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Iranian-Canadian organization moves festival online amid COVID-19 outbreak

Iranian-Canadian organization moves festival online amid COVID-19 outbreak

TORONTO — A Toronto organization that planned to honour the lives of those who died in a plane crash in Iran has cancelled in-person events for its celebration of the Persian New Year. Tirgan said it has moved its Nowruz festival online.

POTUS practice: Biden, Sanders use global crisis to burnish presidential styles

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders each auditioned Thursday for the role of President of the United States, striking starkly different tones as they delivered their respective versions of the speech they believe Donald Trump should have given
More information needed after dog's weak positive COVID-19 test result: expert

More information needed after dog's weak positive COVID-19 test result: expert

Animal lovers may be wondering if their pets can be carriers of the new coronavirus, but experts say there's no evidence they can transmit the disease to humans. Prof.
Drive-thru COVID-19 testing could also reduce spread in Canada: epidemiologist

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing could also reduce spread in Canada: epidemiologist

VANCOUVER — Drive-thru clinics testing people for COVID-19 in South Korea could serve as a model for Canada, where the spread of the virus is comparatively limited but increasing to the point that such early interventions could be considered, an epid
Prime minister's wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, tests positive for COVID-19: PMO

Prime minister's wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, tests positive for COVID-19: PMO

The prime minister's wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and will remain in isolation, his office said Thursday.
Parliament Hill set to adapt over COVID-19 concerns

Parliament Hill set to adapt over COVID-19 concerns

OTTAWA — There are some changes coming to improve safety on Parliament Hill after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau revealed he is going into isolation after his wife tested positive for COVID-19.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the novel coronavirus and the illness dubbed COVID-19 (all times Eastern): 10:15 p.m. The Prime Minister's Office says Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Canada grapples with Trump's ban on travel from Europe amid border questions

Canada grapples with Trump's ban on travel from Europe amid border questions

Canada and the United States conferred over the fate of their shared border while the provinces pleaded for cooler heads to prevail Thursday, after President Donald Trump slammed America's door on foreign nationals who have been in outbreak-racked Eu
Premiers seek billions in federal aid to counter impact of COVID-19

Premiers seek billions in federal aid to counter impact of COVID-19

OTTAWA — Concerns about his own exposure to COVID-19 forced Justin Trudeau to cancel a face-to-face meeting with first ministers but he'll still get an earful — over the phone Friday — from premiers demanding massive federal aid to confront the healt
Territories prepare for novel coronavirus with limited health facilities

Territories prepare for novel coronavirus with limited health facilities

Arctic governments are bracing for the potential impact of the novel coronavirus in far-flung, isolated communities with often overcrowded homes.