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Ford says Ontario will consider tougher lockdown measures as 3,266 new COVID-19 cases reported

Premier Doug Ford says the province will decide in the coming days whether or not more stringent lockdown measures, including possibly keeping schools closed,...

29 serious adverse events reported in U.S. after coronavirus vaccinations

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it is carefully monitoring allergic reactions to the coronavirus vaccines and urged individuals who...

Quebec thought it had learned from the first wave of COVID-19, so why is it facing another lockdown?

On Aug. 18, Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé and two of his cabinet colleagues unveiled a 99-page strategy on how to deal with...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Wednesday

The latest: Quebec Premier François Legault is expected to offer details on how the province will respond to increasing COVID-19 cases and...

Canada’s slow COVID-19 vaccine rollout puts most vulnerable at risk. Here’s what can be done to fix it

Canada is falling behind in its initial rollout of COVID-19 vaccines at a critical time in the pandemic, and experts say our most...

Hospital CEO, Ontario COVID-19 advisory team member vacationed in Dominican Republic amid pandemic

A member of Ontario's COVID-19 Science Advisory Table has ended a vacation that started in mid-December and included a trip to the Dominican...

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Entire province back to orange, new cases hit record high of 27

Public Health announced a record number of COVID-19 cases in New Brunswick on Tuesday and a rollback of every zone in the province to...

Trudeau says he’s ‘frustrated’ with the pace of vaccine rollout

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's troubled by the slow pace of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and is vowing to raise the lacklustre vaccination numbers...

Manitoba divides health minister job, expands cabinet in midst of pandemic

Premier Brian Pallister has expanded his cabinet and split the health minister's job in two as the province battles a pandemic that has sunk the popularity...

Bodies stored in refrigerated trailer after morgue in London, Ont., reaches capacity

As the pandemic's deadly second wave continues, southwestern Ontario's largest morgue has reached capacity in recent days, forcing the London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC)...

They can’t hug yet, but this Hamilton doctor was able to vaccinate his own mother

Dr. Michael Gallea hasn't been able to hug his mother since last March. But as Hamilton rang in the new year, Gallea touched...

With COVID-19 cases soaring, Quebec government considers imposing curfews, extending school closures

With the number of daily COVID-19 cases seemingly spiralling out of control during the province's holiday shutdown, the Quebec government is now considering imposing even...
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