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Alberta justice minister sorry for saying feds, others rooting for COVID disaster

Alberta justice minister sorry for saying feds, others rooting for COVID disaster

EDMONTON — Alberta’s justice minister says he was wrong to accuse Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government, Alberta’s Opposition N-D-P, and the media of rooting for COVID-19 to buckle his province’s health system.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, May 11, Tuesday, May 11, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, May 11, Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 340,259 new vaccinations administered for a total of 16,597,932 doses given. Nationwide, 1,285,391 people or 3.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. There are 1,299,572 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,299,572 confirmed cases (78,039 active, 1,196,819 resolved, 24,714 deaths).
Coalition says users were shut out of drug decriminalization proposal, demands redo

Coalition says users were shut out of drug decriminalization proposal, demands redo

OTTAWA — Advocates are calling on the federal government and the City of Vancouver to halt the march toward possible drug decriminalization in the city, saying the process excludes users and demands a do-over.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 7:10 p.m. British Columbia is reporting 515 new COVID-19 cases, continuing a downward trend at the same time that vaccinations are on the rise.
B.C. doctors could face penalty for veering from COVID-19 health guidelines: college

B.C. doctors could face penalty for veering from COVID-19 health guidelines: college

VANCOUVER — Doctors in British Columbia could face investigation or penalties from their regulatory body if they contradict public health orders or guidance about COVID-19, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. says.
'Bucktooth bandits': Police trace stolen lumber to beaver dam

'Bucktooth bandits': Police trace stolen lumber to beaver dam

PORCUPINE PLAIN, Sask. — Mounties in east-central Saskatchewan have cracked what they are calling an "extremely Canadian case.
Hope for a good summer with one dose in arms, if we 'crush' COVID-19: Trudeau

Hope for a good summer with one dose in arms, if we 'crush' COVID-19: Trudeau

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians can be hopeful for a summer of backyard barbecues and park picnics but only if we get more vaccinations into arms and don't ease public health restrictions until "cases are way down.
Flooding forces 700 people out of their homes in Fort Simpson, N.W.T.

Flooding forces 700 people out of their homes in Fort Simpson, N.W.T.

FORT SIMPSON, N.W.T. — A mayor in the Northwest Territories was watching for movement in slabs of ice and snow sitting on top of one of two rivers threatening his community on Tuesday.
Advocates call for mental health help for jurors on anniversary of Stafford verdict

Advocates call for mental health help for jurors on anniversary of Stafford verdict

OTTAWA — Advocates fighting for better mental health and financial supports for Canadians who serve on juries say they are concerned about the stalled progress of a bill that would allow jurors to disclose details of the cases they witness to a medic