COVID-19

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My husband is immunocompromised—and we’re still quarantining. Here’s what it’s like.

“Everyone around us has moved on, but for us it feels like March of 2020 all over again.”
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Moderna’s Patricia Gauthier is preparing Canada for the next pandemic

The company’s first Canadian general manager is laying the groundwork for the country to become a leader in vaccine production
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Pandemic puppies have a major anxiety problem

All those dogs Canadians adopted during the pandemic? They’re a little undersocialized now.
Lewis speaks during the CPC English debate in Toronto, June 18, 2020. (Tijana Martin/The Canadian Press)

Leslyn Lewis announces a run for the Conservative leadership

Politics Insider for March 9: Another CPC hopeful joins the fray; a major warning from NATO; Ontario to end mask mandates
Ottawa Police Chief Peter Sloly speaks at a news conference in Ottawa, Feb. 4, 2022. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press)

The tumult in Ottawa rages on

Politics Insider for Feb. 16: Ottawa’s police chief steps down; the Coutts blockade disperses; Doug Ford holds a no-holds-barred press conference
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A brilliant scientist was mysteriously fired from a Winnipeg virus lab. No one knows why.

She was escorted away by the RCMP more than two years ago, sparking international controversy. What really happened to Xiangguo Qiu?
A trucker supporter sits on a couch as they block the access leading from the Ambassador Bridge, linking Detroit and Windsor, Windsor, Ont., February 9, 2022. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press)

Windsor mayor and police chief say they can’t clear the border blockade

Politics Insider for Feb. 10: Protestors in Alberta defiantly stay put; Canadians are losing trust in their leaders; another Liberal MP sides with Joël Lightbound
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Their children’s lives have gone interrupted for years. Parents are fighting for a return to normalcy.

Hapless political leaders are experiencing the Old Testament wrath of moms and dads. Here’s why fed-up parents are on the Maclean’s Power List this year.
O’Toole leaves a news conference, Jan. 24, 2022 in Ottawa. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)

The grassroots action against Erin O’Toole’s leadership has begun

Politics Insider for Jan. 26: Pierre Poilievre is poised to take over from O’Toole; Ottawa stands it ground on vaccine mandates for truckers; an MP pushes the government to improve its global vaccination efforts
Parliament Hill’s Centre Block in Ottawa, Jan. 17, 2022. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press)

Global Affairs Canada is under ’cyber attack’

Politics Insider for Jan. 25: Canada considers sending weapons to Ukraine; a convoy of protesting truckers makes its way to Ottawa; and Erin O’Toole’s leadership gets questioned