Canada is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong as part of a package of responses to the new security law China has imposed on the region, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday. Canada will also treat sensitive goods being exported to Hong Kong as if they were being sent to mainland China.Continue Reading
With confirmed cases climbing in 40 states, many U.S. governors and local officials have ordered the wearing of masks in public, and families were urged to celebrate their independence at home, and even then, to keep backyard cookouts small.Continue Reading
RCMP Deputy Commissioner Mike Duheme told reporters earlier in the day that police were not aware of or monitoring Corey Hurren prior to the incident. Hurren was arrested on Thursday morning after police say he bypassed the Thomas gate at 1 Sussex Drive, damaging the front-end of his pickup truck and initiating the vehicle’s airbags.Continue Reading
The B.C. Centre for Disease Control is not sharing which seats on the planes were affected. As a result, everyone who was on the flights is asked to self-isolate for two weeks from the day they landed in Vancouver.Continue Reading
A Canadian man detained in a Cairo prison for almost 500 days without charges has returned home. Yasser Albaz arrived at Toronto’s Pearson airport Tuesday and photos supplied by his family show him wearing a mask and hugging his relatives. “Our family’s ordeal is finally coming to an end,” the family said. They said they […]Continue Reading
Royal Canadian Mounted Police say an operation that unfolded early Thursday morning at Rideau Hall, the official residence of Gov. Gen. Julie Payette, was the result of an armed man accessing the grounds. (1/2) At approximately 6:40 this morning, an armed man was able to access the grounds of 1 Sussex Drive. The Prime Minister […]Continue Reading
The research, first published in the scientific journal PNAS on Monday, details how the new influenza strain is already infecting swine workers.
Pigs are often intermediate hosts or “mixing vessels” for viruses with pandemic potential to develop in. With that risk in mind, researchers in China surveilled pigs from 2011 to 2018 to study influenza viruses and be able to warn the public about any upcoming pandemic sources.
The Federal government first shut the border to non-Canadian citizens, with limited exceptions, to limit the spread of COVID-19 in mid-March. This ban exempted the United States, which entered into a separate agreement with Canada shortly after, that has been renewed until July 21.Continue Reading
Air Canada reported a net loss of $1.05 billion in the first quarter of 2020, including a net loss of $688 million in March alone. Earlier this month, Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu was one of more than 130 signatories to an open letter calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the country’s premiers to loosen travel restrictions as the industry struggles to stay afloat.Continue Reading
Ontario health officials reported a significant rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in the province, with a majority in the Windsor-Essex region. An additional 257 new infections were confirmed on Monday, up from 178 reported on Sunday, 160 reported on Saturday and 111 on Friday. Ontario Health Minister Christine Elliott announced on Monday that […]Continue Reading