Saskatchewan's COVID-19 vaccination booking system will be available to residents 44-years and older, starting at 8 a.m. Thursday. This applies to all of Saskatchewan except for those in the Northern Saskatchewan Administrative District, where age eligibility remains at 40 and older. The province said the age range applies to all immunization...
A COVID-19 vaccination clinic for thousands of workers at a southern Alberta beef-packing plant has been postponed due to a lack of vaccine. Immunization at the Cargill plant was introduced as part of Phase 2C of the province’s vaccine roll-out plan in early April. The clinic, which was scheduled to open...
Ontario is reporting 4,212 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. The provincial total now stands at 429,123. Wednesday’s case count has jumped back into the 4,000s after Tuesday recorded 3,469 new cases, although more tests were processed. Prior to that, cases were above 4,000 for the last six days. According to Wednesday’s...
One day after lowering the age eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine in Manitoba, the province has once again opened up eligibility to allow more Manitobans to book appointments at supersites and pop-up clinics. On Tuesday afternoon, the eligible age to book a vaccine appointment for Manitobans was lowered to 52...
Shoppers Drug Mart announced today that 20 stores will provide 24-hour COVID vaccinations, starting as early as April 21. The initial roll-out of stores will primarily focus on hot spots in the Greater Toronto Area, including north Toronto, Peel and Scarborough. Residents aged 40 and older can book appointments online (https://covid-19.shoppersdrugmart.ca) or by...
All hands are on deck at one Toronto vaccination clinic where surgeons and students alike are working together to inoculate as many people as possible in an effort to contain a tidal wave of new COVID-19 infections. Sixty-odd nursing students have been doing a work placement at the Downsview Arena...
The province is inviting all adults in British Columbia to register for their COVID-19 vaccination this coming week. B.C. has been rolling out the majority of its vaccination based on age, and currently, residents 63 and older are booking their vaccine appointments. Those between 55 and 65 can also receive...
Public health officials are reporting no new deaths today from Manitobans with COVID-19. Manitoba has expanded its eligibility to be immunized with a COVID-19 vaccine. Anyone aged 54 or older and First Nation people aged 34 or older can now receive the vaccine. And, all Manitobans aged 40 and over...
The provincial government has expanded the eligibility for AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine. Beginning Tuesday, April 20, Albertans aged 40 or over will be able to get the AstraZeneca shot. Participating pharmacies and Alberta Health Services will start booking appointments for those in the province born in 1981 or earlier. Walk-in vaccinations will...
The latest assessment of Atlantic cod stocks, whose collapse crushed the economy of Newfoundland and Labrador, has scientists worried the species will never recover without drastic change within the federal Fisheries Department. The federal governmentreport shows the stock continues tocling for life in what officials classify as the critical zone,...