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<b>COVID-19:</b> Ontario top doc stresses safety of kid vaccines after calling them too new to mandate

COVID-19: Ontario top doc stresses safety of kid vaccines after calling them too new to mandate

Dr. Kieran Moore made the clarifying statement on Wednesday, after saying earlier in the day that the vaccines are too new to require that children take them to attend school
<b>COVID-19:</b> PM needs more info on Quebec's no-vax tax, Ottawa struggles to deliver rapid tests

COVID-19: PM needs more info on Quebec's no-vax tax, Ottawa struggles to deliver rapid tests

'Details matter. We need to know exactly what measures they're putting forward. We need to know the terms and conditions so we can know if it'll be effective,' Trudeau said on Wednesday
Ontario students, staff to each get two rapid tests after schools restart in-person

Ontario students, staff to each get two rapid tests after schools restart in-person

The province anticipates many staff will have isolate due to the highly transmissible Omicron variant after school returns in-person on Monday, and said some remote learning days, combined classes, and the use of teacher candidates will help deal with the issue
Radiologists warn of growing backlog in medical imaging due to COVID-19 pandemic

Radiologists warn of growing backlog in medical imaging due to COVID-19 pandemic

A recent survey from the Canadian Association of Radiologists indicated that 75 per cent of its members had not reduced their backlog of medical imaging. Also, 30 per cent said they believe that wait times will never return to pre-pandemic levels
Ontario to temporarily change G driving test to help tackle backlog: government

Ontario to temporarily change G driving test to help tackle backlog: government

A spokeswoman for Transportation Minister Caroline Mulroney says the province will remove some elements from the G test that are also assessed in the lower-level G2 test, such as parallel parking, three-point turns and roadside stops
Empty Canadian grocery store shelves could become larger problem

Empty Canadian grocery store shelves could become larger problem

“If you talk to any food company from farm to store, they’re likely missing anywhere between 15 to 20 per cent,” said Sylvain Charlebois, Senior Director of the Agri-Foods Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University.
<b>CANADA:</b> Government extends repayment deadline to emergency business account to 2023

CANADA: Government extends repayment deadline to emergency business account to 2023

Loan forgiveness deadline also extended
Teachers, parents express concerns about Ontario's return to school plan

Teachers, parents express concerns about Ontario's return to school plan

When asked on Tuesday, Christine Elliott did not name specific health indicators that have improved to support a return to classes next Monday — a date confirmed by the government without an official press release or rationale explaining the decision
Commons committee to schedule emergency probe of collection of mobile data

Commons committee to schedule emergency probe of collection of mobile data

The Commons is still on its holiday break, but Conservative and Bloc Québécois MPs asked for the committee to have an emergency meeting after it emerged the agency is seeking to extend the data collection practice more than another 12 months
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Ontario to temporarily change G driving test to help tackle backlog: government

BEYOND LOCAL: Ontario to temporarily change G driving test to help tackle backlog: government

A spokeswoman for Transportation Minister Caroline Mulroney says the province will remove some elements from the G test that are also assessed in the lower-level G2 test