Vancouver’s Jacob Tremblay leads us through an Italian Riviera getaway is Pixar’s new movie Luca, premiering on Disney+ on Friday, June 18, also starring Maya Rudolph, Jim Gaffigan, Jack Dylan Grazer and Emma Berman.
National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) is now recommending that individuals who received a single dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine be given an mRNA vaccine, Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine, for their second dose.
The Ontario government announced that beginning the week of June 28, all adults in the province will be able to book their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at an accelerated interval, with the exact sequence still to be confirmed, at least 28 days after their first dose.
The travel industry and travel enthusiasts may be anxiously waiting for the return to travel but Canada’s approach to border management has not been as adaptable and proactive as some experts would have liked to see, which should be fixed before border restrictions are significantly loosened. “Generally Canada has pretty much a wait-and-see approach,” Dr. Kelley Lee, professor at Simon Fraser University, Canada Research Chair in global health governance, leading the Pandemics and Borders Project, told Yahoo Canada.
On Tuesday in the House of Commons, as MPs not seeking re-election delivered their farewell remarks, NDP MP for Nunavut Mumilaaq Qaqqaq shared how she has been racially profiled on Parliament Hill and called out the federal government's failures to address racism, discrimination and Canada's history "stained with blood" from oppression of Indigenous People.
Canada's Lotto Max prizes continue to exceed record levels after there is still no winner for the $70 million lottery jackpot, now with $140 million in prizing available.
Some condo owners in Toronto’s City Place neighbourhood recently received an email about COVID-19 protocol, which is raising questions about the enforcement of lockdown rules.
Canada is looking at a possible phased approach to adjusting, loosening border measures.
With the Delta variant of COVID-19 Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s chief public health officer, stressed that even higher vaccination coverage is needed to protect against hospitalizations and overwhelming the health care system.
There is still no winner for the $70 million Lotto Max jackpot, now with a record $128 million in prizing available.
Months ago, Canada was especially concerned about the Alpha variant which was driving case numbers up and packing ICUs with sick patients. Now, the focus has shifted to the Delta variant and broader questions come to mind: As COVID-19 continues, how concerned we should be about Delta, and future variants?
In the wake of a horrific hate crime that occurred on Sunday, Muslims in Canada are speaking out on the fear of anti-Muslim hate and violence they endure in their communities on a daily basis. “The recent attacks are devastating, outrageous, and shocking, to say the least,” said Fatema Abdalla, communications coordinator for the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM). “This isn’t the first time the Canadian Muslim community is experiencing such a devastating attack — we’ve been here before.”
Amid a sharp drop in COVID-19 cases, percent positivity and hospitalizations in Ontario, latest modelling data from the province stresses the important of administering first and second doses of vaccines as quickly as possible.
The Ontario government is accelerated the administration of second doses of COVID-19 vaccines in Delta hotspots on Monday, June 14.
Amid continued calls for more action on the systemic racism, discrimination and Islamophobia in Canada, a former Ontario Progressive Conservatives candidate for London-West told Yahoo Canada he has a message for the Muslim community: "I'm sorry that I haven't done more."
The scene at a vigil in Ottawa, Ont. is far too familiar for Ingie El-Saka who joined dozens of people gathered at the Human Rights Monument to mourn the four victims killed in a hate-motivated attack in London, Ont., Tuesday night. She attended a vigil in 2017 to mourn the lives of six men who were gunned down at the Islamic Care Centre in Quebec City. “It’s sad because I feel like nothing has changed,” El-Saka said. “I feel like our voices are not being heard.”
The highly anticipated movie "In The Heights," starring Anthony Ramos with veteran stars like Jimmy Smits, is available in theatres and to rent at home in Canada on June 10.
Thousands of people gathered outside a mosque on Tuesday night in a vigil for the family that was intentionally attacked in a targeted hate crime in London Ont., on Sunday evening. In attendance were leaders of all of Canada's federal parties, Ontario's provincial leaders and London, Ont.'s municipal officials. Not every leader, however, was welcomed with open arms.
Canada's Minister of Health, Patty Hajdu, announced Wednesday that the federal government is looking to loosen border restrictions, moving towards changes in early July. "What is currently being considered as the first step in this approach is to allow fully vaccinated individuals currently permitted to enter Canada to do so without the requirement to stay in government-authorized accommodations," Hajdu said.
Lotto Max prizes continue to grow after there was no winning jackpot ticket in Tuesday's draw, increasing the prize pool for Friday's draw to a record $120 million.
Following the tragic death of of four members of a family from London, Ont., after a targeted attack on Sunday, with a nine-year-old still in hospital, a GoFundMe online fundraiser has been created totalling over $400,000 in donations.
Manitoba will be moving forward with proof of COVID-19 vaccination cards, which will allow fully vaccinated Manitobans to be exempt from the 14-day quarantine when travelling within Canada.
Marvel's beloved villain Loki, played by Tom Hiddleston, is featured in a six part, six hour show on Disney+, also starring Owen Wilson, with a June 9 release.
On Monday, London, Ont., police confirmed that a family of five were killed and injured in a targeted hit and run, described as an "intentional act and that the victims were targeted because of their Islamic faith." Three adults and one teen were killed in the attack, and a nine-year-old boy remains in hospital.