Coronavirus In Canada

Live performance venues could soon reopen across Quebec, but COVID -19 curfew concerns remain – Montreal

Live theatre and music could soon return to Montreal for the first time since the fall but promoters say they are worried that the nighttime curfew in the city will dampen their plans. Still, representatives of Quebec’s cultural industries say they’re optimistic after meeting earlier this week… Read More »Live performance venues could soon reopen across Quebec, but COVID -19 curfew concerns remain – Montreal

Simcoe Muskoka to move back to Ontario’s red-control zone 1 week after lockdown takes effect

The region that falls under the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit will move back to the red-control zone of Ontario’s COVID-19 response framework on Monday — just one week after a third lockdown took effect in the area. The third lockdown for Simcoe Muskoka was… Read More »Simcoe Muskoka to move back to Ontario’s red-control zone 1 week after lockdown takes effect

Boredom, stress during pandemic behind rise in alcohol, cannabis use for some Canadians: survey

The ongoing health crisis has played a role in Canadians’ use of drugs and alcohol, with boredom and stress driving a boost in consumption for some adults during the pandemic, according to a new survey. Statistics Canada, which released its findings Thursday, looked into how… Read More »Boredom, stress during pandemic behind rise in alcohol, cannabis use for some Canadians: survey

Coronavirus: Spread of COVID-19 in Brampton linked to systemic factors, experts say – Toronto

When Kelly Lopes learned back in the spring that the Ontario government was ordering her teenaged children to stay home from school for their own safety but expected them and their parents to continue going to work, fear and anger set in almost immediately. In… Read More »Coronavirus: Spread of COVID-19 in Brampton linked to systemic factors, experts say – Toronto