Subway can proceed with $210M defamation suit against CBC over chicken report, appeals court rules

A defamation lawsuit by the world’s largest fast-food operator against Canada’s public broadcaster over a report on the chain’s chicken sandwiches can proceed, Ontario’s top court has ruled. In setting aside a... Read more »

Canadian snowbirds getting the COVID-19 vaccine in Florida face backlash from some residents

The story has made national headlines in the United States: Foreigners aged 65 and older in Florida, including Canadian snowbirds, are being offered the COVID-19 vaccine.  Some snowbirds who made the journey to Florida... Read more »

Distillers scrambled to make hand sanitizer for free. Then the federal government moved on

This story is part of The Big Spend, a CBC News investigation examining the unprecedented $240 billion the federal government handed out during the first eight months of the pandemic. Canadian alcohol... Read more »

Retailers call on Ontario to open non-essential stores, say restrictions aren’t working

A group of about 50 retailers called on the Ontario government on Tuesday to open all stores across the province — including those in lockdown regions, where they suggest imposing a 25 per... Read more »

Majority of travellers entering Canada during COVID-19 given OK to not quarantine

More than five million arrivals into Canada have been allowed to skip the 14-day quarantine requirement put in place when the country closed its borders to non-essential travel in late March, the Canada Border Services Agency estimates.... Read more »

Vast majority of travellers entering Canada allowed to skip 14-day quarantine

More than five million arrivals into Canada have been allowed to skip the 14-day quarantine requirement put in place when the country closed its borders to non-essential travel in late March, the Canada Border Services Agency estimates.... Read more »

77 fines issued, 7 people charged for breaking Canada’s quarantine rules during COVID-19

Over the past seven months, police have issued 77 fines and charged seven people for violating Canada’s Quarantine Act, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada.  PHAC said that since the act took effect... Read more »

EU shutting the door to Canadians is a wake-up call to ramp up our COVID-19 efforts

What a difference a few months make. Over the summer, Canadians were riding high on the notion they had flattened the curve. In comparison, COVID-19 infections in the neighbouring United States had... Read more »