Inuit women and children face heightened challenges when seeking refuge from domestic violence and abuse. They face violence at a rate 14 times greater than other women in Canada and unfortunately the majority of them do not have safe places to go to.
Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Paul Prosper is calling on Nova Scotia to implement a Mi’kmaw-specific vaccination strategy and raising concerns about the lack of Indigenous representation on the 11-member COVID-19 vaccine expert panel.
While the federal government has distributed 15.4 million rapid tests, a Global News analysis shows the use of rapid tests varies widely across the country and adding up answers from all the provinces and territories can only account for a total of less than 1.3 million either used or rolled out to […]
The latest creation from a B.C.-based Indigenous artist is inspired by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Vancouver’s David A. Neel has created the 'Corona Virus Mask', using old-growth red cedar, according to CTV News Vancouver.
Ontario is reporting 2,632 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, bringing the provincial total to 247,564.
Thursday’s case count is slightly lower than Wednesday’s which saw 2,655 new infections. On Tuesday, 1,913 cases were recorde
VANCOUVER -- British Columbia has confirmed its first case of the mutated form of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 that originated in South Africa, as well as a fourth case of the mutation that originated in the U.K., health officials announced Thursday.
Officials in Newfoundland and Labrador are reporting one new case of COVID-19 on Thursday, as one Labrador coastal community prepares to welcome army reserves to assist with vaccine rollout in the region.
Seven First Nations communities in Northern Manitoba have now received the Moderna vaccine, as leadership works to distribute the doses to several isolated communities and reassure some people it is safe.
TORONTO -- Ontario Premier Doug Ford is expected to provide an update on the province’s COVID-19 vaccination plan one day after new modelling data indicated that despite vaccination efforts, the health system could be overwhelmed and mortality could double if further action isn't taken
At least 600 federal inmates will receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting Friday, raising questions about whether Canadians who’ve committed crimes should be protected from the virus before health-care workers, prison staff and the general population.
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- Newfoundland and Labrador says it's staying out of the Atlantic travel bubble for at least another month, requiring travellers who enter the province from the Maritimes to isolate for two weeks.
The first health-care workers in Ontario to get COVID-19 shots were given their booster jabs Monday as Premier Doug Ford acknowledged there has been a slow start to the province’s vaccination program with daily new cases remaining near record highs.
Dr. Naheed Dosani has a passion for helping people experiencing homelessness and since 2014 he has been part of the PEACH (Palliative Education and Care for the Homeless) team, a group dedicated to helping people experiencing homelessness with end-of-life care.
OTTAWA, TRADITIONAL TERRITORY OF THE ALGONQUIN PEOPLES, ON, Nov. 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Since the beginning of the pandemic, action has been taken by all governments to protect the most vulnerable and support those who need it most.