Even though the back-to-school season has coincided with a steady rise in Canada's active COVID-19 case count and fears that a second wave may soon be upon us, Canadians are spending less time at home than they were one month ago.
Quebec public health authorities announced Sunday that 67,542 people have now tested positive for COVID-19 in the province and 5,802 people have died due to the disease since the start of the pandemic.
Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said the pandemic hasn’t hijacked the government’s 'big green agenda,' and warned that if left unaddressed climate change will have more of an impact on Canadians than COVID-19.
Tropical Storm Beta trudged toward the coasts of Texas and Louisiana on Sunday, threatening to bring more rain, wind and stress to a part of the country that has already been drenched and battered during this year's unusually busy hurricane season.
A gathering was held Spruce Grove on Saturday organized by the group People Versus Predators to raise awareness of an Alberta mortgage broker charged with numerous sex offences allegedly involving children.