Winnipeg-area gathering sizes drop lower than ever, bars to close starting Monday

The limit on gatherings will drop to five people in the Winnipeg area starting Monday, the province says — the lowest Manitoba has gone so far in its effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.The new restrictions will be in...

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...

The second wave will be harder than the first — because this time, we saw it coming

Two weeks ago, Justin Trudeau told Canadians the country was at a "crossroads." On Friday, the prime minister said we were at a "tipping point."Though the metaphors might now be mixed, it's at least clear that the pandemic situation in...

Health officials urge vigilance this Thanksgiving as COVID-19 modelling shows acceleration of cases

Public health officials are urging Canadians to be extra-vigilant this Thanksgiving weekend as new COVID-19 modelling shows the growth of caseloads continuing to accelerate across the country.During a news conference in Ottawa today, Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam said...

Health officials to release new COVID-19 modelling as Ontario considers clampdown in regional hot spots

Public health officials are set to release new projections on COVID-19 infections and deaths as Ontario considers new restrictions to slow the rate of transmission.Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam and her deputy Howard Njoo will hold a news conference at noon ET and...
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