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Doctors say lowering age cutoff for AstraZeneca vaccine makes sense as cases surge

Doctors say lowering age cutoff for AstraZeneca vaccine makes sense as cases surge

CALGARY — 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.
Alberta's Kenney sowing distrust with misleading COVID-19 anecdotes, statements: NDP

Alberta's Kenney sowing distrust with misleading COVID-19 anecdotes, statements: NDP

EDMONTON — Alberta’s Opposition says Premier Jason Kenney is sowing distrust by recounting misleading anecdotes to illustrate COVID-19 policy decisions. “I think this is about trust.
'Disgusted:' Miller reacts to security guard's actions toward Indigenous woman

'Disgusted:' Miller reacts to security guard's actions toward Indigenous woman

OTTAWA — Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller has expressed his disgust over a video showing a security guard in a physical altercation with an Indigenous woman who was accused of shoplifting from a grocery store.
N.S., N.L. premiers oppose sharing their vaccine supplies with harder-hit provinces

N.S., N.L. premiers oppose sharing their vaccine supplies with harder-hit provinces

HALIFAX — 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 doses.
Huawei CFO's legal team applies for adjournment in final extradition hearings

Huawei CFO's legal team applies for adjournment in final extradition hearings

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Supreme Court says lawyers for Meng Wanzhou are applying to adjourn the final three-week leg of her extradition case set to begin April 26.
COVID-19 outbreak declared in Iqaluit as infection numbers rise after first case

COVID-19 outbreak declared in Iqaluit as infection numbers rise after first case

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 in Iqaluit and the premier says he expects there will be more cases.
CP NewsAlert: Canucks games against Leafs postponed as team returns from COVID

CP NewsAlert: Canucks games against Leafs postponed as team returns from COVID

VANCOUVER — The NHL has postponed a pair of games between the Canucks and Toronto Maple Leafs as Vancouver continues to work its way back from a COVID-19 outbreak.
Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget

Expectations high as Trudeau Liberals get ready to unveil first pandemic budget

OTTAWA — The Liberals will look to thread an economic needle with Monday's budget, while dealing with a minority Parliament where the document's defeat would topple the government.
'Quite fitting.' Prince Philip's funeral an online event for all but a few in Canada

'Quite fitting.' Prince Philip's funeral an online event for all but a few in Canada

HALIFAX — 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 or computer screens.
73,000 Quebec teachers plan to walk off the job for more than two hours April 27

73,000 Quebec teachers plan to walk off the job for more than two hours April 27

MONTREAL — 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. to 5 p.m.