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Ottawa extends rules and restrictions for travellers amid rising COVID-19 case counts

A slew of travel restrictions and rules meant to curb the spread of COVID-19 will be extended into January, the federal government said Sunday, as case counts continued to rise steadily across the country. In a statement, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair and Health Minister Patty Hajdu said the measures would be in effect until...


No easy way home for seafarers delivering goods to Canadian ports during pandemic

MONTREAL — Resig Calanog’s walk around Montreal’s port is only the second time in nine months he’s been on solid ground. Even for a career ship worker, it’s a lot of time at sea. As for when he’ll be able to walk in his homeland in the Philippines and see his three children, that remains uncertain. “Soon, I hope,”...


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

Provinces and territories have been releasing plans for easing restrictions that were put in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. Here is what some of the provinces have announced so far: Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador is joining the other Atlantic provinces in lifting travel restrictions within the region today, with an agreement that’s causing a...


Quebec, Saskatchewan and Manitoba easing more COVID-19 restrictions

Quebec, Saskatchewan and Manitoba are all easing more of the restrictions they implemented to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Quebec, which accounts for just over half of Canada’s COVID-19 cases, is reopening several sectors today, impacting the Montreal area in particular. Restaurants can open again in the greater Montreal and Joliette areas while indoor...