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Vaccine rollouts expand, but COVID-19 caseloads still high in some provinces

Vaccine rollouts expand, but COVID-19 caseloads still high in some provinces

Canada's chief public health officer is warning that the decline in COVID-19 case counts is slowing as several provinces battle surging waves of the virus.
Opposition, Ottawa, media looking for COVID-19 disaster: Alberta justice minister

Opposition, Ottawa, media looking for COVID-19 disaster: Alberta justice minister

EDMONTON — Alberta’s justice minister says a COVID-19 disaster is what the provincial Opposition, the federal government and the media "were looking for and want" in the province.
'We will do everything we can,' B.C. police say to reassure public amid gang violence

'We will do everything we can,' B.C. police say to reassure public amid gang violence

BURNABY, B.C. — Some of British Columbia's top police officials tried to reassure the Metro Vancouver community on Monday after a spasm of brazen shootings linked to the gang war spilled into public spaces.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, May 10, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, May 10, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 6:35 p.m. British Columbia reported 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 cases for a three-day period starting Friday.
NDP join Liberals to cut short debate, move pandemic election bill forward

NDP join Liberals to cut short debate, move pandemic election bill forward

OTTAWA — New Democrats joined forces Monday with the Liberals to cut short initial debate on a bill aimed at ensuring a federal election could be held safely, if need be, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Boost in near-term funds, risk should lure more social-finance investors, Hussen says

Boost in near-term funds, risk should lure more social-finance investors, Hussen says

OTTAWA — Changes to the federal plan to finance experimental ways to deliver social services should more easily and quickly bring in needed private-sector backers for the strategy to work, says the minister on the file.
Canada's privacy watchdog investigating Pornhub over alleged non-consensual content

Canada's privacy watchdog investigating Pornhub over alleged non-consensual content

OTTAWA — A federal watchdog says he is investigating Pornhub over potential privacy breaches related to exploitive content posted online, as concerns around non-consensual use of images in a digital world continue to mount.
Provinces look to mix COVID-19 vaccines in light of changing supply

Provinces look to mix COVID-19 vaccines in light of changing supply

TORONTO — Ontario has become the latest province to signal it will likely mix COVID-19 vaccine brands as the country prepares for a flood of Pfizer and Moderna shots while some doctors questioned further use of Oxford-AstraZeneca.
'Pandemic of hate': Leaders, experts warn anti-lockdown protests linked to far right

'Pandemic of hate': Leaders, experts warn anti-lockdown protests linked to far right

OTTAWA — Online conspiracy theories about COVID-19 and protests against public health orders are helping to spread dangerous ideas laden with racism and bigotry, says a network monitoring hate groups in Canada.
Iqaluit elders home evacuated after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Iqaluit elders home evacuated after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

IQALUIT, Nunavut — An elders home in Iqaluit, Nunavut was evacuated on the weekend after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19, with some residents being sent out of the territory.
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