Canada adds 5,955 new COVID-19 infections as Pfizer vaccines get delayed further

Canada added another 5,955 cases of COVID-19 Thursday as delays in shipments of the coronavirus vaccine to the country appear to be worse than previously thought. Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, who … Read More

COVID-19 variants could be spreading across Canada. Are labs doing enough to detect them?

Canadian labs have detected about two dozen cases of concerning COVID-19 variants in our country so far. Read more: Community spread of new COVID-19 variants may be happening in Canada: … Read More

Even with new COVID-19 vaccine approvals, rollout won’t increase before April

Even with two new COVID-19 vaccines under regulatory scrutiny, Canada’s vaccine supply is unlikely to increase before April. The country’s rollout currently depends on vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna, both … Read More

‘Loneliness pandemic’: Work from home during COVID-19 takes mental toll on Canadians

Over the past one year, the coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed our lives and the way we work. Amid tightened restrictions and public health measures to curb the spread of … Read More

Coronavirus vaccine tracker: How many Canadians are vaccinated against COVID-19?

Nearly a year into the coronavirus pandemic, Canada has launched the largest mass vaccination program in its history. And Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has promised that every Canadian — nearly … Read More

Provinces should set targets for giving prison inmates coronavirus vaccine: advocates

A director at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association believes provinces should set targets for vaccinating inmates in provincial jails — something half of jurisdictions have yet to do. The Correctional … Read More

WestJet returning Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX 8 to service with commercial flight

After nearly two years, Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX 8 aircraft are returning to Canadian skies. WestJet is set to become the first Canadian airline to return the aircraft to commercial … Read More

Canada sees 200 new coronavirus deaths as cases top 725K

Canada saw 5,747 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday as the country pushing the total number of infections to 725,495. Health authorities also said another 200 people have … Read More

Seniors living independently feel ‘forgotten’ as others prioritized for COVID-19 vaccines

Dr. Samir Sinha’s phone rang on Saturday, as he said it often does these days. This time, the patient calling was a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor. “[He] called me on Saturday … Read More

Derek Sloan has been ejected from the Conservative caucus

Derek Sloan has been ejected from the federal Conservative caucus, sources tell Global News. Members of the caucus gathered on Wednesday to vote on the fate of the MP for Hastings—Lennox … Read More

Derek Sloan ejected from Conservative caucus over ‘pattern of destructive behaviour’

Derek Sloan has been ejected from the federal Conservative caucus. Members of the caucus gathered on Wednesday to vote on the fate of the MP for Hastings—Lennox and Addington, who in … Read More

Community spread of new COVID-19 variants may be happening in Canada: Tam

Community transmission of the highly infectious new variants of the coronavirus may already be happening in Canada. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam … Read More

Transport Canada officially lifts the ban on Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 planes

Canada’s aviation authority has officially lifted the order grounding Boeing’s troubled 737 MAX 8 planes. Nearly two years after grounding the fleet, Transport Canada announced earlier in the week it … Read More

Coronavirus vaccine rollout: How Canada compares with other countries

Canada has ordered the world’s largest number of coronavirus vaccine doses per capita – among which only two candidates have been approved so far. However, when it comes to the … Read More

America braces for Inauguration Day like no other as Biden set to emphasize call to unity

President-elect Joe Biden will officially become President of the United States in just a few short hours. But he is set to do so amid a political climate with tensions … Read More

Canada adds 4,679 new COVID-19 cases as Pfizer vaccine deliveries to pause

Canadian health officials reported 4,676 new cases of the novel coronavirus across the country on Tuesday, pushing the total number of infections to 719,748. Tuesday’s new case count was the … Read More

Canadian women’s hockey team reunites after 10-month pandemic separation

What Marie-Philip Poulin looks forward to the most at the Canadian women’s hockey team camp is simply lining up for drills and seeing her teammates’ faces. It’s been 10 months … Read More

Prince Edward Island looking to ease restrictions amid low COVID-19 infection rate

Prince Edward Island’s premier says public health orders should soon be eased across the province because of its low COVID-19 infection rate. “At a time when other jurisdictions are experiencing … Read More

Canada will receive zero Pfizer vaccine deliveries during last week of January

The man in charge of Canada’s coronavirus vaccine rollout logistics has confirmed that the country will not receive any Pfizer vaccine doses during the week of January 25, due to … Read More

Trudeau ‘pleased’ to see O’Toole attempt to oust Sloan from caucus over donation

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is “pleased” to see Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole attempting to remove a frequently condemned member of his caucus over campaign contributions from a man … 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

COMMENTARY: Coronavirus vaccines and the mismatch between Canada’s expectations and reality

Now that Canadians are getting used to the idea that effective vaccines to fight COVID-19 are a reality, we move on to answering the next big question: when can we … Read More

The question looming over N.L.’s winter pandemic election: Will anyone vote?

NDP Leader Alison Coffin kicked off the first full week of Newfoundland and Labrador’s winter pandemic election by promising to strengthen public services and increase the minimum wage – deficits … Read More

As N.S. begins ‘presumed consent’ organ donation, advocates say Canada will be watching

Nova Scotia on Monday became the first jurisdiction in North America to implement a policy of presumed consent for organ donation. This means all people in the province are considered organ donors … Read More

N.S. becomes 1st province to have ‘opt-out’ organ donation. Will the rest of Canada follow?

Nova Scotia on Monday became the first jurisdiction in North America to implement a policy of presumed consent for organ donation. This means all people in the province are considered organ donors … Read More

How well has Canada fought the COVID-19 pandemic? 3 experts weigh in

As new cases of COVID-19 surge across Canada, the federal government and the provinces have been imposing stricter measures to try to limit the illness’s spread. The Canadian Press interviewed … Read More

New Jersey allows smokers to get early coronavirus vaccine. Here’s why 

New Jersey this week made millions of people eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine, including smokers, a move that prompted gripes about them skipping to the front of the inoculation … Read More

Canada’s COVID-19 deaths have now surpassed 18,000

Canada registered another grim milestone in its fight against the novel coronavirus Sunday evening after the country’s death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 18,000. Canadian health officials reported 6,433 new infections … Read More

Edmonton-area ranch offering escape for workers on the front lines of COVID-19 pandemic

Thirty minutes east of Edmonton, stretched across 40 acres of land, you’ll find a ranch called Dreamcatcher Nature-Assisted Therapy. For the past two decades, it’s been a place for people … Read More

Canada unlikely to see election violence akin to U.S. unrest: Vance

Canada’s former chief of defence staff says he thinks the country is unlikely to encounter civil unrest similar to the sectarian election violence gripping the U.S. ahead of its upcoming … Read More

Amy’s Kitchen Lentil Dal Soup recalled over undeclared egg allergen

Amy’s Kitchen is recalling its Golden Lentil Dal Soup, saying the product may contain an undeclared allergen. A recall notice from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said the soup … Read More

Exercise may be the cure for ‘Blue Monday,’ experts say

This workweek will kick off with what’s fabled to be the most depressing day of the year, during one of the darkest eras in recent history. Experts say Blue Monday … Read More

Long-term care home staff struggle to isolate dementia patients amid coronavirus: experts

Staff in long-term care homes across Canada are struggling to isolate elderly residents with dementia during COVID-19 outbreaks, accelerating the deadly spread of the virus, experts say. These vulnerable residents … Read More

Canada’s cases of COVID-19 have surpassed 700K

Cases of COVID-19 in Canada have now surpassed 700,000, according to a Global News tally updated with the latest data from health officials. The milestone came after Ontario reported another … Read More

Pfizer to resume COVID-19 vaccine shipments to EU next week but Canada says no changes yet

Pfizer-BioNtech will be resuming shipments of its coronavirus vaccine to the European Union next week, but there have been no more changes to Canada’s deliveries. The pharmaceutical giant announced Friday … Read More

Pfizer to resume COVID-19 vaccine shipments to EU within two weeks but Canada says no changes yet

Pfizer-BioNtech will be resuming shipments of its coronavirus vaccine to the European Union within the next two weeks, but there have been no more changes to Canada’s deliveries. The pharmaceutical … Read More

Ontario to delay 2nd vaccine dose until 42 days due to Pfizer shipment delivery pause

The Ontario government is extending the window for the second dose of COVID-19 vaccinations in order to account for Pfizer-BioNtech shipment and delivery delays. Long-term care residents, staff and essential … Read More

Ontario to delay 2nd vaccine dose until up to 42 days due to Pfizer shipment delivery pause

The Ontario government is extending the window for the second dose of COVID-19 vaccinations in order to account for Pfizer-BioNtech shipment and delivery delays. Long-term care residents, staff and essential … Read More

64% of Canadians in favour of mandatory coronavirus vaccines: poll

One month since the start of coronavirus vaccinations in Canada, there is growing support for COVID-19 vaccines, with a majority of Canadians in favour of making the shots mandatory. According … Read More

Inside the hunt for coronavirus variants in Canada

A genetic hunt is underway as Canadian scientists in a sophisticated, nationwide network of labs aim to detect and disrupt the new and highly contagious U.K. and South African variants … Read More

Canada records over 6,800 new COVID-19 cases as officials announce vaccine delay

Canada added over 6,800 new cases of the novel coronavirus Friday as federal officials revealed that vaccine shipments to the country would be delayed for four weeks over production issues. … Read More

Son of 98-year-old COVID-19 survivor urges public health compliance in Saskatchewan

After worrying about losing his 98-year-old mother in Saskatchewan’s deadliest COVID-19 outbreak, a Regina man is tired of people not adhering to public health orders. Brian Albert told Global News … Read More

Coronavirus: Does Canada need tighter travel restrictions to control COVID-19?

With coronavirus cases continuing to rise across the country amid concerns of new, possibly more contagious COVID-19 variants, recent polling suggests most Canadians are in favour of closing the borders … Read More

Trudeau tells Freeland new COVID-19 spending must avoid creating permanent programs

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is putting a caveat on orders to his finance minister to spend as needed until the end of the economic crisis caused by COVID-19. In a … Read More

Canada’s deliveries of Pfizer vaccine hit by ‘temporary delay,’ Anand says

Canada’s supply of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine has been hit by a temporary delay, Procurement Minister Anita Anand said on Friday. This is because the company is scaling up its … Read More

Canada on track for 10K COVID-19 cases a day, measures must be ‘further intensified’: feds

Canada is on track to see more than 10,000 coronavirus cases a day by February if, “we maintain the current number of people we contact each day,”  according to new … Read More

‘Temporary delay’ chops Canada’s deliveries of Pfizer vaccine in half for four weeks

Canada’s supply of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine has been hit by a temporary delay, Procurement Minister Anita Anand said on Friday. Shipments over the next four weeks will be reduced … Read More

Watch live as officials unveil the latest COVID-19 modelling data for Canada

Federal public health officials are unveiling the latest projections for the coronavirus pandemic as cases continue to climb across the country. Global News will carry the press conference live, above, … Read More

‘There’s so much pain’: Art shows mental toll COVID-19 taking on youth, expert says

A collection of children’s drawings made during the pandemic illustrates the mental toll it’s taking on Canadian youth, says the researcher behind a project analyzing their artwork. Many of the … Read More

B.C. becomes 2nd province to identify South African COVID-19 variant

British Columbia health officials have detected what appears to be the second case of the new South African variant of COVID-19 in the country. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry … Read More

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