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Health systems ramping up to deal with potential influx of COVID-19 cases

Health systems ramping up to deal with potential influx of COVID-19 cases

OTTAWA — While Canadians stay home in an effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus, officials are working behind the scenes to try to increase the health care system's capacity to fight the virus.
Social distancing: what to do and what not to do to curb spread of COVID-19

Social distancing: what to do and what not to do to curb spread of COVID-19

OTTAWA — Social distancing is one of the most effective ways to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Trudeau says Canada-U.S. border closure likely to take effect Friday night

Trudeau says Canada-U.S. border closure likely to take effect Friday night

WASHINGTON — Canada and the United States are expected to close their doors to discretionary cross-border travel sometime overnight Friday, leaving it open to long-haul truckers, air crews, cross-border health care personnel and others designated as

A look at some highlights in the Manitoba budget

WINNIPEG — Manitoba's Progressive Conservative government tabled its 2020-21 budget on Thursday.

Drivers win in Manitoba budget; smokers lose with increased tax on cigarettes

WINNIPEG — The Progressive Conservative government tabled its 2020-21 budget on Thursday. Here is a list of some winners and losers: WINNERS Drivers : Vehicle registration fees are to be cut by 10 per cent July 1.
Canadians in Hong Kong settle in to new life under the cloud of the coronavirus

Canadians in Hong Kong settle in to new life under the cloud of the coronavirus

OTTAWA — Karen Grepin's family arrived in Hong Kong six months ago to start a grand adventure in a new country after she took a job as a professor of public health at the University of Hong Kong.

Province launches new First Nations justice strategy

B.C. Attorney General David Eby says a new justice strategy will begin rolling out in 2020 to give First Nations more control in sentencing offenders.

Newfoundland NDP MP Jack Harris is being treated for cancer

OTTAWA — Newfoundland and Labrador MP Jack Harris says he's being treated for cancer. In a news release Thursday, the New Democrat says the diagnosis came after he recently discovered a lump on his neck.

Polaire + se lance dans la fabrication de masques

L’entreprise de Saint-Félicien, qui justifie sa décision par la survie de ses 25 employés et pour « aider à ralentir la propagation de la COVID-19 », se retrouve depuis dans un tourbillon incessant.

Domestic violence shelters adapt as COVID-19 forces families home

CALGARY — Women's shelters are adjusting to ensure they can help anyone experiencing domestic violence as the COVID-19 pandemic forces families to stay home together, worsens economic hardship and upsets routines.
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