Health & Wellness

Canada Expected to Receive 1 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Each Week Starting in April

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, the military commander leading Canada's COVID-19 vaccine logistics, said today that manufacturers are expected to deliver up to one million doses a week starting in April. Canada...

Health Canada Waiting on More Data Before Making Decision on AstraZeneca Vaccine

Health Canada says it still needs more information before it can make a decision on the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine — news that came after the United Kingdom became the first country to authorize...

Ontario Identifies First Two Cases of Variant COVID-19 Found in UK

Ontario announced on Saturday that the first two cases were confirmed in the province of the COVID-19 variant, which was first identified in the UK. Ontario was the first province...

Health Canada Has Final Data Needed to Make a Decision on Moderna’s Vaccine

Health Canada said it will “soon” be ready to announce the results of whether it can authorize a second COVID-19 vaccine after receiving the final documents from the U.S. biotech company Moderna over...

Doctors Concerned About “Tsunami of Cancer” After COVID-19 Lockdowns Limited Screenings

Cancer specialists are worried the drop in cancer diagnoses means cases are going undetected and untreated In the months since a pandemic, much of normal life has stopped. But while...

Health Canada warned Canadians Not to Buy Coronavirus Vaccines Off the internet

Health Canada is warning Canadians to be wary of potentially counterfeit coronavirus vaccines found on the internet or for sale from “unauthorized sources.” Health Canada issued the statement Thursday, warning...

Canadians Who Want To Be Vaccinated Will Get the COVID-19 Vaccine Before September 2021

Canada is expected to have enough COVID-19 vaccines next year to vaccinate all Canadians by the end of September, according to Public Health Canada (PHAC). The statement comes amid confusion...

Ontario Extends All COVID-19 Emergency Orders Until January 20

The provincial government made a notice on Thursday morning, stating that the renewal of all orders under the Ontario Reopening Act (ROA) will assist "the delivery of health care and important services. safely...

PM Trudeau Promises More Long-Term Health Care Funding For Provinces – But Not Right Away

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ended his 23rd meeting with Canada's premiers today by promising to increase health care funding to the provinces - but not before the pandemic pressure subsides.

Health Canada Approves First COVID-19 Vaccine from Pfizer

Following the news of the United Kingdom approving its first COVID-19 vaccine, the Federal Government of Canada has given the green light to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine is based...

Coronavirus Vaccine is Coming to Canada But Reopening is Still ‘Months Away’

The imminent roll-out of a coronavirus vaccine in Canada as early as next week has ushered in renewed hope and optimism, even as parts of the country remain under lockdown.

The Senate Calls on the Federal Government to Increase Funding for HIV as New Infections Increase

The Senate passed a new petition urging the federal government to increase HIV funding to $100 million annually, as new infections continue to rise across the country. In 2014, Canada...

The First Batch of Coronavirus Vaccines May Arrive in Canada in the Coming Weeks

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Monday that up to 249,000 doses of the first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will arrive in Canada before the end of the year. These shots will be given...

Fortin said the First COVID-19 Vaccine Could be Shipped to a Distribution Point by the End of December

Federal officials today explained how they plan to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine in the coming weeks as Ottawa kicks off its mass vaccination campaign. The initial supply will be...

What the U.K Pfizer Vaccine Approval Means for Canada

Following the news that the United Kingdom has approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use, questions are emerging about what the new approvals may mean for other countries looking to secure a vaccine candidate...

Health Canada Reviewed 4th Vaccine, Canadians Not Worried About Having to Wait

Federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu said Johnson & Johnson had submitted the COVID-19 vaccine candidate to Health Canada for approval. It is the fourth potential vaccine submitted for evaluation in...

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