‘Precarious work is a health hazard’: When staying home isn’t an option

Stay home. This has been one of the driving messages we’ve heard throughout the pandemic to combat the spread of COVID-19. Last week, the Ontario government’s stay-at-home order came into … Read More

Nova Scotia extends state of emergency, reports no new coronavirus cases Friday

Nova Scotia will extend its state of emergency and has recorded no new cases of COVID-19, the province announced on Friday. That means there remain 1,061 total cases of the … Read More

Emergency leave, instead of layoffs, for COVID-19-impacted City of London workers

CUPE Local 101, which represents front-line “inside” municipal workers, and the City of London, Ont., have reached an agreement to move forward with designated emergency leaves (DEL) for some union … Read More

132 warnings, 1 charged as sunny weekend sees more residents flout emergency act restrictions in London

It was a beautiful weekend in London, but unfortunately, Mayor Ed Holder notes it was also a busy weekend for bylaw officers dealing with those violating restrictions in place due … Read More

Nova Scotia extends coronavirus state of emergency until May 17 as deaths climb to 29

Nova Scotia reported a single new COVID-19-related death on Friday. The death occurred at Northwood Manor in Halifax, which as a result of an outbreak at the facility has recorded … Read More

Saskatchewan declares state of emergency as coronavirus concerns grow

The Saskatchewan government has declared a state of emergency as concerns grow over COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. With the declaration, the province now has more power … Read More

State of emergency: How different levels of government can respond to coronavirus

As the novel coronavirus outbreak continues to spread across Canada, some governments have declared a state of emergency. Premier Doug Ford formally declared a state of emergency for Ontario on … Read More