Canada real-time news

Loved ones separated by coronavirus reunite at oasis on closed US-Canada border (source — www.9news.com.au) 30/05/2020 09:31:22

Families, couples and friends are flocking to Peace Arch Park, an oasis on the border where they can reunite, and touch, and hug.

In the air tonight: Air Canada offers rock-star comfort – and social distancing – with 'Covid class' (source — www.independent.co.uk) 29/05/2020 19:02:45

Passengers are promised shorter walking times at the airport

‘Deep concern’: Australia blasts China (source — www.news.com.au) 28/05/2020 23:14:00

Australia, the UK, Canada and US have issued a joint statement taking aim at China’s decision to introduce a new security law in Hong Kong, saying the move will destroy trust between governments in th...

Canadian official says risk of death from other factors higher than coronavirus (source — www.foxnews.com) 28/05/2020 20:44:03

A top official in Canada says most people have a better chance of dying from "other pathogens, accidents, and traffic fatalities" than from coronavirus.

‘Direct conflict’: Aus ups ante over HK (source — www.news.com.au) 28/05/2020 17:31:00

Australia, the UK, Canada and US have issued a joint statement taking aim at China’s decision to introduce a new security law in Hong Kong, saying the move will destroy trust between governments in th...

As A Survivor Of Sexual Assault, The Pandemic Is An Unexpected Break From Trauma (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 28/05/2020 08:00:07

The week before Canada started social distancing, I was in a hospital emergency room. I had collapsed on a park bench, dizzy and slurring my words, and had trouble understanding where I was. The param...

I'm An Adult Who Is Constantly Mistaken For A 12-Year-Old. This Is What My Life Is Like (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 27/05/2020 08:00:28

I was at the airport, waiting for a TSA full-body scan, when the woman managing the line asked me, “Are you old enough to go in the scanner?”I stared at her face and wished I had the luxur...

Canada: neglected residents and rotten food found at care homes hit by Covid-19 (source — www.theguardian.com) 26/05/2020 22:21:09

Justin Trudeau describes ‘deeply disturbing’ military report after soldiers visit facilities in Quebec and OntarioCanadian troops deployed to long-term care homes overwhelmed by coronavirus outbreaks ...

Coronavirus live news: global cases pass 5.5m; Orbán's rule by decree to end on 20 June (source — www.theguardian.com) 26/05/2020 17:46:34

WHO warns of second peak; Irish taoiseach Leo Varadkar denies picnic with friends was rule breach; world health leaders urge green recoveryGlobal report: ‘disaster’ looms as WHO warns of second peakLe...

Trump is finally succeeding in putting up that wall – but Americans will be the ones shut out (source — www.theguardian.com) 26/05/2020 17:25:03

The president has stopped pretending to do anything about coronavirus. Travellers from the US are about to becomes the pariahs of the worldDonald Trump’s favourite hobbies seem to consist of golf, Twi...

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death