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Canada's vaccine donations to COVAX to come only from its COVAX supply: Gould

Canada's vaccine donations to COVAX to come only from its COVAX supply: Gould

OTTAWA — Canada's promise to donate almost 13 million vaccine doses to the global vaccine sharing alliance known as COVAX includes none of the 251 million doses of vaccine Canada bought directly from drug companies.
Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin files court challenge of his firing from vaccine rollout

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin files court challenge of his firing from vaccine rollout

OTTAWA — Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin is asking for a judicial review of the decision to remove him as head of Canada's vaccine logistics, alleging political interference by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and two of his cabinet ministers.
Handing over Winnipeg lab documents has ‘national security' implications: Hajdu

Handing over Winnipeg lab documents has ‘national security' implications: Hajdu

Documents related to the firing of two scientists from the high-security laboratory in Winnipeg, and the transfer of viruses to a research facility in Wuhan are too sensitive to hand over to the special committee on Canada-China relations, Health Min
Veteran Liberal MP Wayne Easter won't seek re-election in long-held P.E.I. riding

Veteran Liberal MP Wayne Easter won't seek re-election in long-held P.E.I. riding

OTTAWA — Veteran Liberal MP Wayne Easter has decided not to run for a 10th term in Parliament.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 6:30 p.m. B.C. is reporting 68 new cases of COVID-19, the lowest daily rate since last August, as the province prepares to enter the second stage of its restart plan tomorrow.
B.C. to ease pandemic restrictions, provincial travel, indoor activities allowed

B.C. to ease pandemic restrictions, provincial travel, indoor activities allowed

VICTORIA — Health restrictions will be eased on indoor gatherings, group activities and travel within British Columbia on Tuesday as COVID-19 immunization rates rise and case counts decline, Premier John Horgan says.
Pfizer, AstraZeneca preventing hospitalizations from Delta variant in Britain

Pfizer, AstraZeneca preventing hospitalizations from Delta variant in Britain

OTTAWA — A new study in England suggests even just one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines are extremely good at keeping people from ending up in the hospital if they contract COVID-19 from the Delta variant of the virus that
Former Green MP Jenica Atwin adjusts position on Israel after joining Liberal caucus

Former Green MP Jenica Atwin adjusts position on Israel after joining Liberal caucus

OTTAWA — Jenica Atwin has adjusted her position on Israel to align with the governing Liberal party she joined just four days ago.
Experts divided on easing COVID-19 rules for fully vaccinated adults

Experts divided on easing COVID-19 rules for fully vaccinated adults

As provinces accelerate their efforts to get their populations fully vaccinated against COVID-19, there are calls for the federal government to issue clear guidance on what people can do once they receive both shots.
Iqaluit school's contacts and classmates cleared after two COVID-19 cases

Iqaluit school's contacts and classmates cleared after two COVID-19 cases

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut's chief public health officer says there are no additional cases of COVID-19 at Iqaluit's Aqsarniit middle school after two students tested positive.