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

Health-care delays from COVID-19 won’t improve without major fed support: Pallister

The coronavirus pandemic has caused major backlogs and delays in accessing health care across the country and Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says things will only get worse without major federal … Read More

Scientists may have found first human link between antibodies, coronavirus protection

American scientists say they may have found the first evidence of a link in humans between certain antibodies and protection from becoming infected with the coronavirus. The findings — which … Read More

Air Canada promoting ‘leisure’ travel to U.S. despite advisories warning against non-essential trips

Air Canada is promoting the availability of both “leisure and business” flights to the United States even as that country continues to record explosive growth of coronavirus cases and as … Read More

O’Toole vows to topple Trudeau ‘at the right time’ but mum on fall election

Conservative MP and leadership candidate Erin O’Toole says while he plans to bring down the Liberal government if elected as leader at “the right time,” he isn’t saying whether or … Read More

Coronavirus will change cities but offers chance to fix chronic inequities: expert

The coronavirus pandemic is causing lasting changes to Canadian cities, exposing chronic inequities and barriers to essential services that can differ dramatically across racial and socioeconomic backgrounds. But in an … Read More

Loblaw profits plunge amid coronavirus costs despite revenue surge

Loblaw Companies Ltd. says its net income plunged in the second quarter despite surging revenues because of COVID-19 related costs including a temporary pay boost for employees. Canada’s largest grocer … Read More

Health Canada expands hand sanitizer recall over industrial-strength ethanol

Health Canada is expanding its recall of certain hand sanitizers over fears the products may include industrial-strength ethanol, bringing the total now pulled back from the market to nearly two … Read More

Are Americans using ‘Alaska exemption’ to skirt border shutdown? Feds looking into reports

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the government is looking into reports of American tourists getting around the coronavirus border shutdown by saying they are going to Alaska — then sticking … Read More

Jane Philpott says ‘much better’ coronavirus health data on race, backgrounds needed

Former federal health minister Dr. Jane Philpott says Ontario needs to do “much better” at collecting data that can help it understand how the coronavirus is hitting poorer and racialized … Read More

Canada, U.S. business group urges cross-border teamwork on post-coronavirus response

WASHINGTON ⁠— Travel between Canada and the United States is still restricted but businesses, diplomats and communities that depend on cross-border traffic are urging the two countries to join forces … Read More

3,075 coronavirus deaths forecast for Saskatchewan in low-range scenario: SHA

Modelling released by the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) suggests 3,075 people could die in the province from the novel coronavirus in a low-range scenario. It’s one of three scenarios the … Read More

Coronavirus: Saskatchewan reports first COVID-19 deaths

The Saskatchewan government is reporting its first two deaths due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Both deaths happened in different parts of Saskatchewan, but officials have … Read More