What you need to know about layering masks

23 hours agoNewsDuration 3:22If you don’t have access to an N95 mask, or an equivalent, layering masks can be a good option — but that’s only if they’re being worn correctly. Dr. Anna Wolak, a family physician and member of...

How to build resilience when there’s ‘no end in sight’ to the pandemic

It may feel like a lifetime ago, but it's only been about six weeks since many Canadians were excitedly making holiday travel plans and looking forward to celebrating in-person with loved ones — some even booking trips.That was a different time....

Americans advised to avoid travel to Canada due to rising COVID-19 caseload

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday advised against travel to Canada because of a rising number of COVID-19 cases. The CDC elevated its travel recommendation to "Level 4: Very High" for Canada, telling Americans they...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Jan. 9

The latest: Ready or not, a new debate about the future of health care has begun. Several provinces reported a jump in COVID-19 hospitalizations and ICU admissions on Sunday, and Canada's chief public health officer warned those figures could increase...

Essential services across Canada hit by staff shortages due to COVID-19

Emergency services in many major Canadian cities are facing staffing shortages due to a surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, with police, ambulance and fire all scrambling to redeploy and bolster their ranks.The highly transmissible Omicron variant is already forcing small and large...

Vaccinating young kids may take time but experts ready to discuss parents’ concerns

With provinces and territories now rolling out plans to COVID-19 vaccinate children aged five to 11, many parents eagerly signed their children up to be among the first in line. But not everyone is pouncing on the opportunity. Some parents have more questions before...

Hidden camera reveals some pharmacists recommend homeopathic products to treat kids’ cold and flu

Some pharmacists working in Canada’s top drugstores are recommending homeopathic products to consumers, even though, experts say, these products are essentially sugar water or sugar pills with no scientific evidence they can do what they claim, a CBC Marketplace investigation...

As Canada readies to vaccinate kids aged 5-11, a look at immunization across the country

With Health Canada expected to approve Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for children aged five to 11 — and as it continues to review Moderna's pediatric version — parents of younger school-aged children must now decide whether they'll be queuing up to get their kids these shots.Here's a...

Canada could consider scrapping the pricey COVID-19 PCR test for travellers

As the U.S. reopens its land border, some experts say the Canadian government should consider scrapping its costly COVID-19 PCR test requirement for fully vaccinated travellers — particularly for short cross-border trips.Instead, they suggest Ottawa could look at using the less expensive, faster...

Why Canada could consider scrapping the pricey COVID-19 PCR test for travellers

As the U.S. reopens its land border, some experts say the Canadian government should consider scrapping its costly COVID-19 PCR test requirement for fully vaccinated travellers — particularly for short cross-border trips.Instead, they suggest Ottawa could look at using the less expensive, faster...
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