When will the Canada-US border reopen?

Travel across the Canada-U.S. Border could resume in late summer or fall, some experts cautiously estimate, but they say the process will be complicated. The border has been closed to non-essential travel like tourism and recreation since March 2020, and the closure agreement between Ottawa and Washington is expected to be renewed on May 21. The agreement provides for exceptions, […]

Coronavirus: What’s Happening in Canada and Around the World on Wednesday

The last: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and key cabinet members are expected to answer questions on Wednesday about new COVID-19 health restrictions – which include a temporary suspension of classroom learning from the Kindergarten to Grade 12 across the province. The prime minister, who introduced the tighter restrictions on Tuesday evening, said the rules were needed to stop a growing […]

Why the number of coronavirus cases and deaths in India is probably underestimated

Even after more than a year of devastating coronavirus outbreaks across the globe, the intensity and scale of the current crisis in India is standing out, with patients desperate for oxygen starvation pleading for help overwhelmed hospitals and images of body bags and funeral pyres. While the number of daily cases far exceeds what other countries have reported, experts warn […]