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COVID-19: Young people give shot in arm as Quebec sets new vaccination record

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Quebec has set another pandemic record by administering 110,000 shots of the COVID-19 vaccine in a single day. Health Minister Christian Dubé took to social media Friday to announce the news, saying that the so-called “youth week” has been successful. At least 50 per cent of Quebecers who are between …

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Delaying 2nd Pfizer vaccine dose may protect better against COVID-19: study

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine generates antibody responses three-and-a-half times larger in older people when a second dose is delayed to 12 weeks after the first, a British study said. The study released on Friday is the first to directly compare immune responses of the Pfizer shot from the three-week dosing …

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COVID-19: Experts say clarity, collaboration needed for ‘two-dose summer’ in Ontario

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 14, 2021 6:16 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Experts say Ontario will need to leverage clarity and collaboration to reach its goal of …

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45 more COVID-19 cases reported in Waterloo Region, total surpasses 15,000

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Waterloo Public Health reported another 45 positive COVID-19 tests Thursday, lifting the total number of cases in the area to 15,034. This drops the rolling seven-day average slightly to 62.6 which is close to where we stood last Thursday (62.3), but well below where we were two weeks ago …

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COVID-19: 58 new cases, 3 additional deaths confirmed in Simcoe Muskoka

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit confirmed 58 new COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths in the region on Thursday, bringing the total local number up to 11,225, including 238 deaths. Local public health also reported 86 new cases of a coronavirus variant on Thursday, bringing the total up …

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City of Barrie files injunction against organizer of anti-lockdown protests

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The City of Barrie has filed an injunction to restrain the organizer of the ongoing anti-lockdown protests from co-ordinating, hosting and participating in any more gatherings on city property. The demonstrations, which have taken place around Barrie over the last number of weeks, are in contravention of Ontario’s current …

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Getting AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine was the right choice, Guelph’s public health unit says

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The public health unit for the city of Guelph says those who received an Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine made the right choice. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health released that reassuring message in a statement on Thursday, days after the province announced it was pausing the use of the vaccine. Read more: Ontario …

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COVID-19: Ontario hasn’t provided verbal approval of CFL’s return to play plans, MacLeod says

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

TORONTO — Lisa MacLeod, Ontario’s Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries, says the province hasn’t verbally approved the CFL‘s return-to-play protocols and there’s no timeline for it to do so. “No, we have not added our name yet to signing off on that,” MacLeod told reporters Thursday …

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COVID-19: Nova Scotia reports 110 new cases, including 8 at Halifax Infirmary

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Nova Scotia reported 110 new cases of COVID-19 and 155 recoveries on Thursday. There are 83 cases in Central Zone, 12 in Eastern Zone, nine in Western Zone and six in Northern Zone. The province said eight patients in a non-COVID unit at the Halifax Infirmary site of the …

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Alberta’s Dr. Hinshaw to provide COVID-19 update Thursday afternoon

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health is scheduled to provide an update on COVID-19 Thursday afternoon as the province nears another milestone in its vaccine rollout. Alberta is expected to break the two million mark when it comes to doses administered to residents. Read more: Delaying 2nd COVID-19 vaccine …

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