UPDATE: Health Canada authorizes first COVID-19 vaccine

Thanks to advances in science and technology, and an unprecedented level of global cooperation, Canada has reached a critical milestone in its fight against COVID-19 with the authorization of the first COVID-19 vaccine.

Health Canada received Pfizer's submission on October 9, 2020 and after a thorough, independent review of the evidence, Health Canada has determined that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine meets the Department's stringent safety, efficacy and quality requirements for use in Canada.

More information is available here.