Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday
News/Canada: Provinces across Canada are reconciling with how to limit the spread of spiking COVID-19 infections among communities while also trying to keep the economy functioning and open to deter further economic downturns.
Public health officials call for tighter restrictions, warn COVID-19 could spiral out of control
News/Health: Infectious disease experts say Canadian health authorities must tighten restrictions again or hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19 will increase exponentially in the coming weeks.
As caseloads spike in four provinces, Trudeau warns that pandemic will be worse this fall
News/Politics: In a rare televised national address, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took to the airwaves to warn that Canada is at a "crossroads" as COVID-19 cases spike in some provinces with the fall expected to be worse than what the country faced at the onset of this pandemic in the spring.
Ontario considers shortening list of possible COVID-19 symptoms that require kids to stay home from school
News/Canada/Toronto: Ontario’s education minister says he’s considering shortening the list of COVID-19 symptoms that require kids to stay home from school — shortly after British Columbia announced it's doing the same.
Dry skin amid the coronavirus pandemic, winter: Tips to avoid making it worse
Hand washing is an expert-recommended way to stave off a COVID-19 infection, but it can lead to dry, cracked skin. Even more, winter is on the way, bringing with it cold, dry weather that is notoriously hard on the skin.
Liberals promise to extend emergency COVID-19 supports, build national childcare program in throne speech
News/Politics: The Liberal government is promising to extend emergency support for Canadians hit by the COVID-19 crisis while building a more resilient economy that empowers women, fights climate change and tackles systemic racism.
Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Wednesday
News/Canada: The recent surge in coronavirus cases is sparking debate around what the appropriate response should be and questions about how to keep the economy open while reducing community spread of the virus.
How Ontario could slow its growth in COVID-19 cases
News/Canada/Toronto: With Ontario reporting its highest daily number of COVID-19 cases since early May, there are mounting calls for the government to take more actions to slow the spread of the virus now, in an effort to avoid a full-scale lockdown later.
We looked at every confirmed COVID-19 case in Canada. Here's what we found
News/Canada: CBC News has dug deep into the data on over 120,000 COVID-19 cases collected by the Public Health Agency of Canada to examine how the illness affects the young, the elderly, men and women in order to better understand what's most likely to land you in hospital — or worse.