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Canada missed chance to help homegrown vaccines move quickly last spring: developers

Canada missed chance to help homegrown vaccines move quickly last spring: developers

OTTAWA — Two vaccine developers in Canada say a lack of federal funding early in the pandemic kept homegrown COVID-19 vaccines from moving as quickly as international versions. Nearly 1.
Screen-shared vision: Biden-Trudeau meeting to feature common ground, old irritants

Screen-shared vision: Biden-Trudeau meeting to feature common ground, old irritants

WASHINGTON — Call it the Screen-Shared Summit. Tuesday's bilateral meeting of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Joe Biden — a strictly virtual affair, thanks to COVID-19 — offers hope of a new start for Canada-U. S. relations.

Deschamps laments progress on military misconduct amid calls for external oversight

OTTAWA — Retired Supreme Court justice Marie Deschamps is criticizing the Canadian Armed Forces for not having done more to address sexual misconduct, as experts call for more independent oversight of the military to finally root such behaviour from
Canada Post worksite hit by major virus outbreak excluded from provincial inspections

Canada Post worksite hit by major virus outbreak excluded from provincial inspections

TORONTO — Ontario labour inspectors are homing in on warehouses and distribution centres, but the site of a major workplace COVID-19 outbreak isn’t included in the ongoing inspections: Canada Post.
Report says mandatory ship speeds required to protect right whales in Cabot Strait

Report says mandatory ship speeds required to protect right whales in Cabot Strait

OTTAWA — Voluntary speed restrictions in place for vessels passing through the Cabot Strait don't go far enough to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales, according to a newly released report.

Vaccine arrivals and new border restrictions: In The News for Feb. 22

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Feb. 22 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Feb. 22, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday Feb. 22, 2021. There are 845,652 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 845,652 confirmed cases (31,375 active, 792,603 resolved, 21,674 deaths).
Critics ask why no details on government plan for parks management

Critics ask why no details on government plan for parks management

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has yet to release details on how it will "optimize" the province's parks by getting other people to run them.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Feb. 22, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday Feb. 22, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 40,424 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,492,270 doses given.
Canada to receive record 640K vaccine doses this week with Pfizer, Moderna deliveries

Canada to receive record 640K vaccine doses this week with Pfizer, Moderna deliveries

OTTAWA — Canada is poised to receive a record number of COVID-19 vaccine doses this week thanks to scheduled deliveries from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, as the country looks to speed up its vaccination efforts.