COVID-19

Experts: Random COVID-19 testing resumes at four major airports

Published: 19Jul2022

Mandatory random COVID-19 testing resumed on Tuesday, July 19 for vaccinated travellers coming into Canada through four major airports. The tests for select passengers landing in Toronto, Vancouver...

Expert: Canadians seeking closure are finally holding funerals delayed by COVID-19

Published: 22Jun2022

The mandates may be lifted, but COVID-19 continues to shape how families across Canada mourn. Funeral directors say the COVID-19 pandemic has so altered what it means to mourn that it might be a...

Experts: COVID-19

Published: 31May2022

Researchers are struggling to explain why Quebec had the country's highest official COVID-19 death toll, but a relatively low number of excess deaths. A study — titled Excess mortality, COVID-19...

Expert: Airport delays

Published: 16Jun2022

While the air transport industry welcomed news that millions of unvaccinated Canadians will soon be allowed to fly, experts and unions said a new influx of travellers could worsen the ongoing...

Amid war and disease, World Happiness Report shows bright spot

Published: 18Mar2022

In this troubled time of war and pandemic, the World Happiness Report 2022 shows a bright light in dark times. According to the team of international researchers, including McGill University...

Face masks impair nonverbal communication between individuals

Published: 21Feb2022

Since the onset of the worldwide pandemic, face masks have been widely adopted to control the spread of COVID-19. While masks are critical for mitigating disease contagion, they hide parts of our...

Prioritizing supports to specific neighbourhoods is key to curbing COVID-19 transmission

Published: 14Feb2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has uneven impacts across cities and provinces, with some regions struggling more than others. A new study shows hotspots of COVID-19 infections across Canadian cities are...

Experts: Remaining trucker convoy protesters won’t leave until COVID-19 restrictions ease

Published: 2Feb2022

Crowds have thinned out considerably on Parliament Hill and the surrounding area, where anti-COVID restrictions demonstrators have been protesting for days. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he...

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