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Feds expect Pfizer to start ramping up vaccine deliveries to Canada this week

Feds expect Pfizer to start ramping up vaccine deliveries to Canada this week

OTTAWA — Canada's sluggish COVID-19 vaccination efforts are expected to get a big boost starting this week as the federal government prepares for a ramp up in the delivery of shots from Pfizer-BioNTech following a month-long lull.
Black Montreal man wrongfully arrested, charged in cop attack says he was traumatized

Black Montreal man wrongfully arrested, charged in cop attack says he was traumatized

MONTREAL — A Black Montreal man wrongfully arrested, charged with attempted murder of a police officer and detained for six days says he's traumatized by the events that turned his life upside down in late January.
Outdoor hockey players in Alberta break records, raise $1.8M for cancer research

Outdoor hockey players in Alberta break records, raise $1.8M for cancer research

SHERWOOD PARK, Alta. — The world's longest hockey game in Alberta broke multiple records this year. Forty people took turns playing hockey on an outdoor rink near Edmonton during record cold temperatures 24 hours a day, seven days a week since Feb.
As the Lionel Desmond inquiry resumes, a look at what has been learned so far

As the Lionel Desmond inquiry resumes, a look at what has been learned so far

HALIFAX — Lionel Desmond was a desperately ill man, and he knew it. The former Canadian soldier was suffering from severe post-traumatic stress disorder and a possible traumatic brain injury when he was released from the military in 2015.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Feb. 15, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Monday Feb. 15, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 17,824 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,270,766 doses given.

Revving up the vaccine rollout and tracking CERB dollars: In The News for Feb. 15

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. 15 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
A rural-urban divide: Data gives most detailed look yet at where CERB went

A rural-urban divide: Data gives most detailed look yet at where CERB went

OTTAWA — Kelly Ernst recalls standing on sidewalks, waving to needy families in Calgary's northeast as they opened their doors to pick up food hampers.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Feb. 15, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of. 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday Feb. 15, 2021. There are 825,785 confirmed cases in Canada.

Five years after call to add Indigenous rights to citizenship guide, no changes made

OTTAWA — More than five years after the Truth and Reconciliation Commission called on the federal government to revise the Canadian citizenship oath and exam guide, newcomers still study a book that contains a single paragraph on residential schools
Reports of domestic, intimate partner violence continue to rise during pandemic

Reports of domestic, intimate partner violence continue to rise during pandemic

The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic did not stop a rising tide of reports of domestic violence, experts say, warning that the stress of life in lockdown continues to put victims at risk.