Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that Brig.-Gen. Krista Brodie is 'ready and able' to take the lead on the logistics of distributing across Canada the millions of doses arriving each week, as the pace of COVID-19 vaccine deliveries is set to keep up through July.
Canada's National Advisory Committee on Immunization is now recommending that children aged 12 and older be given the same two-dose regimen of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine as adults.
Canada has marked 25,000 COVID-19 deaths more than a year after the pandemic began.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is calling for a ceasefire in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to stop the violence that has been escalating in the region.
Canadian residents are allowed to head to the United States for a COVID-19 vaccine and avoid quarantine on return if they meet some straightforward conditions, the Public Health Agency of Canada confirms.
The Marco Polo, the largest container ship ever to visit the Eastern seaboard of North America, arrived at the Halifax port on Monday.
Travel agents say bookings and inquiries are up as people try to anticipate when COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted.
Nav Bhatia will be the first fan introduced into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame along with the first turban.