Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will conduct a small shuffle of his ministers today, January 12, 2021, before holing up later in the day for a cabinet retreat to plot strategy for the resumption of Parliament.
Sophia Gabiniewicz is well accustomed to dealing with stress as a registered nurse in the intensive care unit at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver. But she says it rose to a new level as the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic began to swell and she recognized a familiar face in the ICU.
A slew of travel restrictions and rules meant to curb the spread of COVID-19 will be extended into January, the federal government said on Sunday, November 29, 2020, as case counts continued to rise steadily across the country.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and union officials are calling on the federal government to put a stop to its role in for-profit long-term care homes, where deadly COVID-19 outbreaks are worsening as the second wave of the pandemic takes hold.
Severe cases of COVID-19 may soon rise as hospitalizations and deaths catch up to the recent spread of the illness, Canada's chief public health officer warned on Wednesday, November 3, 2020, as Quebec and Ontario reported almost 50 deaths between them.
Politicians, advocates and public health officials were ringing the alarm Thursday over COVID-19’s impact on long-term care homes as Ontarians awaited fresh projections of how the virus is expected to spread.