Montreal public health investigating after Legionnaires’ disease leads to 10 cases, 2 deaths

MONTREAL — Montreal public health is investigating several cases of Legionnaire’s disease that have caused two deaths in the eastern parts of Montreal. Since mid-June, 10 cases have been identified, including in... Read more »

Province supplies safe consumption sites with drug testing kits

Saskatchewan’s only two safe consumption sites, where visitors can use substances with supervision, have received rapid testing kits to detect potent drugs that may be mixed into the substances people are using. ... Read more »

AstraZeneca recipients frustrated after being forced to cancel international travel plans

Some Albertans who received the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine are having to cancel their international travel plans, again. Several countries and tour operators, including many cruise lines, don’t recognize the Covishield version of AstraZeneca, which... Read more »

Dancing around delta: Manitoba’s decision to go unmasked

At one minute after midnight on Saturday, you’re free to invite dozens or even hundreds of people into your home — and every single one of them is allowed to shake their hips... Read more »

Delta variant driving 4th wave in B.C. as associated COVID-19 cases double every 7-10 days: experts

The number of COVID-19 cases caused by the delta variant is doubling every seven to 10 days in British Columbia, experts say. Prof. Sarah Otto of the University of British Columbia said... Read more »

Alberta reports 743 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 4 days

Alberta reported 743 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, compiling four days of data over the long weekend. The 743 cases were detected from Friday to Monday: 126 cases on Aug. 2; 4,479 tests... Read more »

7 day average increases 32 per cent in 4 days as B.C. records 742 new cases of COVID-19

B.C. health officials have announced 742 new cases of COVID-19 and one more death over the last four days, an average of 185 new cases a day. The province’s seven-day rolling average increased 32 per cent... Read more »

Ontario releases back-to-school plan with few details for managing COVID-19 cases, outbreaks

Ontario students will return to the classroom full-time in September with remote learning continuing to be an option, the province confirmed in its official back-to-school strategy — but the plan is thin on details... Read more »

‘We did what we were told’: Frustration as AstraZeneca recipients forced to cancel international travel

Some Albertans who received the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine are having to cancel their international travel plans, again. Several countries and tour operators, including many cruise lines, don’t recognize the Covishield version of AstraZeneca, which... Read more »

Vaccines on the go: Mobile clinic tours Alberta with COVID-19 shots

A new mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic has administered more than 375 doses since it embarked on its journey in Kananaskis a little more than a week ago.  The bus, run by the Industry... Read more »