Ontario's Progressive Conservative government has introduced new legislation that could potentially shield itself, as well as long-term care homes, from COVID-19-related lawsuits, as long as the parties acted in "good faith" during the pandemic.
After several months of public health restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19, provincial officials are still holding out hope that people will be able to gather with their extended families over the holiday season but one infectious diseases expert says Ontarians should prepare to spend Christmas differently this year.
Premier Doug Ford is defending his government’s decision to allow dance studios to reopen in Ontario’s COVID-19 hot spots, even as some boutique fitness facility operators cry foul over an alleged double standard.
Ontario's long-term care homes are having trouble securing liability insurance for COVID-19, a situation that could force some of them to close, a group representing more than 70 per cent of the province's homes says.
The federal government appears willing to go to the polls over the Conservatives proposing the creation of a new parliamentary committee to probe Liberal controversies including the WE Charity affair, though Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is insisting it's up to the opposition whether there will be a pandemic election.