Rio Tinto smelter workers go on strike in Kitimat, B.C.

A view of the Rio Tinto Alcan aluminum smelter, in Kitimat, B.C., Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Robin Rowland A view of the Rio Tinto Alcan aluminum smelter, in Kitimat, B.C., Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Robin Rowland

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Health Canada authorizes new names for COVID-19 vaccines

Health Canada has authorized brand name changes for three COVID-19 vaccines. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will now be named Comirnaty, the Moderna vaccine will be named SpikeVax, and the AstraZeneca vaccine will be named Vaxzevria, Health Canada said in a tweet Thursday.