Almost two million Canadians have applied for the emergency response benefit.
Samantha Beattie is a reporter at HuffPost Canada, focusing on social inequalities, the justice system, politics, and everything in between. She is based in Toronto, and previously was a reporter at the Toronto Star's city hall bureau.
Calls to humane societies have tripled as pet owners look for help dealing with the COVID-19 crisis.
04/09/2020 13:59 EDT
As large swaths of North America shut down, truck drivers are struggling to find places to buy food, use the washroom and rest.
04/07/2020 16:08 EDT
But let’s save the N95 and surgical masks for our health-care workers.
04/06/2020 14:08 EDT
In total, up to 15,000 people in Ontario could die from COVID-19, public health officials say.
04/03/2020 13:31 EDT
The city’s medical officer says residents who have come into close contact with the novel coronavirus are also required to stay home.
04/01/2020 11:59 EDT
Flight attendants are left guessing how many of their co-workers and passengers have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
03/31/2020 14:13 EDT
The United Way, UNICEF, YMCA and Kids Help Phone are among the groups asking for federal aid.
03/26/2020 14:55 EDT
“Don’t forget us on the islands,” said a Montreal resident on the small island of Utila in the Caribbean Sea.
03/25/2020 18:16 EDT
We’re looking for drivers, cleaners, deliverers, and everyone else making a difference alongside health-care providers.
03/25/2020 11:12 EDT
No inmates have tested positive yet, but it’s only a matter of time, experts say.
03/24/2020 15:03 EDT
It’s “the calm before the storm,” said one Vancouver emergency department nurse.
03/20/2020 16:07 EDT
An estimated three million Canadians are thought to be living and travelling outside the country at any given time.
03/20/2020 07:50 EDT
Elective surgeries are defined as "non-urgent" procedures that are scheduled in advance.
03/18/2020 14:37 EDT
In some countries, like Morocco, international flights have been cancelled to protect against COVID-19.
03/17/2020 13:55 EDT
As COVID-19 spreads across Canada, our doctors, nurses and other health workers play a vital role.
03/16/2020 17:45 EDT
The Canadian Judicial Council told MPs about its concerns with Bill C-5.
03/12/2020 18:21 EDT
The former U.S. presidential candidate called the sticker misogynistic on CNN.
03/09/2020 13:05 EDT
An NDP MPP called the amount “peanuts.”
03/06/2020 10:46 EST
Some sexual assault survivors already have to wait months for counselling.
03/04/2020 15:28 EST
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