Canadians received an early Christmas present on Wednesday as Health Canada declared a new COVID-19 vaccine from U.S. biotech firm Moderna safe for use, paving the way for a second inoculation to start arriving in the country in the coming days.
A new report commissioned by the U.S. government says the mysterious brain injuries suffered by American diplomats posted in Cuba in 2016 were most likely caused by an attack using “directed” radio energy.
The Canadian Armed Forces received formal orders last week to start planning for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, though the military’s top commander says preparations have been underway for longer — and that his force will be ready.
The Liberals are pushing back against allegations from their political rivals that the federal government has failed Canadians on COVID−19 vaccines, noting Canada was one of the first countries to order doses from several foreign suppliers.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought to reassure Canadians on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, that COVID-19 vaccines will start to arrive in the coming months even as he acknowledged that other nations are likely to start inoculating their citizens first.
The commander of the Canadian Armed Forces is preparing to formally apologize to victims of sexual misconduct as the military seeks to turn the page on its record of failing to prevent inappropriate and criminal behaviour.