CBC | Top Stories News
A medical evacuation plane exploded in a ball of flames during takeoff on Sunday in the Philippine capital, killing all eight passengers and crew on board, officials said. One of them was a Canadian.
The Canadian Pharmacists Association wants to ensure its members are given the same protections as other essential healthcare workers during the COVID-19 outbreak, especially when it comes to accessing personal protective equipment.
With more than 120,000 coronavirus cases, the most in the world, many health-care experts had worried U.S. President Donald Trump would lift physical distancing restrictions too soon, after his previous statements that the country needed an economic recovery and was "raring to go by Easter."
Companies worldwide are pivoting to aid in the fight against COVID-19 — including the apparel industry. Designers are shifting from their usual sartorial creations to rapidly producing masks, gowns and more.
Imposed isolation is meant to protect us from COVID-19, but it's also putting many people at a higher level of risk because they're confined in a space with the very person who is abusing them.
Mexico is finally taking COVID-19 more seriously since Thursday. But the president and other politicians have promoted non-scientific theories about COVID-19 while downplaying its likely effect on Mexico. Many Mexicans worry that their government is not prepared for what is coming.
Banning visits at group homes for people with intellectual disabilities, and in psychiatric hospitals and wards, ignore the specific needs of a vulnerable segment of the public.
Countries in Europe and states like New York have commandeered vast spaces normally reserved for conferences or sporting events to house the thousands of patients sickened by COVID-19. Leaders in Canada are now preparing to do the same.
CBC | British Columbia News
With spring break coming to an end, students, parents and teachers are preparing to adapt to an education system that is shifting to a virtual environment with the cancellation of in-class learning.
Auto insurance is an essential financial protection, but as the COVID-19 pandemic forces more and more employees to work from home, many are left to wonder — can I drop some of my coverage in order to save on premiums?
The B.C. government announced $3 million in emergency funding Sunday to help struggling food banks keep up with the surge in demand due to the effects from COVID-19.
Chelsea Smith is used to taking intimate portraits of her clients in her studio. But because of COVID-19, her studio is her car, and her subjects are across the street.
COVID-19 is a time of physical distancing, but it’s also a time of coming together as a community to support and help one another.
Residents of a small B.C. border town have pledged to help their Alaskan neighbours during the COVID-19 crisis, even as the border between Canada and the United States closes to non-essential travel.
Companies in B.C. have rapidly reorganized in the last two weeks to start manufacturing essential medical supplies for health care workers on the frontlines of the response to the COVID-19 virus.
A man in Kamloops, B.C., has died and two others are in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a stabbing at a party at an apartment complex Saturday night.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced us out of public spaces and into our homes, intensifying feelings of loneliness and amplifying a desire for human connection. For some, the forced togetherness is also testing the strength of relationships facing new anxieties and strains.
Vancouver firefighters found flames and heavy smoke in the parkade of a condo construction site early Sunday morning.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday more help is on the way for vulnerable Canadians struggling with staying at home and accessing critical services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
An unsanctioned camp in Golden Ears Provincial Park sat undisturbed and undiscovered until three men practising physical distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic stumbled upon the site.
While 92 new cases of COVID-19 were announced Saturday, Dr. Bonnie Henry said the percentage rate of growth has decreased to about 10 per cent. Still the virus has been found in 12 long-term health care centres in the province and officials are asking for a big effort from residents to keep physical distance from one another.
Jim Hanson was stacking wood with his son 24 year-old son early Friday evening in the northern part of Indian Arm northeast of Vancouver, B.C., when he heard what he thought was "the puff of a whale."
Provincial health officer says trials are underway at at least one facility as confirmed cases province-wide rise to 884.
A 99-year-old West Vancouver man who tested positive for COVID-19 has recovered completely and is back to his "cheerful old self," his daughter says.
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the province indoors, but some British Columbians are finding there are upsides to being stuck inside.
Health officials in British Columbia are reporting 92 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, including one new death, bringing the provincial total to 884 cases.
There's a reason the phrase "lies, damned lies and statistics" is so often used: numbers can be twisted just about every way to make a situation look good or bad, dangerous or promising.
British Columbia continues to show a glimmer of hope that drastic physical distancing measures may be helping to slow the spread of COVID-19. Still 92 new cases were announced on Saturday in B.C.
CBC | Sports News
The Arizona Coyotes and forward Taylor Hall are in talks about a new contract while the NHL's regular season remains in a pause due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus, general manager John Chayka told The Athletic.
The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) has placed its doping control testing program on hold until further notice.
Rachel Folden figured something out early on during her first spring training with the Chicago Cubs — long before the coronavirus pandemic wiped out team activities.
CBC Sports' Rob Pizzo reports on the latest developments surrounding the postponement of Tokyo 2020.
Although Tom Renney doesn't know when professional or amateur sports will return, he says that, like his time with the Rangers, they will play a critical role in healing the country when the COVID-19 pandemic ends.
Stay up to date on the latest on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting sports around the globe.
Tokyo Olympic organizers seem to be leaning away from starting the rescheduled games in the spring of 2021. More and more the signs point toward the summer of 2021.
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