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2 months ago

Online farmers' market housed in a Dartmouth theatre keeping vendors and customers connected

Alderney Landing Community Centre’s theatre and farmers’ market had to close due to COVID-19, but employees are sorting and fulfilling online orders for curbside pickup.
2 months ago

Meet the Raptors ‘Superfan’ driving around Toronto handing out free meals

The #MealsontheMove project has delivered thousands of meals to health care workers, first responders, shelters, food banks, and more.
2 months ago

26hr photo project: "I am choosing to be hopeful."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
2 months ago

VIDÉO: Le déconfinement expliqué aux enfants

Avec autant de confusion, inquiétude, et de questions reliées à la COVID-19, voici une vidéo pour aider les jeunes à comprendre le déconfinement.
2 months ago

Donated tablets allow Toronto hospitals to safely connect patients with their families

Hospital staff worked quickly to install communications apps on the tablets so people can see and speak with hospitalized family members who cannot receive visitors.
2 months ago

Canadian designer John Fluevog released a limited edition shoe in honour of Dr. Bonnie Henry

The shoes were released for pre-sale on April 23 and sold out within a few hours.
2 months ago

NS teacher 3D printing "ear savers" for health care workers

Tim Coombs has distributed 17,000 to date and continues daily production.
2 months ago

101-year-old man recovers from COVID-19 in the comfort of his own home

Clément Maltais beat the virus without spending a single day in hospital.
2 months ago

First Canadian clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccine to be led by Dalhousie University researchers

The Canadian Centre for Vaccinology will soon begin testing the potential vaccine to see how well it is tolerated by both younger and older adults.
2 months ago

Mother-daughter duo created a children's book about the coronavirus

Proceeds benefit the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario and Kids Help Phone.
2 months ago

U of T researchers developing a rapid COVID-19 antibody test

The new test will be able to determine if a person has been infected with SARS-CoV-2 and developed antibodies to it in less than an hour.
2 months ago

Ottawa high school teachers offer a helping hand to neighbours at long-term care home

The teachers at Woodroffe High School, which is near hard-hit Carlingview Manor, are buying toiletries for seniors and healthy snacks for staff members.
2 months ago

26hr photo project: "...there’s a lot of uncertainty."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
2 months ago

Canadian doctor publishes their personal journal after 14 days as ward physician for COVID patients

When the pandemic hit, Dr. Ariel Lefkowitz was put in charge of the COVID Ward; all infected non-ICU patients at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto.
2 months ago

App invented in Ottawa helping families stay connected with loved ones in hospital

aTouchAway makes it easy for people in hospitals or nursing homes to video-call their loved ones while in-person visits are restricted due to COVID-19.
2 months ago

Santé Canada autorise les premiers essais cliniques de vaccins sur humains

Ceci pourrait être la première étape vers un vaccin distribué partout dans le pays.
2 months ago

Queen’s nursing graduate wastes zero time putting her degree to work

2020 graduate Jordan Bast finished her schooling in April and immediately took a contract at a group home in the Toronto area experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19.
2 months ago

Hamilton organization helps staff pay it forward with a warm meal

We Feed The Need is making it their mission to lift spirits and help feed frontline health care workers.
2 months ago

26hr photo project: "I just feel really lucky..."

This photo series by a resident doctor in Calgary documents the stories of physicians before and after their call.
2 months ago

Hear astronaut Chris Hadfield’s powerful message to Canadian children

Hadfield's reading of his book "The Darkest Dark" for a Toronto children's hospital contains a welcome message of finding beauty in darkness.
2 months ago

Nova Scotia woman pens “love letters” to local care workers

91-year-old Jane Wilkins is showing her appreciation for workers on the front lines during COVID-19 with handwritten cards thanking them for their efforts.
2 months ago

Résultats encourageants pour un vaccin créé par une entreprise québécoise

L'entreprise biopharmaceutique Medicago a annoncé que les résultats de la première ronde de tests sont positifs.
2 months ago

Toronto man bakes over 200 pies for neighbours while in quarantine

"Do what you do, and give it away for free. It'll come back to you, I swear. It's a bad business model on paper, but it works. People are good."
2 months ago

Halifax researchers looking to make N95 respirators out of wood pulp

If successful, the new product could also benefit the Nova Scotia forestry sector, which suffered the loss of a major pulp plant in January.
2 months ago

Saskatchewan laboratory and National Research Council team up to increase production of potential COVID-19 vaccine

The lab at the University of Saskatchewan hopes the assistance from the NRC will allow them to make more of the candidate vaccine they are studying and produce it more quickly for testing.
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