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A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, April1, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 1, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 218,596 new vaccinations administered for a total of 5,689,480 doses given. Nationwide, 685,974 people or 1.
Canada on track to pick new fighter jet next year despite COVID-19

Canada on track to pick new fighter jet next year despite COVID-19

OTTAWA — Canada's top military procurement official says he is optimistic the federal government will finally end its decade-long search for a new fighter jet for the Royal Canadian Air Force next year despite challenges and delays from the pandemic.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 218,596 new vaccinations administered for a total of 5,689,480 doses given.
Quebec coroner calls for prompt access to cell data after 2019 fatal helicopter crash

Quebec coroner calls for prompt access to cell data after 2019 fatal helicopter crash

MONTREAL — A Quebec coroner is recommending the province adopt legislation allowing authorities to quickly obtain cellphone data and other relevant information in missing persons cases.
Trudeau pushes back against Premier Ford's criticism of federal vaccine procurement

Trudeau pushes back against Premier Ford's criticism of federal vaccine procurement

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pushing back against Ontario Premier Doug Ford's accusation that the federal government's procurement of COVID-19 vaccines is a joke.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. There are 982,116 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 982,116 confirmed cases (47,864 active, 911,293 resolved, 22,959 deaths).

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Wednesday, March 31

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 8:50 p.m. Yukon is reporting one new out-of-territory COVID-19 case.
'Dollar clearing' doesn't give U.S. jurisdiction to charge Meng Wanzhou: lawyer

'Dollar clearing' doesn't give U.S. jurisdiction to charge Meng Wanzhou: lawyer

VANCOUVER — A lawyer for Meng Wanzhou says payments between a Huawei affiliate and an HSBC client that were cleared in American dollars do not give the United States jurisdiction to charge the executive.
Pharmacies receive short notice about start of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine rollout

Pharmacies receive short notice about start of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine rollout

VANCOUVER — Pharmacies were given short notice about Wednesday's rollout of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in the Lower Mainland for those aged 55 to 65, says the president of the British Columbia Pharmacy Association.
COVID-19: Quebec premier moves three cities into lockdown for at least 10 days

COVID-19: Quebec premier moves three cities into lockdown for at least 10 days

Quebec Premier Francois Legault is moving three cities, including the provincial capital, into lockdown Thursday following a sharp rise in COVID-19 infections. Schools and non-essential businesses are to close and the curfew will move ahead to 8 p.m.