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A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, May 4, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 232,744 new vaccinations administered for a total of 14,284,234 doses given. Nationwide, 1,156,128 people or 3.
Alberta's Kenney tightens COVID rules to prevent looming hospital catastrophe, triage

Alberta's Kenney tightens COVID rules to prevent looming hospital catastrophe, triage

EDMONTON — Premier Jason Kenney, with surging COVID-19 rates threatening to overwhelm Alberta’s hospitals, is reintroducing stricter rules on gatherings, businesses and schools not seen since the first wave of the pandemic.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. There are 1,249,950 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,249,950 confirmed cases (82,700 active, 1,142,854 resolved, 24,396 deaths).

CP NewsAlert: Hamilton Tiger-Cats take tight end Burt with top pick in CFL draft

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats selected tight end Jake Burt first overall in the CFL draft Tuesday night. Burt, a Regina native who played at Boston College, was a late addition to the draft after growing up in Boston. More coming. The Canadian Press
'A chilling effect:' Lawyer argues Alberta government wanted to censor church pastor

'A chilling effect:' Lawyer argues Alberta government wanted to censor church pastor

EDMONTON — A lawyer for an Alberta pastor accused of violating COVID-19 rules says the province's health agency decided to penalize the church leader as a way to censor him.
Canada needs more help with COVID-19, prominent U.S. vaccine expert urges White House

Canada needs more help with COVID-19, prominent U.S. vaccine expert urges White House

WASHINGTON — The United States can and should do more to help Canadians get vaccinated against COVID-19, says a prominent Texas doctor, adding to the pressure on the White House to do more beyond America's borders to end the pandemic. Dr.
Solving public shootings a 'top priority' for Metro Vancouver police: Delta chief

Solving public shootings a 'top priority' for Metro Vancouver police: Delta chief

DELTA, B.C. — The police chief in Delta, B.C., offered comfort to community members following two brazen daytime shootings outside shopping malls on the Lower Mainland, saying officers across the region are working together to solve the crimes.
Passenger refund issues flagged to federal government a year before pandemic

Passenger refund issues flagged to federal government a year before pandemic

OTTAWA — An air passenger rights advocate says he flagged problems with refund rules to Ottawa more than a year before authorities said the pandemic brought the issues to light.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 6:15 p.m. Alberta is reporting 1,743 new cases of COVID-19 and nine additional deaths. Officials say 23,623 cases are considered active.
'Kiss baby for me': First use of DNA to link Franklin expedition sailor to descendant

'Kiss baby for me': First use of DNA to link Franklin expedition sailor to descendant

Canadian archeologists have used DNA analysis to identify the remains of a Franklin expedition sailor and to link him with his modern-day descendants.