Greater Victoria firefighters donate $25K to Victoria Hospitals Foundation, total donations now $250K

The fire departments of Saanich, Oak Bay, Esquimalt and Victoria have donated $250,000 to support child health care in the region over the past 10 years: (Victoria Hospitals Foundation) The fire departments of Saanich, Oak Bay, Esquimalt and Victoria have donated $250,000 to support child health care in the region over the past 10 years: (Victoria Hospitals Foundation)

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Health Canada authorizes new names for COVID-19 vaccines

Health Canada has authorized brand name changes for three COVID-19 vaccines. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will now be named Comirnaty, the Moderna vaccine will be named SpikeVax, and the AstraZeneca vaccine will be named Vaxzevria, Health Canada said in a tweet Thursday.

Small bottles containing Moderna's active ingredient for a Corona vaccination are pictured at the vaccination centre in Eberswalde, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. (Patrick Pleul/dpa via AP)

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TRUTH TRACKER | Could a Conservative government close the border at Roxham Road?

In a video posted to his Twitter account Monday, Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole, in French, pledged to close the land border crossing at Roxham Road in Quebec where he says 'thousands of people crossed the border illegally' – a pledge experts say is complicated and misleading.