Canada to get 68M COVID-19 vaccine doses in July thanks to Moderna supply surge

Over 68 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine will reach Canada by the end of July, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday. Speaking from Rideau Cottage, where he is currently quarantining … Read More

Despite COVID-19 vaccine ramp up, experts say Canada still in for ‘summer of uncertainty’

Canada set a record on Friday, vaccinating more than 400,000 people against COVID-19 in a single day. Many are wondering if the increased rate of vaccinations will lead to some … Read More

‘Completely wrong’: Anger over COVID-19 vaccine second dose delay for seniors

An Alberta senior is extremely concerned about the four-month gap between COVID-19 vaccine doses, appealing to the Canadian government to expedite her case. Gladys Saca, 80, got the first dose … Read More

Canada surpasses 12 million COVID-19 vaccine jabs as rollout picks up speed

Canada has now administered more than 12 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine as the country’s race to safeguard most of its population against the virus continues to pick up … Read More

Liberals eye ‘lost generation’ risk with sweeping COVID-19 recovery plan

The federal Liberals are betting big that ambitious new spending programs like childcare and a potential economic reopening as early as July will be enough to prevent deep scarring on … Read More

Most Canadians say type of COVID-19 vaccine instrumental in whether or not they get it: poll

With COVID-19 vaccinations ramping up across provinces and territories, a new poll suggests that despite Canadians’ overall confidence in the rollout, many are expressing concern over the type of vaccine … Read More

COVID-19 cases in Indigenous communities down by 80% with high vaccine uptake

The number of active COVID-19 cases in First Nations communities has declined by 80 per cent since mid-January thanks to the high uptake of vaccines, says the top doctor at … Read More

Where is Canada now in its rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine?

Canada has administered at least 1.4 million more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine over the last week, according to the latest data from Health Canada. The new inoculations now bring … Read More

Which province is winning the COVID-19 vaccine rollout race? Experts weigh in

The COVID-19 vaccine rollout kicked off in Canada in mid-December. Since then, more than 4.7 million doses have been distributed, and at least 3 million Canadians have been vaccinated with … Read More

Canada expecting 1M Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses a week until early May

Canada is getting a better picture of how many COVID-19 vaccines will funnel into the country this spring, with the federal government confirming a significant increase from Pfizer-BioNTech. Prime Minister … Read More

Canada could see more vaccine hurdles while at mercy of other nations, experts warn

After a few initial hiccups, COVID-19 vaccine rollout has finally picked up pace in Canada. As of Wednesday, more than 3.8 million doses had been distributed to provinces and territories … Read More

AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines — where is Canada at on approvals?

Canadian officials continue to be vague on the potential approvals of two additional COVID-19 vaccines. Vaccines by AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson are among those still awaiting a green light … Read More

COVAX vaccine fund ‘always’ intended to help vaccinate Canadians, feds say

The government says its contribution to the COVAX vaccine program has “always been intended” to secure additional coronavirus vaccine access for Canada, on top of supporting vaccination rollouts in lower-income … Read More

Feds asked vaccine makers to produce COVID-19 shots in Canada. All said no

Procurement Minister Anita Anand says every COVID-19 vaccine maker Canada signed a contract with last summer was asked if they could make the doses in Canada and all of them … Read More

Pfizer vaccine label changes could force Canada into global syringe race

Pfizer and BioNTech will cut back on how many vials of COVID-19 vaccine they send Canada this year if the federal health regulator agrees to change the vaccine label to … Read More

Delaying second dose of coronavirus vaccines is ‘risky gamble’: experts

Amid shortages in coronavirus vaccine supplies, some Canadian provinces have decided to delay giving the second dose, which experts have called a “risky approach” and “a gamble.” Ontario’s government announced on … Read More

U.S. is planning to vaccinate 39 million more people than Canada this year. Here’s why

The United States is aiming to distribute about 40 million doses of coronavirus vaccines this year, with 100 million Americans expected to be vaccinated by the end of March 2021, … Read More

Federal government to create ‘pan-Canadian’ vaccine injury support program

A new support program aimed at supporting Canadians experiencing a vaccine injury is now being developed, according to the federal government. The program, which was announced by Prime Minister Justin … Read More

Freeland says Canada ‘well-positioned’ on coronavirus vaccines, urges patience

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada is “well positioned” when it comes to potential coronavirus vaccines – but she warns that rolling out the vaccinations to all citizens will … Read More