Our Response to 9/11 Gave us Lessons for COVID-19

“America is no longer protected by vast oceans. We are protected from attack only by vigorous action abroad, and increased vigilance at home.” – President George W. Bush, State of the Union Address, January 29, 2002. The COVID-19 outbreak will likely prove to be the most consequential event since the Second World War and economically […]

Edmonton church finds unique way to provide meals for less fortunate during pandemic – Edmonton

In the push to help the less fortunate amid the COVID-19 pandemic, several volunteers with the Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish made multiple trips back and forth from their cars to the Bissell Centre, unloading important items for a Sunday lunch. Since 1987, volunteers with several local churches have been helping Edmonton’s inner-city population. […]

‘We are in dire need’: Toronto nurse sends public video plea for supplies from inside a COVID-19 unit

A nurse working in a COVID-19 unit in a Toronto hospital issued stark video pleas for people to make, sew or buy supplies to help her and her colleagues cope with the growing COVID-19 pandemic. “We are in dire need of supplies,” Alex Cane said in a series of short video clips while working the […]

Arrival of first coronavirus cases in Haiti sends people scrambling for supplies – National

Haitians rushed to buy food, gas, soap and face masks Friday after the announcement of two imported cases of the coronavirus sparked worries that the Western Hemisphere’s poorest nation could be overwhelmed by the illness. President Jovenel Moise said Thursday that two patients had been quarantined after testing positive for the COVID-19 virus. One was […]

COVID-19: EU employee tests positive in Guinea’s first case

An employee of the European Union delegation in Guinea is the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the country, according to Guinea’s Ministry of Health The employee felt sick after returning to the country from Europe and self-isolated. According to authorities, the individual is a Belgian national and is currently receiving treatment at Nongo treatment […]

Ontario confirms eighth coronavirus case is Toronto man who travelled to Egypt

TORONTO — Ontario health officials say they have confirmed a new positive case of COVID-19 in Toronto. Dr. David Williams, medical officer of health, said Friday night that this is the eighth case of novel coronavirus in the province. Officials said the patient is a man in his 80s with a travel history to Egypt. […]