Changes to emergency-relief program coming to expand eligibility, Trudeau says

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says 240,000 people successfully applied for emergency relief amid the COVID−19...

Application process for emergency benefits for workers begins this morning

OTTAWA — Applications open today for the new federal emergency aid benefit for Canadians who lost their...

How safe is grocery shopping?

By: James Burrows Shopping trips are extra stressful these days as epidemiologists and governments try to grapple with how...

Long-term care home in Oshawa, Ont., reports six COVID-19 deaths: health...

OSHAWA, Ont. — Public health officials say six COVID-19 patients at a long-term care home in Oshawa,...

Ontario COVID-19 deaths jump past 100; caseload more than 4,000

TORONTO — Another 25 people in Ontario have succumbed to COVID-19, bringing the provincial death toll for those...

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in...

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week:

Parents, teachers say transition to e-learning will be a learning process

TORONTO — As children in elementary schools prepare for online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers and parents say...

Pandemic has shunted aside an array of Liberal initiatives, at least...

OTTAWA — As a new year dawned, the government’s throne-speech commitments, unfurled just weeks earlier, were grabbing headlines...

Ontario strikes deal with educational workers; urges two others to talk

TORONTO — Educational workers have reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement with the Ontario government.

The inexact science involved in predicting the likely path of COVID-19

TORONTO — Data experts are cautioning already on-edge Canadians against taking Ontario’s dire predictions about COVID-19 deaths literally, even...

Ontario sees 27 more COVID deaths as cases jump; 94 now...

TORONTO — Another 27 people with COVID-19 have died in Ontario, where the total number of cases surged...

Essential workers talk about how COVID-19 affects them

Health-care workers, grocery store staff, transit drivers and food delivery workers are among those being hailed as heroes...

PM expected to unveil more help for most vulnerable to weather...

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to announce today more financial support aimed at helping...

GST credit payments to low-income earners to arrive one month earlier

OTTAWA — The federal government is speeding up financial help to low-income earners hit by the COVID-19...

Patients paying higher dispensing fees as pharmacists limit prescription amounts

OTTAWA — A new policy that has pharmacists restricting patients to a 30-day supply of their medications...