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Canadian Potters Unite on The Northern Kiln

Photo courtesy of The Northern Kiln When Rhiane Heslop couldn’t find a way...

Canada Negotiating to Purchase COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots for 2022

Canada’s procurement minister says she is negotiating new vaccine contracts to nail down supplies of vaccine booster shots if they’re needed next year. “We are actively planning for 2022,” Anita...

Ontario Considering Stricter Measures as Models Predicting Up to 18,000 COVID-19 Cases Per Day by May

In response to record high COVID-19 cases in Ontario, Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s cabinet is actively considering a variety of stricter measures as COVID-19 modelling shows the province could see up to 18,000...

Health Canada Says AstraZeneeca Vaccine Still Safe Despite Being Associated With 1 Case of Blood Clots

Health Canada confirmed the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca on Wednesday, despite new evidence suggesting a "stronger link" with blood clots. Dr. Supriya Sharma, the agency’s chief medical...

Bitcoin Hits Record Highs Ahead of Landmark Coinbase Listing on Nasdaq

Bitcoin hit a record of $62,741 on Tuesday, extending its 2021 rally to new heights a day before the listing of Coinbase shares in the United States. The largest U.S....

Canada Closely Monitoring U.S Pause of J&J COVID-19 Vaccine Over Rare Blood Clots

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration are recommending that the United States pause the use of Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine over six reported...

What you need to know about the “sunshine” vitamin.

What is vitamin D? Vitamin D is a nutrient that plays many important roles in the human body. There...

How Canada responds to COVID-19’s challenges for foreigners entering Canada

The Canadian border has been closed for a year to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and it is unknown when it will...

Canadian Economy Enters 2021 with Double-Digit Growth After Worst Year on Record

In 2020, Canada posted its worst economic showing on record as the global COVID-19 pandemic led to growth in unemployment and business...

Canada Spring COVID-19 Immunization Timeline

As of March, Public Health Canada’s COVID-19 vaccination program included Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca, and most recently the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccines. The...

Canadian Bank Regulators Consider Tougher Mortgage Rules Amid Hot Housing Market

The federal banking regulator is proposing to up the stress test facing homebuyers with uninsured mortgages in light of the economic ripple effects from the COVID-19 pandemic. The proposal from...

How to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine in the Greater Toronto Area – If You Qualify

In areas in Toronto and the Peel region most severely affected by the third wave of the pandemic, anyone 18 years of age and older is currently eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Canada Receives First Shipment of COVID-19 Vaccines from Global Vaccine Initiative

Major General Dany Fortin, the military commander leading Canada's national vaccine distribution effort, told a technical briefing on the vaccine rollout today that about 317,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine procured through...

Operation Smile Lights Up Little Faces

About Operation Smile Founded in 1982, Operation Smile is a non-governmental health charity organization that provides free, reconstructive surgeries for...

Canadian Doctor Awarded for Advancing Treatment for Diabetes

A Canadian doctor has been awarded for his decades-long research on gut hormones that have advanced the treatment of Type 2 diabetes, obesity and intestinal disorders. Dr. Daniel Drucker, a...

Canada Could Give 75% of Adults First Dose of Vaccines by Mid-June Says NACI

The National Immunization Advisory Committee (NACI) said Canada could give the first dose of vaccine to 75% of the adult population by mid-June if the provinces extend the two doses up to 4...

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