Ontario says a COVID-19 field hospital is expected to take patients late April
The field hospital has been set up in a parking lot at Sunnybrook Hospital and is one of two in the province designed to help address growing capacity challenges.
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Brownstein: Pundits of yore couldn't have adapted to pandemic
For social beings like Nick Auf der Maur — who died 23 years ago — writings, politics and egos were fuelled by their sorties.
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Montreal weather: April showers begin this morning
A quick look at the day's forecast along with a reader's #ThisMtl picture and a daily quotation.
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Rare post-COVID disease sending children to hospitals
Symptoms include intense abdominal pains, persistent fever, rash and red eyes.
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Kramberger: Do Quebec's health measures go too far, or not far enough?
In the territory covered by the West Island's health authority, there have been 869 deaths since the start of the pandemic, a death rate of 232 per 100,000 people.
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Today’s coronavirus news: Canada negotiating contracts to secure COVID-19 booster shots for next year; COVID-19 field hospital in Toronto could be activated later this month
Meanwhile: Toronto area hospitals are redeploying hundreds of doctors, nurses and other health workers to care for critically ill COVID-19 patients to keep pace with the ongoing flood of patients with the virus.
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John Abbott College nursing program graduate vaccinates Joe Biden
Former Montreal Gazette delivery boy vaccinates U.S. President Joe Biden. Ric Cuming is also a graduate of John Abbott nursing program.
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Mayor on impact of Nova Scotia mass shooting and how it ‘hits you’ again and again
'Every time you pass by a small memorial, it hits you again that this has actually happened in our peaceful, quiet, everyday lives of Colchester County residents.'
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Rosedale and Chinatown picked as sites for 334 new affordable housing units
The two sites — set to be announced Thursday — will be the first of roughly 10 projects funded with more than $200 million in federal money.
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As med students, we’ve seen how Ontario’s lack of paid sick days has hurt low-income, racialized workers. More than 600 of us demand change
More than 600 students have signed an open letter to Ontario for paid sick day legislation. Our education has taught us that policies like paid sick leave which target these structural determinants of health can protect the workers and their families who continue to be the most at-risk, medical students Rishi Bansal, Arjun Pandey and Zuhayr Yakub write.
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‘This is beyond what we’ve ever anticipated’: Hospitals scramble to redeploy medical staff amid worsening third wave
Some GTA hospitals are treating severely ill COVID-19 patients in hallways, with others reporting entire families coming to emergency departments needing urgent care.
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Canada negotiating contracts to secure COVID-19 booster shots for next year: Anand
Canada's procurement minister says she is in the midst of negotiating new vaccine contracts to nail down supplies of vaccine booster shots if they're needed next year.
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Liberals serve notice of motion to impose closure on UNDRIP bill debate
The federal Liberal government is prepared to try to shut down debate today on a bill that would harmonize Canadian laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
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Cancelling Tokyo Olympics remains an option, top Japanese party official says
Japan is grappling with rising COVID-19 cases with numbers trending higher in Tokyo after the government ended a state of emergency, yet preparations for the Games have continued.
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Daunte Wright, slain by police, remembered as jokester, young dad
Daunte Wright, killed by police, was known as a skinny, smiling young man who loved making people laugh and who, after becoming a father in his teens, relished the role of doting young dad, according to his family and friends.
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Calgary police search for missing teenage girl
Calgary police are looking for a missing 13-year-old girl.
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Ontario high school teachers’ union launches pre-election attack ad against Doug Ford
The union representing Ontario high school teachers is launching a multimillion dollar advertising blitz against Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives
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Calgary police investigating after seeds covered in poison found on pathway
Seeds covered in poison were found on a Calgary pathway, according to police.
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