Quebec reports 837 new COVID-19 cases, 75% of which are inadequately vaccinated

Quebec reported 837 new COVID-19 infections and three more deaths on Saturday. Health officials said that of the new cases, 629 (roughly 75 per cent) are inadequately vaccinated — which … Read More

Quebec reports 821 new COVID-19 cases, 80% of which are inadequately vaccinated

*Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that Quebec counted 837 new COVID-19 cases and not 821. Quebec reported 821 new COVID-19 infections and three more deaths … Read More

Ontario reports more than 800 COVID-19 cases, 10 additional deaths

Ontario reported 821 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 578,869. Health Minister Christine Elliott said of the new cases, 621 are in … Read More

Entire B.C. school district to go into lockdown after vaccine protesters enter 3 schools

A school district in B.C.’s southern Interior says all schools in its zone will be in lockdown mode on Monday, after COVID vaccine protesters entered three schools on Friday. School … Read More

Appeal for more time as Quebec holds firm on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for health workers

Quebec is sticking to its mid-October deadline to have all health-care workers in the province vaccinated, Health Minister Christian Dubé said Friday, but some are suggesting more time is needed … Read More

B.C. man in COVID-19 isolation frustrated he won’t be able to vote in federal election

What’s more important: The fundamental right to vote, or the quarantine rules amid a global pandemic that’s so far killed more than 4.5 million people? It’s a question that one … Read More

B.C. will aid Alberta ‘where we can and when we can,’ but not offering ICU beds: Horgan

British Columbia’s premier says the province will do what it can to help Alberta stave off the collapse of its health-care system, but stopped short of offering hospital beds or … Read More

U.S. FDA advisors reject COVID-19 booster shot approval, but may vote for older adults

A panel of expert outside advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted against broadly approving COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, but may vote on a narrower approval for older … Read More

SHA activates next surge plan level due to escalating COVID-19 cases

The Saskatchewan Health Authority says it is moving to its next level of surge plans due to rapidly escalating COVID-19 pressures on hospitals in the province. The SHA’s Emergency Operations … Read More

U.S. FDA advisors recommend COVID-19 boosters for seniors after rejecting wide approval

Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted on Friday to recommend COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for Americans 65 and older and those at high risk of severe illness, … Read More

Manitoba says no ask for COVID-19 help from Alberta yet, province will help if able

Despite word from Alberta that the province has reached out to Manitoba for help with its worsening COVID-19 situation, officials here say there’s been no official ask — yet. On … Read More