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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 2:30 p.m. Manitoba is reporting five new deaths among people with COVID-19 and 294 new cases of the virus.
Canada paid a premium to get doses from Pfizer earlier than planned

Canada paid a premium to get doses from Pfizer earlier than planned

OTTAWA — Canada paid a premium to get more than 250,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine delivered last December, weeks earlier than planned.
How Jagmeet Singh channelled outrage for speech on Islamophobia and London attack

How Jagmeet Singh channelled outrage for speech on Islamophobia and London attack

OTTAWA — Jagmeet Singh was pacing. The New Democrat leader, who typically starts his day with music or meditation followed by a virtual meeting with his team, was poised to address the House of Commons about terror and tragedy in less than an hour.
Calls grow for Ottawa to review settlement decisions for residential school survivors

Calls grow for Ottawa to review settlement decisions for residential school survivors

Lawyer Teri Lynn Bougie still cries when she talks about the final message on her answering machine years ago from a residential school survivor, back when she was battling with federal government lawyers over his compensation.
Canadian drug companies want new pricing regs delayed again until after pandemic

Canadian drug companies want new pricing regs delayed again until after pandemic

OTTAWA — Almost three dozen Canadian pharmaceutical companies made a direct appeal to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last month to delay the new drug pricing regulations for a third time.
Two sides of the same coin: Ex-foster kids identify with residential school survivors

Two sides of the same coin: Ex-foster kids identify with residential school survivors

VANCOUVER — As stories of the horrors of residential schools circulate after the Tk'emlups te Secwepemc First Nation announced it had located what are believed to be the remains of 215 children, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip of the Union of B.C.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, June 12, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, June 12, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 04:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, June 12, 2021. There are 1,399,716 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,399,716 confirmed cases (18,411 active, 1,355,419 resolved, 25,886 deaths).
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Saturday, June 12, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Saturday, June 12, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 04:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, June 12, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 452,000 new vaccinations administered for a total of 28,167,799 doses given.

No winning ticket for Friday's $70 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — The massive $70 million dollar Lotto Max jackpot remained unclaimed after Friday night's draw. Once again, there was no winning ticket.
'Pick a Sunday:' Indigenous leaders ask Catholics to stay home, push for apology

'Pick a Sunday:' Indigenous leaders ask Catholics to stay home, push for apology

Indigenous leaders in Saskatchewan are calling on Catholics to stand in solidarity with residential school survivors by not attending church services.
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