Liberals postponing national convention due to coronavirus

The federal Liberal party is postponing its national convention due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The convention was to be held in Ottawa on Nov. 12-15. But in an email to registered Liberals, party president Suzanne Cowan says the national board of directors has decided the convention will now be postponed until April 9-10. When it is held, party spokesman […]

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Coronavirus: Education minister says Ontario to review COVID-19 symptoms list for schools

TORONTO – Ontario’s education minister says he is considering shortening the list of COVID-19 symptoms that require kids to stay home from school. Stephen Lecce says he is working with the province’s medical officials to consider possible changes to the list. British Columbia shortened its list earlier this week by removing 10 symptoms, prompting Ontario to review the data behind […]

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Possibilities for former PM John Turner’s state funeral limited by coronavirus

Planning for a state funeral for former prime minister John Turner is proceeding in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, as his family and the government determine how to honour his public life while public events are restricted. Turner died last Friday at 91. Typically, a former prime minister would be honoured with a public observance of the highest dignity […]

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Quebec’s coronavirus cases surge as province reports 586 new infections

Quebec reported 586 new cases of the novel coronavirus Monday, bringing the province’s total to 68,128. The jump comes as the province has moved to tighten controls in the Montreal, Quebec City and Chaudière-Appalaches regions to limit the spread of COVID-19. [ Sign up for our Health IQ newsletter for the latest coronavirus updates ] Three additional deaths were recorded […]

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Canada adds over 900 new coronavirus cases, continuing alarming upward surge

Canada’s new coronavirus cases continued to climb at an alarming rate Wednesday, as health officials reported 939 new confirmed infections. The new total nearly matches the number reported back on May 26 — which happened to be the first day in months that daily cases were under 1,000, signalling the end of the pandemic’s first wave. It’s also the first […]

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Quebec sees surge in coronavirus cases as province reports 303 new infections

In Quebec, the number of novel coronavirus cases continues to climb after authorities reported 303 new infections Wednesday. The health crisis has led to 65,857 cases to date in the province. There have been more than 57,000 recoveries since March. Premier François Legault said Wednesday the uptick of new cases in Quebec in recent weeks is “worrying.” Officials are calling […]

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Canada reports 792 new coronavirus infections as global cases near 30 million

Provincial health authorities also said nine new deaths associated with COVID-19 had occurred. Ontario reported 251 new cases of the virus on Tuesday, and health officials in the province said more people had died. Since the pandemic began, 40,091 have recovered after contracting COVID-19, and the province has administered 3,369,802 tests for the virus.  In Quebec, 292 new infections were […]

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