Among the six provinces that haven't controlled COVID-19, Alberta, Quebec and B.C. have now vaccinated 12 or 13 of every 1,000 residents, while only about nine in 1,000 have received a dose in Ontario, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
Canada is already experiencing a deadly third wave of COVID-19. But the rise of the P1 variant threatens to make the pandemic worse. Governments and the public will have to act fast to prevent further spread of a scarier variant.