Shut down travel between provinces to control spread of variants, experts say

Experts are calling on the federal and provincial governments to take steps to curb interprovincial and international travel to stop the spread of coronavirus variants of concern.While the B117 strain is driving much of the third wave in Ontario and elsewhere,...

Here’s how to help kids build resilience during the pandemic

The pandemic is testing the limits of kids' resilience. But there are proven strategies that can help children cope, even if caregivers and parents feel they’re not coping so well themselves. View original article here Source

How to have a safe Halloween in the midst of COVID-19

Kids across Canada have a burning question for their parents this week: Are we going trick-or-treating?Like every other aspect of life, Halloween will play out differently as public health and infectious disease experts put measures in place to curb the pandemic....

What are the safe rules for gathering with family and friends?

As Canadians look forward to the Thanksgiving weekend, it seems the traditional turkey is being served with a side of confusion. With rates of COVID-19 on the rise in many places, public health officials are trying to provide up-to-date advice...

Potential COVID-19 vaccine has re-energized anti-vaccination groups, health experts warn

As Canadians yearn for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic and a time they can once again hug their elderly loved ones or gather in large groups without fear of infection, many are pinning their hopes on unprecedented global efforts...

Thousands of volunteers come forward to offer mental health support during COVID-19

As Canadians continue to grapple with an unprecedented level of stress as the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, thousands of volunteers have come forward to offer emotional support to others — a move experts say could benefit their own mental well-being as much...