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Mandatory COVID-19 testing begins at Toronto airport as more variant cases confirmed

Mandatory COVID-19 testing begins at Toronto airport as more variant cases confirmed

A rule requiring international travellers landing at Ontario's largest airport to take a COVID-19 test came into effect Monday amid growing concern over vaccine deliveries and new reported cases of contagious COVID-19 variants.
Single-shot vaccine's other advantages may soon outweigh lower efficacy, Fauci says

Single-shot vaccine's other advantages may soon outweigh lower efficacy, Fauci says

WASHINGTON — Johnson and Johnson's forthcoming single-shot COVID-19 vaccine has more going for it than just a middling ability to prevent infection, the pre-eminent U.S. expert on infectious disease said Monday. Dr.
Conservatives beat Liberals in 2020 fundraising race as both parties ramp up efforts

Conservatives beat Liberals in 2020 fundraising race as both parties ramp up efforts

OTTAWA — The federal Conservative party raised substantially more money than the governing Liberals last year, as new Elections Canada figures show the Official Opposition has been filling its coffers ahead of a potential election this year.
Vaccine rollout and COVID testing in the workplace: In The News for Feb. 1

Vaccine rollout and COVID testing in the workplace: In The News for Feb. 1

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Feb. 1 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Feb. 1, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Feb. 1, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday Feb.1, 2021. There are 778,972 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 778,972 confirmed cases (53,281 active, 705,659 resolved, 20,032 deaths).
Element of contradictions: Selenium cuts thin line between healthy and toxic

Element of contradictions: Selenium cuts thin line between healthy and toxic

EDMONTON — Sort of silvery in its raw state, sort of metallic but not really, selenium embodies contradiction. It's fairly rare — the 68th most common element — but often found with coal.
Alberta promises close watch on new mines but cuts oversight of coal-polluted rivers

Alberta promises close watch on new mines but cuts oversight of coal-polluted rivers

EDMONTON — Alberta government documents show repeated cuts to environmental monitoring despite contaminants in some waterways that exceed thresholds that are supposed to trigger increased scrutiny.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Feb. 1, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Feb. 1, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday Feb. 1, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 5,017 new vaccinations administered for a total of 957,229 doses given.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Jan. 31, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Jan. 31, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Sunday Jan. 31, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 5,017 new vaccinations administered for a total of 957,229 doses given.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Jan. 31, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Jan. 31, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Sunday Jan. 31, 2021. There are 778,972 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 778,972 confirmed cases (53,281 active, 705,659 resolved, 20,032 deaths).