Alberta Health Services says a memo urging Calgary hospital staff to reduce use of oxygen is a proactive response to an anticipated increase in demand as COVID-19 hospitalizations climb.
Alberta and British Columbia set grim new COVID-19 records on Monday, as new measures take effect and authorities carry out enforcement in an effort to curb rising infections.
With COVID-19 cases continuing to break records, Alberta added 20 additional intensive-care beds in Edmonton over the past week and 10 more in Calgary, with the province saying it intended to more than double the number of ICU spaces in the coming weeks.
There are 325 new cases Monday, and the province has now had a total of 47 deaths.
A new poetry anthology is exploring what it means to be femme or exude feminine qualities in a world charged with toxic masculinity.
Racism, stereotyping and discrimination against Indigenous peoples in the B.C. health-care system are widespread and can be deadly, according to the findings of an independent investigative report released Monday.
Some senators are pondering how far they should go to protect the rights of Canadians seeking access to medically assisted death, as they consider a bill introduced to bring the Liberal government's law on the matter into compliance with a Quebec Superior Court ruling from last fall.
When looking at the daily updates and numbers of COVID-19 cases in Alberta, there’s a theme that’s easy to spot — Calgary’s northeast has a serious problem.
B.C.'s health minister has ordered an immediate review of alleged misspending by the Provincial Health Services Authority during the COVID-19 crisis after multiple sources claimed millions have been wasted on unusable face masks, catered meals and unnecessary office renovations.
Two families say they are still missing their most valued possessions years after TD Canada Trust drilled open and emptied their safety deposit boxes. Experts say banks operate the boxes "as a side business" with no rules except those they set for themselves.
An essential debate over tree planting, carbon pricing and building a low carbon economy has been delayed by the COVID-19 crisis.
Indigenous groups had a voice in organizing and hosting the 2010 Olympic. But Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart has suggested any movement to bring another Games to the city should be headed by Indigenous leaders.
Kawartha Dairy announced on Sunday that it is recalling some of its ice cream products due to the possible presence of pieces of metal, a release from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said.
A church in Langley B.C., just east of Vancouver has been fined $2,300 for contravening a recent provincial health order that prohibits in-person, faith-related gatherings aimed at limiting the spread of COVID19.
The federal government has extended existing international travel restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, barring entry to most travellers who are not Canadian citizens, permanent residents or people entering from the U.S. for "essential" reasons.
Sipekne'katik Chief Mike Sack says he is optimistic about a memorandum of understanding proposed by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans this weekend.
She grew up an avid horseback rider but after a barn fire claimed the lives of her two horses three-quarters of a century ago, Hazel Stetson hung up the reins. Until now.
The tricks to keeping potential COVID-19 vaccines as cold as ice could be as close as the ice cream aisle at your local supermarket — that is, if your ice cream aisle was at -70 C.
Your urge to pull those Christmas decorations out of storage a little earlier this year may be about more than just the need for holiday cheer in a difficult pandemic year, psychiatry professor says.
The Liberal government is preparing to spend up to $100 billion to kick start the post-pandemic economy as it stares down a record-high deficit projection of more than $381 billion for this fiscal year.