Ontario and Quebec saw a downward trend of new COVID-19 cases compared to last week. Follow our tracker here:
“There is a risk in opening schools, for sure, but it’s a calculated risk.” Did Ontario make the right call to keep kids in the hardest hit areas learning remotely? Or was Quebec’s decision correct?
COVID-19 hospitalizations drop in Quebec and Ontario; cases spike in New Brunswick
Google has released data based on anonymous locators from people's phones and Google Maps to suggest how well Canadians are abiding by 'stay home' orders during the coronavirus outbreak. Charts for the country as a whole, plus Ontario, Quebec and BC, are shown here:
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says his province has an excess of medical supplies due to 'excellent pandemic planning.' It will send N95 masks and other supplies to Ontario, B.C. and Quebec. Ontario will also get 50 ventilators from Alberta. News release:
To everyone in Ontario and Quebec affected by the #icestorm today, please stay safe and listen to your local authorities. Thanks to all the crews who are working hard to keep roads clear and help people through the storm.
Health Canada says people in Ontario and Quebec shouldn't eat romaine lettuce. It says there's been 18 cases of E. coli in the past few weeks. The warning also applies in the U.S. Officials say cause may be linked to 2017 outbreak, suggesting a recurring source of contamination.