Toronto Western Hospital declares new COVID-19 outbreak after 5 staff in ER test positive

Toronto Western Hospital is declaring a fifth outbreak after five health-care workers from its emergency room tested positive for COVID-19, with the first case dating back to three weeks ago, hospital officials have confirmed.University Health Network, which includes Toronto Western, is currently using the newly published provincial definition for a COVID hospital outbreak, defined as at least...

Twenty-one people test positive for coronavirus aboard cruise ship off San Francisco

(Reuters) - Twenty-one people have tested positive for coronavirus aboard a cruise ship denied entry to San Francisco Bay this week after a number of passengers and crew developed flu-like symptoms on the vessel, which was linked to previously confirmed COVID-19 infections. U.S. Vice President, announcing results of the tests during a White House briefing, also said the cruise ship Grand...

Focus on housing supply, not the mortgage stress test, says Scotiabank CEO

The chief executive of the Bank of Nova Scotia says Canada’s housing market needs more supply, not a major change to the mortgage stress test.Scotiabank president and CEO Brian Porter says while the stress test is “something that you have to look at occasionally, for sure,” the move by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, a federal banking regulator, to bring in the...

South Africa v England: second Test, day two – live! | Sport

9.17am GMT09:17 5th over: South Africa 20-0 (Elgar 11, Malan 5) Anderson is giving the ball a chance in terms of where he is pitching it but there isn’t a lot going on here in terms of lateral movement. Elgar has played a lot of cricket and will know that if he can get through the first hour here, it is going to be a dream to bat on later. In turn, he’s taking no risks, picking up a couple...

North Korea conducts new test at rocket site, aims to ‘overpower U.S. nuclear threats’

SEOUL — North Korea said it had successfully conducted another test at a satellite launch site, the latest in a string of developments aimed at “restraining and overpowering the nuclear threat of the U.S.,” state news agency KCNA reported on Saturday.The test was conducted on Friday at the Sohae satellite launch site, KCNA said, citing a spokesman for North Korea’s Academy of Defence...

North Korea conducts ‘crucial test’ at Sohae launch site: KCNA

Seoul (AFP) - North Korea has conducted another "crucial test" at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media reported Saturday, as nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington remain stalled with a deadline approaching.The announcement comes a day before US Special Envoy on North Korea Stephen Biegun is set to arrive in Seoul for a three-day visit, and after the United States tested a...

North Korea says it carried out ‘very important test’ at missile-engine site

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Sunday that it had conducted a “very important test” at its missile-engine test and satellite-launch site, another sign of the country’s escalating pressure on the United States to make further concessions before a Dec. 31 deadline set by its leader, Kim Jong Un.The test was carried out Saturday at the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground, referring to...