Quebec issues new proof of COVID-19 vaccination for travel outside province

Quebecers who are fully immunized against COVID-19 will have access to a new vaccination proof for travelling outside the province. The Health Ministry says the document is different from the … Read More

Quebec adds 410 new cases, 5 new deaths linked to COVID-19

Quebec registered 410 new cases and five more deaths attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic on Monday. The number of hospitalizations related to the health crisis remained unchanged at 303. This … Read More

‘We’re not prepared’: What it takes to recover from long COVID

Cindy McLean was living a normal life, working in a small-town Saskatchewan pharmacy, taking care of her family, and even going to the pool and occasional Zumba class to keep … Read More

Ontario reports less than 500 COVID-19 cases as 7-day average continues to fall

Ontario reported 486 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 594,419. It marks the sixth day in a row the province reported less … Read More

N.B. bus tour operator delays U.S. travel even with border opening in November

People working in the travel industry in New Brunswick say many travellers are still apprehensive about making trips to the United States even though land borders are opening to Canadians … Read More

N.B. reports 2 more COVID-19 deaths, 87 new cases

New Brunswick reported two deaths and 87 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. According to the province, a person 90 and over in Zone 3 (Fredericton region) and a person … Read More

Quebec registers 676 new cases, 6 more deaths linked to COVID-19

Quebec recorded six additional deaths and 676 new infections linked to the COVID-19 pandemic Friday. When it comes to hospitalizations, the province reported a rise of three for a total of … Read More

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination now required to enter Quebec hospitals, long-term care homes

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 15, 2021 10:21 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec is requiring people to … Read More

Ontario reports 496 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths

Ontario is reporting 496 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the provincial case total to 593,933. Of the 496 new cases recorded, the data showed 280 were unvaccinated people, 20 … Read More

Quebec decision to delay mandatory vaccination sign of tough decisions for provinces

Other provinces will face challenges similar to Quebec’s as they attempt to implement vaccine mandates for health-care workers, a health policy expert said Thursday. On Wednesday, Quebec Health Minister Christian … Read More

Capacity restrictions for Quebec bars, restaurants to be lifted Nov. 1

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 14, 2021 5:19 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Bars and restaurants will be … Read More

N.B. reports 133 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

New Brunswick reported two deaths and 133 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. According to the province, a person in their 70s in Zone 3 (Fredericton region) and a person … Read More

Quebec’s daily COVID-19 caseload tops 640, 2 new deaths

As the COVID-19– pandemic continues, Quebec reported 644 new cases and two more virus-related deaths Thursday. The number of hospitalizations linked to the health crisis remained unchanged at 298. While … Read More

Quebec’s daily COVID-19 caseload tops 640, 2 new deaths reported

As the COVID-19– pandemic continues, Quebec reported 644 new cases and two more virus-related deaths Thursday. The number of hospitalizations linked to the health crisis remained unchanged at 298. While … Read More

COVID-19: N.B. reports 5 more deaths, 82 new cases

Another five people have died as a result of COVID-19 in New Brunswick, bringing the number of deaths in the province to 80. In a release, the province said a … Read More

Quebec registers 512 new cases, 7 more deaths linked to COVID-19

Quebec reported 512 new cases and the deaths of seven more people Wednesday amid the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. Health officials say hospitalizations related to the pandemic rose by seven … Read More

Quebec delays COVID-19 vaccine mandate deadline for health workers

Quebec has pushed back the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for workers in the health-care network to Nov. 15. Health Minister Christian Dubé announced the 30-day delay Wednesday as the initial deadline … Read More

Quebec adds 409 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

Quebec reported 409 new cases and two more deaths linked with the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis on Tuesday. The number of pandemic-related hospitalizations rose by one to 291. Health officials say … Read More

Quebec nurses order to suspend licences of unvaccinated members as government deadline looms

The Quebec order of nurses (OIIQ) announced Monday that members who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 will have their permits to practice suspended as of Friday. The decision comes only … Read More

Ontario reports 535 COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

Ontario reported 535 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 591,866. Health Minister Christine Elliott said of the new cases, 388 involve people … Read More

Quebec woman who didn’t believe in COVID-19 now in coma from virus, says father

Just three weeks ago, Mélodie Trépanier Léger was, by all accounts, a healthy, vibrant 21-year-old. Now, the Sallaberry-de-Valleyfield resident is clinging to life in a Montreal hospital after contracting COVID-19. … Read More

N.B. COVID-19 survivor calls for 2-week provincewide lockdown to slow virus spread

A Shediac Cape, N.B., woman who was in the ICU for weeks and almost died from COVID-19 says the province’s circuit-breaker approach doesn’t go far enough. “It’s frustrating to see … Read More

Quebec professional orders should get tough with members as vaccination deadline nears: Dubé

Quebec’s professional health-care orders should make COVID-19 vaccination a condition for their members to remain in good standing, Health Minister Christian Dubé said Friday. Dubé’s comments were the latest attempt … Read More

Quebec records 5 more deaths, 643 new cases attributed to COVID-19

In Quebec, health officials reported 643 new cases and the deaths of five more people due to the COVID-19 health crisis. The number of hospitalizations related to the novel coronavirus … Read More

Quebec recruits 1,000 nurses to work full time amid urgent labour shortage

Quebec has recruited just over 1,000 nurses to work full time in the public health system after announcing bonuses to address chronic staffing shortages, the province’s health minister said Thursday. … Read More

Quebec records 624 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

Quebec registered 624 new cases and five more deaths Thursday as the COVID-19 health crisis continued. The number of pandemic-related hospitalizations rose by three to 297. This comes after 28 … Read More

Quebec stands by COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health workers amid fears of staffing shortages

Quebec’s premier and its health minister on Wednesday defended their decision to impose mandatory vaccination for health-care workers, even as an opposition party and several unions urged them to push … Read More

Quebec tops 500 new cases in latest daily COVID-19 tally

In Quebec, health officials reported 506 new COVID-19 infections and three additional deaths Wednesday. Pandemic-related hospitalizations rose by three to for a total of 294. This comes after 31 patients … Read More

Canada lacks ‘political will’ to waive COVID-19 vaccine patents, Bolivian minister says

It’s been five months since the Bolivian government called on Canada to allow COVID-19 vaccines to flow from a manufacturer in St. Catharines, Ont., to the Global South. Now, the … Read More

Trudeau to announce COVID-19 vaccine mandate, will impact federal workers and travel

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will make good today on his election promise to require all federal employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Trudeau is expected to announce at a … Read More

Moderna asks Health Canada to approve COVID-19 vaccine booster shot

Moderna has applied for Canadian approval of a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine, the company announced Tuesday. The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) has already recommended third doses … Read More

New Brunswick school custodians falling behind in COVID-19 cleaning need help, union says

Custodians are trying to keep New Brunswick schools clean to prevent the spread of COVID-19 However, they’re unable to keep up with demand and need the province to reinstate COVID-19 … Read More

Quebec registers 436 new COVID-19 cases, 8 more deaths

Quebec reported 436 new cases and eight more deaths Tuesday as the COVID-19 health crisis continued. Health officials say there is an additional patient for a total of 291 pandemic-related hospitalizations … Read More

Johnson and Johnson seeking FDA clearance on COVID-19 vaccine booster

Johnson & Johnson asked the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday to allow extra shots of its COVID-19 vaccine as the U.S. government moves toward expanding its booster campaign to … Read More

Some N.B. parents call for a return to distance learning amid rise in COVID-19 cases

As COVID-19 cases rise in New Brunswick schools, some parents are calling for schools to be temporarily shut down to in-person learning, particularly in areas where there is a lot … Read More

Quebec adds 402 new COVID-19 cases, 6 additional deaths

Quebec recorded 402 new cases and the deaths of six more people attributed to the COVID-19 health crisis on Monday. The number of hospitalizations related to the pandemic dropped by two … Read More

Halifax restaurant alleges staff abused by people who refuse to wear masks

A restaurant in Halifax alleged in a social media post that a group of people refused to wear masks and were abusive to restaurant staff on Sunday. The Wooden Monkey … Read More

‘We’re in a crisis’: Top Saskatchewan doctor says COVID-19 surge won’t end soon

As Saskatchewan’s rates of COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to hit record-breaking numbers, the chief medical officer of the province’s health authority says that she doesn’t see an end to … Read More

Ontario reports 580 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths

Ontario is reporting 580 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the provincial total to 588,101. Of the 580 new cases recorded, the data showed 296 were unvaccinated people, 38 were … Read More

The booster debate: Will you need a third COVID-19 shot?

Dressed in a fully enclosed pressure suit, like an astronaut in space, a virologist at the Université de Montréal Hospital Research Centre peers into a microscope. Here on the fourth … Read More

Ontario reports more than 700 COVID-19 cases, 7 additional deaths

Ontario reported 704 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 587,521. It marks the first time the province reported more than 700 cases … Read More

Canadians may need COVID-19 boosters by Christmas, Moderna president says

Moderna’s president is warning that Canada could see a rise in so-called “breakthrough” infections of COVID-19 among fully vaccinated people by Christmas time, prompting the need for a booster shot … Read More

Frustrations grow over access to rapid COVID-19 testing in New Brunswick

Frustrations are growing among some New Brunswickers who are off work or out of school waiting for a COVID-19 test and some are questioning why the province is not making … Read More

COVID-19: Hospitalizations down 1 as Quebec records 643 cases, 6 new deaths

Quebec reported 643 new cases and six additional deaths Friday as the COVID-19 health crisis continues. The number of pandemic-related hospitalizations was down by one to 310. Of those patients, … Read More

COVID-19: Quebec eases capacity restrictions for sports, cultural venues with assigned seating

Quebec is loosening some COVID-19 restrictions for sports and cultural venues starting next month, the province’s health minister said Thursday. Christian Dubé unveiled the latest change to the government’s public … Read More

Quebec reports 655 new COVID-19 cases, 2 additional deaths

Quebec reported 655 new cases and two additional deaths Thursday as the COVID-19 health crisis continues. The number of pandemic-related hospitalizations increased by five to 311. Of those patients, there … Read More

Emergency room nurses sound alarm over staffing shortages in Quebec hospitals

An organization representing emergency nurses in Quebec is sounding the alarm over staffing shortages in emergency rooms, saying it is detrimental to the quality of care offered in hospitals across … Read More

Vaccines ‘overwhelmingly protective’ against COVID-19, new Ontario data shows

A new report on COVID-19 in Ontario has found that vaccines are “highly effective” against catching the infection and especially so against being hospitalized due to the disease. The report, … Read More

Unvaccinated 60 times more likely to end up in ICU with COVID-19, Ontario data shows

A new report on COVID-19 in Ontario has found that vaccines are “highly effective” against catching the infection and especially so against being hospitalized due to the disease. The report, … Read More

Quebec registers 594 new cases, 7 more deaths attributed to COVID-19

Quebec reported 594 new COVID-19 cases and the pandemic-related deaths of seven people Wednesday as hospitalizations dropped. Health officials say there are 306 patients in hospitals across the province, a … Read More

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