Ontario, Quebec order closure of all non-essential businesses to slow spread of coronavirus

THE LATEST: Quebec and Ontario have ordered the closure of all non-essential businesses as the number of COVID-19 cases in Canada surpasses 2,000. The closures are set to begin at 11:59 p.m.... Read more »

New guidelines advise against taking Aspirin to prevent heart disease, first stroke

A new guideline from Heart and Stroke Foundation says a daily dose of Aspirin could do more harm than good for those at low risk of stroke or heart disease. The recommendations... Read more »

Go home and stay home, PM tells Canadians as government warns of COVID-19 enforcement measures

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pleading with Canadians to follow public health guidelines on COVID-19, warning that stiff enforcement measures could be imposed if people don’t stop engaging in behaviour that puts... Read more »

Trudeau announces new funds for farmers, vaccine development and urges Canadians to stay home

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pleading with Canadians to follow public health guidelines on COVID-19, warning that stiff enforcement measures could be imposed if people don’t stop engaging in behaviour that puts... Read more »

Trudeau addresses nation after call with premiers about COVID-19 response

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced new funds Monday to support farmers and to assist researchers working to develop and test vaccines as the number of COVID-19 infections continues to rise in Canada.... Read more »

Trudeau to address nation after call with premiers about COVID-19 response

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to address the nation again today after speaking with the premiers about the battle to stop the spread of COVID-19. Trudeau is also holding calls today... Read more »

Canada won’t send athletes to 2020 Olympics: Latest on coronavirus on Monday

The latest: As COVID-19 cases mount around the world, the committees responsible for Canada’s involvement in Olympic and Paralympic sport have decided they won’t be sending athletes to Tokyo if the 2020 Summer Olympics go... Read more »

Health minister not ruling out criminal penalties for travellers who don’t self-isolate

Health Minister Patty Hajdu says she’s looking at criminal penalties for Canadian travellers who don’t follow the government’s advice to self-isolate when they return home. “Let me be perfectly clear. We will use... Read more »

Trudeau says more aid coming as social distancing measures could last months

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the $82-billion financial package announced to offset the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is just “a very first step” as health-care officials warn social distancing could last... Read more »

‘We’ll have to FaceTime our parents’: COVID-19 changes delivery plans for women about to give birth

Juliette Filanowski remembers the birth of her son two years ago and the joy that greeted his arrival in the hospital. “It was beautiful. Everyone was crying. They were so happy,” said... Read more »