Canadian medical students push for COVID-19 vaccine IP waiver

There are growing calls for Canada to support lifting patents for COVID-19 vaccines and other coronavirus-related medical products that could potentially boost global access to supplies amid the pandemic. In … Read More

What you can and can’t do once you’ve received your 1st COVID-19 vaccine dose

To date, more than 10.3 million people in Canada have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose. With roughly 25 per cent of the Canadian population now vaccinated against the … Read More

‘One of our finer moments:’ How COVID-19 caused a huge scramble to repatriate Canadians

The fever struck Gary Lyon days after he and his wife, Sue, reached their Toronto home early last April, ending what was to have been their 40th wedding anniversary dream … Read More

Ottawa keeps diplomat union hanging in push to meet over ‘Havana syndrome’ risks

The union representing Canadian diplomats says it still has not been able to get a meeting with Global Affairs Canada despite requests to discuss the troubling findings of a U.S. … Read More

Canadian officials warned staff bound for Cuba to stay silent on ‘Havana syndrome’

There have been no new reports of Canadian diplomats coming down with mysterious symptoms of what’s become known as “Havana Syndrome” in nearly two years — and no answers for … Read More

Coronavirus: Canadians say they’re leaving Coral Princess cruise ship docked in Florida

There were 97 Canadian passengers aboard the ship, which left Santiago, Chile, on March 5 and docked in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Friday.

Federal government trying to bring 248 Canadians home from coronavirus-infected cruise

More than 200 Canadians remain stranded on a cruise ship off the coast of Panama where some passengers have tested positive for COVID-19 and four others have died. The federal … Read More

Maritimers stranded in Guatemala riding emotional ‘rollercoaster’ of COVID-19

Two Maritimers and one Albertan stranded in Guatemala are calling on the Trudeau government to end their emotional “roller coaster” and bring them home. Indigo Christ of Halifax, Laura Robinson … Read More

Coronavirus: Mandatory quarantine in Philippines leaves Canadians trapped abroad

Torontonian Melissa Woolfson and her boyfriend, Devin, are trapped halfway across the world after the Filipino city of Bacolod, where they currently reside, released an executive order, quarantining everyone in … Read More