Canada tops 200,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases

The latest: The total number of COVID-19 cases in Canada has passed 200,000. The latest cases from Saskatchewan lifted the national tally over the bleak milestone. The development comes just over four... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Oct. 12

Johnson & Johnson said on Monday it has temporarily paused its COVID-19 vaccine candidate clinical trials due to an unexplained illness in a study participant. Here’s a look at COVID-19 news from... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Oct. 10

The latest: Ontario reports 809 new cases, while Quebec confirms 1,097 new cases. New Brunswick announces 20 new cases, 9 connected to care-home outbreak. Manitoba sees 2 more deaths and 97 new cases. Several European countries report record... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Wednesday

The latest: Delays with online classes, mandatory mask rules adding to challenges of new school year. Canadian military reports 222 COVID-19 cases since pandemic began. Spain unveils huge economic recovery plan amid pandemic. Sri... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Tuesday

The latest: Health Minister Patty Hajdu is telling Canadians to celebrate Thanksgiving virtually this weekend to avoid spreading COVID-19. She says it is “an act of love” to celebrate over video links... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Monday

The latest: Applications open for two new COVID-19 federal benefits. Canadians have returned 830,000 pandemic benefit payments, CRA figures show. Report says Canada failed health-care workers amid COVID-19 despite ‘dress rehearsal’ of SARS.  WHO... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Sunday

The latest: The country’s chief public health officer says Canada is running out of time to prevent a major resurgence of COVID-19, with Ontario and Quebec continuing to report some of their highest daily... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Oct. 3

The latest: Quebec considering more restrictions as new cases reach highest-ever single-day total. COVID-19 cases may slow clearing of elective surgery backlog in some provinces, top health official warns. Masks could become mandatory in New Brunswick. Australia’s Victoria... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Saturday

The latest: COVID-19 cases may slow clearing of elective surgery backlog, top health official warns. Quebec may shut down team and contact sports in red zones. Masks could become mandatory in New Brunswick. U.S. President... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Friday

The latest: Quebec records more than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours. Ottawa spending another $600 million to help businesses survive lockdowns. Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island to join COVID Alert app. U.S. President... Read more »