Kids put their COVID-19 questions to the experts

From “how did a worldwide pandemic start?” to “just how many germs are there anyway?” Kids have questions about the COVID-19 outbreak. Lots of them. Global News invited young viewers to submit those questions. We then took them to the…

Coronavirus: Counterfeit Chinese-made face masks pulled offline after Global News probe

The Chinese-made “N95” respiratory masks were advertised online as having been certified by U.S. safety regulators — an important claim amid the global coronavirus pandemic, as front-line workers scramble for life-saving protective equipment. But the masks were fake. And following…

Following travel uncertainty and the risk of contracting COVID-19, Edmonton couple is finally home and in self-isolation

It was only earlier this week that Theresa and Len Rud were desperate to fly out of Mexico after their flight was cancelled. After facing a few hurdles including the possibility of a packed airport, the pair is finally back…

Canada ‘very concerned’ with OPEC’s decisions amid coronavirus outbreak: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada is “very concerned” with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ (OPEC) decisions amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, but that the government remains focused on helping Canadians struggling as a result of the dramatic…

Edmonton-area couple among Canadians stranded in South Africa amid lockdown

It’s certainly not the end to their months-long trip that Virginia Slater and her husband hoped for. The Sherwood Park couple is stuck in South Africa, scrambling to get back home. As of Friday, that country is under a nationwide,…

Coronavirus: Edmonton police see ‘hate-related graffiti’ directed at Asian community

Several incidents of hate-related graffiti have been reported to the Edmonton Police Service during the novel coronavirus pandemic. An EPS spokesperson said a couple of these hateful messages have been “directed towards the Asian community since March 17.” READ MORE:…

Southern Alberta couple struggles to get home from Peru because of COVID-19 travel restrictions

A couple from Stavely, Alta., are two of about 1,700 Canadians trying to get from Lima, Peru back to home soil during a coronavirus pandemic. Related News Tim and Christine Nelson departed from Calgary on March 2. They had a…

Albertans abroad finally make it home amid COVID-19 crisis: ‘It was utter relief’

More than 10 days after the federal government urged Canadians to return home over novel coronavirus fears, many Albertans have finally made it back. Sheila Ethier and a group of friends landed in Bucerias, Mexico at the end of January.…