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COVID-19 restrictions in Nova Scotia are tough, but they could get tougher: premier

COVID-19 restrictions in Nova Scotia are tough, but they could get tougher: premier

HALIFAX — With Atlantic Canada's worst COVID-19 outbreak showing no signs of letting up, Nova Scotia's premier warned Thursday he might impose tougher restrictions to reduce the rapid spread of the deadly virus.
NDP promises foreign buyers' tax, half a million new homes to cool housing market

NDP promises foreign buyers' tax, half a million new homes to cool housing market

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is pledging a hefty foreign home buyers' tax and "massive" investment in housing to chill a boiling-hot real estate market.
Supreme Court will hear appeal of Quebec money laundering case quashed over delays

Supreme Court will hear appeal of Quebec money laundering case quashed over delays

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will hear an appeal in a case where the conviction of four people accused of money laundering on behalf of the Hells Angels was quashed over unreasonable legal delays.
Supreme Court won't hear former broadcast commissioner's challenge of dismissal

Supreme Court won't hear former broadcast commissioner's challenge of dismissal

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear a former commissioner's appeal of his dismissal from the federal broadcast regulator.

COVID herd immunity challenging, ICU linked to suicide rates : In The News for May 6

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 May 6 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, May 6, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, May 6, 2021. There are 1,257,328 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,257,328 confirmed cases (81,671 active, 1,151,207 resolved, 24,450 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, May 6, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 6, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 283,833 new vaccinations administered for a total of 14,568,067 doses given. Nationwide, 1,173,962 people or 3.
Canada may find it challenging to reach herd immunity from COVID-19, experts say

Canada may find it challenging to reach herd immunity from COVID-19, experts say

Herd immunity may not be reached in Canada but a return to life similar to that before COVID-19 is possible through immunization, experts say.
Should Canada mandate sales targets for electric vehicles? Report says 'yes'

Should Canada mandate sales targets for electric vehicles? Report says 'yes'

OTTAWA — Whether Canada should introduce a national mandate requiring the auto industry to make or sell more zero-emission vehicles is a question facing the Liberal government as it's not on the road to meet its own targets.
Kenney under fire during Commons emergency debate on Alberta's COVID-19 crisis

Kenney under fire during Commons emergency debate on Alberta's COVID-19 crisis

OTTAWA — Alberta's legislature may have been silenced but its partisan warfare relocated Wednesday to the House of Commons as MPs held an emergency debate on the province's soaring number of COVID-19 cases.