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Verdict in Toronto van attack case and new vaccine arrives: In The News for March 3

Verdict in Toronto van attack case and new vaccine arrives: In The News for March 3

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of March 3 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. There are 872,747 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 872,747 confirmed cases (30,252 active, 820,450 resolved, 22,045 deaths).
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 64,485 new vaccinations administered for a total of 2,014,128 doses given.
Trump comments on trade negotiations with China take centre stage in Meng case

Trump comments on trade negotiations with China take centre stage in Meng case

VANCOUVER — Public comments by former U.S. president Donald Trump will take centre stage at the British Columbia Supreme Court today in the case of a Huawei executive facing extradition to the United States.
Former military ombudsman to testify today as committee digs into Vance allegations

Former military ombudsman to testify today as committee digs into Vance allegations

OTTAWA — Former military ombudsman Gary Walbourne is set to testify today as a parliamentary committee continues digging into how the Liberal government handled allegations of misconduct against former defence chief Gen. Jonathan Vance.
Verdict expected today in Toronto van attack trial

Verdict expected today in Toronto van attack trial

TORONTO — A judge is expected to deliver her verdict today in the case of a man who deliberately drove a van down a crowded Toronto sidewalk killing 10 people and injuring 16 others.
First shipment of AstraZeneca vaccine arrives amid confusion over its use for seniors

First shipment of AstraZeneca vaccine arrives amid confusion over its use for seniors

OTTAWA — The first doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine are set to arrive in Canada today as confusion persists over who should get it.

Rescue crews responding to fire, emergency, on Canadian fishing vessel off N.S. coast

HALIFAX — The Canadian military says aircraft and ships have responded to an emergency aboard a Canadian fishing vessel that has been damaged by fire off of the coast of Nova Scotia.
Health orders aim for balance on curbing COVID-19 spread and religious freedoms: B.C.

Health orders aim for balance on curbing COVID-19 spread and religious freedoms: B.C.

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government says the provincial health officer has to strike a balance between curbing the spread of COVID-19 and religious practice, which may at times affect certain rights under the Canadian charter.