Mainland-based search and rescue team spends night on Vancouver Island after rescue

North Shore Rescue posted on its Facebook page shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday that its helicopter team was responding to a mutual aid call on Vancouver Island.  (Facebook/North Shore Rescue) North Shore Rescue posted on its Facebook page shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday that its helicopter team was responding to a mutual aid call on Vancouver Island. (Facebook/North Shore Rescue)

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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.

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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.