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<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario could have moved faster on vaccine booking site, experts say

COVID-19: Ontario could have moved faster on vaccine booking site, experts say

The website has already been piloted, but the government said it won't go live until the province is sure it can withstand the large volume of requests expected
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Province lacked updated pandemic response plan before COVID-19 hit, commission hears

ONTARIO: Province lacked updated pandemic response plan before COVID-19 hit, commission hears

In testimony before the panel released on Thursday, the province's chief medical officer of health, Dr. David Williams, denied responsibility for the shortcoming
<b>COVID-19:</b> CanAge report on vaccinating seniors gives Canada a failing grade

COVID-19: CanAge report on vaccinating seniors gives Canada a failing grade

Report aims to bring attention to gaps in vaccine uptake against influenza, shingles and pneumonia, calls for national vaccine strategy
<b>BREAKING:</b> CEO of Canada Pension Plan resigns after travelling for COVID-19 vaccine

BREAKING: CEO of Canada Pension Plan resigns after travelling for COVID-19 vaccine

The board has appointed John Graham as the new CEO
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> How social bubbles work, during COVID-19 and throughout history

BEYOND LOCAL: How social bubbles work, during COVID-19 and throughout history

Our social lives are complicated and interdependent — social bubbles and physical distancing are difficult to sustain
<b>COVID-19:</b> Some travellers through Pearson International Airport violating Quarantine Act

COVID-19: Some travellers through Pearson International Airport violating Quarantine Act

Peel Regional police say most cases were resolved after conversations with officers but some people still refused to comply and were fined
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Advocates call for COVID-19 vaccination plan for migrant and undocumented workers

ONTARIO: Advocates call for COVID-19 vaccination plan for migrant and undocumented workers

The Ontario government has not said if temporary foreign workers employed on the province's farms would have access to the COVID-19 vaccine
<b>COVID-19:</b> The roots of Canada's vaccine shortage go back decades, expert says

COVID-19: The roots of Canada's vaccine shortage go back decades, expert says

Ensuring that Canadians would receive an effective vaccine quickly was never going to be a sure thing
<b>ONTARIO:</b> COVID-19 pandemic taking a toll on school principals, survey suggests

ONTARIO: COVID-19 pandemic taking a toll on school principals, survey suggests

For principals surveyed from virtual schools, managing student enrolment was identified as the most challenging issue
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Legislators call for clear criteria of 'emergency brake' pandemic measure

ONTARIO: Legislators call for clear criteria of 'emergency brake' pandemic measure

NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says the government needs to detail the criteria that would trigger the use of the measure