As COVID-19 cases soar and regions lock down, Dr. Tam has a blunt message about holiday planning

You can watch the full interview with Dr. Theresa Tam tonight on The National on CBC-TV, News Network, streaming on cbcnews.ca and on CBC Gem.On a day that saw Ontario and Manitoba announce record-high numbers of new COVID-19 cases, two provinces...

Workplace compensation claims reflect toll COVID-19 has taken on Canada’s workers

Jeffrey Freedman is a COVID-19 "long-hauler" — one of many Canadians left with lingering health issues after getting sick from the virus. He says he now regrets going into work during the early days of the pandemic after falling ill in...

With holidays on the horizon, families turn to private testing for COVID-19

Hindsight makes it look like a canny bit of entrepreneurial genius, but the truth is, it never occurred to Montreal-based nurse Melanie Jade Boulerice that a pandemic might be coming when she started her small, private nursing service."It was not part of...

Does this mean Christmas is cancelled? Your COVID-19 questions answered

We're answering your questions about the pandemic. Send yours to COVID@cbc.ca, and we'll answer as many as we can. We publish a selection of answers online and also put some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC...

Ontario cancer patient who must travel to U.S. for treatment trapped in near-constant quarantines

The only good thing that Dean Nixon can say about his prison is that it has a view. From the balcony of his small, fourth-floor apartment, the Guelph, Ont., resident can see the open countryside. Able, at least, to imagine freedom,...

Rising COVID-19 cases spark talk of widespread school closures, extending holiday break

The possibility of COVID-19 forcing another widespread school shutdown worries Theresa Morris, as her seven-year-old returned to her Surrey, B.C., school only about a month ago.Last spring, Morris struggled to juggle her daughter Azel's schooling, her newborn, George, and her own work from...

Ont., Que. both report more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases as Freeland self-isolates

The latest:Canada's chief public health officer is calling for a "collective effort" to stem the spike of COVID-19 and to lessen the burden on essential workers. "To essential workers — from those growing our food and keeping grocery stores stocked with...

Ontario and Quebec both report more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases

The latest:Canada's chief public health officer is calling for a "collective effort" to stem the spike of COVID-19 and to lessen the burden on essential workers. "To essential workers — from those growing our food and keeping grocery stores stocked with...

Canada’s COVID-19 Alert app updated to include more precise exposure information

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the COVID Alert app can now provide more precise information to people who are exposed to the virus. There have been approximately 4.9 million downloads of the federal COVID-19 tracing app so far. Alberta and B.C....

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Oct. 30

The latest:Health officials across Canada continue to warn about the risks of gatherings as a family Thanksgiving dinner in Ontario is cited as the source of a major COVID-19 outbreak and British Columbia announces the death of an elderly woman who...
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