The barriers, both physical and social, I face as a parent living with a disability

This First Person article is the experience of Marjorie Aunos, a psychologist in Montreal. For more information about CBC’s First Person stories, please see the FAQ. I dreamt of being a mom for... Read more »

Quebecers can get 2nd AstraZeneca dose 8 weeks after 1st shot, health minister says

Quebecers who have received a shot of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine will be able to get their second dose sooner than expected. Health Minister Christian Dubé said Thursday the second shot of the... Read more »

Quebec’s reopening plan brings much-needed hope — and yes, some risks

Premier François Legault was visibly upbeat on Tuesday — more than he has been in a while — as he laid out a timeline for the province’s reopening. And why wouldn’t he be? After... Read more »

COVID vaccine made by Canada’s Medicago shows promising results in Phase 2 clinical trial

Canada’s first homegrown vaccine for COVID-19 is showing promising antibody results in hundreds of participants in a Phase 2 trial and could be ready for a final authorization request this summer, the... Read more »

Quebec sets sights on offering vaccine to teens, a move viewed as crucial in taming pandemic

After a long year of virtual classes, Anita Barbiero is eager to get a COVID-19 vaccine — and maybe, just maybe, see things return to normal. “I think it just means finally feeling like... Read more »

Quebec is making COVID-19 vaccines available to the general population. Here’s how it will work

Starting Friday, Quebecers in their 50s can begin making appointments to receive a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and soon after, the rest of the adult population will be able to do so... Read more »

How Montreal, not long ago the epicentre of the pandemic in Canada, avoided a disastrous 3rd wave

Late last year, Dr. Sarah-Amélie Mercure and her team at Montreal Public Health watched with worry as more transmissible variants of the coronavirus were identified in other parts of the world. She... Read more »

In a Montreal ICU, health-care workers strain to treat younger patients and COVID-19 deniers

It’s still hard for Ramtin Saeedi to breathe or talk. His words are slow and deliberate. He has to catch his breath between sentences. “The first day I arrived here, I was... Read more »

Quebec widens priority vaccination to more chronic conditions, people with disabilities

On Thursday, Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé released a new list of chronic conditions and illnesses which will qualify people for priority vaccination. Starting at 8 a.m. Friday, people with eligible chronic illnesses, who... Read more »

Quebec widens priority vaccination to more chronic conditions, people with intellectual, physical disabilities

On Thursday, Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé released a new list of chronic conditions and illnesses which will qualify people for priority vaccination. Starting at 8 a.m. Friday, people with eligible chronic illnesses, who... Read more »