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Ontario releases COVID-19 vaccine schedule for older adults

Retired General Rick Hillier, the head of Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccine task force provided more specific timelines for when members of the general population can...

International students studying online from abroad will still get work permits

With travel restrictions expected to remain in place for several months and international students continuing to study online from their home country, Canada announced...

Canadian Covid-19 cases surpass 850,000

Canada's cumulative Covid-19 cases surpassed 850,000 as of Tuesday noon, with the total hitting 851,231, including 21,747 deaths, according to CTV. Ontario reported 975 new...

Markham convenience store was selling cannabis edibles to children, say police

York Regional Police is warning parents after a report that illegal cannabis products, including cannabis edibles that look like candy, were being sold to...

Ontario introduces anti-human trafficking legislation

Today, on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, the Ontario government introduced the Combatting Human Trafficking Act, new legislation and amendments to existing legislation to...

Trudeau government looks to extend EI and pandemic benefits

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today that the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB), the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB), the Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)...

Stay-at-home order extended in Toronto, Peel and North Bay-Parry Sound, York moving to red-control level

The Ford government is maintaining the shutdown, the Stay-at-Home order and all existing public health and workplace safety measures for an additional two weeks...

India to send AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Canada in “less than a month”

India's Serum Institute  will ship COVID-19 vaccines to Canada within a month according to a Reuters report. On Monday Adar Poonawalla, the chief executive of...