Cononavirus

‘This virus may never go away’ -WHO

Reported by: Reuters https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYkhDYm3fok Dr. Mike Ryan, the head of the World Health Organization emergencies program, on Wednesday told reporters that the novel coronavirus may...

U.S. commission says Taiwan’s WHO exclusion caused lives to be lost

Reporting by: Reuters TAIPEI (Reuters) - Lives have been lost in the coronavirus pandemic because of the World Health Organization's (WHO) exclusion of Taiwan and refusal to allow it to...

Factbox: Latest on the worldwide spread of the new coronavirus

Reporting by: Reuters More than 3.59 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 250,386 have died, according to a Reuters tally as of...

Singer Bryan Adams apologizes for coronavirus conspiracy rant

Reported By: Moira Warburton, Reuters TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian singer Bryan Adams apologized on Tuesday for a social media post in which he blamed "bat eating, wet market animal selling,...

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Reported by: The Canadian Press Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. Here is what some of...

COVID-19 deaths pass 5,000 in Canada; Trudeau pledges new help for seniors

Reported by: Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press TORONTO — Canada’s death toll from COVID-19 passed the 5,000-mark on Tuesday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the pandemic had exposed serious...

Ontario parks, High Park begin to reopen with limitations

Starting Monday, May 11, provincial parks and conservation reserves have also reopened to the public for limited day use. The decision was announced during Doug Ford’s public address to Ontario...

Ontario reports 308 new coronavirus cases, extends state of emergency to June 2, retail stores reopen

Ontario confirmed there are 308 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday, May 11, bringing the provincial total to 20,546 since the outbreak began in late January. Nearly 74% of those...

Feds pledge COVID-19 financing help for the country’s biggest companies

Reported by: The Canadian Press OTTAWA — The country’s largest employers will soon be able to land federal financing to help weather the COVID-19 economic crisis, but are being warned they’ll...

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

Reported by: The Canadian Press The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 4:10 p.m. Ontario Premier Doug Ford has admitted that he...

Trudeau warns premature reopening could send Canada ‘back into confinement’

Reported By: Rod Nickel, Reuters WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned on Saturday that if provinces move too quickly to reopen their economies, a second wave of...

Virus rages in remote Canadian village as province prepares to reopen economy

Reported By: Rod Nickel, Reuters WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Coronavirus infections are multiplying through a remote indigenous Saskatchewan village even as the rest of the western Canadian province sees few...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces Emergency wage subsidy to be extended into the summer and beyond

In his daily national address to the country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the emergency wage subsidy program put in place to help business owners keep their employees during the crisis has been extended to...

Canada pledges $850 million for the global fight against COVID-19

During an online global summit on May 4, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada would be contributing $850 million towards the funds for vaccine and treatment research for the COVID-19 coronavirus.

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy vs. Canada Emergency Response Benefit: “It’s one or the other” says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warns Canadians who are receiving the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) that they may have to repay the government if they get rehired through the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy...

Ontario is “getting close” to reopening the economy according to Premier Doug Ford

Written by: Angelo Cruz During his daily address at Queen’s Park on April 30, Ford noted that the COVID-19 curve in the province is flattening, and that “we are in...

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