MONTREAL — Quebec Premier Francois Legault says he takes “full responsibility” for the lack of orderlies in struggling long-term care homes, where more than half of the province's 688 deaths related to COVID-19 have occurred.
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TORONTO—Premier Doug Ford has announced $20 million in funding for Ontario researchers trying to find a vaccine for COVID-19, as cases of the virus climbed passed the 10,000 mark in the province on Saturday.
There were 485 new cases announced by health officials today and 36 more deaths, bringing the toll to 514.
OTTAWA — The House of Commons is poised to re-open today despite the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to an impasse between the four main political parties.
TORONTO — Ontario has reached a tentative deal with the final major teachers' union without a contract.
The Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation and the government announced the tentative agreement today.
Union president Harvey Bischof says the teachers did not get everything they wanted in the agreement, but the deal will provide stability in the province's schools.
OTTAWA—The federal government has moved to protect Canadian businesses battered by the COVID-19 pandemic or producing medical supplies from being gobbled up by outside interests by tightening the rules around foreign investments and takeovers.
TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 606 new cases of COVID-19, the largest single-day increase, and 31 new deaths.
Despite the large increase, the new total of 11,184 cases is just 5.7 per cent higher than the day before, continuing a relatively low growth trend.
The total includes 584 deaths and 5,515 resolved cases.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his fellow G7 leaders are being hosted today by an impatient American president far more anxious than they appear to be to ease restrictions meant to control the spread of COVID-19.
President Donald Trump is leading a teleconference today with his counterparts because the U.S. holds the rotating chair of the G7 this year.
TORONTO — Premier Doug Ford is opening the door to systemic changes to the long-term care system in Ontario, as more than 140 residents have died in COVID-19 outbreaks.
Ford says it will be necessary to take a closer look at cracks in the system and this crisis will give the province an opportunity to create higher standards.
MONTREAL—Quebec Premier Francois Legault is calling on physicians to move from hospitals and clinics to shortstaffed long-term care homes to address the COVID-19 crisis.
TORONTO—Ontario is reporting 514 new COVID-19 cases today, and 38 more deaths.
That brings the province to a total of 8,961 cases, including 423 deaths and nearly 4,200 cases that have been resolved.
The growth in total cases has been relatively low for about a week, and Ontario health officials have said the peak is expected this week.