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Chief public health officer urges provinces to keep COVID restrictions in place

Chief public health officer urges provinces to keep COVID restrictions in place

Canada's top doctor warned provinces against easing stringent public health measures Saturday, just as the premier of one of the provinces hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic said he hoped to do exactly that in a little over a week.

Indigenous woman who delivered stillborn baby turned away from B.C. hospital: uncle

KITIMAT, B.C. — The uncle of an Indigenous woman who gave birth to a stillborn baby after allegedly being turned away from a hospital in British Columbia says she is traumatized by the experience of racism.
'100 per cent Indigenous:' New mask factory on Alberta reserve to employ band members

'100 per cent Indigenous:' New mask factory on Alberta reserve to employ band members

EDMONTON — What business school teaches in four years, Jacob Faithful says he learned in four months.
Ramp up Canadian vaccine manufacturing, says COVID-19 task force health adviser

Ramp up Canadian vaccine manufacturing, says COVID-19 task force health adviser

OTTAWA — A leading Canadian health expert on the federal government's COVID-19 Task Force says the pandemic should be viewed as a wake-up call for Canada to create its own domestic vaccine manufacturing capacity. Dr.
Terror list a 'problematic' way to fight white supremacists, civil society groups say

Terror list a 'problematic' way to fight white supremacists, civil society groups say

OTTAWA — As the Trudeau government ponders adding more right-wing groups to a federal terrorism blacklist, long-standing opponents of the process are urging officials to find more democratic and transparent means to address neo-fascism and white nati
Quebec seniors home staff locks down with residents for second time during pandemic

Quebec seniors home staff locks down with residents for second time during pandemic

MONTREAL — Staff at a retirement home east of Montreal are living with their elderly residents to prevent them from being confined to their rooms during Quebec's COVID-19 lockdown.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Jan. 30, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 21,968 new vaccinations administered for a total of 937,199 doses given.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021. There are 770,793 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 770,793 confirmed cases (55,313 active, 695,679 resolved, 19,801 deaths).

No winning ticket for Friday's $20 million Lotto Max jackpot

No winning ticket was sold for the $20 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Feb. 2 will be approximately $25 million. The Canadian Press
Alberta gives inquiry into oil and gas critics another extension to complete report

Alberta gives inquiry into oil and gas critics another extension to complete report

CALGARY — The Alberta government has given an inquiry into the funding of oil and gas industry critics another deadline extension to complete its report. The inquiry headed by Steve Allen was to have completed the report by Sunday.