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Health Canada won’t release over 300K J&J COVID-19 vaccine doses due to quality issues

The shipment of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines that arrived in April, and were held back by Health Canada over quality concerns, will not...

Seven more B.C. mayors support Vancouver’s push for drug decriminalization

VANCOUVER – A plan by the City of Vancouver to gain Health Canada approval to decriminalize small amounts of illicit drugs has won support...

Montreal Canadiens hoping to score Bell Centre crowd increase for Round 3

The decibel level could be going up again at the Bell Centre for Round 3 of the Stanley Cup playoffs between the Montreal Canadiens...

Ontario restaurants ‘scrambling’ to find new staff as some choose not to return

As Canadians get ready to storm the patios of freshly-opened restaurants across Ontario, some of the regular staff they once looked forward to seeing...

EU to ditch J&J COVID-19 vaccines from U.S factory after contamination reports

Europe’s drug regulator said on Friday batches of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine made for the region around the time when contamination issues were...

Quebec reports 180 new cases, 1 death as COVID-19 pandemic carries on

Quebec is reporting 180 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death Friday as more pandemic-induced restrictions are relaxed in Montreal. The latest daily tally of...

Third FDA panel member quits over Alzheimer’s drug approval

A third member of a panel of outside advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has resigned in protest over the agency’s decision...

Ontario reports 574 new COVID-19 cases, administers record of nearly 200K vaccinations in a day

Ontario is reporting 574 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, as the province reaches a new daily milestone for the most shots administered in 24...

Canada to donate 100M COVID-19 vaccines to world: source

Canada is expected to announce a donation of up to 100 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, which is its share of the one...

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