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  • COVID-19 vaccine uptake for young Ontario children lower than experts had expected
    Shots for the youngest age group have been available for two months, but only about six per cent of those kids have had their first dose.
    Canada
    Sep 22
  • Travelling this winter? Expect demand to go ‘through the roof,’ industry warns
    Experts say demand could spike further if remaining COVID-19 restrictions such as vaccine mandates are lifted, encouraging travellers who were previously hesitant to fly.
    Canada
    Sep 19
  • How to reach the vaccine-hesitant: What experts, reluctant Canadians say
    Many Canadians still have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine and aren't sure where to turn for clear information.
    Health
    Aug 11, 2021
  • ‘There is a lot of mistrust’: Researchers look at vaccine hesitancy among Indigenous Canadians
    A recent paper published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal explores the historical reasons why Indigenous people are hesitant to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
    Canada
    Mar 9, 2021
  • Nearly 20% of Canadians still hesitant or refusing to get COVID-19 vaccine: poll
    The Ipsos poll conducted exclusively for Global News also found mixed enthusiasm among unvaccinated Canadians for incentives to get the COVID-19 vaccine, including cash payments.
    Health
    Jun 18, 2021
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  • ‘This could have been me’: B.C. family that was once vaccine-hesitant loses loved one to COVID
    'If Jeremy never caught COVID, he would be here today,' sister Aiyana Collins said. 'If Jeremy caught the flu, he would be here today.'
    Health
    Sep 5, 2021
  • Addressing, understanding vaccine hesitancy among friends, family
    As Manitoba moves ahead with administering second-dose COVID-19 vaccines, some people are still on the fence about getting the first dose.
    Canada
    May 27, 2021
  • Unvaccinated: How ‘vaccine hesitancy’ became a threat to public health
    Toronto mother Sabrina Bacchus is one of a growing group of Canadian parents who are vaccine hesitant.
    Health
    Apr 2, 2019
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  • COVID-deniers, vaccine-hesitant from Winkler a large share of ICU admissions: Doctor
    But on top of the sheer volume of patients, doctors say none who came into Boundary Trails Health Centre with COVID over the past two days had received their vaccine.
    Health
    Jun 1, 2021
  • Strong leadership key to getting more vaccine-hesitant people vaccinated, Sask. experts say
    Over the past month, the total number of fully vaccinated people in Saskatchewan is up by seven percent but many believe vaccination rates could be higher. 
    Health
    Oct 13, 2021
  • Parents more hesitant to vaccinate their kids against COVID-19. Here’s why
    Of parents with children in the five to 11 year age range, 23 per cent said they would never give their kids a COVID-19 vaccine, a recent survey shows.
    Health
    Oct 24, 2021
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  • No evidence colonialism makes Indigenous Canadians more vaccine hesitant: expert
    Veldon Coburn, an assistant professor at the University of Ottawa's Institute of Indigenous Research and Studies, says available data shows it's not the case.
    Canada
    Mar 19, 2021
  • Vaccine hesitancy: What prevents some Albertans from getting the COVID-19 vaccine?
    When it comes to vaccine hesitancy, it's not black and white. There’s a portion of the population who needs a bit more motivation before they roll up their sleeves.
    Canada
    Jun 11, 2021
  • COVID-19: Manitoba launches $1M grant program to reach vaccine hesitant
    Manitoba has so far administered 874,564 first and second doses of vaccine.
    Health
    Jun 3, 2021
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  • Advocates call for targeted approach to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Canada
    "Until 70 per cent of the population is vaccinated, but especially those who are high risk, this is not over until all of us are taken care of."
    Health
    Jan 4, 2021
  • Horgan backs ‘vaccine passports’ for international travel, hesitant about day-to-day use
    Premier John Horgan said Friday rolling out 'vaccine passports' to allow access to public events and activities 'strikes me as counterproductive.'
    Health
    Mar 12, 2021
  • Religion a source of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, according to USask researcher
    A theologian in Regina says many church members ask him if Catholics can receive COVID-19 vaccines — and if the vaccines are connected to abortion.
    Canada
    Mar 26, 2021
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  • A coronavirus vaccine is almost ready. But will you take it?
    Health experts say that public mistrust over vaccines and related resistance to getting vaccinated could pose a serious challenge for curbing COVID-19.
    Canada
    Nov 7, 2020
  • Calgary Vaccine Hesitancy Clinic aims to convince parents to get kids vaccinated
    Over 50 people who may have been exposed to measles this week went to get vaccinated at a clinic on Friday in Calgary. Meanwhile, another clinic has been busy at the Alberta Children's Hospital trying to convince vaccine hesitant parents to get their kids immunized.
    Health
    Mar 16, 2019
  • First Nation, Métis leaders pushing past COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy
    The push to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates across Saskatchewan has been an uphill battle — especially in the north.
    Canada
    Oct 1, 2021
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  • How COVID-19 vaccines work as young adults in Quebec remain hesitant to get jab
    Some of the reasons for their reluctance include a lack of knowledge on how vaccines work. Read about how COVID-19 vaccines work.
    Canada
    Jun 23, 2021
  • Canada’s COVID-19 vaccination rate keeps rising — when will it stall?
    Canada's rocketing COVID-19 vaccination rate will eventually slow, experts think, though they disagree on when.
    Health
    Jun 12, 2021