Labour, biz leaders urge federal-provincial common front on COVID-19 impact

OTTAWA — Canada’s largest labour organization and the group that bills itself as the voice of business...

A breakdown of federal spending in response to the COVID-19 outbreak

OTTAWA — The federal government unveiled a $1 billion response package to mitigate the effects of COVID-19...

Coronavirus fallout: Handwashing jumps in Canada, new poll indicates

TORONTO — Growing concern about contracting or spreading the new coronavirus has so far prompted Canadians to...

Ontario reports more cases of COVID-19, announces $100M contingency fund

TORONTO — Ontario reported five more cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the total to 42, as the...

How EI benefits for COVID-19 quarantines will work

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced changes to Canada’s sick-leave benefits under employment insurance Wednesday, to...

Canadian health officials stress COVID-19 risk remains low as case load...

OTTAWA — With a slowly, but steadily rising number of COVID-19 cases in Canada, health officials continue to...

Tips for better handwashing: lather longer and skip the hand dryer

TORONTO — The internet is awash in lists of things that many of us get wrong on...

Ontario reports new COVID-19 case, says patient had travelled to Las...

Ontario’s Ministry of Health says there is a new case of the novel coronavirus in the province.

Three new coronavirus cases in Ontario, pushing provincewide total to 23

TORONTO — Officials in Ontario are reporting a new case of the novel coronavirus that they say is linked...

Ignorance driving racism against First Nations after blockades: minister

OTTAWA — Racist taunts and threats of violence levelled at Indigenous people in the wake of national...

Canada’s tourism industry braces for impact of new coronavirus on travel

OTTAWA — Canada’s tourism industry is bracing for the impact of the novel coronavirus on the number...

Exploratory talks between high school teachers’ union and government break off

TORONTO — Education Minister Stephen Lecce says he’s disappointed after exploratory talks with the Ontario’s secondary school...

PM creates COVID-19 cabinet committee to deal with novel coronavirus

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has created a new cabinet committee to deal with the novel...

Majority of Canadians unhappy with Trudeau’s handling of blockade crisis: poll

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests Canadians weren’t happy with Justin Trudeau’s handling of the natural-gas pipeline dispute in British Columbia that led to...

Advice to stockpile supplies can cause undue concern over COVID-19: Tory...

OTTAWA — Shoppers across the country were loading carts with everything from gas cans to cat litter in response...