COVID-19 test

Trump exits Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Oct. 1, 2020, the day before announcing he tested positive for COVID-19 (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Trump gets sick, America gets sicker

Scott Gilmore: Having tested positive for COVID-19, President Donald Trump now faces some poor odds. America too.

A teacher photo bombs a photo of a group of students reuniting as they go back to school at the Bancroft Elementary School in Montreal, on Aug. 31, 2020. (Paul Chiasson/CP)

Back to school—and still not serious about COVID testing

Tim Sly: Any suspicion of a sore throat or a hint of wheeziness, and a parent is asked to peremptorily remove their hapless pupil who is then taken to a coronavirus testing centre. That’s where the tedium really begins.

Getting tested at a COVID care centre in Kanata, Ont., on Sept. 16 involved a six-hour wait (Shannon Proudfoot)

My day-long disastrous ordeal of trying to get a COVID test in Ontario

Shannon Proudfoot: Line-ups start at the crack of dawn. Wait times stretch for days. As schools reopen and demand soars, prepare for a new kind of lockdown purgatory.