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Dedicated rural transit money to hep fund 'innovative' services, McKenna says

Dedicated rural transit money to hep fund 'innovative' services, McKenna says

OTTAWA — The Liberals are setting aside $250 million over five years in a dedicated fund for rural transit, with the minister in charge saying the cash could be used for innovative on-demand services, not just traditional systems.

Canada's vaccine flood and North Vancouver tragedy: In The News for Mar. 29

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 Mar. 29 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Mar.29, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday March 29, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 146,438 new vaccinations administered for a total of 5,113,757 doses given. Nationwide, 666,554 people or 1.
Observers question new Alberta environment, social, governance job posting

Observers question new Alberta environment, social, governance job posting

EDMONTON — The posting for a new high-level Alberta government job supposed to help the province align with environmental concerns from financial markets seems more about talk than action, observers say.
Canada expecting to receive 3.3M vaccine doses this week

Canada expecting to receive 3.3M vaccine doses this week

OTTAWA — Canada is scheduled to receive a flood of new COVID-19 vaccine doses this week, with around 3.3 million shots due for delivery from different pharmaceutical companies over the coming days.

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.
Canada's border communities find togetherness in facing pandemic challenges

Canada's border communities find togetherness in facing pandemic challenges

The mayor of a small Alberta border town says semi-trailers rolling through the community serve as a constant reminder of the pandemic's effect on the lives of community members.
Canadians answer what they think post-COVID-19 life will look like in new survey

Canadians answer what they think post-COVID-19 life will look like in new survey

REGINA — New research suggests that while Canadians feel COVID-19 will have negative consequences on mental health and the economy, they feel it will be good for online shopping and public mask-wearing once the pandemic is over.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Mar. 29, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday March 29, 2021. There are 965,404 confirmed cases in Canada. <b>_ Canada: 965,404 confirmed cases (43,590 active, 898,934 resolved, 22,880 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on March 28, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Sunday March 28, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 146,438 new vaccinations administered for a total of 5,113,757 doses given. Nationwide, 666,554 people or 1.