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Ontarians cancelling AZ doses after new guidance, province still offering dose choice

Ontarians cancelling AZ doses after new guidance, province still offering dose choice

Ontarians who got a first shot of Oxford-AstraZeneca were cancelling appointments for second doses of that vaccine following new guidance from a national advisory group, pharmacists dealing with scrapped bookings said Friday.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Friday, June 18, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 4:45 p.m. The Federal Court of Canada has upheld the constitutionality of the federal government's quarantine hotel program.
Homebuilt plane crashes in Dutton, Ont., pilot airlifted to hospital

Homebuilt plane crashes in Dutton, Ont., pilot airlifted to hospital

DUTTON, Ont. — Police say a 67-year-old man is in hospital after his homebuilt aircraft crashed in southwestern Ontario on Thursday night. Emergency services were called after reports of the crash in a new subdivision in Dutton, Ont.

Ontarians say initial vax appointments tough to cancel once earlier dose booked

Some Ontario residents say they're finding it difficult to cancel their original COVID-19 vaccine appointments after securing earlier second shots.
More Ontarians can book accelerated 2nd dose appointments starting next week

More Ontarians can book accelerated 2nd dose appointments starting next week

TORONTO — More Ontarians will be able to book earlier second shots of a COVID-19 vaccine next week as the province prepares to receive millions of doses this month.

Ontario to spend millions in an effort to recruit French teachers

Ontario will pour $12.5 million into recruiting and training French teachers over the next four years in an effort to address a shortage made more stark by an increasing demand for second-language programs.
Kingston to remove Sir John A. Macdonald statue from park, school to remove his name

Kingston to remove Sir John A. Macdonald statue from park, school to remove his name

A statue of Sir John A. Macdonald will be removed from a park in his hometown of Kingston, Ont., while his name will be taken off a local school.
Manitoba RCMP search for homicide suspect near Ontario boundary

Manitoba RCMP search for homicide suspect near Ontario boundary

WINNIPEG — The mayor of a usually quiet rural Manitoba community says people are on edge and concerned as the search for a homicide suspect moves closer to the Ontario boundary.