Michael Kovrig was been granted a consular visit for the first time in 10 months. He described the pandemic as sounding "like a zombie apocalypse".
The Arctic has been warming at twice the global rate for the past 30 years.
Dr Bonnie Henry, a Canadian physician and the Provincial Health Officer for British Columbia, said that this pandemic has highlighted yet again the need for strong health care systems.
The NDP leader was calling for a review of the RCMP’s budget.
The prime minister said “normality” is on hold until a vaccine is available.
A prolonged period of isolation has left people begging for relief.
The Canadian prime minister's wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, had begun “exhibiting mild flu-like symptoms including a low fever."
The external affairs ministry said it plans more evacuations of Indians in Italy and Iran on Saturday. Follow live updates here:
Now in their 80s and 90s, they’re sharing stories about what they endured in the Holocaust before it’s too late.