Two police officers escorted Faye Doiron and Randy Longaphie as they left Toronto General Hospital on Monday, September 13, 2021, helping the pair make their way through a crowd of protesters denouncing pandemic measures.
The federal New Democrats and Liberals made mirror pledges on Monday, September 13, 2021, to criminalize protesters that block hospitals or harass health-care workers as party leaders denounced planned demonstrations at hospitals countrywide.
An organization calling itself Canadian Frontline Nurses posted notices of “silent vigils” expected to take place in all 10 provinces, saying they're meant to critique public health measures put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19.
A surge in COVID-19 cases spurred by the Delta variant is prompting British Columbia health officials to enact mandatory vaccine requirements for all staff and volunteers at long-term care and assisted living sites.
There is compelling evidence that a single dose of COVID-19 vaccines may provide almost as much protection as giving two doses, Canada's deputy chief public health officer said on Thursday, February 18, 2021.