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List of priority populations for Phase 1 of Ontario's vaccine distribution plan

The Ontario government has issued a memo to the province's regional medical officers of health spelling out who's next in line to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
Canadian military short thousands of troops as COVID-19 impedes recruitment, training

Canadian military short thousands of troops as COVID-19 impedes recruitment, training

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is dealing with a shortfall of several thousand troops as COVID-19 has forced the military to curb the training of new recruits for most of the past year.

Quebec provincial police track down convicted murderer who escaped last week

SAINT-ALPHONSE-RODRIGUEZ, Que. — Quebec provincial police say a two-time convicted murderer who escaped a minimum security facility north of Montreal last week has been found.
How Canada can capitalize on U.S. auto sector's abrupt pivot to electric vehicles

How Canada can capitalize on U.S. auto sector's abrupt pivot to electric vehicles

WASHINGTON — The storied North American automotive industry, the ultimate showcase of Canada's high-tensile trade ties with the United States, is about to navigate a dramatic hairpin turn.
Somali-Canadian helps with COVID-19 effort in African country

Somali-Canadian helps with COVID-19 effort in African country

EDMONTON — Before Canadian Khalid Hashi and his team began their work in Somalia, the country of about 15 million people who mostly speak Somali and Arabic only had information about COVID-19 in one language.
Commons must decide whether to accept, reject Senate amendments to MAID bill

Commons must decide whether to accept, reject Senate amendments to MAID bill

OTTAWA — A power struggle between the elected House of Commons and the appointed Senate could erupt this week over the emotional issue of medical assistance in dying.

Two winning tickets for Saturday's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot will be split between two ticket holders - one in the Prairies and the other in Ontario. Each winner will collect $2.5 million.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Feb. 14, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Sunday Feb. 14, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 31,403 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,252,942 doses given.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 9:30 p.m. The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs says public health officials have found seven probable cases of a contagious variant of COVID-19 in Pauingassi First Nation.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Feb. 13, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Feb. 13, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 9 p.m. ET on Saturday Feb. 13, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 31,403 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,252,942 doses given.