Trudeau: U.S. standing down plan to send soldiers to backstop northern border

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the United States appears to have backed off on its plan to send soldiers to the Canada-U.S....

Trudeau defends new flights bringing Canadians home from across the globe

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians being flown home from abroad must subject themselves to "rigorous" and mandatory 14-day self-isolation to keep their...

Trudeau says Parliament needs to sit again for more COVID-19 relief

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's planning to call Parliament back for another sitting to pass more measures to help the Canadian...

Supply-line disruptions could cause Canadian drug shortage

OTTAWA — The deputy minister of Health Canada says the COVID-19 pandemic will likely lead to shortages of drugs and medical devices that treat...

Insurance companies predict changes to premiums and virtual care after COVID-19

TORONTO — When COVID-19 started spreading through Canada, the president of one of the country’s largest insurance companies was thinking about mothers who have...

A Burlington Hospital Prepares a Wing for Expected Surge in COVID-19 Patients

A hospital in Burlington, Ont., is building a temporary COVID-19 unit in anticipation of a surge of patients. Joseph Brant Hospital says the structure being...

Parliament may need to be recalled again to approve wage subsidy program

OTTAWA — Canadians are supposed to get more details today of the federal government's massive emergency wage subsidy program — a day later than promised. Finance...

New ventilators promised in days as industrial response to COVID-19 kicks in

OTTAWA — Hundreds of ventilators are now in production as part of the federal government's efforts to shore up national stockpiles of crucial equipment...

Ontario reports 260 more COVID-19 cases; provincial total at 1,966

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 260 more COVID-19 cases today, for a total of nearly 2,000 in the province. It's an increase of 15 per cent...
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Evacutations should still encompass social distancing

The spread of COVID-19 has residents in the community practicing social distancing. Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services encourages members of the community to continue...

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