TORONTO—Some child care centres will stay open for the kids of health-care workers and first responders, in a move the Ontario government said will help workers focus on responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Toronto's transit agency says one of its employees has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Toronto Transit Commission says the employee worked at a maintenance shop for buses.
TTC CEO Rick Leary says the employee had returned from vacation and worked one shift on March 11 before being sent home sick.
Quebec researchers have found a fossil that they say is from one of the first animals to climb out of the ancient seas to live on land.
They say the fins of the 350-million-year-old fish contain finger-like bones that are probably the origin of the human hand.
The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern):8:45 a.m.
A new survey suggests half of Canada's small businesses have already seen a drop in sales due to the economic effects of COVID-19.
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Parliament will likely sit again to pass emergency measures for the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
He says a major announcement on supporting the economy is coming tomorrow, and the government is planning changes to upcoming tax deadlines.
Peru — As the federal government urges Canadians overseas to return, some travellers in countries where borders are closing don't know how they're going to get home.
Nikita Singh and Marco Tenaglia are calling every government office and embassy they can to try and find out how - or if - they will be able to leave Peru and get back to Toronto.
TORONTO—Ontario is delaying the release of its full budget as the province prepares to weather economic challenges the COVID-19 pandemic will bring, the finance minister announced Monday.
The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of March 15, 2020:
The first case of COVID-19 has appeared in northern Ontario, in a Sudbury man.
He had attended the Prospector's and Developers Convention before falling ill. The Northwestern Health Unit is asking anyone who was at that conference, who develops symptoms, to self-isolate and contact the NWHU.
OTTAWA—The Trudeau government, provincial premiers and Canadian business leaders awoke this morning to address the fallout for Canada of President Donald Trump's decision to slam America's door shut to most foreign nationals who were recently in Europe.