rapid antigen tests

A lengthy queue snakes though Toronto's Yorkdale Mall as people wait to receive free COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits at a pop-up site at the shopping complex. (Chris Young/CP)

Ontario sees the value of rapid tests for COVID—as ever, way too late

Patricia Treble: The delayed response is part of a frustrating pandemic pattern in Canada, where governments fail to recognize the blindingly obvious
Nurses administer rapid COVID-19 tests at a construction site n Toronto on Thursday, February 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Rapid tests for COVID-19 are crucial for Canada’s pandemic recovery, say experts

"If people want to keep things open, the only way to safely do that... is to do regular testing"