported 3,369 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 466,733. For comparison, last Saturday 4,094 cases were reported. “Locally, there are 1,050 … Read More

Ontario reports more than 3,900 new COVID-19 cases, 24 deaths

Ontario reported 3,947 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 445,351. For comparison, last Sunday 4,250 cases were reported. Twenty-four new deaths were … Read More

COVID-19: Ontario won’t lower AstraZeneca vaccine age threshold currently given limited supply

Ontario won’t be lowering the age threshold required to receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine currently despite a new recommendation Friday from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI). A spokesperson … Read More

Confusion mounts over AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Ontario amid delay reports

Confusion is mounting over possible delays to upcoming AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shipments to Ontario. Premier Doug Ford’s office released a statement Monday which said that, in addition to previously announced … Read More

Ontario told to prepare for delays to 2 AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shipments, premier’s office says

The Ontario government has been told to prepare for delays to two upcoming AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shipments, Premier Doug Ford’s office said Monday. A statement from Ford’s office said that … Read More

Doug Ford contacting consulates to try and get more COVID vaccines for Ontario, spokesperson says

A spokesperson for Premier Doug Ford says he has begun contacting consulates in a bid to get more COVID-19 vaccines for Ontario. Ivana Yelich said Sunday that Ford began reaching … Read More

Ontario reports 4,250 new COVID-19 cases, 18 more deaths

Ontario reported 4,250 coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 416,995. Eighteen new deaths were also reported, bringing the provincial death toll to … Read More

Ontario to ‘scope down’ new police COVID-19 powers, source says, as playgrounds allowed to reopen

TORONTO — Furious criticism of new anti-pandemic powers that allow police in Ontario to stop any motorist or pedestrian and ask where they live and why they’re not home prompted … Read More

Ontario to ‘scope down’ new police COVID-19 powers, source says

TORONTO — The Canadian Press has learned that the Ontario government is expected to backtrack on new police powers to enforce anti-pandemic measures. A source with knowledge of the discussions … Read More

Quebec reports 1,537 cases of COVID-19 as hospitalizations and ICU cases highest since second wave

Quebec is reporting its highest number of hospitalizations and intensive care cases due to COVID-19 since the second wave. The province reported 1,537 new infections on Saturday as hospitalizations rose … Read More

Ontario reports more than 4,300 new COVID-19 cases, 34 deaths

Ontario reported 4,362 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 412,745. “Locally, there are 1,162 new cases in Toronto, 936 in Peel, 430 in … Read More

Ontario reports more than 3,800 new coronavirus cases, 19 deaths

Ontario reported 3,813 coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 382,152. “Locally, there are 973 new cases in Toronto, 669 in Peel, 442 … Read More

Some grocery stores bring back ‘hero pay’ wage bumps as provinces grapple with COVID-19

Grocery chains Longo’s and Empire Co., which owns Sobeys, Foodland and FreshCo, say they will be bringing back a temporary wage bump for its front-line workers as provinces begin to … Read More

Longo’s brings back temporary wage bump amid Ontario COVID-19 lockdown

Grocery chain Longo’s says it will be bringing back a temporary wage bump for its front-line workers. Read more: Loblaws, Metro to end COVID-19 wage top-up for employees The Ontario-based … Read More

Ontario issuing stay-at-home order, declares 3rd state of emergency amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Ontario government has declared the province’s third state of emergency amid the COVID-19 pandemic and is issuing a provincewide stay-at-home order effective Thursday at 12:01 a.m. The government is … Read More

Ontario considering provincewide stay-at-home order, closing non-essential retail: sources

Global News has learned the Ontario government is currently considering implementing a stay-at-home order and closing non-essential retail businesses provincewide in a bid to slow the spread of COVID-19. Sources … Read More

Managing mental and physical wellbeing during 3rd wave of COVID-19

Weathering lockdowns and managing ever-changing restrictions has been part of daily life in Ontario for more than a year. As the third wave of COVID-19 forces continued isolation, many people … Read More

Ontario reports nearly 6,100 new coronavirus cases over past 2 days

Ontario reported 6,098 coronavirus cases over the past two days, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 358,558. On Friday, 3,089 cases were reported and on Saturday 3,009 … Read More

Winnipeg’s drinking water a source of frustration for Indigenous community

About 100 million litres of fresh water flows west to the city of Winnipeg every day but the struggling Indigenous people who live on the shores of Shoal Lake say … Read More

Announcement coming Thursday on possible new COVID-19 restrictions in Ontario: Doug Ford

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says an announcement will be made on Thursday regarding possible new COVID-19 restrictions amid rising cases and hospitalizations in the province. Ford made the remarks when … Read More

‘Short-term instability’ remains despite good news on Canada’s vaccine supply: Ontario government

Ontario continues to face “short-term instability” in the province’s COVID-19 vaccine supply despite positive news from the federal government Tuesday about speeding up shipments later this year, a spokesperson for … Read More

Doug Ford says Ontario is considering additional restrictions as COVID-19 cases rise

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford says his government is considering additional restrictions to combat a surge in COVID-19 and is urging people not to gather over the Easter weekend. … Read More

Ontario considering additional restrictions as COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Doug Ford says

TORONTO — Ontario is considering additional restrictions to combat a surge in COVID-19 cases, Premier Doug Ford said Tuesday as he warned people against making plans for Easter weekend. Ford … Read More

Ontario reports more than 2,000 coronavirus cases for 4th straight day

Ontario reported 2,448 cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 343,140. This marks the fourth day in a row that the … Read More

Ontario reports largest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases in more than 2 months

Ontario reported 2,453 cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 340,692. It marks the largest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases for … Read More

Ontario reports nearly 1,800 new coronavirus cases, 18 more deaths

Ontario reported 1,791 cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 328,874. “Locally, there are 495 new cases in Toronto, 350 in … Read More

Canada lacks cohesion over obesity as a COVID-19 vaccine priority

Canadians with severe obesity won’t have to wait much longer to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Ontario, Manitoba, or Alberta. The three provinces have explicitly listed severe obesity as among … Read More

‘We need the vaccines’: Doug Ford says Ontario could administer 150K shots per day

Premier Doug Ford says Ontario has the capacity to administer many more COVID-19 vaccines than the province is currently averaging per day, but says there is not enough supply. Ford … Read More

Ontario reports more than 1,700 coronavirus cases, 15 deaths

Ontario reported 1,747 cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 318,106. It marks the largest jump in cases since Feb. 1, … Read More

Ontario reports more than 1,400 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths

Ontario reported 1,468 cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 316,359. “Locally, there are 381 new cases in Toronto, 226 in … Read More

Ontario reports 1,185 new coronavirus cases, 6 more deaths

Ontario reported 1,185 cases of the novel coronavirus Tuesday morning, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 311,112. According to Tuesday’s provincial report, 343 cases were recorded … Read More

Ontario reports nearly 1,300 new coronavirus cases, 15 more deaths

Ontario reported 1,299 cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 308,296. A total of 290,840 COVID-19 cases are considered resolved, which … Read More

Ontario reports 990 new coronavirus cases, 6 more deaths

Ontario reported 990 cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 306,997. “Locally, there are 284 new cases in Toronto, 173 in … Read More

Why a Halifax psychologist says more guidance is needed for Canadian parents as COVID drags on

A psychologist and associate professor at Dalhousie University in Halifax says public health departments across the country could be doing more to support parents by providing them with guidance around … Read More

Ontario surpasses 300K total COVID-19 cases as 1,062 new infections reported

Ontario reported 1,062 cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 300,816. “Locally, there are 259 new cases in Toronto, 201 in … Read More

Ontario reports 1,185 new coronavirus cases, 16 more deaths

Ontario reported 1,185 cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 299,754. “Locally, there are 331 new cases in Toronto, 220 in … Read More

Ontario reports 1,087 new coronavirus cases, 13 deaths

Ontario reported 1,087 cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 293,086. “Locally, there are 344 new cases in Toronto, 156 in … Read More

Ontario reports more than 1,200 new coronavirus cases, 28 deaths

Ontario reported 1,228 cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 291,999. A total of 274,714 COVID-19 cases are considered resolved, which … Read More

Ontario reports 42 more COVID-19-related deaths, 981 cases

Ontario reported 981 cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 285,868. “Locally, there are 209 new cases in Peel, 171 in … Read More

Ontario reports 42 more COVID-19-realted deaths, 981 cases

Ontario reported 981 cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 285,868. “Locally, there are 209 new cases in Peel, 171 in … Read More

Ontario reports 1,300 coronavirus cases, 19 deaths

Ontario reported 1,300 cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 284,887. “Locally, there are 433 new cases in Toronto, 253 in … Read More

Ontario reports 1,489 new coronavirus cases, 22 more deaths

Ontario reported 1,489 cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 278,207. “Locally, there are 517 new cases in Toronto, 261 in … Read More

Ontario reports 1,388 coronavirus cases, 45 deaths

Ontario reported 1,388 cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 276,718. “Locally, there are 455 new cases in Toronto, 288 in … Read More

Doctors, patients call on Canadian employers to help cover cost of fertility treatments, drugs

Fertility patient groups in Canada are calling on employers to improve fertility benefits as part of a new campaign called Fertility Benefits Matter, which also aims to raise awareness of … Read More

Ontario reports 1,848 coronavirus cases, 43 deaths

Ontario reported 1,848 cases of the novel coronavirus Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 268,211. In Toronto, 726 cases were reported, 306 in Peel Region, … Read More

Ontario reports 73 more COVID-19-related deaths, 2,063 cases

Ontario reported 2,063 new cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 266,363. “Locally, there are 713 new cases in Toronto, 379 … Read More

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