Warnings issued ahead of expected protests at hospitals across Canada

Some high-ranking Ontario politicians and prominent health-care organizations are issuing warnings ahead of a number of protests expected to take place at hospitals across Canada today. An organization calling itself … Read More

‘Fraud is a crime’: B.C. doctor pens open letter to people asking for vaccine exemption notes

A B.C. doctor says he’s seeing an increase in patients asking for a letter that exempts them from the COVID-19 vaccine, as well as other vaccine-related questions. In a three-page … Read More

‘The ultimate selfishness’: Doctors grow frustrated as anti-vaxxers protest hospitals

Some doctors and nurses are frustrated with large groups of anti-vaccination protesters outside hospitals in cities across the country and say limited health-care resources are being used to save the … Read More

B.C. restaurant owner faces online abuse from anti-vaxxers over vaccine passport

A Mission, B.C., restaurant owner says he is being attacked and harassed online simply for following the law. Mike Bruic says he built the Pitmasters Real Wood Pit BBQ from … Read More

How conspiracy theorists are using a CDC database to spread misinformation and fear

A U.S. early-warning system for detecting vaccine side effects is being weaponized by the global anti-vaccination movement. The Vaccine Adverse Effects Reporting System (VAERS), run by the Centers for Disease … Read More

Why is opposition to lockdowns, masks and science growing? The psychology of defiance explained

You’ve probably witnessed them in Calgary, Barrie, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, Peterborough or several other cities across Canada. Many Canadians have swapped out their masks for protest signs that call for … Read More

COMMENTARY: Should the COVID-19 vaccine be mandatory?

The process of vaccinating Canadians against COVID-19 has begun. With the rise in vaccine hesitancy, and many refusing even to wear masks, people are wondering whether COVID-19 vaccination could be … Read More

Conspiracies are spreading over coronavirus vaccines before one even exists

A coronavirus vaccine is still months or years away, but groups that peddle misinformation about immunizations are already taking aim, potentially eroding confidence in what could be humanity’s best chance to defeat … Read More