For the fourth consecutive day, Ontario is reporting more than 700 new cases of COVID-19 as the average daily case count in the province continues to rise. Provincial health officials are reporting 741 new COVID-19 infections today, up from 728 on Saturday and 666 one week ago. The seven-day rolling average...
Alberta residents will now need more than a paper record from a COVID-19 vaccine clinic if they want to sit down at a restaurant, work out at a gym or enter indoor venues like arenas or movie theatres. Starting today, previous Alberta immunization records without a scannable QR code, including...
There are now 58 active cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma Public health Region and two hospitalizations. Algoma Public Health has reported five new cases of COVID-19, all in the Sault Ste. Marie area. These cases bring the pandemic total to 545 cases. Four of these cases were classified as close contact,...
Another person has died due to COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, bringing the death toll in the province to 100. The province confirmed Tuesday the latest COVID-19-related death was a woman in her 70s in Western Zone. "I’m very saddened to hear another family has lost a loved one," Premier Tim Houston...
Health officials in Ontario are reporting 848 more cases of COVID-19 over the last two days and two additional deaths linked to the disease. Tuesday’s report brings the province’s seven-day average for the number of cases logged to 524—down from 576 a week ago. Of the cases reported today, 458 were...
You will need to be fully vaccinated to visit patients at the Ottawa Hospital. The hospital has announced that starting Monday, it will require proof of vaccination for visitors entering the hospital. "This is to ensure the safety of everyone in the hospital,” a statement said. The hospital says the vaccination requirement...
Federal health officials are urging Canadians not to buy or use veterinary ivermectin — a deworming treatment for animals — to prevent or treat COVID-19. The warning from Health Canada, issued Tuesday, notes “concerning reports” that people are buying this drug due to “false and misleading claims” that it can...
Ontario will spend $8.4 million over three years on a provincial police program that aims to improve responses to mental health-related calls. Solicitor General Sylvia Jones shared the details of the program on Tuesday, after the funding was announced in this year’s provincial budget. The Crisis Call Diversion Program will be...
All New Brunswickers will be able to book their COVID-19 second dose appointments tomorrow, so long as 28 days have passed since their first dose. Appointments can be made through a participating pharmacy or at a Vitalité or Horizon health network clinic. As of right now, 76.3 per cent of eligible New Brunswickers have...
Quebecers aged 40 and up can now officially rebook their second dose appointments in order to get their shots sooner. But, if you’re looking to get your second shot, you may want to get a move on. While June 17 has long been the designated date for that age group, the...