Trudeau to address nation after call with premiers about COVID-19 response

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to address the nation again today after speaking with the premiers about the battle to stop the spread of COVID-19.His address comes as the federal government launches a $30-million advertising campaign to raise awareness...

Canada won’t send athletes to 2020 Olympics: Latest on coronavirus on Monday

The latest:As COVID-19 cases mount around the world, the committees responsible for Canada's involvement in Olympic and Paralympic sport have decided they won't be sending athletes to Tokyo if the 2020 Summer Olympics go ahead as planned.  "This is not solely about athlete...

‘We’ll have to FaceTime our parents’: COVID-19 changes delivery plans for women about to give birth

Juliette Filanowski remembers the birth of her son two years ago and the joy that greeted his arrival in the hospital."It was beautiful. Everyone was crying. They were so happy," said Filanowski, who gave birth in Mississauga, Ont., in April...

Health minister not ruling out criminal penalties for travellers who don’t self-isolate

Health Minister Patty Hajdu says she's looking at criminal penalties for Canadian travellers who don't follow the government's advice to self-isolate when they return home."Let me be perfectly clear. We will use every measure in our tool box at the federal...

Trudeau says more aid coming as social distancing measures could last months

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the $82-billion financial package announced to offset the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is just "a very first step" as health-care officials warn social distancing could last months.A smaller-than-normal number of MPs will be called back...

What pregnant women need to know about COVID-19

Health-care professionals and researchers are learning new information every day about COVID-19 and its effects on the young, the old and those considered to be at risk. For pregnant women, there could be additional concerns and uncertainty over the potential impact...

Trudeau addresses nation for 7th day in a row amid COVID-19 fears

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will address the country for the seventh day in a row amid pleas for Canadians to hunker down to slow the spread of COVID-19. Trudeau is expected to address the return of Parliament in a speech around 11:15 a.m....

‘We’ll have to FaceTime our parents’: COVID-19 changes the delivery plans for women about to give birth

Juliette Filanowski remembers the birth of her son two years ago and the joy that greeted his arrival in the hospital."It was beautiful. Everyone was crying. They were so happy," said Filanowski, who gave birth in Mississauga, Ont., in April...

Q&A: What pregnant women need to know about COVID-19

Health-care professionals and researchers are learning new information every day about COVID-19 and its effects on the young, the old and those considered to be at risk. For pregnant women, there could be additional concerns and uncertainty over the potential impact...

ICU chief contacts cosmetic surgeons, carpenters in search of supplies for COVID-19 battle

Dr. Michael Warner is preparing for battle.He's head of the intensive care unit at the Michael Garron Hospital in Toronto, and he knows that any day he's about to be overwhelmed with critically ill patients infected with COVID-19. "It's ominous....
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