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Cases of COVID-19 in Ontario surge despite ‘cautious optimism’

TORONTO — The number of reported new cases of COVID-19 and related deaths surged in Ontario, authorities reported on Friday, a day after officials...

Eggs recalled in Quebec, Ontario over possible Salmonella contamination

OTTAWA — Les Oeufs Richard Eggs Inc. has recalled eggs due to possible Salmonella contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the recall affects products...

Provinces push Freeland to delay bump in CPP premiums in economic update

OTTAWA — Provincial finance ministers have quietly prodded Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland to put a pause on planned increases in premiums workers and businesses...

Health Canada expects first COVID-19 vaccine to be approved next month

OTTAWA — The chief medical adviser at Health Canada says Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine candidate could be approved in Canada next month. Dr. Supriya Sharma says...

Ontario to release updated COVID-19 projections after locking down Toronto, Peel

TORONTO — Ontario health officials are expected to release new COVID-19 projections today. It will be the first time they have released such data since...
COVID-19 Algoma

Algoma Public Health reports two new positive cases in the region

The Algoma Public Health is reporting two new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Algoma District. Cases #59 and #60 were the result of...

Lack of Canadian vaccine production means others could get inoculations first: PM

OTTAWA — A lack of vaccine-production capabilities in Canada means the United States, Britain, Germany and other countries could have some of their citizens...

Ontario reports 1,009 new COVID-19 cases but tech error means figure is underestimate

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 1,009 new cases of COVID-19 today but the government says a technical issue means the figure is an underestimate. Health...

Many Canadians gaining weight during COVID-19: poll

OTTAWA — A new poll suggests many Canadians are gaining weight because they're eating more and exercising less during COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly one-third of respondents...

Ontario Appoints New Ministers’ COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force

TORONTO ― The Ontario government is announcing the creation of the Ministers' COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force, building on the steps the government has...