January 23rd, 2021

National News

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Jan. 10, 2021

By The Canadian Press on January 10th, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday Jan. 10, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 20,568 new vaccinations administered for a total of 296,241 doses given. There were zero new vaccines delivered to the provinces and territories for a total of 545,250 doses delivered so far. ... Read More »

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COVID-19 vaccine arrives in remote First Nations across Canada

By Brenna Owen, The Canadian Press on January 10th, 2021

First Nations across Canada have begun to receive doses of COVID-19 vaccines as provincial immunization programs get underway and Indigenous leaders encourage people to roll up their sleeves. Six of 14 Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations on Vancouver Island were priority recipients of doses of Moderna’s vaccine last week, said Mariah Charleson, vice-president of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal ... Read More »

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A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Jan. 9, 2021

By The Canadian Press on January 9th, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Saturday Jan. 9, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 20,568 new vaccinations administered for a total of 296,241 doses given. There were zero new vaccines delivered to the provinces and territories for a total of 545,250 doses delivered so far. ... Read More »

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Curfew goes into effect in Quebec amid soaring COVID-19 case numbers across Canada

By Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press on January 9th, 2021

COVID-19 numbers continued to soar in many parts of Canada on Saturday as a long-standing pandemic hot spot imposed the country’s strictest public health measures to date. Quebec Premier Francois Legault announced earlier in the week that Quebecers would have to stay home from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for at least one month in ... Read More »

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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Jan. 9, 2021

By The Canadian Press on January 9th, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday Jan. 9, 2021. There are 652,473 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 652,473 confirmed cases (83,252 active, 552,388 resolved, 16,833 deaths).*The total case count includes 13 confirmed cases among repatriated travellers. There were 8,127 new cases Saturday from 89,218 ... Read More »

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Curfew now in effect across Quebec; heavy police presence expected

By The Canadian Press on January 9th, 2021

MONTREAL – A curfew meant to stem the spread of COVID-19 has now taken effect across Quebec. Premier Francois Legault says the 8 p.m. curfew is needed to prevent gatherings that have fueled the rampant spread of the virus. The rules will see most residents face police questions or stiff fines if they’re out between ... Read More »

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Curfew to go into effect in Quebec amid soaring COVID-19 case numbers across Canada

By The Canadian Press on January 9th, 2021

COVID-19 case numbers are continuing to soar in many parts of Canada as Quebec is set to become the first province to impose a curfew on its residents. Premier Francois Legault announced earlier this week that Quebecers will have to stay home from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. in an effort to prevent people from ... Read More »

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Mandatory online learning leaves single parents with impossible choice

By Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press on January 9th, 2021

Every day, Jessy Duncombe has to figure out how to put food on the table, help her two school-aged kids navigate the complexities of online learning, and keep her three-year-old daughter occupied and out of trouble. And that’s all before lunch. As a single parent with three kids at home all day, there’s no way ... Read More »

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Regimental funeral and procession for Calgary officer fatally injured in traffic stop

By The Canadian Press on January 9th, 2021

CALGARY – A regimental funeral for a Calgary police officer killed in the line of duty is to be held this afternoon in the city and a procession following the service is to include a flypast by two CF-18s. Officials say that due to COVID-19 restrictions only people who have been invited can attend the ... Read More »

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They stayed the blazes home: Why East Coast politicians avoided COVID travel scandal

By Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press on January 9th, 2021

HALIFAX – While much of the rest of Canada was consumed with stories about politicians ignoring pandemic protocols and jetting south to sunny climes, Atlantic Canadians this week were puzzling over a tepid scandal involving a New Brunswick cabinet minister who drove to Nova Scotia. Not Florida, Hawaii, Mexico, Arizona, St. Bart’s or California – ... Read More »

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Victoria no longer flushes raw sewage into ocean after area opens treatment plant

By Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press on January 9th, 2021

VICTORIA – The Greater Victoria area no longer uses surrounding ocean waters to flush away raw effluent now that a $775 million sewage plant has started treating the equivalent of 43 Olympic-sized pools of waste daily. The opening of the system was recently celebrated online by political and environmental leaders after decades of effort to ... Read More »

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