Tam is asked to advise parents considering COVID-19 vaccines for children

Canada·VideoA reporter asks Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's chief public health officer, for her advice to parents considering vaccinating their children once the COVID-19 vaccine becomes available to those younger than 12.Social SharingPosted: Sep 24, 2021 9:06 PM ET | Last...

What school will look like this fall as Canada struggles to bring COVID-19 under control

It's the start of a third pandemic-disrupted school year, but what Canadian students will face during this fourth wave of COVID-19 will look strikingly different depending on where they live.While some are disheartened at the easing of safety measures — "It feels as...

Canadian private long-term care providers announce COVID-19 vaccine mandate for staff

A group of major Canadian long-term care operators will require all staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 this fall.Chartwell Retirement Residences, Extendicare, Responsive Group Inc., Revera Inc. and Sienna Senior Living issued a joint statement on Thursday about the plan. The...

Companies are implementing vaccine mandates. Can employees reject them?

Federal and provincial governments, private businesses as well as Canada's biggest banks have in recent weeks announced plans to implement mandatory vaccination policies for many of their returning staff. These vaccine mandates require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. But do employers have the right...

With September looming, parents across Canada call for pandemic-era safety measures and supports

As kids and teachers get ready to head back to classes — many of them in person after a year of interruptions caused by COVID-19 — parents across the country are organizing to take action to ensure their kids and school staff stay...

Canada to donate millions of Johnson & Johnson vaccines

Canada is donating all 10 million doses of the single-dose vaccine that it purchased from Johnson & Johnson but won't use to low- and middle-income countries.Procurement Minister Anita Anand announced the donation through the COVAX vaccine-sharing alliance on Thursday as many...

Pandemic, mixed messages complicate Canadian students’ plans to travel to U.S. for school

Grant Bergeron is preparing to drive his daughter to Chicago for school this fall, but unlike two of his other children who are already studying in the United States, this year's trip to campus may be more complicated due to...

You’ve had your 2nd dose. What’s safe to do now?

We're answering questions about the pandemic. Send yours to COVID@cbc.ca — we'll answer as many as we can. We publish a selection of answers online and also put some questions to the experts during The National and on CBC News Network....