Health & Wellness

Windsor-Essex Stays in Stage 2, Social Circles of 10 People Will Remain Until Next Year, As Ontario Reports 91 New COVID-19 Cases

Over the Civic Holiday Long Weekend, Ontario reported lower than 100 new cases of COVID-19 during the past two days with 88 cases on Monday and as many as 91 new cases today. 

Even If There Is A Vaccine, COVID-19 Pandemic May Persist for Years to Come: Says Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer

As scientists and medical experts around the world work tirelessly to find a potential vaccine for COVID-19, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, says that health officials are preparing to deal...

Elementary Students Will Be in Class Full Time as Ontario Unveils Plans to Reopen Schools Come September

On Thursday afternoon, Premier Doug Ford and Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced Ontario’s plans to reopen schools across the province this coming September, six weeks before the start of the new school year. 

Toronto and Peel Region Moves to Stage 3 of Reopening as Ontario Reports Lowest Single Day Increase in COVID-19 Cases Since March

On Wednesday morning, as promised from Premier Ford and the Ontario Government last week, the province had decided to allow Toronto and Peel Region to move ahead to Stage 3 of Ontario’s Reopening...

Ontario Records Fourth Straight Day of Decline in New COVID-19 Cases Despite Overcrowded Beaches and Massive House Parties

On Tuesday morning, health officials in Ontario have reported another dip in the number of new COVID-19 cases across the province for the fourth day in a row.  The positive...

Health Canada Authorizes Remdesivir to Treat Severe COVID-19 As Canada Sees Uptick in Cases Amid New Outbreaks

According to the country’s top doctor, Canada’s coronavirus curve is seeing an “uptick” in new COVID-19 cases as provinces across the country report new outbreaks of the virus.  On Tuesday...

Premier Doug Ford Announces $4 Billion in COVID-19 Funding to Ontario Municipalities

Speaking at Queen’s Park on Monday afternoon, Premier Doug Ford said that a one-time $4 billion COVID-19 relief fund will be given to municipalities across Ontario to help with the economic losses of...

Health Experts Warning “We’re Going to Run Out of Time” As Canada’s COVID-19 Cases Rises

Over the past few days, it appears that Tuesday marked a day where many provinces reported a higher number of new COVID-19 cases, causing a slight spike in the total number of COVID-19...

Ontario Records Highest New COVID-19 Cases Since June, Majority in People Under Age 39

As many regions in Ontario have started entering Stage 3 of the province’s reopening and economic recovery plan, the latest COVID-19 updates have reported the highest level of new COVID-19 cases since June. 

Canadian Company Begins Human Testing of COVID-19 Candidate Vaccine as Quebec Makes Masks Mandatory in Indoor Places

Medicago, a biopharmaceutical company in Quebec City, began clinical trials for a plant-derived COVID-19 vaccine on Monday of this week.  The biopharmaceutical company is the first Canadian company to administer...

Ontario extends Emergency Orders Until July 22

Aligning with the newly proposed bill at Queen’s Park that would allow the provincial government to maintain certain COVID-19 pandemic-related legislations, Premier Doug Ford announced Ontario will extend all of its emergency orders...

WHO Says Emerging Evidence Suggests COVID-19 May Be Airborne, Sparking International Debate

Earlier this week on Tuesday afternoon, the World Health Organization acknowledges the emerging evidence of the airborne spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), following pressures from a group of scientists urging the global...

PM Trudeau Says Canada Handled COVID-19 Outbreak Better Than The US

During his news conference in the nation’s capital, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made a rare public comment saying Canada has handled the coronavirus outbreak better than its allies, which included the United States. 

Ontario to Introduce Bill Extending Some Pandemic Measures Over the Next Year as Province Records Dip in New COVID-19 Cases

As of Tuesday morning, Ontario health officials are reporting 112 new cases of COVID-19 which is a significant decrease when compared to the 154 new cases that were reported on Monday. 

Poll Finds Canadians Are Less Likely Than Most to Wear Masks When Out in Public

A poll conducted by a British polling firm, YouGov, found a surprising insight that Canadians are more likely than Americans to praise their government’s handling of COVID-19 and keep their hands to themselves...

Leamington, Kingsville Cleared for Stage 2 Reopening as Premier Doug Ford Proposes Made in Ontario Plan for Growth, Renewal and Economic Recovery

In his daily briefing from Queen’s Park, Toronto, Premier Doug Ford announced several updates including Leamington and Kingsville’s approval to move to Stage 2 of Ontario’s COVID-19 Reopening and Recovery plan. 

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