Trudeau, Ontario health minister say they’re looking at collecting race-based pandemic data

The federal and Ontario governments say they’re now working toward collecting race-based health data as part of their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Human rights commissions from across Canada have added their... Read more »

Barring Taiwan from WHO is a serious health concern, Canada, U.S., and allies say

Canada, the United States and six major allies have told the World Health Organization (WHO) that its ongoing exclusion of Taiwan has created a serious public health concern during... Read more »

Canada asks travellers from Chinese province hit by coronavirus to go into voluntary isolation

Canadian health officials are asking travellers who have returned from the Hubei province of China to go into voluntary self-isolation for up to 14 days — even if they show no... Read more »

Canada’s chief public health officer condemns racist acts linked to coronavirus outbreak

Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam is calling out acts of racism and discrimination related to the coronavirus outbreak. On Twitter, Tam said she’s troubled by the growing number of reports... Read more »

Scheer promises Tories would improve access to disability tax credit

Andrew Scheer continued applying his campaign strategy of offering tax breaks to specific groups of Canadians on Monday by promising a Conservative government would make it easier for thousands... Read more »

NDP willing to withhold health funding to provinces with abortion barriers

The NDP says it’s willing to withhold federal healthcare funding for provinces with barriers to abortion. “In order for the provinces to get money they need to comply with the... Read more »

Supreme Court Justice Gascon attributes disappearance to depression, anxiety

Supreme Court Justice Clément Gascon says that his sudden disappearance last week, which triggered a police search, was the result of a long battle with depression and anxiety and... Read more »