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Ontario sets new vaccination record, but the chaos persists for the second vaccine doses

TORONTO – Ontario sets a new vaccination record; more than 202,000, according to covid19tracker.ca, but at the same time, the problems that emerged on the second vaccination for the residents of the hotspots were not solved. In general, the mass vaccination campaign proceeds in stages dispatched according to the roadmap presented by the provincial government. (more…)

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Federal Government launches Ask the Experts campaign to encourage Covid-19 vaccination

At a time when more than 70% of people 12 years of age and older in Canada have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and provinces and territories are speeding up the eligibility process for second doses, the federal government is now seeking to sensitize the most hesitant population to the importance of vaccination. (more…)

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Vaccination chaos, still problems to book the second dose

TORONTO – Tottenham, Bradford, Wasaga Beach, Orillia, Hamilton, Alliston, Innisfil, Barrie. These are some of the locations where today the availability of free places was offered for booking the second dose of vaccine to all those who live in hotspots in Ontario and who received the first dose before May 9. For Toronto residents, it’s a distance between 45 to 95 kilometres. (more…)

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Daily update of Ontario’s Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign


With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 11.0 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. On June 12, numbers released by the Ministry of Health show health officials administered 195,032 vaccine doses on Friday, down from 199,951 doses the day prior.

This graph represents Ontario’s progress thus far in the vaccination campaign (see above). The dark blue bar represents the population of Ontario, an estimated 14.5 million. Health officials suggest roughly 80% of the population would need to be vaccinated to achieve herd immunity against Covid-19.

So far, 9,354,691 people have received at least one or both shots of the vaccine, 64.5% of the entire population (green segment).

A total of 1,667,761 people are fully inoculated against the virus. That number represents about 11.5% of the Ontario population, (yellow segment).

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Daily update of Ontario’s Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign


With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 10.0 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. Just over 1 million people have been fully vaccinated. On June 7, numbers released by the Ministry of Health show health officials administered 116,829 vaccine doses on Sunday, down from 158,393 doses the day prior.

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Covid-19 vaccination pop-up clinic in Davenport with strong participation from Portuguese-speaking communities

Photo by Luís Aparício

The Portuguese-speaking communities in Toronto responded in large numbers to the appeal that Deputy Mayor Ana Bailão, made for residents to be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Throughout Saturday (June 5), many Toronto residents, the vast majority of whom were Portuguese speakers, stopped by the Covid-19 pop-up vaccination clinic at the Davenport Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre to take the vaccine (Pfizer) or, in some cases, clarify doubts about the ongoing vaccination. (more…)

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Status update of Ontario’s Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign


With the largest vaccination campaign underway, the province has administered more than 9.9 million doses into the arms of Ontarians. Just over 1 million people have been fully vaccinated. On June 6, numbers released by the Ministry of Health show health officials administered 158,393 vaccine doses on Saturday, down from 172,855 doses the day prior.

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Vaccination, minors aged 12+ do not need parental consent

TORONTO – Ontarians are eager for life to get back to normal. Some enjoyed the warm weather and over the Victoria Day long weekend celebrating the unofficial start of the summer. For thousands of others, including children as young as twelve, it meant standing outside vaccine clinics waiting to get their shot.

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Canada Post opens second onsite vaccination clinic

TORONTO – With an influx of vaccine supply, pop-up clinics appear to be springing up all over the place. Such is the case at Canada Post (CPC). The Canada Post Corporation (CPC), together with the Ministry of Ontario and public health partners will begin to offer onsite vaccines to its employees, and their families, at the Gateway facility (4567 Dixie Rd., Mississauga), starting today (May 21).

This is the second onsite clinic for CPC employees, but the first to include their family members. On May 18, a two-day mobile clinic offered vaccines to CPC workers at a facility in Toronto. (more…)

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Canada Post to open second onsite vaccination clinic

With an influx of vaccine supply, pop-up clinics appear to be springing up all over the place. Such is the case at Canada Post (CP). The Canada Post Corporation (CPC), together with the Ministry of Ontario and public health partners will begin to offer onsite vaccines to its employees, and their families, at the Gateway facility (4567 Dixie Rd., Mississauga), starting tomorrow, May 21. (more…)

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Ontario, all adults can book vaccination starting tomorrow

TORONTO – Breakthrough in the Covid-19 vaccination campaign in Ontario. Starting tomorrow, all adults living in Ontario will be able to book their vaccination appointment regardless of the area of the province in which they live. Until now, the minimum age limit did not apply only in the 114 areas of Ontario considered hotsposts, areas where the incidence of contagion was higher than in the rest of the province. (more…)


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