Coronavirus: No new cases reported in New Brunswick for first time in 2021

New Brunswick reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, the first time it has done so this year. The province is also reporting that nine new people have recovered … Read More

N.L. reports 44 new COVID cases as nurses brave brutal winter to test thousands

Newfoundland and Labrador health officials are today reporting 44 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and another 21 presumptive positive cases. Officials say 42 of the confirmed cases and all of … Read More

14 active cases of COVID-19 at Laval elementary school

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board is reporting 14 active cases of COVID-19 at Hillcrest Academy in Laval’s Chomedey district. School officials say they are currently managing the outbreak, working … Read More

Laval elementary school closes after 16 active cases of COVID-19 reported

The Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board is reporting 16 active cases of COVID-19 at Hillcrest Academy in Laval’s Chomedey district, affecting nine classes. School officials announced Tuesday afternoon that they … Read More

Second COVID-19 outbreak declared at LNG Canada, 15 workers test positive

Health officials have declared a second COVID-19 outbreak on a massive liquified natural gas project in northern British Columbia. At least 15 workers in the diversified transportation unit of the … Read More

Nova Scotia to present recommendations of Northwood review

Nova Scotia is set to release findings into its review of the COVID-19 outbreak at the Northwood long-term care facility in Halifax. During the outbreak, 345 people at Northwood Manor … Read More

Staffing issues, shared rooms led to deadly outbreak at N.S. long-term home: review

Shared rooms and staffing shortages were among the key factors contributing to a COVID-19 outbreak at a Halifax long-term care home that killed 53 residents last spring, according to two … Read More

Nova Scotia set to make improvements following recommendations of Northwood review

Health Minister Randy Delorey announced Monday at a press briefing that government is preparing for future cases of COVID-19 with recommendations from two reviews of outbreaks in long-term care facilities. … Read More

Strict limits on private gatherings requested as coronavirus cases rise in London, Ont.

The health unit, in consultation with the City of London and County of Middlesex, is requesting that new restrictions on gathering sizes announced by the province for Toronto, Peel Region, … Read More

Anger from London, Ont. mayor amid growing coronavirus outbreak: ‘You are going to kill someone’

A growing outbreak of COVID-19 sparked anger and frustration from Ed Holder, the mayor of London, Ont., on Thursday. Earlier in the day, the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) said that … Read More

Masks to be mandatory in commercial settings in Windsor-Essex, health unit says

Starting next week, masks and face coverings will be mandatory inside commercial settings in Windsor and Essex County, the region’s associate medical officer of health announced Friday. The change is … Read More

La Loche COVID-19 victim’s family warns others to take the disease seriously

Suzanne Sylvestre’s grandfather waved at her over FaceTime from his long-term care home in La Loche, Sask. She blew him a kiss and he caught it and held it to … Read More

Coronavirus: 3 deaths, 2 new cases reported at London-Middlesex seniors’ facilities: MLHU

The number of deaths related to COVID-19 in London and Middlesex rose to 26 on Thursday after health officials with the Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) reported three new deaths, all … Read More

Why the coronavirus fight can only succeed with worldwide cooperation

As countries across the globe continue to battle the novel coronavirus pandemic, the diplomatic spat between the U.S. and Canada over the export of 3M respirator masks has been just one … Read More