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Medical experts in Ontario calling for creative strategies in next phase of COVID-19 vaccine rollout

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

In Ontario, medical teams have worked around the clock to vaccinate people in hot spots regions. For the last two weeks, Ontario designated 50 per cent of its incoming vaccine supply to hard-hit areas as a targeted effort to reduce transmission. Throughout the weekend, clinics have run across the …

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Feds face calls for answers after general overseeing COVID-19 vaccine rollout sidelined

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 16, 2021 1:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The federal Liberal government is facing growing calls for answers on why the military general …

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Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout unlikely to be slowed over Fortin’s resignation: expert

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

An expert in military affairs says the sudden departure of the military official in charge of Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout is unlikely to have any impact on the high-profile operation. Christian Leuprecht, a professor at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont., says the reassignment Friday of Maj-Gen. Dany Fortin won’t …

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Military head of Canada’s vaccine rollout steps aside amid investigation

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

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin is stepping aside from his role as the head of Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout amid a military investigation into him. Details are unclear at this time but the military announced the news in a statement late Friday evening. “Today, Major-General Dany Fortin has left his assignment …

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COVID-19 caseloads still high in some provinces despite vaccine rollout expansion

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

There were signs of hope that Ontario and Quebec are making progress in the fight against COVID-19 on Monday, even as provinces to the east and west continued to struggle. Ontario’s hospitalizations and active cases continued a slow decline, as the province announced it is now receiving enough vaccine …

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Ontario to update COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan on Wednesday

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

TORONTO — Ontario is expected to update its COVID-19 vaccination rollout plan today. Health Minister Christine Elliott and Solicitor General Sylvia Jones are scheduled to address the province’s ongoing immunization effort. Ontario said on Tuesday that a total of more than 5.4 million vaccine doses have been administered in …

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Court ruling on Ontario’s vaccine rollout discrimination suit expected

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

TORONTO — An Ontario court is expected to rule today on if the province’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout was discriminatory. The constitutional challenge turns on whether vulnerable people have had fair access to the vaccine. Those would include some people with disabilities, homebound seniors, residents of hot-spot neighbourhoods and the …

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Hamilton offers AstraZeneca vaccine clinic, Johnson and Johnson pause shouldn’t slow rollout

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

Hamilton is set to expand its COVID-19 vaccination plan on Thursday with a one-week Oxford-AstraZeneca clinic in central Hamilton. Despite recent shortages of the vaccine in Canada, public health says there is enough in the city to offer the clinics with the aid of its primary health partners at …

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Premier, Dr. Hinshaw to update Alberta’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout Monday

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

Albertans can expect an update on the province’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout on Monday from the premier and chief medical officer of health. Premier Jason Kenney and Dr. Deena Hinshaw are set to speak at 4 p.m. The update will be live-streamed in this post. Alberta reached another single-day record …

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Ontario begins expanded COVID-19 vaccine rollout this week

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

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 2, 2021 11:35 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Ontario is further expanding its COVID-19 vaccine rollout this week as a boost in supply …

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