Canada should invest in facilities to make vaccines for next pandemic, says Moderna co-founder

Canada should prepare for the next pandemic by investing in the necessary infrastructure to be able to produce vaccines domestically, says Canadian stem cell biologist and Moderna co-founder, Derrick Rossi.
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Brazil ignored Pfizer’s offers of COVID-19 vaccine for months last year, company says
Pfizer's chief executive for Latin America told lawmakers investigating the government's COVID-19 response that an offer letter sent in September went unanswered.
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Mounties tout huge drug lab bust as major blow to B.C. gangs
But one drug policy critic says the seizure will increase the toxicity of street drugs while potentially inflaming gang conflict.
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B.C.’s COVID-19 ‘Restart 2.0’ plan won’t come until after May long weekend
B.C. provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said no decisions have been made yet on whether the restrictions in place into May 26 will remain.
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Saskatoon road lane lines painting underway with caution
The City of Saskatoon is asking drivers to be patient as they work their way through that long list of repainting roads, but not everyone is.
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Douglas Todd: Will B.C. follow Australia and drop out of agreements with China?
Analysis: Ex-B.C. premier Christy Clark was ebullient in 2016 when she announced a range of partnerships with China. But the tide of opinion has turned.
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These students were promised vaccines at their Toronto school. They lined up before dawn but turned out to ineligible
About 90 teenagers aged 16 and 17 were denied a jab at a clinic hosted by Michael Garron Hospital at a Scarborough school gym after the school was shipped Moderna, which is not approved for under-18s.
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Farnworth says police taking right approach in tackling Metro gang war
B.C. public safety minister sits down with police brass after latest public gang murder
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Post-COVID-19 syndrome: New diagnosis for long-haulers' mood disorders, cognitive impairment
Patients diagnosed with post-COVID-19 syndrome, or so-called COVID-19 'long-haulers', may experience symptoms such as mood disorders, fatigue and cognitive impairment that can make it difficult to return to normal life, according to a recent study.
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The Raptors’ summer school is set to begin, and there’s more time than usual this year
The Raptors will have time to work on Chris Boucher’s ballhandling, Malachi Flynn’s shooting, Freddie Gillespie’s offensive range and Yuta Watanabe’s small forward skills, among others.
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Prince Harry thought about quitting royal life in his 20s
Prince Harry compared his royal experience to being on 'The Truman Show' and 'living in a zoo.'
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#ICYMI: 'Bonjour-Hi' to Bill 96, AstraZeneca reversal, police diversity, more news
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Steven Globerman: Eliminating patent rights for COVID vaccines will do more harm than good
Opinion: The precedent would discourage biopharmaceutical companies from developing new drugs, including new vaccines against future novel viruses
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What insurrection? Growing number in GOP downplay Jan. 6
A small but growing number of Republican lawmakers are propagating a false portrayal of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, brazenly arguing that the rioters who used flagpoles as weapons, brutally beat police officers and chanted that they wanted to hang Vice President Mike Pence were somehow acting peacefully.
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Vaughn Palmer: NDP-Green rancour gets a workout in the legislature
Opinion: John Horgan makes candid comment about using drugs as a pre-teen as he argued for measures to help today's youth
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Maclean’s earns 17 National Magazine Awards nominations
Writers, editors, designers and photographers were all nominees—and Maclean's is also up for best magazine The post Maclean’s earns 17 National Magazine Awards nominations appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Council eyes pedestrian-friendly visions for Granville, Commercial
New proposals for prioritizing pedestrians on Granville and Commercial have support of the areas' respective business associations.
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Edmonton woman mourned after being fatally struck by SUV in her own driveway
One day after a woman succumbed to injuries sustained when she was hit by an SUV in her northeast Edmonton driveway, her neighbour is speaking about what happened.
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‘He’s fighting for his life’: Alberta father in ICU amid CNRL Horizon COVID-19 outbreak
An outbreak of COVID-19 at Canadian Natural Resources Horizon mine site in Alberta's oilsands has now grown to 1,427 cases.
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Kansas City Southern to scrap railroad deal with CP after CN ups bid to $33.6B
Kansas City Southern said Thursday that it determined Canadian National's revised $33.6 billion offer was better than the $25 billion agreement it had with Canadian Pacific.
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‘When we were growing up, it just wasn’t there’: Disney show highlights importance of Eid al-Fitr
“It’s meant for kids so it’s easy and they will understand it, but adults can also learn from this because it’s explaining to them what it is and what Eid is supposed to be about."
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Provinces issued more COVID-19 tickets during second wave: CCLA report
Provinces became more punitive in their approach to COVID-19 infractions during the second wave of the pandemic, says the Canadian Civil Liberties Association in a report that suggests Quebec and Manitoba were particularly forceful in handing out tickets.
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Kelowna, B.C., couple livid with local utility company over cedar trimming
The Meyers said FortisBC did contact them about trimming their emerald cedars, however, the trimming came much sooner than expected.
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Weekend traffic: Avoid Île-aux-Tourtes Bridge, Turcot and Bonaventure
A second lane of Highway 40 westbound on the Île-aux-Tourtes Bridge has been closed as a preventive measure.
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No timeline for sector-specific COVID-19 transmission data to be released in Alberta
The transmission data would detail where COVID-19 spread has been happening in the province, which doctors say is important for Albertans to know.
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Canada unlikely to follow U.S. approach to easing COVID-19 masking rules: doctor
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no longer need to wear masks outdoors and in most indoor settings, but one of Canada's top public health officials suggests a different approach would be taken here.
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AstraZeneca shipment in storage as provinces mull how to use vaccine linked to rare risk
Provinces, including Ontario, hit pause on the British vaccine this week, because they have concerns about a statistically extremely small risk those inoculated could develop a rare blood clot. It’s not clear how the latest shipment will be used.
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Stu Cowan: Canadiens didn't take Leafs lightly in 1979 series
"I think we just had a little more talent than them," former Hab Steve Shutt says of series sweep when teams last met in 1979 playoffs.
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Kids and the Pandemic: Vaccines, Schools, Mental Health: Star journalists and experts answer your questions
Our panel — moderated by This Matters podcast co-host/producer Raju Mudhar — will include Dr. Upton Allen, Division Head of Infectious Diseases, SickKids; Dr. Anna Banerji, Infectious Disease Specialist, Universtiy of Toronto; the Toronto Star’s Queen’s Park Bureau reporter Kris Rushowy, and Health reporter Jennifer Yang.
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Gregor Chisholm: April’s offensive worries bring May’s offensive flurries for the Blue Jays
The Jays have scored more runs this month than any team in baseball.
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French in Quebec: Here are the main changes proposed in Bill 96
The proposed legislation tabled Thursday is 100 pages long and includes 201 articles.
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