The wife of 31-year-old Bonifacio Eugenio-Romero, a Mexican migrant worker who died of COVID-19 while labouring on a southwestern Ontario farm last month, said her husband was a “good and caring person.” “He was a man of values. He was humble, responsible, empathetic, generous, a person full of patience and trust
While some government-imposed social distancing measures are being eased up among the provinces and territories, many checkpoints and travel restrictions remain in place. Here’s what you need to know about the travel policies in each province and territory. B.C. While the province hasn’t implemented border checkpoints, the government is asking residents
When Robin Nelson found out she could no longer visit her mother at her long-term care facility because of COVID-19, her immediate worry wasn’t her mother’s susceptibility to the illness. It was the isolation. Ann Nelson, 79, lives at Extendicare Lakefield in Lakefield, Ont. She has suffered three strokes and
The latest: In Canada, the United States and around the world, tentative steps are being taken to ease the lockdowns put in place to slow the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canada’s premiers have agreed to work toward a jointly drafted set of national guidelines on
The latest: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will discuss the process of restarting parts of the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic with premiers on Friday. That announcement came a day after Saskatchewan unveiled a multi-phase plan to reopen, and the same day New Brunswick revealed plans to do the same.
The latest: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday said the number of coronavirus cases in Canada “is trending in the right direction,” but urged people to stick to physical distancing requirements. He promised more support for isolated communities in northern Quebec amid the COVID-19 outbreak, following a request from the provincial
A toothbrush. Human hairs caught in the bristles of a hairbrush. A fingerprint preserved in sealing wax. Underwater archeologists from Parks Canada found these highly personal items as they recovered more than 350 artifacts during their most recent — and they say most successful — season yet at the HMS