Coronavirus

Published On: September 25, 2020
OPINION: The province is reverting to testing criteria from when the pandemic began — but that’s not an admission of defeat. It’s a recognition of reality.
Published On: September 25, 2020
The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.
Published On: September 25, 2020
OPINION: Doug Ford wants the feds to approve new types of coronavirus testing — and that makes sense. But why did Ontario make a plan that hinges on what Ottawa will do?
Published On: September 24, 2020
How is Canada doing in terms of finding a vaccine for COVID-19?
Published On: September 24, 2020
The pandemic has more people avoiding indoor spaces and taking up outdoor activities. What is Hamilton-Niagara region doing to make streets and sidewalks safe for children getting to class?
Published On: September 24, 2020
The government unveiled its updated strategy on Thursday. Read what it has to say about who should get tested.
Published On: September 24, 2020
The pandemic has brought rents down, but not for everyone. The city remains unaffordable for many, and experts say government support is critical to avoiding a larger crisis.
Published On: September 23, 2020
After learning about the Rural Employment Initiative, Manikantan Chandrasekharan left Mississauga and moved to Sault Ste. Marie. Now, thanks to COVID-19, more people are considering the program than ever before.
Published On: September 23, 2020
OPINION: Canada is already spending billions on bailout programs. It’s time for government to act on another aspect of Modern Monetary Theory — and start thinking jobs programs.
Published On: September 22, 2020
OPINION: Premier Doug Ford today announced the first of six “pillars” for the province’s fall pandemic plan. It focuses on a totally different virus. Here’s why that actually makes sense.
Published On: September 22, 2020
OPINION: Ontario’s case counts are surging again, and the government is scrambling to respond. It’s not a disaster, but the Tories need to learn from their missteps of the past 14 days.
Published On: September 21, 2020
Restaurants and hotels have taken a huge hit during the pandemic. Can they get back to pre-pandemic success?
Published On: September 21, 2020
Medical experts discuss the current COVID-19 situation in Ontario.
Published On: September 18, 2020
Hospitals, long-term-care homes, and others in the health-care sector have been waiting months for the government’s fall plan — now they’re starting to sound the alarm.
Published On: September 18, 2020
The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.
Published On: September 17, 2020
OPINION: What would it take for the government to reimpose certain COVID-19 restrictions? What’s guiding its decision-making? We all need to know what the red lines are.
Published On: September 17, 2020
OPINION: The pandemic has driven some formerly diehard Torontonians to pack up and leave. Is the allure of the Big Smoke disappearing into thin air?
Published On: September 16, 2020
The pandemic shut down casinos across the province, cutting off a major revenue source for many communities. Now they have to figure out how to balance the budget