Two children in Canada have coronavirus: How the pandemic affects kids

As COVID-19 continues to affect more Canadians, many parents are not just worried about themselves — but also their children. In Ontario, there are 17 new COVID-19 cases, including a baby boy. Health officials said the baby is under the…

Albertan prepares for evacuation from China amid coronavirus concerns: ‘It’ll be nice to go home’

An Alberta man who is stranded in Wuhan, China because of a lockdown due to the coronavirus said he is looking forward to going home. READ MORE: Canadians in China advised to prepare for evacuation this week as coronavirus spreads…

Edmonton soccer league scraps post-game handshakes because of coronavirus

The Edmonton Minor Soccer Association announced effective Monday, players will not be allowed to shake hands at the end of their games. The decision was made in light of the coronavirus outbreak that has been declared a “public health emergency…

Chinese tourists cancel trips to Canadian hotspots such as Banff, Jasper, Yellowknife

Tour companies and hotels in destinations popular with Chinese tourists are starting to see cancellations after a new form of virus that has led to mass quarantines and 213 deaths in China. The virus comes from a large family of…

Edmonton Public Schools cancels all China field trips for the rest of the year

In light of the growing coronavirus outbreak in China, Edmonton Public Schools has cancelled all field trips to the country for the rest of the school year. The decision was made late Wednesday afternoon, in light of the federal government…