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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

The national decline in COVID-19 case counts is slowing to a crawl, Canada's chief public health officer warned Monday as several provinces continued to battle surging waves of the virus.
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.
'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. — Top police officials in British Columbia are trying to reassure the public about safety after a gang war left two men dead and an innocent bystander hurt this weekend.
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): 4:10 p.m. Health officials in Prince Edward Island are reporting one new case of COVID-19 in the province today.
'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.
Review of federal prison isolation units 'not adequate,' new report says

Review of federal prison isolation units 'not adequate,' new report says

OTTAWA — A study has found shortcomings with the process intended to serve as a check on new units for isolating federal prisoners from the general jail population.

Public health tweets struggled to reflect local realities at start of pandemic: study

A new study that examined thousands of tweets from Canadian public health agencies and officials during the first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic suggests many struggled to tailor messaging to local needs.
Ontario likely to mix 1st and 2nd vaccine doses amid lack of AstraZeneca supply

Ontario likely to mix 1st and 2nd vaccine doses amid lack of AstraZeneca supply

TORONTO — Ontario will likely mix and match COVID-19 vaccine doses in light of uncertain future supply of all the shots approved for use in Canada.
Heritage committee to seek answers from ministers on C-10 changes

Heritage committee to seek answers from ministers on C-10 changes

OTTAWA — Canada's justice and heritage ministers will be recalled to justify a change to the Broadcasting Act that critics warn could erode the rights of individuals users who upload content to social media.