Tylenol shortage: How far parents are going for medicine

Tylenol shortage: How far parents are going for medicine

With three of her six children now sick with a cold, Stephanie Goddard says a shortage of children’s medication across Canada is making her panic. “I can’t find Children’s liquid Advil or Tylenol anywhere,” she told CTVNews.ca in a telephone interview on Wednesday. “And knowing the flu season is right around the corner… my anxiety … Read more

Caribbean Carnival triumphantly returns to Toronto streets – Toronto

Caribbean Carnival triumphantly returns to Toronto streets – Toronto

For Natasha Pierre, the colors and costumes of Toronto’s Caribbean Carnival represent long-awaited freedom following years of pandemic restrictions and cancellations. “The costumes are freedom, this is freedom through two years of rough pandemic,” she told Global News. “So let’s celebrate again.” The costumes and festivities from the Caribbean Carnival are back on Lake Shore … Read more

Truckers fighting government vaccine mandate march to Canadian capital

Truckers fighting government vaccine mandate march to Canadian capital

TORONTO, Jan 23 (Reuters) – A convoy of truckers started their march from Vancouver on Sunday to the Canadian capital city of Ottawa protesting the government’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for truckers, which the industry says would create driver shortages and fuel inflation. Truckers under the banner Freedom Convoy 2022 had raised C$2.7 million ($2.2 million) … Read more

Moderna seeks Health Canada nod for new double-protection COVID-19 booster – National

Moderna seeks Health Canada nod for new double-protection COVID-19 booster – National

Moderna has submitted an application to Health Canada for approval of its new COVID-19 vaccine, designed to protect against both the original strain and Omicron variant of the virus. Patricia Gauthier, president and general manager for Moderna Canada, says the application for its combination shot, known as a bivalent vaccine, was submitted to the Canadian … Read more

Quebec reopens stores on Sundays as province sets to expand COVID-19 passport this week – Montreal

Quebec reopens stores on Sundays as province sets to expand COVID-19 passport this week – Montreal

Sunday shoppers streamed back into Quebec stores for the first time in three weeks as a measure meant to curb soaring COVID-19-related hospitalization rates in the province came to an end amid declining patient numbers. Most Quebec stores reopened their doors following a three-week ban on Sunday shopping imposed by the government in a bid … Read more

Open for business: Landlords see growing demand for retail space

Open for business: Landlords see growing demand for retail space

Lease signs still hang from many storefront windows, but some commercial landlords are seeing growing demand for retail space as COVID-19 subsides. While the harshest public health restrictions lifted months ago, many businesses have been hesitant to open or expand brick-and-mortar locations after suffering bruising revenue losses during lockdowns and facing high inflation. But recent … Read more

Food can be sold at Ontario movie theatres once restrictions loosen Jan. 31: sources

Food can be sold at Ontario movie theatres once restrictions loosen Jan. 31: sources

Global News has learned that concession stands at Ontario movie theaters will be able to sell food and drinks once COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease starting Jan. 31. Last week, Ontario released a gradual reopening plan that would see a loosening of restrictions in 21-day intervals. Included in those are cinemas, which can operate at … Read more

Canadians differ on holiday plans amid Omicron COVID-19 spread – National

Canadians differ on holiday plans amid Omicron COVID-19 spread – National

It’s beginning to look a lot like…last year. Festive feasts, gift exchanges and winter fun with loved ones are being canceled or limited as COVID-19 rips through Canada for the second holiday season in a row, the highly-transmissible Omicron variant driving extra caution. Still, some are moving forward with plans to celebrate, weighing the risk … Read more

COVID-19 surge amid Omicron dampens Christmas celebrations for a second year – National

COVID-19 surge amid Omicron dampens Christmas celebrations for a second year – National

For the second year in a row, the COVID-19 pandemic has scaled down Christmas celebrations in Canada as the highly-transmissible Omicron variant sweeps across the country. Ahead of the holidays, several provinces reintroduced restrictions on social gatherings in an attempt to blunt the impact of Omicron, which according to public health officials, is increasingly contributing … Read more

Maritime food banks benefit from donations raised through holiday campaign

Maritime food banks benefit from donations raised through holiday campaign

A food drive held this past December is going to make an impact beyond the festive season. The annual Holiday Food Drive hosted by Loblaw Companies Limited and supported by Global News raised a total of $2.1 million in in-store cash donations and more than two million pounds of food for food banks across the … Read more