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…

Alberta health officials have conducted 18 tests for coronavirus; no confirmed cases

Posted January 31, 2020 5:45 pm Updated January 31, 2020 5:46 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta health officials revealed Friday they had done 18 tests for the novel coronavirus…

‘I definitely fear for their health’: young Calgary family trapped in Wuhan faces being separated

A Calgary family stuck in Wuhan is worried not only for their health, but the about the possibility of being separated in an effort to get the children out of the city in lockdown because of the coronavirus outbreak. Bin…

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…

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…