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COVID-19 cases in Canada remain on troubling course, Tam says, amid rising numbers

COVID-19 cases in Canada remain on troubling course, Tam says, amid rising numbers

Canada's top doctor says the country is still on a troubling track for new COVID-19 infections as case counts continue mounting in much of the country. Chief Medical Health Officer Dr.
Growth investing needed as pandemic wanes, says former BoC governor David Dodge

Growth investing needed as pandemic wanes, says former BoC governor David Dodge

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Canada must shift its attention to investing for economic growth as the world recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic downturn over the next few years, says former Bank of Canada governor David Dodge.
When COVID-19 vaccines could be available: What we know so far

When COVID-19 vaccines could be available: What we know so far

OTTAWA — Vaccines are now a bright spot of hope on the COVID-19 pandemic horizon. But much about them, and their rollout in Canada, remains up in the air.
Trudeau feels most Canadians could be vaccinated by September 2021

Trudeau feels most Canadians could be vaccinated by September 2021

Beset by ongoing questions about Canada's COVID-19 vaccine strategy, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tried to assuage the public with assurances most Canadians could be inoculated by September 2021, with distribution led by a former NATO commander.
How to tell family their Christmas gathering is too risky and you're not going

How to tell family their Christmas gathering is too risky and you're not going

Dr. Nancy Hurst, an Edmonton-based psychologist, says those conversations are needed in the coming weeks as we deal with "the pandemic that stole Christmas."
Many Canadians gaining weight during COVID-19: poll

Many Canadians gaining weight during COVID-19: poll

The online survey of 1,516 Canadians was conducted Oct. 29-31.
Airport industry group calls for urgent aid as pandemic lockdown chokes off revenue

Airport industry group calls for urgent aid as pandemic lockdown chokes off revenue

Canada’s airports supported nearly 200,000 jobs prior to the pandemic.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Nov. 23, 2020

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Nov. 23, 2020

Alberta: 46,872 confirmed (including 471 deaths, 34,206 resolved) 
3rd major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper

3rd major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper

AstraZeneca is the third major drug company to report late-stage results for a potential COVID-19 vaccine as the world anxiously waits for scientific breakthroughs that will bring an end to a pandemic
COVID-19 cases keep surging in Canada as four provinces report new one-day highs

COVID-19 cases keep surging in Canada as four provinces report new one-day highs

OTTAWA — Four provinces reported new highs for daily COVID-19 infections on Saturday as the virus continued its siege on some of the country's most vulnerable areas.