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Many hospitals across the country are being forced to keep precious supplies of protective masks, gloves and sanitizer under lock and key, in part due to fear of theft, CBC News has learned.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is bracing Canadians for a long period of pandemic-induced pain. But his descriptions of what he calls the "new normal" only point to unanswered questions about how the country eventually recovers, and how long that might take.
Closing the border and telling the public to self-isolate at home in the early days of Canada's COVID-19 outbreak would have done more harm than good, according to a national public health organization.
Two employees at the National Microbiology Laboratory and one of their close contacts have tested positive for the coronavirus, staff at the Winnipeg facility were told via email Thursday.
Canada has struck a new contract with Saudi Arabia that eventually will allow it to resume exports of light armoured vehicles to the kingdom, the foreign affairs minister announced Thursday.
Public Health Ontario has confirmed that its CEO, Dr. Peter Donnelly, is stepping away from his job, one day after Premier Doug Ford demanded immediate action to improve COVID-19 testing rates.
Physical distancing has radically changed how we socialize. But there’s still some scenarios where it’s difficult to limit our physical contact with others. Here’s how to best navigate them.
CBC | British Columbia News
B.C. 911 operators are worried emergency lines are being tied up by calls related to the COVID-19 pandemic that should be going elsewhere.
Local publishers are being forced to make difficult decisions as the COVID-19 pandemic forces businesses to close and cancel print advertisements.
When asked if the provincial government might consider relaxing rules around social gatherings and physical distancing for areas that aren’t seeing major upticks in cases, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said that’s a possibility.
From the West End of Vancouver to White Rock’s waterfront, municipalities across the Metro Vancouver region are rolling out a swath of measures to keep crowds down in popular urban parks and beaches this weekend.
B.C. Yukon Association of Drug War Survivors call for equitable application of public health protections for those living through the overdose and COVID-19 crisis.
Most of the fires burned in garbage cans and dumpsters or in piles of cardboard, police said. However, one of the fires torched a newer-model pickup truck dealing “significant” damage to the cab interior.
B.C. Finance Minister Carole James says 132,000 jobs were lost in the province due to the COVID-19 pandemic, pushing the unemployment rate over seven per cent.
British Columbia's former provincial health officer says he has "grave concerns" about reduced services for people struggling with drug addiction, while the manager of a supervised consumption site in Toronto says people are feeling abandoned due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lawyers who work with inmates at the federal facility say the outbreak of 24 cases is concerning especially since Correctional Service Canada was only reporting two cases earlier this week.
B.C. is spending $5 million to expand existing mental health services and launch new virtual programs to help British Columbians cope with the pandemic, as ongoing isolation and increasing financial stress weigh heavily on the population's shoulders.
Dr. Joseph Finkler is an emergency room physician at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver and says the experience left him changed.
HUB Cycling says temporary walking and cycling paths could help people keep an adequate distance from each other as more people may choose to to walk and cycle during this time.
Federal health officials are saying there could be nearly 32,000 cases of COVID-19 and between 500 and 700 deaths in Canada by April 16 — and anywhere from 11,000 to 22,000 deaths over the course of the pandemic, even with relatively strong control measures in place.
People who head into the backcountry during a pandemic could put search and rescue volunteers at risk.
We're breaking down what you need to know about the pandemic by answering your questions. You can send us your questions via email at COVID@cbc.ca and we'll answer as many as we can. We'll publish a selection of answers every weekday on our website, and we're also putting some of your questions to the experts on the air during The National and CBC News Network.
Economic uncertainty has derailed what was looking to be a strong spring market in Canadian real estate as real estate agents, lawyers and economists grapple with the pandemic’s impact on property transactions.
Since their church doors closed due to COVID-19, priests at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Parish on Main Street in Vancouver are using their parking lot to take drive-thru and walk-in confessions before the Christian holiday of Good Friday.
The pair hadn't spoken in 10 years — until the Hollywood actor mentioned O'Brian in a tweet last week.
Some small businesses desperate to access the federal government's emergency COVID-19 loan program say that $40,000 could save their business, but they don't qualify under the government's rules.
CBC | Sports News
Pat Stapleton, a longtime NHL defenceman who famously kept an air of mystery over whether he possessed the puck from the goal that won the 1972 Summit Series, has died. He was 79.
UFC 249 has been cancelled after ESPN and parent company Disney stopped UFC President Dana White's plan to keep fighting amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Listen as Andre De Grasse takes you moment by moment through the 2016 Olympic Games, from his 100m and 200m medals, to his constant battle with Usain Bolt.
Auston Matthews has been wheeling around his property in Arizona on rollerblades trying to stay in shape. With the NHL on an indefinite pause amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Maple Leafs' star centre even invited a goalie down to keep him company.
World basketball's governing body has postponed the men's Olympic qualifiers, the European Championship and the Americas Championship by a year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, FIBA said on Thursday.
Taking ice away from NHL players has caused some to resort to desperate measures. New York Islanders captain Anders Lee bought a Peloton. Anaheim defenceman Josh Manson wants a pair of roller blades. League leading scorer Leon Draisaitl of Edmonton stickhandles around his dog.
Tiger Woods should have been trying to keep his Masters green jacket out of the clutches of the world's top golfers over the next four days, instead he will battle his 11-year-old son Charlie for it over putting competitions.
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