Nova Scotia reports 37 new cases of COVID-19, shuts down bars, gyms

Nova Scotia health officials reported 37 new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday in the largest single-day increase since April 23. There are currently 87 active cases in the province. … Read More

P.E.I. and N.L. step back from Atlantic bubble as COVID-19 cases rise

The provincial governments of Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador announced Monday morning that they are taking a break from the Atlantic bubble as COVID-19 cases rise in the … Read More

N.B. reports 23 new coronavirus cases Saturday, setting new single-day record

New Brunswick health officials held a rare weekend COVID-19 update as they announced a new record for the number of COVID-19 cases reported in the province in a single day. … Read More

New Brunswick moves Saint John area to orange phase as 9 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday

New Brunswick health officials will move the Saint John region to the orange level of the province’s coronavirus recovery plan as the number of cases in the region has doubled … Read More

‘Tsunami just out there.’ Dire warning about COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador’s chief medical officer issued a dire warning Thursday about COVID-19, likening the surge in cases across the country to a tidal wave headed toward the province. Janice … Read More

N.B. advises no travel for the holidays amid COVID-19, Moncton returns to orange phase

New Brunswick health officials are moving one region back to the orange phase of COVID-19 recovery as four new cases of COVID-19 are reported on Thursday. Three of the new … Read More

Nova Scotia reports 6 new coronavirus cases, new emerging cluster

Nova Scotia is reporting six new novel coronavirus cases on Saturday, while also reporting news of a new emerging cluster in the province. The six new cases are all located … Read More

N.B. reports no new coronavirus cases, 4 recoveries

New Brunswick is reporting no new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday and four additional recoveries from the virus. That means there are now 17 active cases of COVID-19 … Read More

23 Nova Scotia learning institutions permitted to welcome back international students

The Government of Canada says some post-secondary institutions are now allowed to welcome back international students who are not currently in Canada. The list of institutions was posted on Tuesday, … Read More

23 Nova Scotia learning institutions premitted to welcome back international students

The Government of Canada says some post-secondary institutions are now allowed to welcome back international students who are not currently in Canada. The list of institutions was posted on Tuesday, … Read More

No new coronavirus cases in New Brunswick for 2nd day in a row, 4 recoveries

New Brunswick is reporting no new coronavirus cases and four recoveries from the virus on Tuesday. That pushes the number of active cases in the province down to 29. New … Read More

New Brunswick reports 1 new coronavirus case on Friday, potential exposure notice in Moncton

New Brunswick is reporting a single new case of COVID-19 on Friday as it issues a warning about potential exposure to the virus in Moncton. Health officials say the new … Read More

Canadian Civil Liberties Association appealing decision upholding N.L. travel ban

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 19, 2020 6:14 pm     Updated October 19, 2020 6:18 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase … Read More

N.S. warns of potential exposure to COVID-19 on Oct. 15 Toronto-Halifax flight

Nova Scotia health officials are advising travellers of a potential exposure to COVID-19 on an Air Canada flight that departed Toronto for Halifax earlier this week. The province says flight … Read More

N.B. reports 14 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, active cases climb to 71

The number of novel coronavirus cases in New Brunswick continued to climb on Sunday as the province reported 14 new cases. There are now 71 active cases in the province, … Read More

Toronto man arriving in Moncton to host anti-mask event arrested at airport

A Toronto-based anti-mask activist was arrested at the Moncton airport as he arrived to host an anti-mask event that was scheduled for Saturday. New Brunswick RCMP have confirmed that a … Read More

‘The numbers don’t lie’: Atlantic bubble limits coronavirus despite local concerns

Laurie Leek has spent four of the past eight weeks alone in her home in St. John’s. She was alone for her birthday. She was alone in the weeks immediately … Read More

Prince Edward Island reports 1 new travel-related case of COVID-19

CHARLOTTETOWN – Prince Edward Island is reporting one new case of COVID-19. Health officials said Wednesday the new case involves a woman in her 20s who arrived to the Island … Read More

Mental health: Newfoundland loosens COVID-19 rules for ‘rotational’ workers

Newfoundland and Labrador is rolling out new COVID-19 testing rules for people who routinely work outside the province and return on a set schedule. These so-called rotational workers typically include … Read More

Resource sector workers call on Nova Scotia to follow N.B.’s lead on coronavirus self-isolation

Matthew Lake, a lifelong Nova Scotian who works shifts in Alberta’s oilpatch, says the most exciting thing he’s done since the start of the coronavirus pandemic is take his trash … Read More

Students coming to Nova Scotia from outside Atlantic bubble to receive mandatory coronavirus tests

Premier Stephen McNeil announced Thursday that post-secondary students coming to Nova Scotia from outside the Atlantic bubble will be required to take three COVID-19 tests during their isolation period. Anyone … Read More

Study says most Atlantic Canadians not travelling outside of home province

A study found that the majority of Atlantic Canadians have not taken advantage of the Atlantic bubble since it was announced in July, with only two in ten residents, on … Read More

P.E.I. reports 5 new cases of coronavirus linked to essential international workers

Prince Edward Island is reporting five new cases of the coronavirus, all of which are linked to essential workers who travelled to the province from outside Canada. All of the … Read More

Closing arguments heard in challenge of N.L.’s coronavirus travel ban

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Lawyers contesting Newfoundland and Labrador’s travel ban say the policy is arbitrary and violates mobility rights guaranteed in the charter. Closing arguments began Tuesday in provincial … Read More

Nova Scotia reports no new coronavirus cases on Tuesday

Nova Scotia is reporting no new COVID-19 cases in the province on Tuesday There remain no active cases in the province. Read more: Coronavirus took their lives. Here’s how their … Read More

N.S. health officials warn of potential COVID-19 exposure on July 12 flight from Toronto

Nova Scotia Health (NSH) is advising of potential exposure to coronavirus on a West Jet flight from Toronto to Halifax on July 12. The flight departed Toronto at 9:45 p.m. … Read More

‘We’re not there yet’: Atlantic bubble to stay closed as premiers disagree on popping date

Nova Scotia’s tourism season is half-over, but Premier Stephen McNeil says now is not the time to pop the Atlantic bubble and allow Canadians from other provinces to enter the region … Read More

Canadian Premier League to play 2020 season in Charlottetown

The Canadian Premier League is headed to Charlottetown for a truncated 2020 season dubbed the Island Games. The eight-team league will start play Aug. 13 at the University of Prince … Read More

Health officials say there are no active coronavirus cases on Prince Edward Island

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 28, 2020 12:40 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Health officials on Prince Edward … Read More

Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting a new case of COVID-19

By STAFF The Canadian Press Posted July 26, 2020 3:32 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting … Read More

New Brunswick reports 1 new case of COVID-19 on Wednesday

New Brunswick is reporting one new case of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday. Health officials say the case involves a temporary foreign worker between the ages of 20 and 29 … Read More

Should masks be mandatory in Atlantic Canada during COVID-19?

As a growing number of regions across Canada move to make the wearing of masks mandatory in public places, the hot-button issue remains up for debate in Atlantic Canada. The … Read More

No new coronavirus cases reported in New Brunswick on Monday

One active case of coronavirus remains in New Brunswick, as the province reported no new cases Monday. The most recent case was reported Thursday. The province reported at the time that … Read More

Quebecers must now register online with N.B., P.E.I. to travel to Iles-de-la-Madeleine

Quebecers travelling to the Iles-de-la-Madeleine by car through New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island this summer now need to register online with those provinces. The Quebec government says residents must, … Read More

P.E.I. top doc says traveller from U.S. linked to coronavirus cluster was turned away from province

Prince Edward Island’s chief medical officer of health says the traveller from America who appears to be at the centre of the latest coronavirus cluster did not have pre-approval to … Read More

P.E.I. reports 2 new coronavirus cases on Sunday

Prince Edward Island is reporting two additional cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total number of active cases on the island to five. The province’s chief public … Read More

Only 1 active case of coronavirus in New Brunswick, none in hospital on Sunday

There is only one active case of the novel coronavirus in New Brunswick on Sunday and there are no individuals in the hospital as a result of the disease. The … Read More

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