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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jun 18, 2021
‘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.'
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.
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.
Apr 2, 2019
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.
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.
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.
Oct 24, 2021
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.
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.
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.
Jun 3, 2021
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."
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.'
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.
Mar 26, 2021
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.
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.
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.
Oct 1, 2021
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.
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.
Jun 12, 2021