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WATCH LIVE | Health officials hope new Omicron vaccine will improve uptake of COVID-19 boosters

Health Canada approved on Thursday the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster vaccine that targets the BA.4 and BA.5 strains of the Omicron variant. It is the second combination vaccine greenlighted by Health Canada's vaccine review team, but the first that targets the virus strains that are now most common in Canada

Booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are displayed during a vaccine clinic in Townshend, Vt., on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. Canada approved the shot on Oct 7. (Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer via AP)

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To help get the word out about the increasing visits firefighters have to the meat shop, Keith said the store is raising funds for Firefighter Aid Ukraine — a local charity supporting Ukrainian fire crews as the Russian invasion of that country continues.

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Hockey Canada calls emergency meeting as sponsors pull support

Hockey Canada’s board of directors called an emergency meeting Thursday night under mounting pressure from top corporate sponsors, political leaders and provincial organizations stemming from the group's apparent unwillingness to address its handling of alleged sexual assaults.

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WATCH LIVE | Health officials hope new Omicron vaccine will improve uptake of COVID-19 boosters

Health Canada approved on Thursday the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster vaccine that targets the BA.4 and BA.5 strains of the Omicron variant. It is the second combination vaccine greenlighted by Health Canada's vaccine review team, but the first that targets the virus strains that are now most common in Canada

Booster shots of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are displayed during a vaccine clinic in Townshend, Vt., on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. Canada approved the shot on Oct 7. (Kristopher Radder/The Brattleboro Reformer via AP)

Hockey Canada calls emergency meeting as sponsors pull support

Hockey Canada’s board of directors called an emergency meeting Thursday night under mounting pressure from top corporate sponsors, political leaders and provincial organizations stemming from the group's apparent unwillingness to address its handling of alleged sexual assaults.