3 arrested, 18 failure to comply charges laid amid Toronto anti-lockdown protests

Toronto police arrested three people amid anti-lockdown protests in the city on Saturday, including two people who allegedly organized the demonstrations and a protester who allegedly assaulted a police officer. Toronto police also laid 18 charges... Read more »

3 arrested amid Toronto anti-lockdown protests, including one who allegedly assaulted officer

Toronto police arrested three people amid anti-lockdown protests in the city on Saturday, including two people who allegedly organized the demonstrations and a protester who allegedly assaulted a police officer. A large group flouted the... Read more »

2 arrested at Toronto lockdown protest as Ontario sees 3,056 new COVID-19 cases

Toronto police arrested two people who allegedly organized large anti-lockdown protests in the city on Saturday, while the province recorded 3,056 new COVID-19 cases and saw a record high number of coronavirus patients in... Read more »

Ontario tweaks vaccine rollout plan as province sees 3,056 new cases of COVID-19

Ontario is tweaking its vaccination plan to deal with a looming shortage of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine as the province recorded 3,056 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday. To add to the concern, there are now... Read more »

More than 7 in 10 Canadians support barring unvaccinated people from businesses: Nanos survey

TORONTO — More than seven in 10 Canadians support or somewhat support barring those who don’t have proof of vaccination from businesses where people are in close contact, according to a new... Read more »

Rapid tests coming to 2 Montreal high schools with hopes of detecting COVID-19 faster

Can rapid COVID-19 tests make high schools safer? That’s exactly what Dr. Caroline Quach is looking to find out — deploying the tests at two Montreal high schools to see if they can... Read more »

Worker at Etobicoke General Hospital who died of COVID-19 a ‘health-care hero,’ union says

Another GTA hospital worker on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic has died of the disease, his union has announced.  In a statement posted online, CUPE Local 145 says Antonio Gaerlan, 54,  a housekeeper in the... Read more »

Ontario records 3,056 new cases of COVID-19 as vaccination plan faces roadblock

Ontario is tweaking its vaccination plan to deal with a looming shortage of Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine as the province recorded 3,056 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday. To add to the concern, there are now... Read more »

How the spread of coronavirus variants could completely change the pandemic in Canada 

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven’t subscribed yet, you can do that by... Read more »

Why playing arena hockey can be risky during the pandemic

More than 621,000 Canadians play in organized hockey leagues, but community hockey has been suspended in most provinces with high COVID-19 infection rates after a series of arena-related outbreaks. Air quality research... Read more »