Like many charities across the country, Montreal’s Mile End Mission is trying to re-invent the way it works. The community organization usually serves hot meals several times a week in its busy lunchroom, bringing staff, volunteers and community members together. These days, people line up outside — standing well apart —
The federal government is shutting down the network of in-person Service Canada centres over COVID-19 concerns. Some of the offices, such as one tucked inside Ottawa’s city hall, have already started to close as confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased and workers were needed elsewhere, or felt uncomfortable about going
Almost half of Canada’s COVID-19 cases are caused by spread in the community from an unknown source, and experts say that signals there could be a silent epidemic happening across the country. Of the 1,044 cases that the Public Health Agency of Canada has provided epidemiological data on as of
A Canadian company says it can ramp up production within days of potential life-saving ventilators, once it gets final instructions from the federal government. Countries are scrambling to avoid the nightmarish scenario unfolding in Italy, where doctors are grappling with which patients to save because there aren’t enough breathing machines
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Whether the Tokyo Olympics should take place may soon become obvious, World Athletics president Sebastian Coe said on Saturday. Coe’s comments came as numerous athletes and federations called for a delay in the competition, which is scheduled to run from July 24 to Aug. 9, because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The daily swirl of press briefings by health officials, new announcements by government leaders and reports on the latest public spaces, businesses or borders being closed leaves little opportunity for the opposition parties to get a word in. That’s assuming they have anything to say, or a platform on which to say it. Across