An Ottawa-area father’s hope of seeking a life-altering treatment for his son in the U.S. has been dashed in light of the news that the government is considering new measures that would ‘significantly impede’ Canadians' ability to return to the country due to COVID-19.
A report commissioned by Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., the land-claim body that represents Inuit in the territory, says the fastest possible internet speed in Nunavut is eight times slower than the national average.
Both 'Patient Zero' and his wife have long since recovered from COVID-19, but their cases would mark Canada's first minor health-care skirmish of what was to become an all-out global defensive war against a pandemic.
New Brunswick's Edmundston region is now in a 14-day lockdown. Health officials in the province say the order is needed to curb a rise in daily infections that they fear is about to get out of control.