Dave Bidini on why artists are well equipped to cope with COVID-19 pandemic

TORONTO — Musician and writer Dave Bidini believes artists may be at a bit of an advantage in confronting the challenges of the COVID-19...

Liberal MPs call for national standards for long-term care homes

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau is being pressured by some of his own Liberal backbenchers to implement enforceable national standards for the operation of long-term...

Duclos reminds cabinet colleagues to be transparent, ‘even in times of crisis’

OTTAWA — The federal minister responsible for public access to government information has reminded his cabinet colleagues of the need for transparency and accountability...

Algoma Community Foundation takes part in new Emergency Community Support Fund

$210,000  in funding available in Algoma Region for charities supporting  COVID-19 response Sault Ste. Marie & Algoma: Algoma Community Foundation today announced it will be...

Ontario reports 383 new COVID-19 cases, 34 more deaths

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 383 new cases of COVID-19 today, and 34 more deaths. The new cases represent a jump after several consecutive days of fewer than...

Trudeau calls for global response to heal COVID-19’s economic damage

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau opened a major United Nations' conference this morning saying a co-ordinated response is necessary for the global economy to recover from the COVID-19...

More hospitals part of plasma transfusion trial to treat COVID-19 with antibodies

TORONTO — The first two COVID-19 patients in Canada to receive plasma transfusions rich in antibodies are showing signs of improvement as the experimental treatment...

Feds offer of help on sick leave, long-term care gets mixed provincial reaction

OTTAWA — The Team Canada spirit that has prevailed among first ministers during the COVID-19 crisis will be put to the test today as Justin Trudeau...
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Highlighting the Canadian Food System Aim of New Campaign Launched by Canadian Centre for...

GUELPH, Ontario, May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A national campaign to connect consumers to the multifaceted Canadian food system was launched by the...
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Ontario says more heath providers can reopen including dentists, optometrists

TORONTO — The province says over two dozen different health-care providers who were closed because of the pandemic lockdown can reopen. Dentists, optometrists and massage therapists...