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<b>CANADA:</b> Why some snowbirds are flying south despite the COVID-19 travel restrictions

CANADA: Why some snowbirds are flying south despite the COVID-19 travel restrictions

The coronavirus pandemic has affected travel, but the decision to fly south for the winter isn’t a simple one
<b>COVID-19:</b> Single vaccine jab appears highly effective against COVID-19, experts say

COVID-19: Single vaccine jab appears highly effective against COVID-19, experts say

Health authorities in Ottawa said experts were looking at whether one shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine could be almost as good as the recommended two
<b>COVID-19:</b> Boris Johnson to press Trudeau, G7 leaders on wider vaccine distribution

COVID-19: Boris Johnson to press Trudeau, G7 leaders on wider vaccine distribution

Liberals have been under fire from international organizations, some opposition parties for the decision to accept 1.9 million doses of vaccine from COVAX for domestic use in Canada by the end of June
<b>COVID-19:</b> Strategic antibody tests touted as tool in road to achieving broad immunity

COVID-19: Strategic antibody tests touted as tool in road to achieving broad immunity

Serology tests detect the presence of antibodies sparked by previous infection or a successful response to a COVID-19 vaccine
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Canada home to health research successes, but needs culture shift, expert says

BEYOND LOCAL: Canada home to health research successes, but needs culture shift, expert says

While he said there's yet to be a defining contribution of COVID-19 global research that Canada may call only its own, Dr. Srinivas Murthy acknowledges the contributions of experts across the country
<b>CANADA:</b> Feds study data suggesting Pfizer vaccine may be almost as good after one dose as two

CANADA: Feds study data suggesting Pfizer vaccine may be almost as good after one dose as two

Pfizer has issued caution about adjusting the dosing schedule but said the decision to do so rests with local authorities
<b>CANADA:</b> Cost of mandatory quarantine for newly arrived refugees to be covered by government

CANADA: Cost of mandatory quarantine for newly arrived refugees to be covered by government

The new rules are meant to guard against further spread of COVID-19 and discourage travel
<b>COVID-19:</b> Health Canada not ready yet to greenlight AstraZeneca vaccine

COVID-19: Health Canada not ready yet to greenlight AstraZeneca vaccine

Health Canada is still having a back and forth with the British-based company on the clinical data behind the vaccine
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Legislators clash over bill to reduce salaries during pandemic

ONTARIO: Legislators clash over bill to reduce salaries during pandemic

House leader Paul Calandra said he’s concerned about setting the precedent of passing bills without proper debate
<b>CANADA:</b> Overheated stock market at risk of bubble in a disconnect from economy, experts say

CANADA: Overheated stock market at risk of bubble in a disconnect from economy, experts say

North American stock markets have been on a tear since March, setting record highs almost daily even while COVID-19 has battered the economy and produced lacklustre employment data