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COVID-19 pandemic prompts urbanites to rethink 'grand bargain' of dense city living

COVID-19 pandemic prompts urbanites to rethink 'grand bargain' of dense city living

MONTREAL — The densely populated slums of Montreal's Griffintown were the subject of a famous 1897 study by businessman and philanthropist Herbert Ames, whose work on the disease-ridden tenements influenced generations of urban planners on how to dev
COVID-19 shutdown an added burden for Quebec's struggling Catholic churches

COVID-19 shutdown an added burden for Quebec's struggling Catholic churches

MONTREAL — Rev. Jean-Luc Laflamme knows that Thetford Mines has seen better days. The "golden age" in the working-class community in southcentral Quebec, best known for its now-closed asbestos mines, was in the 1950s and 1960s, he said.

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $10 million Lotto 649 jackpot

No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Quebec.

A look at how provinces plan to emerge from COVID-19 shutdown

Provinces have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Canadians who work on two cruise ships are being allowed off in U.S. ports

Canadians who work on two cruise ships are being allowed off in U.S. ports

Canadians working aboard two cruise ships who weren't allowed to come to shore because of concerns about COVID-19 are finally able to return home.
Violence against Indigenous women during COVID-19 sparks calls for MMIWG plan

Violence against Indigenous women during COVID-19 sparks calls for MMIWG plan

OTTAWA — With reports of a sharp rise in violence against Indigenous women as COVID-19 restrictions keep families stuck in their homes, concerns are being raised about whether the pandemic could delay the promised June delivery of a national action p
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest numbers of confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 5:39 p.m. on May 9, 2020: There are 67,702 confirmed and presumptive cases in Canada.
Easing COVID-19 restrictions too soon could jeopardize vulnerable communities

Easing COVID-19 restrictions too soon could jeopardize vulnerable communities

Federal officials stressed the dangers to long-term care residents and Indigenous communities if COVID-19 restrictions are lifted too quickly after projections in Quebec painted a dire picture of the potential cost.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada

The latest news on the COVID-19 global pandemic (all times Eastern): 3:30 p.m. British Columbia is reporting 15 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the provincial total to 2,330 positive cases of the virus. Provincial health officer Dr.
Supplies, food a concern as northern Saskatchewan deals with COVID-19 outbreak

Supplies, food a concern as northern Saskatchewan deals with COVID-19 outbreak

REGINA — Questions about access to supplies are emerging as health officials and community leaders work to contain spread of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan's far north.