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...

Feds urge med students, retirees to volunteer in the fight against...

OTTAWA — The federal government is seeking volunteers with medical experience to provide backup support in the fight...

Crimes and policing change amid COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario forces say

COVID-19 has changed both criminal behaviour and policing in Ontario. Some of the crime...

Mortgage deferrals at big Canada’s big banks pile up, association says

TORONTO — The Canadian Bankers Association says the country’s six largest banks have allowed customers to defer...

The race to trace the spread of COVID-19 in Canada using...

TORONTO — Increasingly frustrated health officials say they are prepared to take more aggressive measures to track...

Trudeau calls first ministers meeting on COVID-19, promises better data soon

OTTAWA — Federal projections of the toll COVID-19 could take in Canada are not yet ready for public...

Stock market crash may force some investors to postpone retirements, say...

TORONTO — The biggest market downturn in more than a decade has rattled nerves and may ultimately...

NewsAlert: Ontario reports 16 more COVID-19 deaths

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 401 more COVID-19 cases today, including 16 more deaths.

Bruce Power donates 600,000 pieces of protective equipment for health-care workers

An Ontario power provider is donating 600,000 pieces of personal protective equipment to the provincial government to...

Liberals delay release of wage subsidy details

OTTAWA — Canadian businesses desperate for details about the federal government’s promised wage subsidy program will have...