Skip to content

Coronavirus (COVID-19) National News

Aid for energy heavily weighted towards fossil fuels in COVID-19 response

Aid for energy heavily weighted towards fossil fuels in COVID-19 response

The oil industry is also badly hurt by the pandemic
No new cases of COVID-19 on Prince Edward Island today after recent clusters

No new cases of COVID-19 on Prince Edward Island today after recent clusters

There are currently nine active cases on the Island
Officials report one new case of COVID-19 Wednesday in New Brunswick

Officials report one new case of COVID-19 Wednesday in New Brunswick

The latest case comes as Premier Blaine Higgs considers relaxing entry restrictions for Quebecers who live near the New Brunswick border
Essential worker latest to test positive for COVID-19 on Prince Edward Island

Essential worker latest to test positive for COVID-19 on Prince Edward Island

Another essential worker has tested positive for COVID-19 on Prince Edward Island
Senators call for changes to COVID-19 aid and more transparency on spending

Senators call for changes to COVID-19 aid and more transparency on spending

The committee's report recommends the government provide declining CERB payments as incomes rise
Health officials report one new case of COVID-19 in New Brunswick

Health officials report one new case of COVID-19 in New Brunswick

Public health officials said today the case involves a person in their 20s in the Moncton region
Canadians torn on scaling back COVID-19 benefits to save money: poll

Canadians torn on scaling back COVID-19 benefits to save money: poll

The Liberals last week revealed this year's projected deficit sits at $343 billion, driven by an estimated $231.9 billion in COVID-19 spending, so far, and a massive drop in government revenue
Human clinical trials begin for Quebec-made COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Human clinical trials begin for Quebec-made COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Dr. Bruce Clark cautions against holding unrealistic expectations that his product — or any of the numerous vaccines in development globally — will bring the pandemic to a screeching halt
COVID-19 cases linked to private hotel parties in Kelowna: B.C. health minister

COVID-19 cases linked to private hotel parties in Kelowna: B.C. health minister

British Columbia's health minister says several COVID-19 exposures in Kelowna serve as a reminder of the risks posed by private gatherings
America's worsening COVID-19 crisis has some Canadians barring the border door

America's worsening COVID-19 crisis has some Canadians barring the border door

Since March, the U.S. has seen more than 3 million cases and 133,000 deaths, and the crisis is accelerating in states across the union
Rogers Media
6080 Young Street Halifax, NS, B3K 5L2 © 2006-2020 Rogers Media. All rights reserved.