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The provincial government has clarified who can get their first dose of a vaccine in Ontario during Phase 2 of their distribution plan, which is expected to run from March to July 2021.

Seniors aged 80 or older, individuals with high-risk chronic conditions, and front-line essential workers like teachers, first responders, and people working in food processing, have all been named as early eligible recipients for doses of the vaccine.

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On Monday, January 11, Jason Kenney addressed the public in an update regarding COVID-19 vaccine distribution in the province. 

"As of yesterday, we have administered 46,791 doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines," said Kenney

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed the public on Monday, December 7, to discuss COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Canada. 

The PM said that the country has reached an agreement with Pfizer and that up to 249,000 doses of their vaccine could be delivered around the country as early as next week. 

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On Wednesday, November 2, Jason Kenney unexpectedly addressed Albertans instead of Dr. Deena Hinshaw and spoke about COVID-19 vaccines in Alberta

Kenney began immediately by jumping into the current COVID-19 numbers in the province. 

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Premier Ford addressed the province from Queen's Park today — the first day of lockdown for both Toronto and Peel — and he had some news about Ontario's COVID-19 vaccine.

Ford introduced the expert who would be heading the provincial vaccine distribution effort: Rick Hillier, former Chief of Defence Staff for the Canadian Forces and Commander of the NATO-led forces during the War in Afghanistan.

The premier assured Ontarians that Hillier is capable of the "military precision" that's required for the task at hand.

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