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MPs unanimously vote to support motion to create suicide preventional hotline

As hopes start to rise with the arrival of vaccines to stem the physical and mental abuse of the COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it–turning life upside down for Canadians and others around the world–there is no escaping the intense »

Politics, Society

Canadian government provides $13 million for self-isolation centre in Toronto

The Canadian government is funding the establishment of a new volunteer self-isolation centre in Toronto, according to an announcement on Friday from Canada’s Minister of Health Patty Hajdu and Toronto Mayor John Tory. The federal government is providing $13.9 million »

Health, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Ottawa secures up to 114 million doses of potential COVID-19 vaccines

Canada’s federal government said Monday it had signed agreements with two U.S. drug companies to secure up to 114 million doses of potential COVID-19 vaccines under development. Deals are now in place for Canada to get access to vaccines being »

Health, Society

Canada extends isolation rules for travellers

The federal government is extending strict quarantine rules requiring travellers to isolate for 14 days upon their arrival in Canada for at least another month. The order, which was set to expire tonight, “has been extended until July 31 for »

Health, International

COVID-19: Returning travellers ordered to self-isolate

A new front has been opened in the battle against COVID-19 in Canada, where–as of Thursday afternoon–36 people have now died and just under 3,400 cases remain active. After closing its borders to most people from other countries, including asylum »

Health, Society

Federal officials detail COVID-19 battle

Over 50,000 Canadians have now been tested for COVID-19, according to Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam. Tam presented the figure when she and Health Minister Patty Hajdu met reporters to deliver an update on the federal government’s fight »

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A fifth person is dead from COVID-19 in Canada

Health officials in Ontario on Monday reported the first death from the coronavirus outside of British Columbia, where four people have now died as a result of COVID-19. They said the person who died was a 77-year-old man from the »

Economy, Health, International, Society

Number of COVID-19 cases in Canada continues to grow

Efforts to deal with COVID-19 continue in Canada as the number of cases continues to rise. The latest cases in Ontario are a woman who returned to Kitchener from Italy and a man who returned to Toronto from Iran. Meanwhile. »

Economy, Health, International, Society

New cabinet committee will deal with COVID-19 outbreak

As governments and health officials around the world continue to deal with COVID-19, Canada’s federal government has struck a new cabinet committee to deal with the novel coronavirus outbreak. The announcement comes a day after the number of COVID-19 cases »

Health, Society

Liberals introduce legislation to expand assisted dying access

Canada’s federal government has introduced legislation aimed at making it easier for Canadians seeking medical help to end their lives. The bill amends a four-year-old law introduced by Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government that followed a landmark 2015 Supreme Court ruling »