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The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 10:30 p.m. Saskatchewan is following in the footsteps of other provinces and postponing trials at the Court of Queen's Bench that had been due to begin between March 16 and May 30.
The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 15, 2020

The latest numbers of COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 15, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 15, 2020: — Ontario: 145 confirmed (5 cases resolved) — British Columbia: 73 confirmed, including one death (6 cases resolved) — Alberta: 56 confirmed — Quebec: 39 c
Our window to flatten the COVID-19 curve is narrow, says Dr. Theresa Tam

Our window to flatten the COVID-19 curve is narrow, says Dr. Theresa Tam

Canada's top public health officer raised the risk level associated with the growing COVID-19 pandemic on Sunday even as retailers and top politicians reassured Canadians that any restrictive measures would not result in shortages of food or other ba
Trudeau says border closures, mandatory screening up for discussion

Trudeau says border closures, mandatory screening up for discussion

OTTAWA — The federal government is retooling messaging for travellers arriving in Canada amid criticism that it's not doing enough to ensure thousands of people entering the country don't drive a national spike in COVID-19 cases.

Quebec orders bars, movie theatres to close to limit spread of COVID-19

Quebec's premier issued an order on Sunday urging a number of public gathering places such as bars, theatres, gyms and cinemas to close their doors for two weeks in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19.

How a rural island community mobilized to solve a seniors housing crisis

Quadra Island resident Derik Kidd is grateful his small community has strived for years to create a new seniors village so that he and other elderly residents can remain on the rock they call home.
Businesses, travellers could lose thousands if COVID-19 forces Hajj cancellation

Businesses, travellers could lose thousands if COVID-19 forces Hajj cancellation

It took Muhammad Siddique five years to save up for a pilgrimage to Mecca, but now the COVID-19 pandemic has left his plans up in the air.
Rapid response COVID-19 science conducted by father and daughter virologists

Rapid response COVID-19 science conducted by father and daughter virologists

HALIFAX — For a Halifax father and daughter dedicated to taking on global infectious diseases, the novel coronavirus has led to their latest, exhausting push to create tests and vaccines to save lives.
Town of Asbestos ready to change name and move beyond proud but toxic legacy

Town of Asbestos ready to change name and move beyond proud but toxic legacy

ASBESTOS, Que. — Retired miner Mario Leblanc stares at a giant map of his town from 1960 that hangs on the wall of the Asbestos, Que., historical society and laments how much his community has sacrificed to the Jeffrey Mine.
Gen. Jonathan Vance focused on the future of the military and not his career

Gen. Jonathan Vance focused on the future of the military and not his career

OTTAWA — Gen. Jonathan Vance says he still has a lot of work to do.