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A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on May 9, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on May 9, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Sunday May 9, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 265,509 new vaccinations administered for a total of 15,917,555 doses given. Nationwide, 1,248,931 people or 3.
Police say man was shot and killed near terminal at Vancouver Airport

Police say man was shot and killed near terminal at Vancouver Airport

RICHMOND, B.C. — A man was shot dead at the departure terminal outside Vancouver International Airport on Sunday afternoon, investigators said as they searched for suspects who allegedly shot at police while fleeing the scene.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, May 9, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, May 9, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:30 p.m. ET on Sunday May 9, 2021. There are 1,286,666 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,286,666 confirmed cases (80,789 active, 1,181,251 resolved, 24,626 deaths).
Toronto family marks first Mother's Day in India under a cloud of pandemic anxiety

Toronto family marks first Mother's Day in India under a cloud of pandemic anxiety

The joy of Komal Garg's first Mother's Day has been tempered with fear and frustration as she awaits the green light to start enjoying family life in the Toronto home she hasn't seen for months.
U.N. committee to consider racism complaint of N.S. Mi'kmaq fishers against Ottawa

U.N. committee to consider racism complaint of N.S. Mi'kmaq fishers against Ottawa

HALIFAX — A United Nations committee on racial discrimination is asking the federal government to respond to allegations it committed racist actions in its treatment of Mi'kmaq lobster fishers in Nova Scotia.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 5:55 p.m. Alberta is reporting 1,633 new COVID-19 cases and two additional deaths. The new cases were identified from 15,509 tests, for a test-positivity rate of 10.3 per cent.
RCAF turns to foreign pilots to help with shortage as commercial aviators stay away

RCAF turns to foreign pilots to help with shortage as commercial aviators stay away

OTTAWA — Canada should open its doors to military pilots from other countries as it seeks to address a critical shortage of experienced aviators to fly its helicopters and planes, according to the head of the Royal Canadian Air Force.
Several provinces bring in new restrictions as high COVID-19 case numbers persist

Several provinces bring in new restrictions as high COVID-19 case numbers persist

Manitoba will shutter schools in two hard-hit regions and move students to online learning, officials announced Sunday, as several other provinces also tightened public health measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Halifax airport CEO hopes for more on-site COVID testing 'sooner rather than later'

Halifax airport CEO hopes for more on-site COVID testing 'sooner rather than later'

HALIFAX — The chief executive of Atlantic Canada's largest airport is hoping for COVID-19 testing for arriving passengers "sooner rather than later," as an added measure to combat Nova Scotia's third wave of the pandemic.
Some universities say no to proof of vaccination requirement

Some universities say no to proof of vaccination requirement

A COVID-19 vaccine likely won't be a requirement to return to the physical classroom at some universities in September, with several large schools saying they have no intention of mandating proof of immunization for students.