Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday
As parts of Canada grapple with the onset of a second COVID-19 wave, sources say the federal government is offering to send the Canadian Red Cross into hot spots, while Quebec is giving police new legal tools to help enforce stricter public health measures taking effect in the province's designated red zones.
Canada Artistic Swimming closes Montreal training centre amid investigation into abuse and harassment
The Montreal training centre used by the senior national Canada artistic swimming team closed its doors on Monday as an external firm investigates allegations of abuse and harassment.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Vatican officials, but not Pope Francis
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Thursday at the Vatican to meet with top Holy See officials, a day after tensions over American opposition to the Vatican's China policy spilled out in public.
Poisoned Kremlin critic Navalny tells magazine 'Putin was behind the attack'
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is recovering in Germany after being poisoned in Russia by a nerve agent, accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of being behind the attack in comments released Thursday.
Virtual schools have faced a steep learning curve, but parents still want in as COVID-19 cases rise
Amid a rise in COVID-19 cases, a growing number of families are looking to switch from in-class to virtual learning where it's offered. But with school boards still working out the kinks with online schools, a fresh wave of remote students is expected to spark yet another major reorganization of classes this fall. 'There's no right way to do this right now,' says parent on wait list for virtual school
Should I stay or go? Canadians ponder returning home as coronavirus cases spike in U.K.
Canadians living in the United Kingdom are weighing whether to return home as they watch coronavirus case numbers rise sharply in the country.