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Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine was authorized for use in children as young as 12 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week - but do not expect schools to require shots for students anytime soon given public hesitation and political hurdles.
Ohio will give away millions of dollars to vaccinated people and full scholarships to vaccinated children through special lotteries.
Florida's Governor on Thursday said he would grant pardons to any residents of his state facing penalties for violating local COVID-19 curbs, saying the rules should have been recommendations rather than mandates.
How it affects me
CTVNews.ca wants to hear from Canadians who have called 911 with COVID-19 symptoms and have been told they aren’t sick enough to need to go to hospital.
Another school year will be coming to an end in less than two months, but it’s unlikely that children currently attending remotely in Ontario will be back in classrooms before summer, experts say.
The closure of public washrooms during lockdowns has made leaving the house even to go to the park a struggle for people with inflammatory bowel diseases, highlighting existing inequities that affect not only those with IBD, but older people and those experiencing homelessness as well.
Some of the most innovative social initiatives during the pandemic, such as Vaccine Hunters Canada or the construction of tiny shelters for the homeless, were led by unpaid volunteers. And experts say that speaks volumes about how government dropped the ball on vaccine equity, housing, and food security.
Your finances during the crisis
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) says it has received a significantly higher volume of calls from taxpayers this tax season compared to a year ago and, as a result, wait times to access services have also increased.
The federal government has not extended the April 30 tax deadline for 2020 returns, and accountants say that’s leaving some Canadians in a lurch.
With income tax deadlines approaching, the federal government is warnings that filing late could mean delays of up to two months for anyone hoping to receive any of the various COVID-19 financial relief benefits.
Worker and patient advocates in multiple provinces are calling for permanent paid sick days, arguing that the federal COVID-19 sick leave benefit has too many restrictions for lower-income, precarious and migrant workers.