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VIDEO: Got questions about the new COVID-19 rapid test? Watch this.
10 months ago

VIDEO: Got questions about the new COVID-19 rapid test? Watch this.

Ottawa-based Spartan Bioscience has negotiated contracts with the Federal Government, as well as three provincial governments, for large quantities of the rapid test.
Soigner les patients à bord d’un camion
10 months ago

Soigner les patients à bord d’un camion

Un médecin de Montréal a créé une clinique mobile à bord d'un camion pour soigner des patients pendant la pandémie de la COVID-19.
26hr photo project: "...the sleep mask is key."
10 months ago

26hr photo project: "...the sleep mask is key."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
Southern Ontario company pivots from pigs to humans in fight against pandemic
10 months ago

Southern Ontario company pivots from pigs to humans in fight against pandemic

Dave Caputo’s company now builds anti-microbial barriers that prevent the spread of COVID-19 between hospital patients, rather than keeping flu from spreading among hog populations.
Canadian kid who sent their savings to food bank sees donation multiplied by local restaurant owner
10 months ago

Canadian kid who sent their savings to food bank sees donation multiplied by local restaurant owner

After seeing this letter from a child who emptied their piggy bank to support the Ottawa Food Bank, a local restaurant owner more-than-matches the donation.
CMA Foundation commits $20 million for COVID-19 response
10 months ago

CMA Foundation commits $20 million for COVID-19 response

In recognition of the exceptional pressures facing health care today, this funding will be allocated to support urgent needs within the health care system.
Alberta nursing student helps long-term care residents stay connected with family members
10 months ago

Alberta nursing student helps long-term care residents stay connected with family members

Carl Abellana is using his own phone and tablet to help seniors video chat with loved ones who cannot visit them during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Women's Foundation promotes hand signal to ask for help if at risk for domestic violence
10 months ago

Women's Foundation promotes hand signal to ask for help if at risk for domestic violence

If you see this sign on a video call, find out how to help with resources from the Canadian Women's Foundation.
ICU doctor Kevin Patterson answers your COVID-19 related questions
10 months ago

ICU doctor Kevin Patterson answers your COVID-19 related questions

A Canadian ICU doctor responds to COVID-19 questions in this Q&A facilitated by The Walrus magazine.
Dalhousie medical students gather protective equipment for health care workers
10 months ago

Dalhousie medical students gather protective equipment for health care workers

Students have set up a donation drive to support the effort against COVID-19.
Le message de LEGO Justin Trudeau, maintenant en français
10 months ago

Le message de LEGO Justin Trudeau, maintenant en français

Justin Trudeau a réenregistré son fameux discours en français pour la création de cette vidéo.
10-year-old Ryan B. wrote this song as a tribute to health care workers
10 months ago

10-year-old Ryan B. wrote this song as a tribute to health care workers

He dedicates the song to all health care workers, including his mom and dad who work at hospitals.
BC Boy Scout prints hundreds of ear guards for health care workers
10 months ago

BC Boy Scout prints hundreds of ear guards for health care workers

The simple plastic guards alleviate ear strain for health care workers wearing protective masks around the clock.
Med students operate volunteer grocery delivery service for vulnerable populations
10 months ago

Med students operate volunteer grocery delivery service for vulnerable populations

Bag-Half-Full was started by two second-year medical students in Edmonton and has since expanded to serve people in Lethbridge, Ottawa, and Victoria.
How to shop for your family during a pandemic
10 months ago

How to shop for your family during a pandemic

These strategies for planning meals and grocery lists are recommended by public health officials.
La cabane à sucre chez vous!
10 months ago

La cabane à sucre chez vous!

Ce dimanche 19 avril, L’Association des francophones des Kootenays Ouest continuera la célébration même si c'est à distance.
McGill students raise $30,000 and volunteer to deliver "merci meals" for hospital staff
10 months ago

McGill students raise $30,000 and volunteer to deliver "merci meals" for hospital staff

A group of third-year medical students had the idea to support health care workers and local restaurants simultaneously.
Royal Canadian Mint retools to produce face shields, hand sanitizer
10 months ago

Royal Canadian Mint retools to produce face shields, hand sanitizer

In late March, concerns of PPE and hand sanitizer shortages began to arise in Canada, and staff members at the Mint started exploring ways they could step in and help.
Toronto designer helping to keep local retail workers safe by building protective shields
10 months ago

Toronto designer helping to keep local retail workers safe by building protective shields

Rachelle LeBlanc is using her studio space to construct wood-and-Plexiglas barriers, which she then donates to small local businesses.
VIDEO: A children's hospital guide to making PPE more kid-friendly
10 months ago

VIDEO: A children's hospital guide to making PPE more kid-friendly

Are you a health care worker? The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario put out this video with tips to make PPE less frightening to kids.
"I manage a grocery store. Here's some things everyone should know."
10 months ago

"I manage a grocery store. Here's some things everyone should know."

Grocery store owner pens a heartfelt letter to customers urging kindness.
Seniors can call free hotline for a positive message from Calgary high schoolers
10 months ago

Seniors can call free hotline for a positive message from Calgary high schoolers

The students recorded a variety of upbeat messages, stories and jokes for seniors in isolation who may need a boost.
This Alberta teen is 3D printing face shields for health care workers
10 months ago

This Alberta teen is 3D printing face shields for health care workers

Owen Plumb, 13, has printed over 100 face shields using a free pattern from the printer's manufacturer.
Les jeunes futurs professionnels de la santé veulent aussi contribuer
10 months ago

Les jeunes futurs professionnels de la santé veulent aussi contribuer

Plusieurs étudiants étaient sur le point de terminer leur formation lorsque la COVID-19 est arrivée.
Newfoundland family creates no-contact food bank delivery service
10 months ago

Newfoundland family creates no-contact food bank delivery service

They repurposed their existing Facebook page about local restaurants to help connect volunteers and donors with people in need of food during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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