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Health care providers, advocates cry foul over stalled action on pharmacare

Health care providers, advocates cry foul over stalled action on pharmacare

OTTAWA — Doctors and nurses on the front lines of Canada's health system are sounding the alarm after the Liberal government appears to have put its promise of a national pharmacare program on the back burner.

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

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday May 11, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 340,118 new vaccinations administered for a total of 16,257,673 doses given. Nationwide, 1,267,117 people or 3.

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.
Liberal MP questions Justice Department's legal advice on fired scientists

Liberal MP questions Justice Department's legal advice on fired scientists

OTTAWA — A Liberal MP is advising the Public Health Agency of Canada not to rely on legal advice from the federal Justice Department because it is not always right.
Review of federal prison isolation units 'not adequate,' new study says

Review of federal prison isolation units 'not adequate,' new study says

OTTAWA — A study has found shortcomings with the process intended to serve as a check on new units for isolating federal prisoners from the general jail population.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Monday, May 10, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Monday, May 10, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Monday May 10, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 340,118 new vaccinations administered for a total of 16,257,673 doses given. Nationwide, 1,267,117 people or 3.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, May 10, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, May 10, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 9:00 p.m. ET on Monday, May 10, 2021. There are 1,294,186 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,294,186 confirmed cases (79,826 active, 1,189,678 resolved, 24,682 deaths).
Vaccine rollouts expand, but COVID-19 caseloads still high in some provinces

Vaccine rollouts expand, but COVID-19 caseloads still high in some provinces

Canada's chief public health officer is warning that the decline in COVID-19 case counts is slowing as several provinces battle surging waves of the virus.
Opposition, Ottawa, media looking for COVID-19 disaster: Alberta justice minister

Opposition, Ottawa, media looking for COVID-19 disaster: Alberta justice minister

EDMONTON — Alberta’s justice minister says a COVID-19 disaster is what the provincial Opposition, the federal government and the media "were looking for and want" in the province.
'We will do everything we can,' B.C. police say to reassure public amid gang violence

'We will do everything we can,' B.C. police say to reassure public amid gang violence

BURNABY, B.C. — Some of British Columbia's top police officials tried to reassure the Metro Vancouver community on Monday after a spasm of brazen shootings linked to the gang war spilled into public spaces.