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Alberta confirms country's second blood clot after AstraZeneca vaccine dose

Alberta confirms country's second blood clot after AstraZeneca vaccine dose

COVID-19 alarm bells sounded across the country Saturday, with Alberta confirming Canada's second rare blood clot case in a patient who received the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine and two long-standing infection hot spots registering concerning new peaks

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:55 p.m. Ontario is reversing course on sweeping new police powers a day after they were announced.
Montreal dockworkers begin weekend strikes as talks drag on

Montreal dockworkers begin weekend strikes as talks drag on

MONTREAL — Dockworkers at the Port of Montreal kicked off a series of weekend strikes today, adding to the overtime strike launched earlier this week as negotiations over a collective agreement drag on.
Prince Philip remembered as 'a man of great service' during Canada's memorial service

Prince Philip remembered as 'a man of great service' during Canada's memorial service

Canada's commemorative ceremony in honour of the late Prince Philip offered a scaled back pandemic-era tribute to a man remembered for his public service, commitment to youth and enduring support of his wife the Queen.
Risky pandemic behaviour off the clock could mean workplace discipline: lawyers

Risky pandemic behaviour off the clock could mean workplace discipline: lawyers

CALGARY — Employment lawyers say flouting COVID-19 public health orders when off the job or coming into work while knowingly sick could warrant discipline in the workplace — including termination in the most flagrant cases.
Canada's naked MP speaks out: leaked photo sends message 'anything goes' in politics

Canada's naked MP speaks out: leaked photo sends message 'anything goes' in politics

OTTAWA — The Liberal MP who inadvertently flashed his parliamentary colleagues says the fact that a screenshot of him in the nude was leaked to the media sends a troubling message about the corrosive state of politics in Canada.
China, Russia using their COVID-19 vaccines to gain political influence

China, Russia using their COVID-19 vaccines to gain political influence

OTTAWA — China and Russia have been using their locally produced COVID-19 vaccines to grow their international soft power by giving doses to desperate countries in order to have more political influence over them, experts say.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Apr. 20 will grow to an estimated $15 million. The Canadian Press

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, Apr. 17, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, April 17, 2021. There are 1,106,062 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,106,062 confirmed cases (85,319 active, 997,202 resolved, 23,541 deaths).

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.
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