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Quebecers aged 55 and over eligible for AstraZeneca vaccine at walk-in clinics

Starting today, Quebecers aged 55 and over were able to receive the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine at walk-in clinics across the province and the population responded well to the new initiative. According to a report from CBC News, many Quebecers across »

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British Columbians bought electric vehicles in record numbers in 2020

A record number of people have switched to electric vehicles in British Columbia according to the 2020 annual zero-emission update the B.C. government. The report, released Tuesday, said that over 54,000 light-duty electric vehicles (EV) were registered in the province »

Society

Source of Vancouver Canucks COVID-19 infections confirmed as variant

The Vancouver Canucks confirmed on Wednesday that 25 individuals have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and that the source of the infection is confirmed to be a variant. In a statement, Canucks’ team physician Dr. Jim Bovard and Dr. »

Sports

Skate Canada bids to host figure skating world championship in Montreal in 2024

Skate Canada announced on Tuesday that it is submitting a formal bid to host the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in 2024 in Montreal, Quebec. Montreal was supposed to be the host city for the event in March 2020, but »

Society

Top doctors in Ontario call for province-wide stay-at-home order

The top medical health officers from Toronto, Peel and Ottawa asked the Ontario government on Monday to impose further restrictions to stop the surge of COVID-19 infections. In a letter, signed by Dr. Eileen de Villa, Dr. Vera Etches and »

Economy

Montreal based parcel delivery company Intelcom expands to Australia

Intelcom, a Montreal based parcel delivery company, announced Tuesday the launch of its international operations with the opening of its first station in Australia. In a press release, Intelcom said that its subsidiary Dragonfly Shipping will make its first deliveries »

Health, Society

Montreal Canadiens confirm positive COVID-19 test for one player

Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin confirmed on Thursday that one player on the team tested positive for COVID-19. “There was one player that the test came back positive and there was close contact so the league didn’t want to »

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Canada’s largest airport reports $383 million loss in 2020 due to pandemic

The Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA), the operator of Canada’s largest airport, reported on Wednesday a net loss of approximately $383 million in 2020 primarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a press release, the GTAA saw a significant »

Health, Society

Health Canada updates AstraZeneca vaccine label, adds info on blood clots

Health Canada announced Wednesday it had updated the label for the AstraZeneca-Oxford and Covishield COVID-19 vaccines in order to provide information on the “very rare” reports of blood clots that are associated with low levels of blood platelets following immunization »

Health, Society

Survey: Canadians concerned that revealing mental issues can impact career

A new report finds that that Canadians are concerned that revealing mental health issues will impact their workplace and personal relationships. According to a survey from Morneau Shepell published today, 44 per cent of Canadian respondents believe that their career »