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Scarborough long-term care home grappling with COVID-19 outbreak reports 13 more deaths

Thirteen more residents have died from COVID-19 since Wednesday at a long-term care home in Scarborough, Ont., that’s grappling with a major outbreak. As of Saturday, 116 residents and 77 staff members at Tendercare Living Centre have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total confirmed cases to 193, North York General Hospital said in a statement. The hospital said […]

Rising river levels on Christmas Day force hundreds near Quebec City to leave homes

Heavy rainfall and rising water levels have forced more than 200 people north of Quebec City to leave their homes, with helicopters needed in some cases to take isolated residents, firefighters and police officers to safety. The mayor of Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval, a town of about 8,000 people located less than 30 minutes from the provincial capital, declared a 48-hour […]

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Saturday

The latest: Ontario enters provincewide lockdown in effort to curb rising COVID-19 case counts. Most Boxing Day shopping expected to happen online. Worldwide cases surpass 80 million. Millions of Americans lose jobless benefits as Trump refuses to sign aid bill. Have a question about COVID-19 in Canada? Send your questions to [email protected] A provincewide lockdown meant […]

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