The lessons Canada can take from the U.S.’s mishandling of COVID-19

Nearly two months ago, a health-care adviser to two U.S. presidents burst out in frustration when asked whether Americans would see a quick spike in new COVID-19 cases as states reopened. Zeke... Read more »

Should police be on mental health calls?

12 hours ago Radio 22:02 Ejaz Choudry. D’Andre Campbell. Rodney Levi. In the last few weeks, several Canadians struggling with their mental health have been shot and killed by police after authorities... Read more »

Inspectors found problems at Ont. care home hit hard by COVID-19 weeks before help was ordered

The Ontario government has argued that it inherited a mess in long-term care and that the depth of the problem in the homes hit the hardest by COVID-19 was not well understood... Read more »

COVID-19 contact tracing app coming soon, says Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today he hopes Canadians will download a new app on their cellphones that will alert them if they’ve come into contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.... Read more »

Canada tops 100,000 reported coronavirus cases

Ontario reported 173 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, pushing Canada’s total number of confirmed and presumptive cases above 100,000. As of 10:35 a.m. ET on Thursday, Canada had 100,026 confirmed and presumptive... Read more »

Trudeau to give update on COVID-19 contact tracing app

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to give an update this morning on the progress his government has made in the past few weeks on endorsing a contact tracing app to help... Read more »

Video captures residents wandering into woman’s room at Ottawa nursing home hit by COVID-19

A camera installed by a woman concerned about her mother’s health inside an Ottawa long-term care home overwhelmed by COVID-19 shows several residents wandering into a private room at the height of... Read more »

Video captures residents wandering into woman’s room at Ottawa nursing home hit hard by COVID-19

A camera installed by a woman concerned about her mother’s health inside an Ottawa long-term care home overwhelmed by COVID-19 shows several residents wandering into a private room at the height of... Read more »

Quebec coroner’s office orders sweeping public inquiry into COVID-19 deaths in long-term care homes

Quebec’s chief coroner has ordered a wide-ranging public inquiry into deaths that have occurred in the province’s long-term care homes, private seniors’ residences and other residential institutions for vulnerable people over the first six weeks... Read more »

PM promises to extend Canada Emergency Response Benefit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today that the federal government will extend the Canada emergency response benefit (CERB), with details to follow in the days ahead. The CERB is due to run... Read more »