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When COVID-19 vaccines could be available: What we know so far

When COVID-19 vaccines could be available: What we know so far

OTTAWA — Vaccines are now a bright spot of hope on the COVID-19 pandemic horizon. But much about them, and their rollout in Canada, remains up in the air.
Trudeau feels most Canadians could be vaccinated by September 2021

Trudeau feels most Canadians could be vaccinated by September 2021

Beset by ongoing questions about Canada's COVID-19 vaccine strategy, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tried to assuage the public with assurances most Canadians could be inoculated by September 2021, with distribution led by a former NATO commander.
Many Canadians gaining weight during COVID-19: poll

Many Canadians gaining weight during COVID-19: poll

The online survey of 1,516 Canadians was conducted Oct. 29-31.
Airport industry group calls for urgent aid as pandemic lockdown chokes off revenue

Airport industry group calls for urgent aid as pandemic lockdown chokes off revenue

Canada’s airports supported nearly 200,000 jobs prior to the pandemic.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Nov. 23, 2020

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Nov. 23, 2020

Alberta: 46,872 confirmed (including 471 deaths, 34,206 resolved) 
3rd major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper

3rd major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper

AstraZeneca is the third major drug company to report late-stage results for a potential COVID-19 vaccine as the world anxiously waits for scientific breakthroughs that will bring an end to a pandemic
COVID-19 cases keep surging in Canada as four provinces report new one-day highs

COVID-19 cases keep surging in Canada as four provinces report new one-day highs

OTTAWA — Four provinces reported new highs for daily COVID-19 infections on Saturday as the virus continued its siege on some of the country's most vulnerable areas.
Will social distancing weaken my immune system?

Will social distancing weaken my immune system?

Experts say anyone looking to boost their immune health during the pandemic should practice habits such as stress management, healthy eating, regular exercise and getting enough sleep.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 10:52 a.m. EST on Nov. 21, 2020: There are 322,307 confirmed cases in Canada.
Trudeau warns that COVID-19 crisis could determine Canada's future

Trudeau warns that COVID-19 crisis could determine Canada's future

Trudeau says that lockdown measures are a better way to ensure long-term economic success than letting the spread of the virus continue unchecked.