Health Canada has distributed enough of the antiviral Paxlovid to treat more than 700,000 people with COVID-19, yet the provinces have given only a fraction of that medication to patients.
Canada brings its pandemic border rules to an end
Affirm’s pay-over-time option comes to Canada through Amazon
You no longer need to live in the US to use Affirm's buy-now-pay-later services for much of your online shopping. Affirm is expanding to Canada through a partnership with Amazon. Spend $ 50 or more at Amazon.ca and you can choose Affirm's pay-over-time option at checkout to split the bill into monthly payments. As in […]
Liberals reveal details of new Canada Dental Benefit
The federal government has introduced legislation to enact its recently announced cost-of-living plan by offering some Canadians help with dental care for children and one-time boosts to the housing benefit and the GST tax credit.
As pressures mount on home care in Canada, experts look abroad for solutions
Patients, home care providers and medical experts who spoke with White Coat, Black Art all agree that a rethink to home care is needed in Canada. Denmark and The Netherlands could provide a possible model for care at home with more help and less red tape, experts say.
Taiwan created a successful health-care system by learning from Canada. We should now be learning from them
Canada should emulate the process Taiwanese officials used to achieve their health care success, a process of mobilizing the world’s knowledge and relying on a diverse group of experts to create effective policy solutions, according to Harmeet Nanner.
As the Planet Warms, Canada Faces an Influx of Climate Refugees
Advocates want the government to allow more climate-related immigration and to consider those migrants “protected persons.” https://media.wired.com/photos/631b8c2bf2203b5586fabee7/master/pass/ClimateDesk_Science_GettyImages-1034062854.jpg
The CEO of an accessibility app had her wheelchair damaged by Air Canada: ‘Imagine someone basically chopping off your legs when you arrive somewhere’
Air Canada passengers have complained about the loss of their luggage. Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images An Air Canada passenger says her independence was stripped after the airline damaged her wheelchair. Maayan Ziv was flying from Toronto to Israel to attend an accessibility conference. "Too many disabled people have faced this trauma," she said. […]
Health Canada approves Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 5
Health Canada announced Friday it has approved Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged six months to four-years-old.
Health Canada approves updated Moderna vaccine for Omicron variant
Health Canada has formally approved Moderna’s updated COVID-19 vaccine targeting the Omicron variant.