Manitoba nurse petitions for free parking near hospitals

WINNIPEG -- Health care workers are at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19. Many are working 14 to 16 hours shifts, and coming in on days off to deal with the volume of patients, but a problem facing many...

Canadians belt out Hip song ‘Bobcaygeon’ in support of town grappling with COVID-19 outbreak

A nation has come together through music in support of Bobcaygeon, a small Ontario town battling a COVID-19 outbreak at a local nursing home that has claimed the lives of nearly two dozen residents.“Bobcaygeon has such great residents here that...

Nurses’ union calls for paid sick leave during self-isolation

WINNIPEG -- Health care worker protection and paid sick leave were the major themes in a statement penned by the Manitoba Nurses Union and Manitoba Association of Health Care Professionals. The joint statement is in response to a letter sent...

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with coronavirus

LONDON -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to a hospital Sunday for tests, his office said, because he is still suffering symptoms, 10 days after he was diagnosed with COVID-19. Johnson's office said the admission to an undisclosed...

Coronavirus: Self-isolation centre opens in Winnipeg

Provincial health officials have opened a self-isolation centre in Winnipeg this weekend.The centre is for people who have tested positive for COVID-19 but can’t self-isolate at home. READ MORE: Coronavirus: Nine new COVID-19 cases in Manitoba Sunday, total stands at...

Winnipeg’s business community rallies together during COVID-19 pandemic.

By Global News Posted April 5, 2020 3:57 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Many local businesses are struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, while others have had to learn a completely...

Coronavirus outbreak: Manitoba officials say it’s too early on the curve to compare with other provinces

Manitoba’s chief public health officer Dr. Brent Roussin said Sunday that it was too early to compare how soon Manitoba will be able to “flatten the curve” compared to other provinces like Ontario and Quebec since it’s at an earlier...

‘We will meet again’: Queen Elizabeth urges self-discipline, resolve amid coronavirus pandemic

Queen Elizabeth addressed Britain, the Commonwealth and the world in a statement issued today, calling for unity in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.Promising "we will meet again," the Queen thanked front-line workers fighting the global pandemic and encouraged people...

In rare address, Queen Elizabeth urges self-discipline, resolve amid coronavirus pandemic

Queen Elizabeth made a highly rare broadcast to her nation on Sunday to rally the public in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.Here is the text of the 93-year-old monarch's address, only the fifth special televised broadcast she has made...

Queen Elizabeth issues address to the nation Sunday

In a rare address to the nation, Queen Elizabeth plans to exhort Britons to rise to the challenge of the coronavirus pandemic, drawing on wisdom from her decades as Britain's head of state to urge discipline and resolve in a...
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