Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the…

The latest: Ontario cracks down further on social gatherings as 407 new cases are reported. Chief medical officer of health points to 'indicator of accelerated epidemic growth.' Conservative leader tests positive for COVID-19; Quebec premier…

Ontario woman says she wasn’t welcome in main…

After months of waiting, Chris Trudell-Conklin finally got to meet her new guide dog Cody last week. "He's the sweetest boy," said Trudell-Conklin, who's visually impaired. "He's got my heart."The Windsor, Ont., woman met Cody…

Why the acceleration in new COVID-19 cases in…

The steady increase in new cases of COVID-19 in Canada's most populated provinces is a concerning trend, according to the country's chief public health officer, as hospitals work to keep intensive care admissions manageable. Dr.…

COVID-19 and kids’ health: Your questions answered

This information is current as of Sept. 11. As schools re-open across the country and the coronavirus pandemic enters its seventh month in Canada, we spoke to Dr. Fatima Kakkar, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at CHU…

B.C. to spend $1.6B, hire thousands of health-care…

B.C. will spend $1.6 billion and hire 7,000 health-care workers in a bid to prevent a combination of COVID-19 and influenza from straining its health-care system this fall and winter, officials announced Wednesday. A key…

The future of school may be outdoors, even…

It's a five-minute walk from the nearest road to the wooden sign that announces the site of the Guelph Outdoor School. There, in a clearing in the woods, is a registration table — the only visible…

In-depth contact tracing casts doubt on N.B. doctor…

Within an hour of finding out he had tested positive for coronavirus in May, Dr. Jean Robert Ngola was being blamed as the source of a COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton, N.B., after his confidential health information was…