R.1 COVID-19 variant not an ‘imminent threat’ as Delta stays dominant: expert

R.1 COVID-19 variant not an ‘imminent threat’ as Delta stays dominant: expert By Aaron D'Andrea Global News Posted September 30, 2021 12:20 pm     Updated September 30, 2021 12:23 pm 2:04 CMA: ‘extraordinary measures’ needed to control COVID-19 in Alberta, Saskatchewan WATCH: Canadian Medical Association says 'extraordinary measures' needed to control COVID-19 in Alberta, Saskatchewan. comments Leave a comment…

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‘Surreal’: Canadian athletes stayed healthy, won 24 medals during 2020 Tokyo Olympics

‘Surreal’: Canadian athletes stayed healthy, won 24 medals during 2020 Tokyo Olympics By Staff The Canadian Press Posted August 8, 2021 10:40 am 2:57 ‘I want to keep making history’: Penny Oleksiak on being Canada’s most-decorated Olympian WATCH: 'I want to keep making history': Penny Oleksiak on being Canada's most-decorated Olympian comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on…

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Kelsey Mitchell wins gold for Canada in women’s track cycling sprint

Kelsey Mitchell wins gold for Canada in women’s track cycling sprint By David Lao Global News Posted August 7, 2021 11:03 pm     Updated August 7, 2021 11:18 pm 2:56 Damian Warner chosen as Canada’s flag-bearer for Tokyo Olympics closing ceremony WATCH ABOVE: Damian Warner chosen as Canada’s flag-bearer for Tokyo Olympics closing ceremony comments Leave a comment facebook…

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Taliban assassinate Afghan official as UN envoy compares conflict’s spiral to Syria

Taliban assassinate Afghan official as UN envoy compares conflict’s spiral to Syria By Michelle Nichols Reuters Posted August 6, 2021 2:19 pm     Updated August 6, 2021 4:31 pm 2:05 White House says Taliban won’t gain international legitimacy following capture of Afghanistan’s provincial capital WATCH ABOVE: White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Friday the the Taliban won't…

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Canada, Mexico imported AstraZeneca doses from facility not fully inspected: regulator

Canada, Mexico imported AstraZeneca doses from facility not fully inspected: regulator By Allison Martell, Carl O’Donnell and Cassandra Garrison Reuters Posted July 29, 2021 8:35 am 1:57 mRNA vaccines produce more COVID-19 antibodies than AstraZeneca, study A new Canadian study finds COVID-19 protection from first doses varies widely between vaccine brands. In some cases, a single dose of AstraZeneca’s shot…

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Canada donating 17.7M AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines amid global disparities

Canada donating 17.7M AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines amid global disparities By Amanda Connolly Global News Posted July 12, 2021 11:48 am     Updated July 12, 2021 3:45 pm 0:57 Canada to donate 17.5 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to COVAX Procurement Minister Anita Anand announced on Monday that Canada will donate 17.5 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to…

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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses 94% protective against death in 65+ group: U.K. data

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses 94% protective against death in 65+ group: U.K. data By Alistair Smout Reuters Posted July 1, 2021 11:51 am 1:55 How AstraZeneca vaccine guidelines differ between countries WATCH ABOVE: How AstraZeneca vaccine guidelines differ between countries – Jun 18, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp…

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How conspiracy theorists are using a CDC database to spread misinformation and fear

How conspiracy theorists are using a CDC database to spread misinformation and fear By Jackson Proskow Global News Posted June 17, 2021 9:53 am 2:13 When will Canada provide guidelines for people fully vaccinated against COVID-19? Canadians who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are eagerly awaiting guidance from the federal government on what is and is not safe to do.…

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Here’s what we know about PFAS, the toxic chemical found in Canada and U.S. cosmetics

Here’s what we know about PFAS, the toxic chemical found in Canada and U.S. cosmetics By The Staff The Associated Press Posted June 16, 2021 4:49 pm 2:21 “I really hope that this trend continues”: Cosmetic industry booming amid pandemic WATCH: Cosmetic industry booming amid pandemic – Mar 26, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook…

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2 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines more effective than AstraZeneca against Delta variant, data says

2 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines more effective than AstraZeneca against Delta variant, data says By Emerald Bensadoun Global News Posted June 14, 2021 6:46 pm     Updated June 14, 2021 6:53 pm 5:46 Could the Delta variant derail Canada’s summer reopening plans? WATCH: Could the Delta variant derail Canada’s summer reopening plans? comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item…

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Canada received Pfizer COVID-19 doses earlier than planned, but paid premium

Canada received Pfizer COVID-19 doses earlier than planned, but paid premium By Mia Rabson The Canadian Press Posted June 12, 2021 4:47 pm 2:29 Canada leads world in administering first doses after rocky start to COVID-19 vaccine rollout WATCH ABOVE: Canada leads world in administering first doses after rocky start to COVID-19 vaccine rollout comments Leave a comment facebook Share…

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Border battles: Vaccines ‘being thrown out’ in U.S. should go to Canadians, mayors say

Border battles: Vaccines ‘being thrown out’ in U.S. should go to Canadians, mayors say By Rachel Gilmore Global News Posted June 10, 2021 4:39 pm 1:49 Canada looks at multi-stage U.S. border reopening plan WATCH: Canada looks at multi-stage U.S. border reopening plan comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter…

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Rare COVID-19 blood clots tied to cold viruses, German scientists say

Rare COVID-19 blood clots tied to cold viruses, German scientists say By Deena Beasley Reuters Posted May 29, 2021 4:43 pm     Updated May 29, 2021 4:56 pm 0:37 Ontario reports total of 14 blood-clotting cases due to AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine WATCH ABOVE: Ontario reports total of 14 blood-clotting cases due to AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine – May 17, 2021…

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Bolivia signs deal to import J&J vaccine from Canadian company, pending patent issues

Bolivia signs deal to import J&J vaccine from Canadian company, pending patent issues By Jacquelyn LeBel 980 CFPL Posted May 11, 2021 12:21 pm 2:09 Canada still undecided on vaccine patent waivers Pressure is mounting on world leaders to back temporarily dropping vaccine patent protections in order to boost global supply. So, why is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reluctant to…

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Pfizer asks U.S. FDA for full approval of COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer asks U.S. FDA for full approval of COVID-19 vaccine By Ankur Banerjee Reuters Posted May 7, 2021 7:12 am 6:51 Canada becomes first country to approve Pfizer vaccine for children 12-15 WATCH: Canada becomes first country to approve Pfizer vaccine for children 12-15 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp…

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Canada will have received 6.4M AstraZeneca COVID-19 doses by June’s end, official says

Canada will have received 6.4M AstraZeneca COVID-19 doses by June’s end, official says By Emerald Bensadoun & Sean Boynton Global News Posted May 4, 2021 7:15 pm     Updated May 4, 2021 9:05 pm 0:57 NACI recommends AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for Canadians 30+ WATCH: NACI recommends AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for Canadians 30+ – Apr 23, 2021 comments Leave a…

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Food site Epicurious will no longer post beef recipes, citing environmental harm

Food site Epicurious will no longer post beef recipes, citing environmental harm By Allison Bench Global News Posted April 28, 2021 1:11 pm 1:41 Canadian beef industry reacts to British university’s meat policy WATCH ABOVE: (2019) In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint, a British university has banned beef from being sold on its campus. While the decision won't…

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