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Province considers tailoring COVID-19 restrictions for B.C.'s regions, says top health official

B.C.'s provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry released the latest numbers for COVID-19 cases in the province on Thursday afternoon,…

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Hunger stalks Latin America's street vendors as empty sidewalks mean no customers

In the usually bustling streets of the downtown Santiago this week, Chilean great-grandmother Luz Maria Rios was ignoring a coronavirus…

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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 6:20 p.m. ET on April 9, 2020:There…

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Canadians would not have backed strict pandemic measures in mid-January, says official

Closing the border and telling the public to self-isolate at home in the early days of Canada's COVID-19 outbreak would…

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Child labour still prevalent in West Africa cocoa sector despite industry efforts: report

The use of child labour on cocoa farms in top producers Ivory Coast and Ghana has risen over the past…

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Controls can keep Canadian COVID-19 deaths under 44,000, health agency says

OTTAWA — Canada could see the end of the first wave of the COVID-19 epidemic before autumn, according to federal…

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Kindly vendor in India trusts Canadian tourist to carry her papadums

Kristy is a tourist from Canada, visiting a market in Jaipur, India. She is fascinated with the sights, the colours,…

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With fewer drivers on Metro Vancouver's roads, cyclists call for temporary bike lanes

Cycling advocates are calling on Metro Vancouver cities to create temporary bike and pedestrian lanes to encourage physical distancing.HUB Cycling…

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Tie game: Ancient bit of string shows Neanderthal handiwork

NEW YORK — It looked like a white splotch on the underside of a Neanderthal stone tool. But a microscope…

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Fredericton woman who moved to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola now prepares for COVID-19

Frederictonian Faye Simmonds moved to Freetown, Sierra Leone, in 2015 when the country was on the heels of dealing with…

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