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B.C. Health Minister Says Delay in Moderna Vaccine ‘Disappointing’

British Columbia’s health minister says news that Moderna will be delaying shipments of its COVID-19 vaccine is “disappointing.” Adrian Dix says the sooner people can get vaccinated,… Read more »

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List of Enhanced (New) Stay-at-Home Measures in Ontario Effective April 17th

Ontario is extending the stay-at-home order for six more weeks with more enhanced measures including new powers to the police officers. Here are the new changes effective… Read more »

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Ontario Tightens Restrictions, Gives Police New Powers Amid Dire COVID Predictions

Ontario is extending a stay-at-home order, limiting interprovincial travel and shutting outdoor recreational facilities while giving police new powers to enforce the restrictions amid an onslaught of… Read more »

Elders, Trappers From Alberta First Nation Ask Province to Protect Bison Herd

Elders, Trappers From Alberta First Nation Ask Province to Protect Bison Herd

Some trappers and elders from Alberta’s Little Red River Cree Nation are asking the province to protect a dwindling Wabasca Wood Buffalo bison herd. In a letter… Read more »

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Doctors Say Lowering Age Cut-off For AstraZeneca Vaccine Makes Sense as Cases Surge

Doctors say the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine should be offered to Canadians in a wider age range as COVID-19 infections soar in many parts of the country. Provinces limited… Read more »

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French Overseas Territory Looking to Bubble Up With Newfoundland and Labrador

The government of the French overseas territory St-Pierre-Miquelon wants Canada to consider opening the international border between the islands and Newfoundland and Labrador. President of the St-Pierre-Miquelon… Read more »

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COVID-19: What is Open & Closed in Toronto & GTA

The Ontario government is imposing a provincewide stay-at-home order effective April 8, 12:01 a.m, in an effort to combat a recent spike in COVID-19 infections. Updated to… Read more »

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‘Quite Fitting.’ Prince Philip’s Funeral an Online Event For All But a Few in Canada

The options for Canadians planning to pay their respects to Prince Philip during his funeral Saturday will be largely limited to small gatherings in front of TV… Read more »

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Alberta Premier Shouldn’t Say Things He Doesn’t Know: Town Mayor

The mayor of a town in northern Alberta says Premier Jason Kenney shouldn’t have commented about an outbreak of COVID-19 among school students and staff if he… Read more »

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N.S., N.L. Premiers Oppose Sharing Their Vaccine Supplies With Harder-Hit Provinces

Two East Coast premiers say they oppose sharing vaccine supplies with harder-hit provinces, after the Canadian Medical Association suggested Ottawa rethink its per capita-based system of distributing… Read more »

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Ontario Advisers Call For Six-Week Stay-Home Order, Aggressive Vaccination

Ontario’s science advisers called for a six-week stay-at-home order and aggressive vaccinations as they warned Friday that the province’s COVID-19 infections could approach 20,000 per day if… Read more »

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Ontario Asks Other Provinces, Territories to Send Nurses as COVID Surges

Ontario is pleading with other provinces to send nurses and other health workers as it buckles under surging COVID-19 infections. In a letter to all provinces and… Read more »

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73,000 Quebec Teachers Plan to Walk Off the Job for More Than Two Hours on April 27

Around 73,000 Quebec teachers say they will walk off the job for several hours on April 27. The strike is scheduled to take place from 2:45 p.m…. Read more »

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Trudeau Sending Help to Ontario as Pfizer Vaccine Supply Bolstered by 8 Million Doses

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government will deploy the Canadian Red Cross to help Ontario with their mobile vaccination teams, and send aid to hospitals and long-term care homes.

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Canada’s Incoming Supply of Moderna Vaccine Slashed in Half Through End of April

Procurement Minister Anita Anand says Canada’s incoming vaccine supply from Moderna will be slashed in half through the rest of April. Anand says in a statement that… Read more »

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Ontario Reports Record 4,812 New Cases of COVID 19 as Province Weighs More Measures

  Ontario is reporting another record in new daily COVID-19 infections as the government considers additional measures to curb surging cases. The province logged 4,812 new cases… Read more »

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Quebec Sets New Records for Number of Daily COVID-19 Vaccinations

Quebec’s health minister says the province set a pair of records for COVID-19 injections. Christian Dube says officials managed to inoculate 74,927 people on Thursday — the… Read more »

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Ontario Could Announce New Restrictions Today to Curb Surging COVID-19 Rates

Ontario could announce new public health restrictions today to curb surging cases of COVID-19 which are straining hospital capacity. The province’s associate medical officer of health said… Read more »

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Eligible Albertans Can Walk-in For AstraZeneca Vaccine in Edmonton and Calgary

Alberta Health Services has announced that all eligible Albertans can walk in for vaccines at Edmonton EXPO Centre, Southport clinic in Calgary and 26 pharmacies in Calgary… Read more »

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Lethbridge Doctor Becomes Seventh Alberta health-Care Worker to Die From COVID-19

The Alberta Medical Association says a Lethbridge physician has died from complications related to COVID-19. Dr. Wayne John Edwards, who was 66, died Tuesday at the Chinook… Read more »

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Alberta Teachers Demanding Full Rewrite of Draft K-6 Curriculum

The Alberta Teachers’ Association is urging the government to slam the brakes on its draft education curriculum for young students, calling it potentially damaging to child development…. Read more »

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Political Party Governing Montreal Mulls Disarming Police and Redirecting Funds

The political party governing Montreal is questioning whether all city police need to carry firearms at all times. Projet Montreal adopted a motion during the municipal party’s… Read more »

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Vancouver Aquarium Now Owned by Dollywood Theme Park Operator Herschend Enterprises

A privately owned entertainment company based in the United States is the new owner of the Vancouver Aquarium. The aquarium says in a statement 100 per cent… Read more »

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Ontario Cabinet to Meet as Cases of COVID-19 Hit New High

  Premier Doug Ford’s cabinet is meeting today as one of his top ministers says the Ontario government is extremely concerned about surging cases of COVID-19. Solicitor… Read more »