CanCOVID organizes and hosts a weekly Speaker Series, as well as monthly workshops and special events, to highlight emerging and published research throughout the pandemic. Thank you to all of the speakers who have generously shared their expertise to help ensure timely dissemination of results across a wide range of topics and disciplines.

See below for upcoming events, the recordings of previous events, and see events being led by others in this area. If you will be holding a COVID-19-related research event and would like us to consider sharing it on this page, please contact

Upcoming CanCOVID Events

Speaker Series

15 June 2021
4‑4:30pm EDT

What We Heard: Indigenous Peoples and COVID

Speaker: Dr. Angela Mashford-Pringle, PhD, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Previous CanCOVID Events

Speaker Series

SUPPORT-Canada: CanPath’s COVID‑19 Surveillance Initiative

Speakers: Dr. Philip Awadalla, National Scientific Director of CanPath, and Senior Investigator, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, and Dr. John McLaughlin, Executive Director of CanPath, and Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health


Special Workshop on Vaccines: Part 2

Please join us on Thursday, June 3rd from 4pm – 5:30pm EDT for the second part of our vaccine discussion. Topics will include, vaccine effectiveness against variants, vaccination and transplant recipients, vaccination of children, and immunizations and Indigenous peoples in […]

Speaker Series

Evidence-Based Debunking: Needed and Effective

Speaker: Dr. Timothy Caulfield, LLM, FRSC, FCAHS, Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, Professor, Faculty of Law and School of Public Health, Research Director, Health Law Institute, University of Alberta

Speaker Series

Managing the Infodemic for Public Health: A Call to Action for an Evidence-Based Approach

Speaker: Christine Czerniak, PhD; Technical Lead for Infodemic Management at WHO

With funding from the Government of Canada

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