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Canada: Ontario issues stay-at-home order except for essentials

Ontario is implementing another provincewide state of emergency and cracking down on retail hours and gathering sizes as COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths reach...

Canada: Ontario tops 5,000 total COVID-19 deaths as daily cases again surpass 3,000

With Ontarians bracing for new modelling numbers that Premier Doug Ford warned would be a “wake-up call,” the province reached another grim milestone on...

Ontario Canada’s finance minister resigns amid outrage over Caribbean holiday

TORONTO,  (Reuters) – Ontario’s Finance Minister Rod Phillips resigned today after public outrage over a Caribbean vacation he took earlier this month in violation...

Canada confirms first cases of infectious COVID-19 variant first found in UK

The new variant of coronavirus that is spreading through Britain has been detected on the Portuguese island of Madeira. It follows several countries in reporting...

Canadian woman, 34, murdered in Caribbean home

A suspect has been arrested in the slaying of a Canadian woman living on Saint Lucia in the Caribbean. Cops say Nicole Dempster — who...

‘Exiled in Canada’: 400 migrant workers unable to return home

The Ontario government is extending health-care coverage and providing financial aid to some 400 migrant workers from Trinidad and Tobago stranded in the province,...

First batch of Pfizer/BioNTEch COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Canada

OTTAWA, (Reuters) – The first COVID-19 vaccines landed on Canadian soil on Sunday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, and some Canadians are expected...

Health Canada approves Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine

TORONTO/OTTAWA, (Reuters) – Health Canada today approved the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE, clearing the way for shots to be...

Canada could approve Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine soon, Quebec cancels Christmas for some

OTTAWA,  (Reuters) – Canadian health authorities could approve Pfizer Inc’s coronavirus vaccine within the next week, allowing distribution to start in early 2021, medical officials...

Toronto move into COVID-19 lockdown Monday

Toronto and Peel Region are moving into "lockdown" effective midnight Monday as Ontario tries to curb a steep rise in COVID-19 cases, Premier Doug...

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