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Toronto, Peel to Close Businesses With 5 or More COVID-19 Cases Linked to Workplace

Toronto and Peel Region are issuing orders to force businesses with five or more cases of COVID-19 in the past two weeks to close. Peel Regional Lead Doctor Lawrence Loh...

Canada Extends Border Closures Internationally and With the United States Until May 21

Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says Canada’s international and U.S. border restrictions will be in place for another month, at least. In a statement released Tuesday, Public Safety Minister Blair...

Toronto Rent Prices Rising Again After Plummeting for More Than a Year

A new report has found that rental prices in Toronto are slowly rising again for the first time in more than 14 months amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Rentals.ca and Bullpen...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Announces Donation to Duke of Edinburgh Award

Canada will donate $200,000 to the Duke of Edinburgh's International Award as a tribute to the late Prince Philip's "remarkable life and his selfless service," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday.

Quebec and Ontario Announces Decision to Close Provincial Borders Starting Monday

Quebec Deputy Premier Geneviève Guilbault says the province will be closed to travellers coming in from Ontario starting Monday. Her announcement, made on Twitter Friday, comes just after Ontario Premier...

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...

High Park Will Remain Open, Virtual Events in the Works Ahead of Cherry Blossom Bloom Season

The cherry blossoms in High Park are on the verge of being in full bloom and Toronto Mayor John Tory says, unlike last year, the park will not be closed.

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...

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.

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