The Honourable Ross Romano, Minister of Colleges and Universities, will be joined by Peter Bethlenfalvy, President of the Treasury Board and Minister Responsible for Digital and Data Transformation, to make an announcement about postsecondary education.
We use this editor’s blog to explain our journalism and what’s happening at CBC News. You can find more blogs here. Some of the very best of Canadian public service journalism was honoured tonight by the Michener Awards Foundation. Congratulations to Kathy Tomlinson of The Globe and Mail, winner of the 2019 Michener Award for […]
Do you find yourself daydreaming about what your life will be like after the COVID-19 vaccine is rolled out? The virus that devastated the world, and crippled millions of people’s livelihoods, has infected more than 69,363,000 people worldwide, according to John Hopkins university, and has killed more than 1,578,000 individuals. The catastrophic ramifications of the […]
With MPs set to start their holiday recess soon, concerns are mounting in both British government and Canadian business circles about the House of Commons failing to pass implementation legislation for the new Canada-U.K. Trade Continuity Agreement before existing trade rules expire. International Trade Minister Mary Ng introduced bill C-18 on Wednesday. While her officials said […]
Ottawa and Toronto will each receive 3,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in the first distribution of shots in Ontario next week, according to the head of the province’s vaccination task force. The first doses of Pfizer’s vaccine, approved Wednesday by Health Canada, will arrive in Canada on Monday, the federal government confirmed on […]
Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development; Jill Dunlop, Associate Minister of Children and Women’s Issues; Jane McKenna, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development; and Donna Skelly, MPP for Flamborough-Glanbrook, will make an announcement in Hamilton about employment training.
Dr. Misty Watson at Rockyview General Hospital says they’re getting daily notifications the hospital is full as beds fill up with COVID patients. (Submitted by Dr. Misty Watson) Calgary doctors are facing distressing decisions, especially in intensive care units, as hospitals fill up with COVID-19 patients. As of Wednesday, there were 202 COVID patients in Calgary hospitals, […]
Jump to: Hospitalizations – Outbreaks – Schools – Testing – Ontario – Elgin and Oxford – Huron and Perth – Sarnia and Lambton For the second day in a row, and for at least the third time in just over a week, the London and Middlesex region set a new daily coronavirus case record on […]
TORONTO ― Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement today on the province’s readiness for the delivery and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines:
The federal Liberals are proposing to spread voting over three days if there’s a federal election during the COVID-19 pandemic. A bill tabled in the House of Commons today would also add nearly two weeks of advance polls in long-term care homes and make it easier to get and deliver mail-in ballots. And it would […]
Ontario reported 1,983 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday, a new single-day high, bringing the provincial total to 134,783. The previous provincial record for cases was on Monday when 1,925 new infections were recorded and before that on Sunday with 1,924 cases. According to Thursday’s provincial report, 515 cases were recorded in Peel Region, 496 […]
OTTAWA ― The Ontario government is providing 32 non-profit organizations in the Ottawa area with nearly $2.9 million to help them rebuild and recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding is part of the Ontario Trillium Foundation’s $83-million Resilient Communities Fund.