Canada reaches 10,000 COVID-19 deaths, with more than 90% in Ontario and Quebec

The latest: Canada reaches 10,000 reported COVID-19 related deaths. Manitoba continues to see steady rise in COVID-19 related deaths linked to hospital outbreak. Ontario reports 827 new COVID-19 cases, testing levels drop to about half of capacity. Quebec's Premier remains...

Ontario, Quebec each report more than 800 new COVID-19 cases

The latest:Ontario, which trails only Quebec in the number of recorded coronavirus cases and deaths in Canada, reported 851 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, down from Sunday's tally of more than 1,000 new cases.  Most of the new cases were reported...

Trudeau announces plan to purchase 76 million doses of Canadian-made COVID-19 vaccine

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today announced another contract to buy a promising COVID-19 vaccine now in development — part of a plan to secure millions of vaccine doses to inoculate Canadians from the novel coronavirus.Trudeau said the government has signed a contract to procure...

Alberta to pilot COVID-19 testing at border that could shorten quarantine time

Travellers entering Canada by land or air through Alberta will soon have the option of being tested for COVID-19 at the border in a move that could shorten quarantine times — in a pilot project that's the first of its kind...

Quebecers need to further reduce contacts to slow spread of COVID-19, projections suggest

Quebecers will need to be more diligent about physical distancing and further reduce their contacts to avoid a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths, according to the latest projections by government-affiliated experts. The projections suggest that even with the closure...

Manitoba and Ontario face increased restrictions as COVID-19 caseload grows

The latest: Ontario reports more than 700 new COVID-19 cases for 5th straight day. Tougher restrictions coming to Manitoba B.C. confirms its first case of childhood inflammatory syndrome linked to COVID-19.\ WHO study casts doubt on remdesivir's benefits Germany surpasses...

As COVID-19 cases climb in long-term care homes, experts hope to avoid locking down residents

As the number of people infected with COVID-19 continues to climb, the virus has crept back into long-term care and retirement homes across the country. After spreading like wildfire through hundreds of facilities in the spring, killing thousands of seniors, health officials were...

No need to cancel Halloween, says Dr. Tam — as long as everyone follows the rules

Canada's top public doctor says there's no need to cancel Halloween this year — as long as trick-or-treaters respect the new realities of the pandemic. "I think finding that balance of trying to provide some degree of normality, even though it is actually...

2nd big COVID vaccine trial paused due to possible serious side-effect. Here’s what that means

Another front-running team in the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine has put a late-stage trial on hold after a reported "unexplained illness" in one of the trial volunteers. Here's a look at the two pauses and what they mean for the quick...

2nd big COVID-19 vaccine trial paused due to possible serious side effect. Here’s what that means

Another front-running team in the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine has put a late-stage trial on hold after a reported "unexplained illness" in one of the trial volunteers. Here's a look at the two pauses and what they mean for the quick...
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