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Ontario Plans to Lift All COVID-19 Public Health Measures Including Masks by March

Ontario plans to lift all remaining public health measures including proof of vaccination and mask requirements indoors by March 2022. At a Friday news conference in Toronto with Premier Doug Ford, Chief Medical Officer of Health...

Canada Considers What to Do with Millions of Unused COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

Roughly 6.6 million doses have been distributed to the provinces but not yet used, and there are an extra 13 million in Canada's central vaccine inventory. Dr. Theresa Tam, the chief public health officer, says provincial...

PCR Travel Tests Remain, Canada Not Out of the Woods Yet Says Dr. Tam

Canada isn’t ready to scrap the COVID-19 PCR testing requirement for fully-vaccinated travellers despite lifting a blanket advisory against non-essential travel, officials say. Dr. Theresa Tam, chief public health officer of Canada, told reporters during a...

Canadians Who Had Allergic Reaction to First Vaccine Dose Can Safely Get Second Shot

Those who had an allergic reaction to their first shot of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine can safely receive future doses of the same product or a different mRNA vaccine, says Canada's vaccine advisory committee. While rare,...

Canadian Bruce Liu Wins Prestigious International Piano Competition

Bruce (Xiaoyu) Liu of Canada was named early Thursday as the winner of the 40,000-euro ($45,000) first prize in the 18th Frederic Chopin international piano competition, a prestigious event that launches pianists' world careers. The announcement...

The City of Toronto Seeks Input for Tax on Vacant Homes

Torontonians are being asked for their input on a new tax aimed at boosting housing supply amid the ongoing affordability crisis in the city. But some observers say they question just how much of an effect...

Quebec Invests $3 Billion in Daycare System, Creating 37,000 Subsidized Spots by 2025

The Quebec government announced it is investing at least $3 billion in the province's daycare system with the main objective of creating 37,000 additional subsidized spots by March 31, 2025, to complete the network. To improve...

Ontario Business Groups Expects Strong Uptake of QR Code App COVID-19 Vaccine Certificates

Ontario business groups expect strong uptake of the new provincial app used to verify patrons’ proof of COVID-19 vaccination but say they’d like financial support from the government to cover extra costs associated with it. The...

Canadian Medical Association, Doctors, Call for Stricter COVID-19 Measures in Saskatchewan

Doctors and the Official Opposition are calling on the Saskatchewan government to impose gathering restrictions on the public — something the province's recent modelling suggests is needed to bend the curve of COVID-19. Health-care workers in...

Government to Spend $7.4 Billion Transitioning to New Pandemic Support Programs

The Liberal government says several existing pandemic support programs for individuals and businesses will end this weekend, while billions of dollars will be spent transitioning to new "targeted measures" leading into the spring. Deputy Prime Minister...

Canada Getting 2.9 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses for Kids Shortly After Approval

Canadian kids will be able to get their first doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine soon after the shots are approved by Health Canada, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In a press conference on Thursday, Mr....

PM Trudeau Unveils Canada’s International Proof of Vaccination for COVID-19

Canada is launching a standard federal proof of COVID-19 vaccination system, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Thursday. The vaccine passport will show your name, date of birth, and COVID-19 vaccine history — including which doses...

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Ontario Premier Ford, Top Doctor, Defends Decision to Roll Back Proof of Vaccination Starting January

Following the news that Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Ontario Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kieran Moore announced on Friday Ontario plans to lift all...

Saskatchewan Plans to Send More COVID-19 Patients to Ontario

Saskatchewan plans to increase the number of COVID-19 patients it sends to Ontario starting early next week. The Provincial Emergency Operations Centre (PEOC) is coordinating...

Canadian Military Provides COVID-19 Support in Saskatchewan

Front-line workers battling the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan are about to get some much-needed help from the Canadian military. In a tweet Friday...

Cargo Ship on Fire Near Victoria, Most Crew Taken to Safety

Officials say the crew of a cargo ship anchored near Victoria that caught fire Saturday morning may need to be fully evacuated. Sixteen crew members...

New Benefit for Workers Only Intended for Those In “Complete” Lockdown

The federal government intends for the newly proposed lockdown benefit to apply only to individuals whose work is interrupted by a complete COVID-19 lockdown...

Canada U.S. Trade Dispute Erupts into the Open

An emerging trade irritant between Canada and the United States that had been quietly simmering for months has now bubbled into the open. The Canadian...

Ontario Makes it Easier for Immigrants to Work in Their Professions

Ontario is set to introduce legislation that would make it easier for immigrants to get licensed to work in professions that match their areas...

Raw Onions Recalled in Quebec and Ontario Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says red, white, and yellow raw onions from Prosource Produce LLC of Hailey, Idaho are being recalled due to...

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