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B.C. hotel employee spat on by customer refusing to wear mask has heart attack shortly after, manager says

An accountant for a hotel in downtown Nelson, B.C., had a heart attack and collapsed shortly

What Canada’s hardest-hit provinces can learn from those that handled COVID-19 best

When epidemiologist Susan Kirkland opened a Halifax newspaper on Saturday, she was stunned.  “Three protest rallies planned,”

Fever, loss of taste or smell among telltale COVID-19 symptoms in Canadian kids

New research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) found that one-third of children who

With 13,349 active COVID-19 cases, Alberta imposes series of new restrictions

Alberta rolled out tough new restrictions on Tuesday that prohibit all indoor social gatherings as the province

Alberta expected to announce new COVID-19 containment measures as cases mount

The latest: B.C.’s top doctor says the province is facing its “most challenging” period of the pandemic

As COVID-19 cases soar and regions lock down, Dr. Tam has a blunt message about holiday planning

On a day that saw Ontario and Manitoba announce record-high numbers of new COVID-19 cases, two

As COVID-19 cases rise, N.L. and P.E.I. exit Atlantic bubble for at least 2 weeks

The Atlantic bubble is no more. Both Newfoundland and Labrador and P.E.I are exiting the Atlantic

Ontario reports record 1,589 COVID-19 cases as Toronto locks down

The latest: Ontario reported a record high daily COVID-19 case number on Monday with 1,589 new

Eli Lilly’s COVID-19 antibody drug gets interim authorization in Canada

Canada has granted interim authorization to Eli Lilly’s antibody drug for treating COVID-19 in patients who

Distribution, lack of national registry top hurdles for Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Vaccine distribution, the inability to pull off a mass campaign that could spark crowds and the