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Canada signs deal with Novovax to get 76 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Canada signs deal with Novovax to get 76 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine

The federal government has a deal with a third vaccine developer to get access to an experimental COVID-19 vaccine
Canada's economy shrinks by record 38.7% in Q2: StatsCan

Canada's economy shrinks by record 38.7% in Q2: StatsCan

BMO chief economist Douglas Porter said in a note that the latest data points to a "mammoth" increase ahead for Q3
OPINION: COVID-19 is not going away any time soon

OPINION: COVID-19 is not going away any time soon

"Brace yourself for the coming peaks and valleys of COVID-19."
'This shouldn't have happened:' Father attributes son's death to COVID-19 rules

'This shouldn't have happened:' Father attributes son's death to COVID-19 rules

"People's lives are being lost," said Mark Ogden. "These COVID rules are way too far."
COVID-19 crisis has failed to erode faith in Canadian health care

COVID-19 crisis has failed to erode faith in Canadian health care

While some countries have seen their health-care systems exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the way Canadians feel about medical services here did not go through an overwhelming shift
Canada-U.S. border will remain closed for another 30 days

Canada-U.S. border will remain closed for another 30 days

This is the fifth time that the closure has been extended since it was implemented in March
Canada closes loophole that let air travellers easily fly without a mask

Canada closes loophole that let air travellers easily fly without a mask

Prior to Transport Canada updating an order, air passengers could verbally indicate they were unable to wear a mask
Is the Strathcona Park homeless camp in Vancouver here to stay?

Is the Strathcona Park homeless camp in Vancouver here to stay?

Plan to vacate Oppenheimer Park encampment in April doesn’t extend to Strathcona tent city
Homeless people moved out of Vancouver community centres

Homeless people moved out of Vancouver community centres

Roundhouse and Coal Harbour facilities provided refuge for approximately 200 homeless people
Canadians’ financial worries easing as lockdowns lift, poll finds

Canadians’ financial worries easing as lockdowns lift, poll finds

How are we feeling about our finances and futures now, compared to the pandemic's onset?