Canada’s auction of 5G wireless spectrum to telecom firms delayed due to coronavirus

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 5, 2020 4:41 pm Updated June 5, 2020 4:45 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size … Read More

Peaceful march urging solidarity with Black community underway in Ottawa

Thousands of Ottawa residents are expected to march in front of Parliament Hill on Friday in a show of solidarity against anti-Black racism and police brutality. The No Peace Until … Read More

Trudeau, thousands march in Ottawa anti-racism protest

Thousands are marching in downtown Ottawa on Friday in a show of solidarity against anti-Black racism and police brutality. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who declined to say Friday morning whether … Read More

Nova Scotia’s bars, restaurants and barber shops to reopen after coronavirus shutdown

It will be a “new normal” at bars and restaurants across Nova Scotia as they reopen after being closed for nearly three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the … Read More

Trudeau to offer premiers billions to help bolster testing, contact tracing, PPE

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to offer premiers billions in federal funding to help them safely reopen provincial and territorial economies without triggering an explosive second wave of COVID-19 cases. … Read More

Trudeau offers premiers $14B to help restart economies after coronavirus shutdowns

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 5, 2020 7:34 am Updated June 5, 2020 11:43 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size … Read More

Coronavirus cases in Canada continue steady decline, death toll increases by 139

New novel coronavirus cases in Canada have been dropping for the past several days, with Ontario and Quebec continuing to account for the vast majority of new cases and deaths. … Read More

COVID-19 study linking hydroxychloroquine, death risk retracted from medical journal

By Staff Reuters Posted June 4, 2020 3:50 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Three of the authors of an influential … Read More

Bank of Canada tracking supply, consumer demand for next economic outlook

A senior official at the Bank of Canada says the central bank will be paying close attention to what the post-pandemic economy can supply and what consumers demand. Deputy governor … Read More

Trudeau once again dodges questions over action on Hong Kong, China, Huawei

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau once again dodged questions about whether his government will pursue any concrete action as China cracks down on pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong, or whether his … Read More

Seniors to receive special COVID-19 benefit in July: Trudeau

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 4, 2020 1:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin … Read More

Calgary couple stranded in India by COVID-19 pandemic killed: family

A retired couple stranded in India by the COVID-19 pandemic were robbed and killed before they could get on a flight back to Canada. “It’s a tragic loss that we … Read More

Canada’s daily coronavirus case numbers drop to 675 as death toll surpasses 100

Canada reported an increase of 675 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday as the country continues its apparent downward trend in new case numbers this week. The last time the country’s … Read More

Face masks now required on planes, trains, ships and transit due to COVID-19: Garneau

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 3, 2020 6:17 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau … Read More

Thousands worldwide volunteer for deliberate coronavirus exposure to speed up vaccine development

As of Wednesday morning, the 1 Day Sooner project had over 26,000 volunteers from over 100 countries who are willing to be exposed to the novel coronavirus as part of … Read More

Military returning to work amid readiness concerns as coronavirus stretches on

The Canadian Forces are getting ready to head back to work as the coronavirus pandemic continues to stretch on and military officials face concerns that keeping activities on pause could reduce … Read More

Tories continue push for apology over minister’s WeChat group post funding lawsuit

The federal Conservatives on Wednesday continued to push for an apology from Digital Government Minister Joyce Murray over her allowing a post on her community WeChat group that sought to … Read More

No yelling, wear a mask: How George Floyd protests can be safe amid COVID-19

Health experts say those taking to the streets to protest the death of George Floyd — a Black man who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck … Read More

Federal aid needed for long-term care homes before 2nd wave of COVID-19: advocates

The federal government must do more to help provinces prepare long-term care homes for the next wave of COVID-19, the Ontario Long Term Care Association says. Association CEO Donna Duncan … Read More

Coronavirus: Trudeau to make case for co-ordinated world recovery plan

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will continue today to make the case for a co-ordinated global response to cushion the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world’s poorest countries. … Read More

Canada’s daily coronavirus death toll surges from day prior as 705 new cases reported

The death toll from the novel coronavirus in Canada more than doubled from the day prior, with 69 lives reported taken on Tuesday. A further 705 new cases of COVID-19 … Read More

COVID-19 patients face increased risk of post-op death, pulmonary complications: study

A collaborative study out of Western University in London, Ont., and the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom has found that COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery are significantly more … Read More

China using Huawei to drive a wedge between U.K. and U.S., American senator says

China is using telecoms giant Huawei to try to drive a wedge between Britain and the United States, Republican senator Tom Cotton told British lawmakers on Tuesday. Cotton is one … Read More

Black neighbourhoods in Toronto are hit hardest by COVID-19 — and it’s ‘anchored in racism’: experts

There are more Black people living in Toronto neighbourhoods that have the highest number of novel coronavirus infections — indicating that there are health inequities impacting those communities due to … Read More

‘Many questions’ after report that WHO praised China to get COVID-19 data: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said there are “many questions” for the World Health Organization and China when questioned about a media report that officials at the organization praised the regime’s … Read More

Remote voting amid coronavirus can be done securely: House of Commons Speaker

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 2, 2020 2:51 pm Updated June 2, 2020 2:53 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size … Read More

Fight fake news linking 5G with coronavirus, European Union members urge

By Foo Yun Chee Reuters Posted June 2, 2020 2:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ European Union (EU) nations banking … Read More

Feds continue to bolster PPE supply as COVID-19 pandemic continues

Planes and boats loaded with personal protective equipment and other COVID-19 supplies continue to arrive in Canada as the federal government moves to increase the domestic stockpile of crucial gear. … Read More

Air Canada raises $1.6B to offset losses as coronavirus lockdown slashes sales

Air Canada has raised $1.59 billion from share and debt offerings intended to offset some of the carrier’s losses from the coronavirus pandemic. The company said Tuesday it sold 35.4 … Read More

Regis Korchinski-Paquet’s death reinforces need for major mental health, policing reforms: advocates

Almost a week after 29-year-old Regis Korchinski-Paquet fell to her death at a west-end apartment building, the co-chair of the Toronto Police Services Board’s anti-racism advisory panel says she has … Read More

Canadian health officials urge George Floyd protesters to stay safe amid COVID-19

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 2, 2020 6:14 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ As protesters keep up their … Read More

Canada sees lowest daily coronavirus death toll in 2 months with 759 new cases

The novel coronavirus pandemic has claimed 31 more lives across Canada, yet the number represents the lowest daily death toll in two months. Monday also saw just 759 new confirmed … Read More

Canada sees lowest daily coronavirus death toll in 2 months, 759 new cases

The novel coronavirus pandemic has claimed 31 more lives across Canada, yet the number represents the lowest daily death toll in two months. Monday also saw just 759 new confirmed … Read More

Electric vehicles could be as disruptive to oil industry as coronavirus, Suncor CEO says

The shift to electric vehicles and other low-carbon technologies could disrupt crude oil demand on a similar scale to the coronavirus pandemic, Suncor Energy Inc’s chief executive said on Monday. … Read More

University of Waterloo researchers using social media to predict disease outbreaks

Researchers at the University of Waterloo are using social media in an attempt to forecast when we may see future outbreaks of diseases like COVID-19 and measles. Using simulations, researchers … Read More

Ottawa speeding rollout of billions in funding for cash-strapped cities amid coronavirus

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 1, 2020 11:51 am Updated June 1, 2020 11:56 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size … Read More

Coronavirus: Provinces continue to loosen COVID-19 restrictions

As COVID-19 cases continue to decline in much of the country, some provinces are moving today to loosen more of the restrictions they implemented to slow the spread of the … Read More

Canada approaches 91K coronavirus cases; sharp rise in daily deaths due to glitch

Canada’s new coronavirus cases remained in the triple-digit territory for the sixth day in a row, for a total of nearly 91,000 infections. The vast bulk of the 756 new … Read More

Montrealers protest police brutality, racism after the killing of George Floyd

Thousands of people gathered in front of police headquarters in downtown Montreal on Sunday to protest racial violence and police brutality in light of the recent killing of George Floyd … Read More

Thousands of Montrealers protest police brutality, racism after the killing of George Floyd

Thousands of people gathered in front of police headquarters in downtown Montreal on Sunday to protest racial violence and police brutality in light of the recent killing of George Floyd … Read More

George Floyd protest in Montreal declared illegal after violence breaks out

A Montreal anti-racism protest demanding justice for a Black Minnesota man who died following a police intervention last week degenerated into clashes between police and some demonstrators on Sunday night. … Read More

Troops in long-term care homes raise concerns about management, say many workers doing their best

Canadian soldiers helping fight novel coronavirus outbreaks in several long-term care homes say many front-line workers are doing the best they can. The troops, Global News has learned, have raised … Read More

Montreal’s George Floyd protest declared illegal after violence breaks out

An anti-racism protest in Montreal has been declared illegal after police said projectiles were thrown at officers. Thousands of people gathered in front of police headquarters in downtown Montreal on … Read More

Palliative care in Canada less of a priority during coronavirus pandemic, experts say

When Kathryn Butler Malette learned her younger sister was diagnosed with COVID-19, she was confronted with a waking nightmare: that her beloved sibling might die alone. While Ontario’s government has … Read More

‘The numbers don’t lie:’ Restaurant owners feel toll over coronavirus closures

Michael Raviele agonized for hours over how to break the news to his loyal customers before finally announcing at 4:30 a.m. on May 15 that he was closing Il Gatto … Read More

Canadians have ‘deluded’ themselves about the state of long-term care: doctor

Canadians have for years been turning a blind eye to the state of long-term care homes across the country and ignoring the growing question of how to care for the … Read More

Ontario reports 326 new coronavirus cases, 19 deaths as total cases surpass 27,800

Ontario reported 326 new cases of novel coronavirus Sunday morning, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 27,859. Nineteen new deaths were also announced, bringing the total … Read More

Can I go to the beach or someone’s backyard? Here’s how risky summer activities are

Summer this year will not feel familiar for all Canadians. Although the warm weather has encouraged many to enjoy the outdoors, coronavirus social distancing protocols are still in place across … Read More

Canada surpasses 7,000 coronavirus deaths

The coronavirus pandemic has now claimed more than 7,000 lives in Canada. The number of fatalities reached 7,073 on Saturday, after Quebec released its latest figures. The province announced 76 … Read More

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