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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Thursday, April 22, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 9:30 p.m. Yukon is reporting two new cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of infections in the territory to 80.
Bill on single-game sports passes third reading — but not for first time

Bill on single-game sports passes third reading — but not for first time

OTTAWA — Lawmakers passed a bill to legalize single-event sports betting Thursday, sending the legislation to the Senate and bringing the country a step closer to looser gaming laws.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, April 22, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, April 22, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, April 22, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 360,819 new vaccinations administered for a total of 11,158,636 doses given.
Canada to suspend flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days

Canada to suspend flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days

OTTAWA — The federal government is suspending incoming passenger flights from India and Pakistan for the next month as cases of COVID-19 surge in both countries. "Effective 11:30 p.m.
Canada bans flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days; Ford sorry for health orders

Canada bans flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days; Ford sorry for health orders

Canada will ban all flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days after pressure from provincial leaders who are making tough decisions to tackle surging COVID-19 variant cases at home.
Hate crimes jumped 51 per cent in part spurred by pandemic, Toronto police report

Hate crimes jumped 51 per cent in part spurred by pandemic, Toronto police report

TORONTO — Hate crime complaints and arrests in the country's largest city jumped sharply last year, with Jewish and Black people the most common targets, according to an annual police report released on Thursday.
Minority Liberal government survives second of three confidence votes on budget

Minority Liberal government survives second of three confidence votes on budget

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau's minority Liberal government has survived the second of three confidence votes on the massive federal budget.
Man who stabbed two students in Abbotsford, B.C., found criminally responsible

Man who stabbed two students in Abbotsford, B.C., found criminally responsible

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — Family and friends of a 13-year-old who was fatally stabbed by a stranger in 2016 gathered in a B.C.
Risk experts say climate change to take big chunk of Canadian economy by 2050

Risk experts say climate change to take big chunk of Canadian economy by 2050

Canada will be more than $100 billion poorer by 2050 if the world doesn't work harder to fight climate change, says one of the world's largest insurers.
Expert says Saskatchewan should consider more targeted vaccine plan as variants surge

Expert says Saskatchewan should consider more targeted vaccine plan as variants surge

SASKATOON — Nazeem Muhajarine says he feels a sense of relief after receiving his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine last week at a centre in Saskatoon. "It was just so well-organized and run. I felt completely safe," Muhajarine said in an interview.