Canada won’t get any Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines next week

The latest: Questions continued to swirl on Tuesday around COVID-19 vaccine deployment as Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, who is leading the logistics of the vaccine rollout, said Canada will not get any doses... Read more »

Canada won’t receive any Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines next week, Fortin says

The latest: Questions continued to swirl on Tuesday around COVID-19 vaccine deployment, as federal officials took questions about when more doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will arrive in Canada. Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin,... Read more »

Ontario modelling predicts ICUs will be full by early February, but a curfew is not on the table

Ontario’s latest COVID-19 modelling will project the province’s intensive care units to be filled beyond capacity by early February, and will also show how a new, more contagious variant of the coronavirus risks... Read more »

Limiting travel within provinces is key to controlling COVID-19 spread, say experts

Given how rapidly the virus behind COVID-19 spread around the world, it’s easy to forget that it isn’t a globe-trotter on its own. The SARS-CoV-2 virus moves with its hosts, who travel around by... Read more »

RCMP launch criminal probe into COVID-19 death tied to massive Alberta meat plant outbreak

Ariana Quesada, 16, walked into the RCMP detachment in High River, Alta., on Friday and filed a formal complaint asking police to investigate potential criminal negligence in the death of her father.... Read more »

Back of the line: vaccines and the brawl over who goes first

Politicians might want to be careful about suggesting that people held in disrepute should be at the back of the line when health officials decide when individual Canadians will be vaccinated. But Conservative leader... Read more »

New COVID-19 testing rules for air travellers will start Jan. 7

New rules requiring air travellers to test negative for COVID-19 before entering Canada will kick in on Jan. 7, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said today. The new requirement, announced Wednesday, covers all... Read more »

New coronavirus variant has been found in Southern California

The latest: A variant of the coronavirus that appears to be more contagious has been found in Southern California, where the state’s most populous county recorded more than 10,000 deaths, and authorities... Read more »

Japan, France confirm cases of new coronavirus variant identified in Britain

The latest: British army helps clear backlog of truck drivers stranded by France’s COVID-19 restrictions. Japan and France confirm cases of new coronavirus variant that was identified in Britain. Queen Elizabeth pays... Read more »

Japan confirms cases of U.K. coronavirus variant

The latest: The United States will require airline passengers from the United Kingdom to test negative for COVID-19 before their flight, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced late Thursday. The... Read more »