Justin Trudeau mulls mandatory hotel quarantine for returning travellers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Friday his government could impose stricter restrictions on travelers at any moment in response to new, likely more contagious variants of the coronavirus — possibly … Read More

Coronavirus vaccine rollout: How Canada compares with other countries

Canada has ordered the world’s largest number of coronavirus vaccine doses per capita – among which only two candidates have been approved so far. However, when it comes to the … Read More

Trudeau ‘pleased’ to see O’Toole attempt to oust Sloan from caucus over donation

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is “pleased” to see Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole attempting to remove a frequently condemned member of his caucus over campaign contributions from a man … Read More

The world needs a ‘re-engaged’ America amid global power shift: Trudeau

Canada and other U.S. allies are looking to President-elect Joe Biden to re-engage with the world amid shifting global power struggles and pressing challenges facing the environment and free trade … Read More

Canada secures 20M more Pfizer doses as vaccine makers monitor 2nd dose controversy

Whether Canada complies with the recommendations laid out by coronavirus vaccine drugmakers will play a role in negotiations for earlier doses, Procurement Minister Anita Anand said Tuesday. The announcement came … Read More

Threats to coronavirus vaccines among reasons military leading rollout: Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the possibility of threats to the country’s precious supply of coronavirus vaccines is among the reasons why the military is leading distribution. In a year-end … Read More

Atlantic health officials welcome news the Moderna vaccine is approved in Canada

New Brunswick’s chief medical officer of health welcome news on Wednesday that Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for use in Canada, saying it provides a ray of hope. Dr. … Read More

Trudeau names navy commander as Canada’s new top soldier

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named the head of the navy as Canada’s new top soldier. Vice-Adm. Art McDonald will take over the role of chief of defence staff from … Read More

Bank of China, anti-abortion groups among coronavirus wage subsidy recipients

The Canadian branch of the Bank of China and anti-abortion groups are among some of the recipients of the federal wage subsidy. The Canada Revenue Agency on Monday released a searchable … Read More

Canada to suspend all flights from U.K. for 72 hours as new coronavirus variant spreads

Canada will stop incoming flights from the U.K. for 72 hours to prevent the spread of a new coronavirus strain, according to a statement from Health Canada. The policy will … Read More

Feds meeting to discuss new coronavirus variant spreading in U.K.

Members of the federal government are holding a meeting to discuss a new variant of the novel coronavirus that has been spreading quickly across the United Kingdom, prompting travel bans … Read More

Canada to stop incoming flights from U.K. due to new coronavirus strain: documents

Canada will stop incoming flights from the U.K. to prevent the spread of a new coronavirus strain, official documents reveal. The policy will come into effect at 12:01 am on … Read More

Watch live: Trudeau to discuss coronavirus crisis in Canada, vaccine rollout

With the possibility of another vaccine approval on the horizon, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will address Canadians today about the growing coronavirus crisis in Canada. More than 7,000 confirmed cases … Read More

‘Good riddance’ to 2020: Trudeau urges COVID-19 vigilance over the holidays

It’s been a tough year, but with a light at the end of the tunnel now is not the time to drop our defences against the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister … Read More

Canada to get 125K Pfizer vaccines per week in January

Canada is set to receive 500,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine by the end of January. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday that 125,000 doses of the vaccine should … Read More

Watch live: Trudeau gives update on coronavirus crisis in Canada, vaccine rollout

With the possibility of another vaccine approval on the horizon, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will address Canadians today about the growing coronavirus crisis in Canada. More than 7,000 confirmed cases … Read More

Watch live: Health officials give update on coronavirus crisis, vaccine rollout

With the possibility of another vaccine approval on the horizon, Canadian health officials are giving an update Friday about the growing coronavirus crisis in the country. You can watch the health … Read More

Ian McKellen, Biden — and Trudeau? Experts torn on when VIPs should get COVID-19 shot

Politicians and celebrities are deciding to roll up their sleeves and get the coronavirus vaccine as nations such as Canada and the United States start to roll out the shot. … Read More

Canada will receive 168K Moderna coronavirus vaccine doses this month, pending approval

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Tuesday that Canada has secured 168,000 Moderna coronavirus vaccines that, pending regulatory approval, should arrive before the end of December. He said delivery of the Moderna … Read More

Watch live: Trudeau gives update on Canada’s coronavirus vaccine plan

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to give an update on Canada’s coronavirus vaccine rollout strategy, one day after the first round of the shots were administered. Trudeau will be … Read More

Premiers prepare for prolonged battle over increased federal health-care funding

Premiers aren’t expecting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to agree immediately to their demand for at least $28 billion more each year for health care. First ministers are scheduled to meet … Read More

Bellegarde says Canada must close gap for Indigenous People amid COVID-19 pandemic

Canada must invest in closing the gap for Indigenous people as it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the outgoing head of the Assembly of First Nations said Tuesday. “That gap … Read More

Liberals survive confidence vote over economic estimates with NDP, Bloc support

The federal Liberal government survived yet another confidence vote in the House of Commons on Monday, this time over the party’s economic estimates amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. The members were … Read More

New Brunswick to get up to 1,950 doses of COVID-19 vaccine next week

New Brunswick has confirmed with Global News that it has been allocated up to 1,950 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine next week. In a statement, the province said that it … Read More

Nova Scotia to receive 1,950 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, dry run of distribution this week

Nova Scotia has confirmed to Global News that it will receive 1,950 doses of the first batch of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine next week. The province says that in order to be prepared … Read More

Trudeau sets December date for long-sought premiers’ meeting on health care funding

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has set Dec. 10 as the date for a long-sought first ministers’ meeting on federal funding for health care, which will also focus on the coronavirus pandemic. … Read More

Tories attack Trudeau’s coronavirus ‘reset’ but they have ideas for their own

Conservative finance critic Pierre Poilievre says building up the Canadian economy after the COVID-19 pandemic can’t be achieved without a massive overhaul of the tax system and regulatory regime. And … Read More

Trudeau unable to answer premiers’ questions on coronavirus vaccine rollout: sources

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was unable to provide more details on how a coronavirus vaccine will be rolled out across the country early next year during a call with Canada’s … Read More

Canada secures 26K doses of coronavirus antibody treatment – here’s how it works

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said Canada has secured up to 26,000 doses of bamlanivimab, a therapeutic drug used for coronavirus treatment, manufactured by Eli Lilly. “This treatment was … Read More

Watch live as Justin Trudeau addresses soaring coronavirus cases in Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to speak to the media Tuesday as the number of coronavirus cases continues to surge from coast-to-coast. Trudeau is scheduled to speak outside Rideau … Read More

Despite ‘best vaccine portfolio’, Canada still reliant on other nations for supply: Trudeau

OTTAWA — A lack of vaccine-production capabilities in Canada means the United States, Britain, Germany and other countries could have some of their citizens inoculated against COVID-19 before Canadians start … Read More

Watch live as Tam, federal officials address rising coronavirus cases in Canada

Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam is set to speak to the media Tuesday as the number of coronavirus cases continues to surge from coast-to-coast. Tam and other officials are set to … Read More

PM Trudeau warns Canadians the future is on the line amid coronavirus surge

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pleading with Canadians to reduce their contacts as much as possible as coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country – and he warned that … Read More

‘Normal Christmas’ off the table, Trudeau says amid coronavirus spike

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pleading with Canadians to reduce their contacts as much as possible as coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country – and he warned that … Read More

Watch live as Trudeau speaks to reporters amid coronavirus pandemic

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to hold a press conference as public health officers warn action is needed now to curb the growing spread of the coronavirus. You can … Read More

Watch Live: PM Trudeau calls on Canadians to reduce contacts amid coronavirus surge

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pleading with Canadians to reduce their contacts as much as possible as coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country. “The cases across the country are spiking … Read More

Trudeau cautions against ‘preliminary’ coronavirus vaccine talk

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Canadians on Thursday that despite this week’s promising coronavirus vaccine developments, the country is “still facing many more months” of social distancing and wearing masks. … Read More

Global leaders warn 2020 is seeing ‘disturbing’ crackdowns on journalists

A coalition of international lawyers, led by a former Canadian attorney general, is calling for a new global charter to protect the rights of imprisoned journalists in an increasingly hostile … Read More

Trudeau says holiday gatherings are on the line unless people act now

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says action needs to be taken immediately to preserve any chance Canadians will be able to gather over the holidays, “even in a restrained way,” as … Read More

Coronavirus: Trudeau, premiers to meet in December to address health care funding

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canada’s premiers have agreed to meet next month to address requests to increase long-term funding for provincial health care systems, sources tell Global News. News … Read More

Coronavirus has made health-care shortfalls ‘obvious’ to Canadians: poll

As the number of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations soar across Canada, a new poll shows that a majority of Canadians want a boost in the health-care system and innovation. A … Read More

‘Act now’: Trudeau urges provinces to strengthen coronavirus restrictions

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday urged Canadian provinces and territories to “do the right thing” and protect public health as coronavirus cases continue to surge across much of Canada. … Read More

First COVID-19 vaccines will face distribution challenges in new year, Trudeau says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says some COVID-19 vaccine candidates expected in the new year will pose significant logistical and distribution challenges. Trudeau says he hopes a viable vaccine will be … Read More

5 non-U.S. election stories you may have missed

The world’s eyes are on the United States as Americans head to the polls to elect their new president. Republican President Donald Trump is seeking another four years in office. … Read More

‘We haven’t made a final decision’ on federal COVID-19 app, Alberta premier says

The federal COVID-19 app is still not available in Alberta, but the province’s top doctor wants Albertans to use AB Trace Together to help COVID-19 contact tracing. Dr. Deena Hinshaw … Read More

‘Big parties are off’ as Canada battles coronavirus, Tam says

Canadians need to reduce their contacts to get COVID-19 under control, the country’s top doctor said as she presented new modelling on the trajectory of the pandemic. “If we increase, … Read More

Canadians must ‘really reduce’ contacts as coronavirus surges: Tam

Canadians need to reduce their contacts to get COVID-19 under control, the country’s top doctor said as she presented new modelling on the trajectory of the pandemic. “If we increase, … Read More

Prime minister is asked to help with search for N.L. man who disappeared in B.C.

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 22, 2020 1:36 pm     Updated October 22, 2020 3:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

Prime minister’s help sought in search for N.L. man who disappeared in B.C.

The case of a Newfoundland and Labrador man who recently went missing in British Columbia reached the prime minister Wednesday during a virtual town hall with members of Memorial University. … Read More

Prime minister is asked to help with search for NFLD man who disappeared in B.C.

By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 22, 2020 1:36 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The case of a … Read More

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