NT government sets November 12 deadline for COVID-19 vaccine mandate

A middle-aged man in a navy suit and tie standing in front of a flag with his head tilted. It's a head-and-shoulders shot.

The Northern Territory government has issued a legal direction mandating workers in a broad range of settings receive their COVID-19 vaccine within a month.Key points:The Chief Minister says the mandate includes workers in all public-facing rolesImpacted workers must receive their first jab by November 12Those workers must be fully vaccinated by December 24In a press conference on Wednesday … Read more

B.C. to hopefully start offering COVID vaccines for children in early November

B.C. to hopefully start offering COVID vaccines for children in early November

B.C.’s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, and Health Minister Adrian Dix are providing an update Tuesday on the COVID-19 crisis in the province. Henry said parents can now register their children, ages five to 11, to receive a Pfizer vaccine, once it is approved by Health Canada.She said the province is looking at … Read more