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Revving up the vaccine rollout and tracking CERB dollars: In The News for Feb. 15

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 Feb. 15 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
A rural-urban divide: Data gives most detailed look yet at where CERB went

A rural-urban divide: Data gives most detailed look yet at where CERB went

OTTAWA — Kelly Ernst recalls standing on sidewalks, waving to needy families in Calgary's northeast as they opened their doors to pick up food hampers.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Feb. 15, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of. 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday Feb. 15, 2021. There are 825,785 confirmed cases in Canada.

Five years after call to add Indigenous rights to citizenship guide, no changes made

OTTAWA — More than five years after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission called on the federal government to revise the Canadian citizenship oath and exam guide, newcomers still study a book that contains a single paragraph on residential schools
Reports of domestic, intimate partner violence continue to rise during pandemic

Reports of domestic, intimate partner violence continue to rise during pandemic

The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic did not stop a rising tide of reports of domestic violence, experts say, warning that the stress of life in lockdown continues to put victims at risk.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Sunday Feb. 14, 2021. There are 825,785 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 825,785 confirmed cases (35,984 active, 768,508 resolved, 21,293 deaths).
Ontario plans to expand vaccination as COVID cases stabilize in several provinces

Ontario plans to expand vaccination as COVID cases stabilize in several provinces

Ontario unveiled plans to expand its COVID-19 vaccination rollout to more target groups on Sunday ahead of an expected boost in nationwide shipments of the Pfizer vaccine that could lend ammunition to the provinces' fights against the spread of conta

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:40 p.m. Alberta's chief medical health officer is reporting five new deaths of people with COVID-19 and 284 additional cases.

List of priority populations for Phase 1 of Ontario's vaccine distribution plan

The Ontario government has issued a memo to the province's regional medical officers of health spelling out who's next in line to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
Canadian military short thousands of troops as COVID-19 impedes recruitment, training

Canadian military short thousands of troops as COVID-19 impedes recruitment, training

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is dealing with a shortfall of several thousand troops as COVID-19 has forced the military to curb the training of new recruits for most of the past year.