In Canada, more than half the COVID-19 cases and two-thirds of deaths have been reported in Quebec. And around 80 percent of those who died lived in long-term care homes.
While these numbers have started to fall – Quebec had its first day without a coronavirus-related death since mid-March just this week – the pandemic has shone a spotlight on how many asylum seekers who arrived in recent years ended up working in these senior living facilities.
It’s Canada Day, but the future of perhaps the country’s most iconic product, maple syrup, may be in jeopardy. More than 70% of the world’s maple syrup production comes from Canada’s forests, mostly in the eastern province of Quebec. However, climate change could threaten the industry.
Quebec reported 142 new coronavirus cases and 6 deaths on Wednesday,
Officials said now that case numbers are lower, the weekly releases would allow better communication of regional trends of the virus. They said daily reports would return if the number of cases rises.
In Cornwall, businesses allowed to reopen included carwashes and non-essential retailers like jewelry stores, and the used bookstore, Red Cart Books.
Myriam Gaudet was cheered to find a customer already waiting when she came to open up for the first time on Tuesday.
When the U.S. and Canada shut their border to non-essential travel in March, they also closed the route to Canada taken by thousands of people since the election of President Donald Trump. Arriving in Plattsburgh by bus, by train or by air – they had gone on to a tiny road in Clinton County...
It was a clear, summer day in the Antarctic when Lizzie Meek saw the penguins lie down. All around the historic expeditionary hut at Cape Adare, penguins dropped to their stomachs, beaks pointed toward the wind.
“So, it’s really quite obvious that they’re getting ready for something,” recalled Meek, a conservator for the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust (NZAHT).
The United States and Canada have agreed to keep their shared border closed for nonessential travel for another 30 days to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the extension during a briefing Saturday in Ottawa.
Instead, detained immigrants are going before a judge by videophone. Attorneys worry they’re not getting as fair a hearing as they’d get in person.
Vincent Dubois, one of Notre Dame's three official organists, was in Strasbourg when he learned that the cathederal in Paris had caught fire one year ago.
Canadian officials now say to expect several more weeks of restrictions on cross-border travel.
In this age of the coronavirus, Quebec's latest celebrity is its deputy health minister, who delivers down-to-earth advice in French and English in widely watched daily briefings.
Arruda is a 59-year-old doctor with 20 years of experience in public health, and his conversational...
Thousands of people seeking asylum have walked into Canada from a little road in Clinton County. But because of the coronavirus, Canada is closing that door.