The COVID-19 fallout from the festive season continues to emerge, with several provinces reporting spikes in infections as more jet-setting politicians are taken to task for flouting public health warnings discouraging non-essential travel.
Canada surpassed 15,000 COVID-19 deaths on Monday, December 28, 2020, and at least one infectious disease expert says the somber milestone should be a wake-up call to anyone who thinks the dangers of the disease are overhyped.
The federal government defended its approach to securing Canada's border against COVID-19 on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, as Ontario Premier Doug Ford once again called for more testing at points of entry.
For conservative premiers across the country, and conservative politicians throughout North America, protecting the freedom to do business seems more important than preventing the spread of a deadly virus.
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says a member of her inner circle committed a “personal betrayal” and fractured the working relationship of her COVID-19 team by leaking private conversations to the media.