Mark Gollom

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Mark Gollom is a Toronto-based reporter with CBC News. He covers Canadian and U.S. politics and current affairs.

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Canadians who got AstraZeneca vaccine shouldn't regret decision, health experts say

The more than two million Canadians who received the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine made the right choice, health experts say, despite some provinces pausing its rollout over concerns about the risk of rare blood clots.

Court dismisses CBC copyright infringement lawsuit against Conservative Party

A lawsuit launched by the CBC against the Conservative Party of Canada in the final days of the 2019 federal election accusing the party of copyright infringement for using the broadcaster's footage in an online ad and tweets has been dismissed by a federal court.

You may actually be able to travel for summer vacation in Canada this year

Significant travel restrictions remain in place in jurisdictions across the country, but the steady increase in vaccinations may mean Canadians could be able to carry out their domestic vacation plans for at least part of the summer.

Should Canadians get vaccinated abroad? Liberals, Tories skirt the issue but health experts encourage it

CBC News asked four federal parties and health experts whether Canadians abroad who have access to a COVID-19 vaccine should get it. While the Liberals and Conservatives were evasive, other federal leaders and health experts are encouraging such action.
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'Preferred vaccines' messaging from federal panel sparks concern, criticism from health experts

Canadians should take the first vaccine that becomes available to them even though the federal government's advisory committee on vaccines may have sown confusion with conflicting messaging about preferred doses, some health experts say.

Police could have ended George Floyd's restraint after he was handcuffed, former sergeant testifies

A former Minneapolis police supervisor, on duty the night George Floyd died, testifies that officers could have stopped restraining him after he was handcuffed and no longer resisting.

Resident isolation, staffing remain significant concerns in Ontario long-term care centres

Ontario's commission on how and why COVID-19 ravaged long-term care homes is expected to deliver its report today. But those watching the system say not enough has changed as a result of the pandemic, and residents are paying the price of isolation that may now be doing more harm than good.

Family, friends, spectators gather to mourn Daunte Wright, the 'Prince of Brooklyn Center'

The 20-year-old was killed by police in Minnesota earlier this month following a traffic stop. His funeral was held not far from where George Floyd died.

Days after celebrating Derek Chauvin verdict, Minneapolis to bury another Black man killed by police

On Tuesday, Minneapolis celebrated Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict. On Thursday, the city buried another Black man killed by police.

In Minneapolis, a burden lifts as Chauvin verdict brings relief, jubilation to a tense city

With the news that former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin had been convicted in the death of George Floyd, it was as if a huge weight had been lifted off the shoulders of a tense city.

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