Interior Health (B.C.)/IBNS: British Columbia declared a COVID-19 outbreak in the Central Okanagan region which accounts for more than half of the Canadian province's daily and active COVID-19 cases.
New York: A "pressure-cooker" heatwave that's broken temperature records twice in 48 hours in the US northwest and western Canada is being mirrored across large parts of the northern hemisphere, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Tuesday.
Ottawa: An unprecedented heatwave, which is smashing all temperature records, has left several people dead in Canada, media reports said on Wednesday.
Hyderabad/IBNS: Bharat Biotech will conduct clinical trials for Covaxin in United States and Canada as its US partner Ocugen has said that it will apply for a full licence in the United States for the India-made vaccine.
Ottawa/UNI: More than half of Canada’s population has received at least one dose of a vaccine against COVID-19, a local TV channel said Sunday.
Ottawa/IBNS: Considering the rare side effects of AstraZeneca vaccines, Canadian health officials are now studying mixing various COVID-19 shots.
Ontario/IBNS: Appointments for AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccines are being booked in Canada's Ontario for eligible people above 40 years by select pharmacies and primary care offices across the province starting Tuesday.
Moscow/Sputnik: Moderna pharmaceutical company has delayed the shipment of about 600,000 coronavirus vaccine doses to Canada due to a lag in the quality control procedure, Canada's Minister of Public Services and Procurement Anita Anand said.
Ontario/IBNS: Advanced trial data from a US study on AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine showed it is 79 per cent effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 and was 100 per cent effective in halting severe disease and hospitalization, said AstraZeneca in a statement on Monday.
Toronto/IBNS: In response to the commitment made by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to his Canadian counterpart Trudeau on Feb 10, a consignment of half-a-million doses of the India-made Covishield vaccines (AstraZeneca vaccines) were airlifted to Canada from the Asian country on a commercial cargo flight and arrived in Toronto Wednesday morning.
Canada/IBNS: Adar Poonawalla, the chief executive of Serum Institute of India (SII), confirmed on Monday that Covishield vaccines would be shipped to Canada within a month.
Ottawa/UNI: China has temporarily barred foreign nationals travelling from Canada, the Consulate General of The People's Republic of China in Toronto said.
Moscow/Sputnik: A third case of the new coronavirus strain that emerged in the UK earlier this month has been confirmed in Canada, Ontario authorities announced in a statement.
Toronto/Sputnik: The Canadian government has a plan to vaccinate citizens against the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in an interview that appears to contradict critics who have said otherwise.
Ottawa/Xinhua: COVID-19 cases continued to spike on Friday in Canada with the two populous provinces Ontario and Quebec reported the largest single-day increase respectively.