Cononavirus

What to do when your children stay at home while the pandemic

With the number of COVID-19 cases increasing in many places in Canada, the government and local health agencies have asked their citizens to stay inside, avoid crowded places, keep a distance from the opposite person...

Ontario to cover the cost of COVID-19 health services for uninsured people

As the COVID-19 keeps spreading and the number of cases in Ontario has increased rapidly on daily basis, Ontario expands Health Care Coverage Critical to support efforts to contain COVID-19.

Canada to close borders by midnight and turning back asylum seekers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told reporters Friday that “exceptional” measures must be taken during exceptional times to protect public health amid the growing COVID-19 pandemic.  As part of the new...

Do you have COVID-19? Take this Self-Assessment from the Ministry of Health in Ontario to find out

The Ministry of Health in Ontario has recently published a Self-Assessment test that can be taken at home before going to a hospital or COVID-19 testing clinic. They have advised that people...

Coronavirus-What you need to know to protect yourself

Reminders from the Ministry of Health in Ontario:  Contact Telehealth Ontario (1-866-797-0000) or a local public health unit or your healthcare provider if you are experiencing symptoms of the 2019...

Ontario, B.C. and Alberta have declared states of emergency as COVID-19 fears deepen

British Columbia was the third province to declare a state of emergency on Tuesday, March 17, after it has seen 83 additional coronavirus cases and three new deaths. The province has now recorded...

Ontario Government Declares State of Emergency amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Earlier this morning Premier Doug Ford formally declared a state of emergency for Ontario due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Speaking to reporters at Queen’s Park, Premier Doug Ford said that:

Government of Canada to close Canadian border to Foreign Travelers amid Corona-virus outbreak

Highlights from the Press Conference Canada announces it will be closing its borders to foreign travelersAir operators to ban anyone showing symptoms of COVID-19 from getting on a planeOnly 4...

6 Main Differences between the Flu and Coronavirus

Earlier this month, on March 6, 2020, The World Health Organization released a situation report which also highlighted the similarities and differences between influenza (the Flu) and the novel corona virus (COVID-19).

COVID-19 cases outside of China surpassed cases inside this country

Italy and Europe The United Kingdom confirmed 1,551 cases and 37 total deaths. Meanwhile, France confirmed 127 deaths and 5,397 cases. Germany now has 6,672 cases. From...

Bank of Canada made further rate cut to 0.75 percent; U.S. Federal Reserve slashes rate to near 0 in urgency to offset COVID-19 impact

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to deepen the threat to the economic growth of the world, U.S. and Canada took the dramatic step of slashing interest rates and unveil programs and aid packages...

CoronaVirus Pandemic: What’s Happening Now in Canada

Highlights you should know as of March 15, 2020: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces ‘significant’ fiscal stimulus package in the days aheadParliament suspended for five weeks, marking unprecedented moment in Canadian...

Canada’s First COVID-19 Vaccine is Now in Testing Stages

While World Leaders are making monumental changes such as travel restrictions and bans on large social gatherings to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, a vaccine is currently being worked on in Canada. 

Canada Government urges Canadians abroad to return home while ‘commercial options still available’

As the COVID-19 global crisis deepens, countries around the world on Saturday continued to close borders, impose border restrictions, quarantine requirements and restrict large gatherings to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.

Government of Canada warning Canadians to avoid non-essential international travel

Earlier this week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the federal government in Canada is warning Canadians against all non-essential travel outside of Canada and is in talks of considering tightening the Canadian...

PM Trudeau addresses Canadians as COVID-19 shuts down Parliament

Speaking to Canadians from outside Rideau Cottage, Ottawa on Friday afternoon, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau advised Canadians to avoid all non-essential global travel, as the still rapidly spreading COVID-19 pandemic suspended Canadian Parliament....

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