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<b>ONTARIO:</b> Vaccinations in long-term care homes saved hundreds of lives, report says

ONTARIO: Vaccinations in long-term care homes saved hundreds of lives, report says

Deaths from COVID-19 among long-term care residents were reduced by 96 per cent eight weeks after vaccinations began in December
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Family docs still awaiting specifics on their role in COVID-19 vaccinations

ONTARIO: Family docs still awaiting specifics on their role in COVID-19 vaccinations

The president of the Ontario Medical Association said her group has discussed family doctors' involvement with the head of the province's vaccine effort but details on when physicians can expect to receive doses and how many will arrive have yet to be provided
<b>CANADA:</b> Factors that could dictate the success or failure of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout

CANADA: Factors that could dictate the success or failure of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Viral immunologist lists some potential sticking points when it comes to distributing the COVID vaccine
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Proposals to protect LTC residents rejected as 'too expensive,' docs say

ONTARIO: Proposals to protect LTC residents rejected as 'too expensive,' docs say

Dr. Allison McGeer said the plans were presented by doctors largely to the Ministry of Health, though some may have gone before the Ministry of Long-Term Care
<b>COVID-19:</b> 'Worse than Sept. 11, SARS and financial crisis combined,' tourism industry in crisis

COVID-19: 'Worse than Sept. 11, SARS and financial crisis combined,' tourism industry in crisis

The depth of the crisis means it will be a long recovery for the tourist industry with potential shock waves for other areas of the economy, says Destination Canada, a Crown corporation whose mandate is to promote domestic tourism
<b>COVID-19:</b> Obstetrics group welcomes province's move to prioritize pregnant women for vaccine

COVID-19: Obstetrics group welcomes province's move to prioritize pregnant women for vaccine

Pregnant women will be eligible for a vaccine during the second phase of the vaccine rollout
<b>COVID-19:</b> Statistics Canada considered delaying this year's census to 2022 due to pandemic

COVID-19: Statistics Canada considered delaying this year's census to 2022 due to pandemic

Census results can help reshape electoral ridings and determine federal funding to provinces for health care, and to cities for infrastructure
<b>COVID-19:</b> Canada set to receive more than 910,000 doses of vaccines this week

COVID-19: Canada set to receive more than 910,000 doses of vaccines this week

The federal government is not expecting any new deliveries from AstraZeneca-Oxford, nor does it anticipate receiving shipments of the newly approved vaccine from Johnson & Johnson until next month
<b>COVID-19:</b> How to plan successful e-conferences during and after the pandemic

COVID-19: How to plan successful e-conferences during and after the pandemic

Exploring the unique capacities of online events, instead of trying to replicate in-person conventions, will yield the best results
<b>CANADA:</b> How to navigate a freelance career during the COVID-19 crisis

CANADA: How to navigate a freelance career during the COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit freelancers and gig workers hard
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