Fully vaccinated visitors probably won’t spread COVID-19 in Canada, experts say

News that Canada may soon welcome fully vaccinated U.S. travellers comes as COVID-19 cases rise in some states south of the border, but infectious disease experts say the risk posed … Read More

Loosened COVID-19 travel rules boost visits to Canada — but half still turned away

The number of incoming visitors to Canada has been gradually increasing in the days since travel restrictions began easing for fully vaccinated, eligible travellers — and the country’s border agents … Read More

Canada has ‘a practical and a moral duty’ to fight COVID-19 around the world: Freeland

Canada’s deputy prime minister, Chrystia Freeland, says we have a responsibility to make sure COVID-19 isn’t only quashed within our own borders, but abroad as well. Her comments come on … Read More

Poor global vaccine access could create COVID-19 variants, risk economic recovery: G20

The global economic recovery is at risk from the rise of new coronavirus variants and poor access to vaccines in developing countries, finance ministers of the world’s 20 largest economies … Read More

‘What’s the plan’: Ontario family doctors seek clarity on their COVID-19 vaccine rollout role

Family doctors are awaiting clear details of Ontario’s plan to ramp up their involvement in the COVID-19 vaccination effort. Provincial officials said this week that they hope to include more … Read More

‘Arbitrary and unreasonable’: Movie theatre executives slam Ontario’s reopening plan

Ontario movie theatres will be back in business on Friday as the province moves into Step 3 of reopening in the heat of summer movie season, but strict capacity limits … Read More

Pfizer says we need a 3rd COVID-19 vaccine. But experts aren’t so sure

As vaccine coverage blankets the country, ushering in hope for a return to normal, Pfizer announced Thursday that it’s prepping a COVID-19 booster shot to make sure things keep trending … Read More

Post-COVID-19 Canada: What the federal budget tells us about the end of the pandemic

As the Liberal government unveiled its proposals for the coming years of federal spending in its first budget in over two years Monday, it also started to paint a rough … Read More

‘We must all speed up’: Trudeau offers help to provinces as vaccine rollout trails deliveries

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government stands ready to jump in and help provinces with their vaccination efforts as millions of vaccines await administering in freezers across the country. … Read More

Could there be a second wave of coronavirus? Experts say it’s possible but unclear

Chinese scientists and health experts involved in the country’s fight against the coronavirus believe the worst is now over, downplaying warnings that the disease could become seasonal or that a … Read More