If you've been dreaming of summer 2021 in Canada, it might not be a complete write-off, according to new data.

The Public Health Agency of Canada released a modelling update on March 26 about the COVID-19 situation in the country and there's still hope for the upcoming season.

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A number of factors will influence when public health measures can be further adjusted and "summer holds promise" according to the agency.

Those key factors include how virus variants spread and how well public health measures can control that spread.

Along with that, the effectiveness of vaccines in preventing transmission and how many people are vaccinated will play a role in how close to normal this summer will be.

Health Canada has a robust website with all the latest information on the vaccines and can answer any questions you may have. Click here for more information.