Priority groups in Canada should start receiving COVID-19 vaccine doses early next year, a top public health official said Thursday, as new restrictions for those entering New Brunswick effectively popped the so-called Atlantic bubble.
New projections suggest Ontario's surging COVID-19 caseload is likely to strain its health-care system to the point where surgeries will be cancelled, while Quebec's premier is raising the possibility of school closures around the holidays and Alberta is tightening restrictions.
Politicians, advocates and public health officials were ringing the alarm Thursday over COVID-19’s impact on long-term care homes as Ontarians awaited fresh projections of how the virus is expected to spread.
RCMP are investigating after far-right protesters disrupted what was to be a peaceful anti-racism rally in central Alberta last weekend, but local advocacy groups say officers should have been better prepared to stop the violence.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged Canadians to keep following public health orders heading into summer, as rising COVID-19 cases and high-profile misbehaviour in a Toronto park over the weekend threatened to derail Ontario's reopening plans.