Quebec reports more than 100 new COVID-19 cases again, hospitalizations drop

Quebec recorded 101 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death Friday amid a slight uptick in infections in the province. The latest daily tally marks the third consecutive day that … Read More

Ontario reports 192 COVID-19 cases, 1 death

Ontario is reporting 192 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the provincial total to 548,986. According to Friday’s report, 43 cases were recorded in Toronto, 25 in Peel Region, 18 … Read More

Vestiaire St-Joseph food bank in Shediac to start home delivery

The Vestiaire St-Joseph food bank in Shediac, N.B., has a new set of wheels to help feed people in need amid and after the pandemic. “It is going to make … Read More

Clearer messaging needed on COVID-19 vaccination in Beauce region, local mayor says

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 22, 2021 2:50 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The mayor of a town … Read More

Quebec adds 99 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

Quebec reported 99 new COVID-19 infections and three additional deaths Thursday as the pandemic continues. The latest daily tally of cases is the second day in a row that cases … Read More

Ontario reports 185 COVID-19 cases, 7 deaths

Ontario is reporting 185 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the provincial total to 548,794. According to Thursday’s report, 22 in Grey Bruce, 17 in Hamilton, 18 in Toronto, 11 … Read More

Sarnia, Ont. mayor expects U.S. border restrictions for Canada to last past Aug. 21

The mayor of Sarnia, Ont., which borders Port Huron, Mich., is anticipating that border restrictions announced by the United States government on Wednesday will extend beyond Aug. 21. Mayor Mike … Read More

Quebec back up above 100 new COVID-19 cases

Quebec saw an uptick in infections with 103 new cases linked to the COVID-19 health crisis on Wednesday, but reported no additional deaths. On Tuesday, there were 76 new cases, … Read More

Ontario reports 135 COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

Ontario is reporting 135 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the provincial total to 548,609. According to Wednesday’s report, 12 cases were reported in Waterloo Region, 26 in Toronto, 13 … Read More

Manitoba divisions complete air system upgrades as new school year looms

Nearly all of Manitoba’s school divisions say they’ve made changes to air quality in their classrooms since the pandemic began. With vaccines ramping up and COVID-19 cases going down, 200,000 … Read More

Quebec reports 76 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths

In Quebec, health authorities recorded 76 new COVID-19 infections but no additional deaths Tuesday. Since the last update, another 83,673 doses of the novel coronavirus were administered in the province. … Read More

As COVID-19 surges in U.S., is Canada lifting border rules too early? Experts are mixed

The imminent reopening of the U.S.-Canada border to fully vaccinated American travellers next month is drawing mixed reactions from health and economic experts in both countries, some of whom are … Read More

Over 50% of all Canadians are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Over half of all Canadians are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as case counts and hospitalizations continue to fall across the country. As of Monday evening, 50.2 per cent of … Read More

Quebec adds 61 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations continue to fall

Quebec reported 61 new cases and one additional death Monday as the COVID-19 health crisis continues across the country. The latest update comes as the province announced it will longer … Read More

Ontario reports 176 COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths; 169K more vaccines administered

Ontario reported 176 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 548,040. “Locally, there are 37 new cases in Toronto, 20 in the Region … Read More

‘I take it personally’: How this Ottawa woman helped dozens get their COVID-19 shot

Ariel Troster, by her own admission, spends her “whole day in front of a computer.” This helps her see every posting about a pharmacy offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccines, or new … Read More

Quebec reports 83 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

By Victoria Bakos Global News Posted July 16, 2021 11:25 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec reported 83 new COVID-19 … Read More

Quebec announces COVID-19 vaccine lottery to drive up numbers

Quebec will launch a lottery in order to get more people to roll up their sleeves for the COVID-19 vaccine. Health Minister Christian Dubé announced the initiative Friday as the province … Read More

Quebec officials to provide update on COVID-19 vaccination campaign

Quebec officials are set to provide an update on the COVID-19 vaccination rollout on Friday morning as the pandemic’s grip loosens on the province. Health Minister Christian Dubé will be joined … Read More

Quebec launches $2 million COVID-19 vaccine lottery to drive up numbers

Quebec will launch a lottery for a total of $2 million in prizes in order to get more people to roll up their sleeves for the COVID-19 vaccine. Health Minister Christian … Read More

Thinking of going back to the gym? The movies? Here’s how to assess your COVID-19 risk

Ontario is opening its doors even further starting Friday, following the lead of many other provinces by allowing indoor dining and exercise classes, along with higher gathering limits. But even … Read More

Majority of Canadians want higher vaccination numbers before U.S. border reopened: poll

A strong majority of Canadians want to wait until three quarters of the population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before reopening the U.S. border to recreational travel, according to … Read More

Ontario not considering making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for health-care workers: Doug Ford

Ontario Premier Doug Ford says his government is not considering making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for health-care workers, saying it is their “constitutional right” to decide whether or not they want … Read More

Pandemic has worsened staff shortages in hospital emergency rooms: Montreal doctors

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 14, 2021 3:32 pm     Updated July 14, 2021 3:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Quebec reports 75 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations drop below 80

Quebec reported 75 new COVID-19 cases but no additional deaths Wednesday as pandemic-related hospitalizations fell once again. The vaccination campaign saw another 92,825 doses of the novel coronavirus vaccine administered … Read More

France is introducing internal COVID-19 vaccine passports — will Canada follow suit?

Beginning in early August, people who want to go to a restaurant, bar, or movie theatre or take a train in France will have to show proof of vaccination or … Read More

Gardeners learn how to sow seeds for the future at community garden in Moncton

Gardeners in New Brunswick are learning the importance of collecting seeds from their vegetable gardens following a gardening boom and seed shortage brought on by the pandemic. Alicia Clarkson is … Read More

Quebec records 54 new COVID-19 cases as more Pfizer vaccine arrives

Quebec added 54 new cases but no additional deaths Tuesday as the COVID-19 health crisis continues. Since the last update, the province gave another 88,600 shots of the novel coronavirus vaccine. … Read More

Over 50% of eligible Canadians now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as cases fall

More than half of all Canadians who are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine have now been fully inoculated with both required doses, according to nationwide data. As of Monday evening, … Read More

Quebec says 2nd vaccine dose allowed for those with previous COVID-19 infection

Quebecers who have had a COVID-19 infection are now being allowed to get a second dose of vaccine, the Health Ministry announced Monday in a news release The decision was … Read More

Is England lifting COVID-19 measures too soon — and what can Canada learn?

England is moving forward with its reopening plans, despite a surge in COVID-19 cases in the last few weeks. The country will formally drop nearly all restrictions, including mandatory masks … Read More

Group fighting COVID-19 restrictions admits tailing Manitoba judge

The organization representing multiple churches across the country in court challenges against public health orders is apologizing after hiring a private investigator to follow a Manitoba judge. John Carpay, president … Read More

Organization admits tailing Manitoba judge presiding over COVID restrictions case

The organization representing multiple churches across the country in court challenges against public health orders is apologizing after hiring a private investigator to follow a Manitoba judge. John Carpay, president … Read More

Quebec adds 52 new COVID-19 cases, about 200 over past 3 days

Quebec reported 52 new COVID-19 cases Monday as the province eased more pandemic-induced measures. The latest information includes numbers from the weekend after the government announced it will no longer … Read More

Grey Bruce Health Unit declares COVID-19 outbreak tied to field party

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared by the Grey Bruce Health Unit after a number of people who attended a field party contracted the virus. Officials say about 25 people … Read More

Quebec government to ease COVID restrictions, cut physical distancing to one metre

The Quebec government is reducing the required distance between two people from different households to one metre, even indoors. In a document slated for release by Monday, Quebec’s workplace health and … Read More

‘Like running a marathon’: How to reach Canadians still not vaccinated against COVID-19

When volunteers with the South Asian Health Network in the Toronto and Peel area wanted to get their community vaccinated against COVID-19, they hit the phones. “We actually did tons … Read More

Ontario reports 179 COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths; 207K more vaccines administered

Ontario reported 179 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 546,983. “Locally, there are 32 new cases in the Region of Waterloo, 27 … Read More

ArriveCAN app for cross-border travel includes hurdle for blind Canadians: advocate

The federal government’s new ArriveCAN travel app is inaccessible to some Canadians with disabilities, raising questions of fair treatment and practical border-crossing concerns. Robert Fenton, a board member of the … Read More

COVID-19: Quebec businesses want vaccine passport system to be simple, not a burden

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 9, 2021 3:23 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Montreal business owners are welcoming … Read More

Quebec reports 77 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations fall

Quebec recorded 77 new infections and one additional death Friday amid the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. The provincial government says it has also added previous uncounted cases to its total tally, … Read More

Ontario reports 183 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths

Ontario is reporting 183 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, as case counts continue to hover above and below the 200 mark. The provincial case total now stands at 546,804. On … Read More

Quebec to roll out COVID-19 vaccination passport system by September

Quebec will implement a so-called COVID-19 “vaccine passport” system in order to keep the pandemic under control and prevent another lockdown this fall, the province’s health minister announced Thursday. “We … Read More

Quebec to implement COVID-19 vaccine passport system by September

Quebec will implement a so-called COVID-19 “vaccine passport” system in order to keep the pandemic under control and prevent another lockdown this fall, the province’s health minister announced Thursday. “We … Read More

COVID-19: MLHU announces series of pop-up, walk-in vaccine clinics

The Middlesex-London Health Unit is making it even easier to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of its effort to support a two-dose summer and prepare for the return to … Read More

Quebec reports 64 new COVID-19 cases, 10 more deaths due to data catchup

Quebec recorded 64 new COVID-19 cases and 10 additional deaths, the majority of which stem from last month, on Thursday. The government says some of the newly reported fatalities come … Read More

The Lambda COVID-19 variant is in Canada. How worried should we be?

Another COVID-19 variant, called Lambda, has been identified in Canada – responsible for 11 cases in the country so far, according to Health Canada. While there are still many unanswered … Read More

COVID-19: Quebec to drop capacity limits for stores, relax social distancing rules

Starting July 12, shoppers in Quebec might feel like their favourite stores are a little more crowded than usual amid evolving COVID-19 safety measures. The province is relaxing social distancing … Read More

Quebec’s daily tally of new COVID-19 cases tops 100

Quebec reported 103 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death, which took place in the past 24 hours, on Wednesday. Montreal reported the highest number of new infections with 35, and … Read More

Quebec reports 103 new COVID-19 cases, one more death

Quebec reported 103 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death, which took place in the past 24 hours, on Wednesday. The province has administered another 106,467 shots of the novel coronavirus … Read More

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