Andrew Russell, Global News

Andrew Russell

Global News

Toronto, ON, Canada

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  • National Observer

Recent articles by Andrew:

Coronavirus: Worker at long-care home where 53 people died speaks out

A personal support worker at a long-term care home in the Greater Toronto Area where 53 residents died says the facility is not ready for a second wave of COVID-19. → Read More

Former partner of Nova Scotia gunman renounces will, public trustee takes over

The move came after his ex-girlfriend renounced his will. → Read More

Workers in Ontario and Quebec filed over 5,700 coronavirus-related complaints

In Ontario, labour inspectors completed 8,600 field visits. Of those, 4,000 were conducted in-person and more than 4,600 were conducted remotely. → Read More

Deadly attack at Toronto erotic spa was incel terrorism, police allege

Experts said it was the first time anywhere in the world a terrorism charge has been laid over violence tied to the “involuntary celibate” misogynist movement. → Read More

Who was CF Snowbirds member killed in crash? Capt. Jenn Casey remembered as a ‘beautiful person’

From B.C. to Nova Scotia, tributes and kind words are pouring in from friends and colleagues who remember Capt. Jennifer Casey. → Read More

Nova Scotia RCMP release terrifying timeline of 13-hour shooting rampage

The RCMP has not held a press briefing since Wednesday. The speaker will be Supt. Darren Campbell, officer in charge of support services for Nova Scotia RCMP. → Read More

There was an active shooter. Why didn’t Nova Scotia send an emergency alert?

There are concerns that no emergency alert was issued warning Nova Scotians of the threat posed by a mass shooter who police allege killed at least 19 people. → Read More

Trudeau sidesteps questions as China revises Wuhan’s COVID-19 death toll by 50%

Justin Trudeau evaded questions from reporters Friday about whether China had concealed the extent of the COVID-19 epidemic. → Read More

With over 70 coronavirus vaccines in development, how close are we to a successful one?

There are now more than 70 vaccines for the new coronavirus currently being developed globally, including here in Canada. → Read More

Coronavirus: Why isn’t Canada using blood tests for COVID-19?

Rapid COVID-19 blood tests have been approved for use in Europe, Asia and the U.S, but in Canada, they are still "under review." → Read More

Coronavirus: How B.C. is ‘bending’ the curve and why there’s hope for Ontario and Quebec

B.C and Alberta are starting to show signs of reducing the spread of COVID-19, while Ontario and Quebec are continuing to see sharp increases. → Read More

As more provinces, countries share coronavirus scenarios, Trudeau tells Canadians: wait

Ontario and Alberta both vow to share their coronavirus projection models in the next few days. → Read More

Coronavirus: Canadian companies now manufacturing ventilators, surgical masks

As Canada battles the novel coronavirus, companies across the country are now producing medical supplies. → Read More

Coronavirus: Counterfeit Chinese-made face masks pulled offline after Global News probe

Counterfeit safety masks from China have been removed from sales websites after an investigation by Global News found the items were not N95 certified as they had claimed. → Read More

Coronavirus: Ontario lags behind all other provinces in COVID-19 testing

Ontario had completed just 334 tests for COVID-19 per 100,000 residents trailing well behind Alberta and B.C. → Read More

Coronavirus: How is Canada planning to enforce mandatory self-isolation?

Canada is deploying the Quarantine Act in the fight against COVID-19, imposing mandatory self-isolation rules for any traveller returning home. Here's what you need to know. → Read More

Coronavirus: Toronto hospitals begin rationing protective gear as COVID-19 crisis deepens

Hospitals in the Greater Toronto Area are starting to limit protective gear for doctors and nurses amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Coronavirus: Trudeau says irregular migrants will be turned away at Canada-U.S. border

The prime minister announced on Friday that irregular migrants will be turned back to the United States when they reach the Canadian border amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Coronavirus: Stranded Canadian travellers call on Trudeau for flights home

Hundreds of Canadians are worried they’ll be stranded abroad for weeks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. They are calling on the Trudeau government to help get them home. → Read More

Coronavirus: Here’s how to apply for EI and the new COVID-19 emergency benefit

Justin Trudeau has unveiled new emergency aid to help Canadians affected by coronavirus. Here's how the COVID-19 benefits work. → Read More