COVID-19 is surging in Alberta, but experts say other provinces shouldn’t worry yet

Cases of COVID-19 are surging in Alberta. Over the course of the last two weeks, officials reported more than 749 infections. Meanwhile, Alberta health authorities confirmed 71 new cases of … Read More

90% of Canada’s COVID-19 cases are among unvaccinated, feds say

Almost 90 per cent of reported COVID-19 cases across Canada are among those who are unvaccinated, a new national public health report shows. “Since the start of the vaccination campaign … Read More

‘Shadow pandemic’ of femicide looms, experts warn as Canada prepares to reopen

After more than a year of quarantines, lockdowns and separations due to COVID-19, Canada is slowly reopening. But experts say another pandemic, of femicide and domestic violence, has been quietly … Read More

Most parents believe e-learning failed kids during COVID-19 pandemic, Ipsos poll finds

After two years of online learning, a new Ipsos poll suggests a majority of parents believe the system has failed their children during the COVID-19 pandemic, and that the disruptions … Read More

Health care job vacancies in Canada are soaring despite COVID-19 demand. Here’s why.

Harrowing stories of overworked front-line workers and understaffed hospitals have dominated the news cycle throughout much of the COVID-19 pandemic. But despite the growing need for health care professionals, job … Read More

Black Americans behind as racial disparity widens in U.S. COVID-19 vaccine drive: analysis

A racial gap has opened up in the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination drive, with Black Americans in many places lagging behind whites in receiving shots, an Associated Press analysis shows. An … Read More

Canada’s COVID-19 deaths have now surpassed 18,000

Canada registered another grim milestone in its fight against the novel coronavirus Sunday evening after the country’s death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 18,000. Canadian health officials reported 6,433 new infections … Read More

4 provinces see record increases in COVID-19; Nunavut reports new diagnoses

Nunavut reported four new cases of the novel coronavirus on Saturday, moving the territory’s total to eight. Territorial health authorities said in an online statement that “all individuals are in … Read More

Canada adds record 4,060 new coronavirus cases, 32 deaths Sunday

Canadian health officials confirmed a record 4,060 more cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday and said 32 more people had died. Read more: Alberta records 727 cases of COVID-19 … Read More

Fewer Canadians to hand out Halloween candy, trick or treat this year, poll says

The novel coronavirus pandemic has many Canadians reluctant to participate in many of their usual social activities, and Ipsos Global Affairs CEO Darrell Bricker says “Halloween is no exception.” A … Read More

Canada tops 200,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus

Canada surpassed 200,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, marking a grim milestone for the country as provinces work to control the second wave. By the end of … Read More

Canada tops 200,000 cases of coronavirus

Canada surpassed 200,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, marking a grim milestone for the country as provinces work to control the second wave. As of Tuesday at … Read More

Canada confirms 873 more coronavirus infections as cases continue to surge

Canada has diagnosed 873 more people with the novel coronavirus, bringing the country’s surging case count to 143,527 on Sunday. Provincial and territorial health authorities reported six more people had … Read More

Canada confirms 448 more coronavirus cases as infections push past 126,000

Canada diagnosed 448 more people with the novel coronavirus on Wednesday as the number of confirmed cases rose to 126,417. Provincial and territorial health officials said four people had died … Read More

Canada adds 563 new coronavirus cases, surpassing 125,000

Canadian health officials recorded 563 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the country’s case count to 125,647. Canada’s death toll rose to 9,083 after provincial and territorial authorities confirmed 10 … Read More

Canada records 267 additional coronavirus cases, 2 more deaths

Canada added 267 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total number of diagnoses in the country to 124,838. Two more people have died, health officials said. … Read More

‘Cynical spreaders’: 1 in 5 Canadians doing little to curb coronavirus spread, survey says

One in five Canadians are “cynical spreaders” — those who disregard safety precautions meant to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus — according to a survey by the Angus … Read More

Canada records 198 new coronavirus infections as cases top 122,000

Canadian health officials confirmed 198 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday as the number of people who tested positive for the virus rose to 122,040. Provincial health authorities … Read More

Canada reports 237 new coronavirus cases, 4 deaths

Canada added four novel coronavirus deaths and 237 newly confirmed cases on Saturday. Those numbers were incomplete, however, as British Columbia, Alberta, Prince Edward Island and none of the territories … Read More

Over 97K children in U.S. test positive for coronavirus in 2 weeks. What can Canada expect?

Novel coronavirus cases spiked more than 40 per cent among children in the United States during the last two weeks of July and more than 97,000 kids were infected with … Read More

Canada records fewer than 400 coronavirus cases for first time in nearly 2 weeks

Canada added 397 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, marking the first time in nearly two weeks that the country reported fewer than 400. The lower number came … Read More

Global coronavirus cases are on the rise. But not everywhere.

The world is seeing an uptick in novel coronavirus cases. So far, 16.3 million people have been infected with the virus across the globe while 650,918 people have died, according … Read More

Canada records 4 coronavirus-related deaths — all from Ontario and Quebec

There were four recorded deaths from the novel coronavirus in Canada on Saturday, all of which were from Ontario and Quebec — the two provinces hit hardest by the virus. … Read More

Canada adds 331 new coronavirus cases as deaths close in on 8,800

Canada saw 331 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, marking a continued decline in the daily total. Eight more deaths from the disease, meanwhile, brought the country’s death toll just … Read More

Canada’s coronavirus decline continues as cases surpass 106,000

Newly-confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Canada remain in a steady decline as the country’s number of infected surpassed 106,000 Tuesday. Overall, Canada saw 18 new deaths, bringing the … Read More

Young Canadians more anxious, less likely to adhere to social distancing, poll says

A new Angus Reid Institute poll suggests younger Canadians are more likely to feel anxious or worn out and less likely to adhere to social distancing guidelines than other demographics, … Read More

Coronavirus: Low-income families least likely to be working from home, StatsCan says

Lower-income Canadian families are the least likely to work in jobs that can be done from home, according to a new report from Statistics Canada released Monday. Approximately 40 per … Read More

Most Canadians back postponing elections until after COVID-19 pandemic: Ipsos poll

A large majority of Canadians agree that elections in Canada should be postponed until the novel coronavirus is brought under control, according to an Ipsos poll. The poll, conducted exclusively … Read More

Canada still considering gathering race-based coronavirus data, officials say

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 6, 2020 2:46 pm Updated May 6, 2020 2:52 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size … Read More

Canada’s coronavirus death toll surpasses 3,000

More than 3,000 people have now died from the novel coronavirus in Canada, marking another sombre milestone for the country. As of Thursday morning, 3,082 people had died from COVID-19, … Read More

Most of the world doesn’t think social distancing will stop coronavirus, Ipsos poll says

At least 50 per cent of people in major countries around the world think that social distancing, travel restrictions and self-isolation will do little to stop the spread of novel … Read More