Prime Minister Justin Trudeau heads to Alberta, set to meet with Jason Kenney

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 7, 2021 7:26 am     Updated July 7, 2021 8:04 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

‘Figure of hope’ praised for role in COVID-19 fight after her death

A Quebec woman who was the first person in Canada to receive a COVID-19 vaccine has died. Gisèle Lévesque, 89, died peacefully of natural causes last Monday, surrounded by family, … Read More

Trudeau receives Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for 2nd dose

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau got the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for his second dose on Friday. Trudeau received the vaccine at a Rexall pharmacy in Ottawa and told the pharmacist that … Read More

Trudeau, Canadian delegation check in to COVID-19 hotel after overseas G7 trip

By Stephanie Taylor The Canadian Press Posted June 15, 2021 9:57 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Canada’s prime minister has … Read More

Canada to donate 100M COVID-19 vaccines to world, Trudeau says

Canada is set to share 100 million COVID-19 vaccines with the world, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says. Speaking at a press conference at the end of the G7 leader’s summit … Read More

Trudeau to share Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine sharing plan after G7 summit

Canada is set to unveil details on how it will offer the world up to 100 million vaccine doses to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau … Read More

The U.S. border to Canada could reopen on June 22: reports

The Canada U.S. border has been shut down for more than a year amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but according to a well-known immigration lawyer, that might be about to … Read More

Manitoba’s lax public health policies to blame for 3rd COVID-19 wave: Winnipeg mayor

Winnipeg’s mayor blamed the provincial government’s “reactionary” public health policies for Manitoba’s devastating third wave of COVID-19 on Saturday. “The provincial government has been taking measures to protect us, but … Read More

COVID-19: Bloc Québécois leader says next federal election campaign could begin in mid-August 

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 14, 2021 2:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet … Read More

Premier Doug Ford renews calls for tighter border controls to rein in COVID-19 variants

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford is renewing his calls for tighter controls on domestic travellers and those who arrive through land crossings, saying Ottawa has yet to respond to … Read More

Trudeau says family, friend BBQs can happen this summer — with a caveat

Canadians will be able to invite over friends and family for a BBQ this summer if COVID-19 infection rates are down and a vast majority of the population is vaccinated … Read More

Moderna COVID-19 doses set to reach Canada next week will arrive tomorrow: Trudeau

By Alan Fram The Associated Press Posted May 4, 2021 12:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A shipment of one … Read More

COVID-19 vaccine certificates ‘to be expected’ as part of pandemic, Trudeau says

While there is no definitive answer on whether Canada will mandate COVID-19 vaccination certificates, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says they are “naturally to be expected” as the pandemic rages on. … Read More

Trudeau to receive 1st dose of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Friday

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau will receive their first doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, according to the prime minister’s office. The prime … Read More

COVID-19: Montreal newspaper blasted for front page photo of Trudeau in India

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 22, 2021 2:10 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Journal de Montreal newspaper … Read More

Quebec premier wants Trudeau to tighten travel, land border restrictions to limit COVID-19 variants

Quebec is once again calling for tightened restrictions for international travel and land borders amid concerns over the spread of COVID-19 variants. Premier François Legault told reporters Thursday that he … Read More

Provinces want tightened travel, land border restrictions to limit COVID-19 variants: Legault

Quebec is once again calling for tightened restrictions for international travel and land borders amid concerns over the spread of COVID-19 variants. Premier François Legault told reporters Thursday that he … Read More

Ottawa consulting on stricter border measures, won’t stop flights from India

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is indicating the federal government is looking at additional COVID-19 measures to protect international borders but won’t stop flights into Canada from India. In an interview … Read More

Atlantic premiers consider reallocating COVID-19 resources to hard-hit Ontario

Atlantic premiers say they are considering what resources can be shifted to Ontario as the province deals with a severe third wave of COVID-19. Three out of four provincial leaders … Read More

COMMENTARY: Our overly-cautious approach to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine needs to change

While it was certainly welcome news yesterday to hear of increases in the amount of Pfizer vaccines arriving in Canada next month and in June, it was disappointing to hear … Read More

As COVID-19 cases hit daily record, CMA calls for united national response

The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is putting out an urgent call for “unprecedented measures” and a united national approach to tackle rising COVID-19 cases, as a third wave of the … Read More

Ford says province does not need Red Cross help after Trudeau offers help with mobile vaccine teams

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has refused the offer of aid from the Canadian Red Cross, shortly after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced it was sending it to help the COVID-19 … Read More

Trudeau sending Red Cross to help Ontario amid an increase in COVID-19 cases

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says more doses of COVID-19 vaccines are coming soon from Pfizer-BioNTech, and the federal government will deploy the Canadian Red Cross to help Ontario with their … Read More

Trudeau pushes back on Ford’s criticism of federal COVID-19 vaccine procurement

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pushing back against Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s accusation that the federal government’s procurement of COVID-19 vaccines is “a joke.” Trudeau took a poke at Ford during a virtual … Read More

Does AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine cause blood clots? Here’s what we know so far

Early Monday morning, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vouched for the safety of Oxford University’s AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as reports of blood clots prompted several other countries to temporarily ban the … Read More

Canada adds 2,820 new coronavirus cases as global deaths top 2.6 million

Canada added 2,820 more cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, pushing the total number of infections in the country to 893,523.  Twenty-eight more fatalities associated with COVID-19 means to … Read More

Trudeau government backpedals on investigating human rights complaints against mining companies

WARNING: This story contains elements that may be disturbing to some audiences. Claudiana dos Santos has a nebulizer at her home in Itapicuru, a community in Bahia, Brazil, that sits … Read More

Canada’s coronavirus death toll hits grim milestone of 20K

Canada marked a grim milestone as the country’s coronavirus death toll pushed past 20,000 on Sunday. Following Quebec’s announcement of 31 deaths on Sunday, a total of 20,016 people have … Read More

Travellers to pay ‘more than $2K’ for new mandatory COVID-19 hotel quarantine, Trudeau says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is cracking down on non-essential travel, announcing a slew of measures including the suspension of all flights to sunny destinations amid the coronavirus pandemic. “With the … Read More

Justin Trudeau mulls mandatory hotel quarantine for returning travellers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Friday his government could impose stricter restrictions on travelers at any moment in response to new, likely more contagious variants of the coronavirus — possibly … 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

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

The world needs a ‘re-engaged’ America amid global power shift: Trudeau

Canada and other U.S. allies are looking to President-elect Joe Biden to re-engage with the world amid shifting global power struggles and pressing challenges facing the environment and free trade … Read More

Canada secures 20M more Pfizer doses as vaccine makers monitor 2nd dose controversy

Whether Canada complies with the recommendations laid out by coronavirus vaccine drugmakers will play a role in negotiations for earlier doses, Procurement Minister Anita Anand said Tuesday. The announcement came … Read More

Threats to coronavirus vaccines among reasons military leading rollout: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the possibility of threats to the country’s precious supply of coronavirus vaccines is among the reasons why the military is leading distribution. In a year-end … Read More

Atlantic health officials welcome news the Moderna vaccine is approved in Canada

New Brunswick’s chief medical officer of health welcome news on Wednesday that Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for use in Canada, saying it provides a ray of hope. Dr. … Read More

Trudeau names navy commander as Canada’s new top soldier

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named the head of the navy as Canada’s new top soldier. Vice-Adm. Art McDonald will take over the role of chief of defence staff from … Read More

Bank of China, anti-abortion groups among coronavirus wage subsidy recipients

The Canadian branch of the Bank of China and anti-abortion groups are among some of the recipients of the federal wage subsidy. The Canada Revenue Agency on Monday released a searchable … Read More

Canada to suspend all flights from U.K. for 72 hours as new coronavirus variant spreads

Canada will stop incoming flights from the U.K. for 72 hours to prevent the spread of a new coronavirus strain, according to a statement from Health Canada. The policy will … Read More

Feds meeting to discuss new coronavirus variant spreading in U.K.

Members of the federal government are holding a meeting to discuss a new variant of the novel coronavirus that has been spreading quickly across the United Kingdom, prompting travel bans … Read More

Canada to stop incoming flights from U.K. due to new coronavirus strain: documents

Canada will stop incoming flights from the U.K. to prevent the spread of a new coronavirus strain, official documents reveal. The policy will come into effect at 12:01 am on … Read More

Watch live: Trudeau to discuss coronavirus crisis in Canada, vaccine rollout

With the possibility of another vaccine approval on the horizon, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will address Canadians today about the growing coronavirus crisis in Canada. More than 7,000 confirmed cases … Read More

‘Good riddance’ to 2020: Trudeau urges COVID-19 vigilance over the holidays

It’s been a tough year, but with a light at the end of the tunnel now is not the time to drop our defences against the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister … Read More

Canada to get 125K Pfizer vaccines per week in January

Canada is set to receive 500,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine by the end of January. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday that 125,000 doses of the vaccine should … Read More

Watch live: Trudeau gives update on coronavirus crisis in Canada, vaccine rollout

With the possibility of another vaccine approval on the horizon, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will address Canadians today about the growing coronavirus crisis in Canada. More than 7,000 confirmed cases … Read More

Watch live: Health officials give update on coronavirus crisis, vaccine rollout

With the possibility of another vaccine approval on the horizon, Canadian health officials are giving an update Friday about the growing coronavirus crisis in the country. You can watch the health … Read More

Ian McKellen, Biden — and Trudeau? Experts torn on when VIPs should get COVID-19 shot

Politicians and celebrities are deciding to roll up their sleeves and get the coronavirus vaccine as nations such as Canada and the United States start to roll out the shot. … Read More

Canada will receive 168K Moderna coronavirus vaccine doses this month, pending approval

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Tuesday that Canada has secured 168,000 Moderna coronavirus vaccines that, pending regulatory approval, should arrive before the end of December. He said delivery of the Moderna … Read More

Watch live: Trudeau gives update on Canada’s coronavirus vaccine plan

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to give an update on Canada’s coronavirus vaccine rollout strategy, one day after the first round of the shots were administered. Trudeau will be … Read More

Premiers prepare for prolonged battle over increased federal health-care funding

Premiers aren’t expecting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to agree immediately to their demand for at least $28 billion more each year for health care. First ministers are scheduled to meet … Read More

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