Ottawa seeking consultant to advise on coronavirus vaccine rollout amid questions

The federal government is looking to bring in an external public health consultant to advise on coronavirus vaccine distribution, amid growing scrutiny and questions over how the process is unfolding. … Read More

When is it my turn? A coast-to-coast look at COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Thursday will mark one month since the first coronavirus vaccinations were administered in Canada, but it will likely be several more months until the majority of Canadians have received their … Read More

Coronavirus vaccine rollout: How Canadians will know it’s their turn to be inoculated

Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout hit its three-week mark this week, and while Phase 1 of distribution will likely extend for another three months, those eager for immunization may already be … Read More

Canadians must work to prevent third wave as coronavirus vaccines roll out: expert

The annus horribilis that was 2020 is now in the rearview mirror – but when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic, things aren’t over yet. Vaccines are beginning to roll … Read More

Canada begins coronavirus vaccine rollout

A personal support worker from a Toronto long-term care home received one of Canada’s first doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine Monday. This comes after Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine officially arrived in … Read More

Canada begins coronavirus vaccine rollout. Here are the provinces’ plans

A personal support worker from a Toronto long-term care home received one of Canada’s first doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine Monday. This comes after Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine officially arrived in … Read More

Coronavirus vaccine will arrive in Canada on Monday, government says

Coronavirus vaccine doses will arrive in Canada on Monday, Procurement Minister Anita Anand has confirmed. “This has been a wonderful week for Canadians. We are going to have vaccines in … Read More

Forcing workers to get coronavirus vaccine a legal minefield for employers: experts

Canada’s first coronavirus vaccine could get the green light in a matter of days. For many businesses, a vaccine promises employers a return to some form of normal. Many will … Read More

Your employer can’t force you to get vaccinated, but experts warn of challenges ahead

Canada’s first coronavirus vaccine could get the green light in a matter of days. For many businesses, a vaccine promises employers a return to some form of normal. Many will … Read More

Trump’s ‘America First’ coronavirus vaccine order won’t hurt Canada’s access: LeBlanc

U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to sign an executive order aimed at giving Americans priority access to coronavirus vaccines shouldn’t affect doses earmarked for Canadian citizens, Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic … Read More

Canada adds over 20K new coronavirus cases in 3 days as winter approaches

Canada added 6,502 new coronavirus infections on Monday, bringing the country’s total case count to 422,698. The country also saw 84 more deaths related to COVID-19. A total of 12,777 … Read More

Negotiating contracts for coronavirus vaccines required flexibility, Anand says

Procurement Minister Anita Anand says that as soon as she knows when the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine will arrive in Canada, she will share that information with Canadians. But … Read More

Canada in talks with coronavirus vaccine makers ‘every day’ as approvals near: Anand

Canada is in talks “every day” with various coronavirus vaccine suppliers in order to negotiate earlier delivery dates, Minister of Public Services and Procurement Anita Anand said on Tuesday. Speaking … Read More

Canada ‘in the top 5’ on list to receive coronavirus vaccines 1st: minister

Canada is “certainly in the top five” on the list of countries to receive doses of a novel coronavirus vaccine the country’s minister of intergovernmental affairs says. Dominic LeBlanc made … Read More

Support for mandatory coronavirus vaccine keeps falling even as cases spike: Ipsos

Support among Canadians for mandatory vaccination against the coronavirus continues to fall even as new infections explode across the country and public health officials urge people to stay at home. … Read More

Freeland says Canada ‘well-positioned’ on coronavirus vaccines, urges patience

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada is “well positioned” when it comes to potential coronavirus vaccines – but she warns that rolling out the vaccinations to all citizens will … Read More

Canadian military eyes ultra-low temperature freezers for coronavirus vaccine rollout

The Canadian military is looking to buy freezers that can store a coronavirus vaccine and other gear related to the pandemic at ultra-low temperatures. It comes amid anticipation that Canadians … Read More

Canada’s coronavirus vaccine rollout: Who will get it first?

Over a span of one week, preliminary results from late-stage clinical trials of two promising coronavirus vaccines have ushered in renewed hope in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. On … Read More

Canada begins review of Oxford coronavirus vaccine candidate

OTTAWA – Canada launched on Friday a real-time review of data from AstraZeneca and Oxford University’s potential COVID-19 vaccine, the latest nation to take steps to speed up the approval process as … Read More

Canada signs deal with VBI Vaccines to develop coronavirus candidate by 2022

VBI Vaccines Inc said on Monday it had entered into an agreement with Canada to develop a potential vaccine for COVID-19 by 2022 through mid-stage trials conducted exclusively in the … Read More

Task force worries Trump’s rush to approve COVID-19 vaccine will cause concern in Canada

Members of the federal government’s COVID-19 vaccine task force are casting worried eyes at the Trump administration’s political push to get a vaccine approved before the U.S. presidential election in … Read More

Ottawa must secure rapid test kits, Oxford vaccine for Canadians: expert

The federal government needs to do more to secure access to rapid, at-home coronavirus test kits and the vaccine candidate being developed at the University of Oxford for Canadians, says … Read More

Canada’s top doctor ‘optimistic’ after Canada-China vaccine partnership collapses

In the aftermath of the collapse of a multimillion-dollar coronavirus vaccine collaboration between Canada and China, Canada’s chief public health officer says she is optimistic about advance purchase deals made … Read More

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