COVID-19 (Page 7)

Karin Fuller set up a work space in her bedroom. She’s regularly joined by her dogs, Libby and Freya.

MIRA WILLIAMSON – No one came to Karin Fuller’s last public consultation in Vancouver. Four weeks ago, the COVID-19 alarm bells really started ringing in Canada. It was the Open Government team’s first week of consultations. It was also the last. The nation-wide tour to consult with Canadians about whetherContinue Reading

Otomancek, his partner Sydney Mensen and their 14-year-old chihuahua, Rico. Both Otomancek and Mensen have been working from home since the widespread Ontario closures were announced. (Submitted by Bojan Otomancek)

JADE PREVOST-MANUEL – If Londoners weren’t confined to their homes right now, odds are they’d be staring gape-mouthed at the deserted malls and caution-tape-wrapped playgrounds—scenes of the city’s COVID-19 closures. Since London announced a state of emergency on March 20, more and more businesses are closing their doors as theContinue Reading

NHL statement regarding coronavirus

MONIKA SIDHU – The National Hockey League (NHL) has advised all clubs to cancel practices and team meetings due to coronavirus uncertainty. The recommendation came Thursday morning and followed the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Wednesday night announcement suspending the season. A Utah Jazz player has tested positive for COVID-19.  InContinue Reading

Prime Minister Trudeau discussing the Coronavirus

JADE PREVOST-MANUEL – At an Ottawa news conference this morning, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $1 billion in federal funding to offset the economic and health impacts of 2020’s coronavirus, or COVID-19, outbreak. Trudeau says people shouldn’t go to work when they’re not feeling well. But the economic impacts ofContinue Reading