OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is acknowledging that Canada has been having problems with incomplete or non-existent deliveries of critical supplies for its fight against COVID-19 - and he's singling out the United States in particular.
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OSHAWA, Ont. — Public health officials say six COVID-19 patients at a long-term care home in Oshawa, Ont., have died.
Glendene Collins of the Durham Region Health Department says 21 others at Hillsdale Terraces Long-Term Care home are confirmed to have the novel coronavirus.
TORONTO — Students across Ontario begin online learning today, more than three weeks after COVID-19 shuttered schools in the name of physical distancing.
Teachers will lead the effort with both live and pre-recorded lessons, but the move poses challenges nonetheless.
OTTAWA — Applications opened today for the new federal emergency aid benefit for Canadians who lost their income because of COVID-19.
The Canada Revenue Agency will open its application portals this morning to those born in the first three months of the year, with those born in other months able to apply later in the week.
TORONTO — The military is advising people in the Toronto area to expect a large number of its personnel and vehicles on the roads starting on Monday.
The Department of National Defence says members of the Joint Task Force Central will be heading from units across Ontario to Canadian Forces Base Borden.
The movement is part of the government's fight against COVID-19.
The Ottawa Senators say four additional members of the organization have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to six.
The team announced yesterday that the people in question travelled with the team to California before the NHL suspended its season March 12 because of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
OTTAWA—Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne is meeting his NATO counterparts this morning to discuss the alliance's response to the COVID-19 crisis while it continues to face daunting global security challenges.
Toronto's ban on city-led events through June 30 does not prohibit sporting events at private facilities.
That means the Maple Leafs and Raptors still could hypothetically play games at Scotiabank Arena and the Blue Jays could play at the Rogers Centre.
TORONTO — An Ontario health unit says one nursing home has seen seven COVID-19 deaths and at least 24 staff members infected.
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit has said the outbreak at Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon, Ont., is believed to be the largest in the province.
TORONTO — Ontario's elementary teachers have agreed to salary increases of one per cent a year for three years, but will get higher benefit increases than the government originally sought.