Leslie Young, Global News

Leslie Young

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Toronto, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Leslie:

Moderna asks Health Canada to approve COVID-19 vaccine booster shot

Moderna is asking Health Canada to approve a booster shot of its COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More

COVID-19 rapid antigen tests: Everything you need to know

Rapid tests for COVID-19 are being used in some workplaces and schools across Canada. Here's what you should know about this screening tool. → Read More

Some provinces won’t allow polling stations in schools this federal election

Some provinces don't want polling stations operating out of their schools this federal election, due to concerns about COVID-19. → Read More

Federal poll workers won’t be required to be vaccinated: Elections Canada

Workers at federal election polling stations won't be required to have their COVID-19 vaccinations, according to Elections Canada. → Read More

COVID-19 vaccine trial data for kids coming by end of year: Pfizer

Pfizer expects to be able to send data on the use of its COVID-19 vaccine in children to Health Canada by the end of the year. → Read More

Canada defeats Sweden, brings home gold in women’s Olympic soccer

Team Canada has defeated Sweden in the gold medal match of women's soccer at the Tokyo Olympics. → Read More

Canada takes Olympic bronze in men’s 4×100-metre relay

Canada's relay team has won the bronze medal in the 4x100 at the Tokyo Olympics. → Read More

Damian Warner wins gold for Canada in decathlon at Tokyo Olympics

Canada's Damian Warner has claimed the gold medal in the gruelling decathlon competition at the Tokyo Olympics. → Read More

Andre De Grasse wins Olympic gold in 200-metre race

Andre De Grasse is the new Olympic champion in the 200-metre race. → Read More

Andre De Grasse sets Canadian record in 200-metre semifinal

Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse won his semifinal heat and set a new Canadian record in the 200-metre. → Read More

Simone Biles wins bronze in Olympic balance beam

U.S. gymnast Simone Biles has taken home a bronze medal in balance beam at the Tokyo Olympics. → Read More

While you were sleeping: How Canada performed at Tokyo Olympics Sunday, Monday

A big soccer win and beach volleyball action were highlights for Canada overnight at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday and Monday. → Read More

Canada defeats USA 1-0 in women’s Olympic soccer

Canada has defeated the U.S. in women's soccer at the Olympics and will move to the gold medal round. → Read More

Simone Biles to compete in balance beam, after pulling out of other Olympic events

Simone Biles will compete in the individual balance beam event at the Tokyo Olympics. → Read More

Canada’s Ellie Black withdraws from Olympic gymnastics all-around competition

Canadian gymnast Ellie Black won't be competing in the women's all-around gymnastics event. → Read More

Simone Biles out of Olympics team gymnastics competition

U.S. gymnast Simone Biles is out of the team gymnastics event at the Tokyo Olympics. → Read More

Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard wins judo bronze for Canada at Tokyo Olympics

Canada's Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard has won bronze in women's 63kg judo at the Tokyo Olympics. → Read More

While you were sleeping: How Canada performed at Tokyo Olympics Sunday, Monday

Canada took home medals in swimming and judo Sunday night and early Monday morning at the Tokyo Olympics. → Read More

Is England lifting COVID-19 measures too soon — and what can Canada learn?

Experts aren't sure that removing restrictions will work out well for the U.K., even if COVID-19 deaths have looked stable recently. → Read More

Mental health could ‘bounce back’ post-pandemic, new research suggests

New research suggests that after an initial dip at the beginning of the pandemic, people's levels of anxiety, distress and depression have started to recover. → Read More