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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. There are 813,982 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 813,982 confirmed cases (38,242 active, 754,736 resolved, 21,004 deaths).
One dead, dozens hurt in multi-vehicle crash on snowy highway near Hope, B.C.

One dead, dozens hurt in multi-vehicle crash on snowy highway near Hope, B.C.

HOPE, B.C. — A truck driver says he'll be haunted by the sounds of twisting metal and breaking glass after a "catastrophic" crash in British Columbia that killed one person and injured dozens more. The crash happened just before 10 a.m.
India will 'do its best' to get COVID-19 vaccines to Canada, says PM Narendra Modi

India will 'do its best' to get COVID-19 vaccines to Canada, says PM Narendra Modi

OTTAWA — India will do what it can to get COVID-19 vaccines to Canada, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said after receiving a phone call from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Wednesday.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 6:30 p.m. British Columbia's COVID-19 infection rate remains below 500, with 469 new cases reported Wednesday and six more deaths.
Nunavut judge orders protesting hunters to clear runway; mine seeks injunction

Nunavut judge orders protesting hunters to clear runway; mine seeks injunction

IQALUIT, Nunavut — A mining company wants a judge to order Nunavut hunters to stop blocking the mine's road and airstrip in protest of its proposed expansion. Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.
Miner ponders impact of restoration of coal protection policy in Alberta

Miner ponders impact of restoration of coal protection policy in Alberta

A coal-mining company with exploration leases in Alberta's Rocky Mountains is trying to figure out how the government's decision to restore protection of the land will affect its plans.
UN declaration to help First Nations achieve self-determination: Bellegarde

UN declaration to help First Nations achieve self-determination: Bellegarde

OTTAWA — Passing a new law to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples will get First Nations closer to self-determination, National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations said Wednesday.
Surging rate of COVID-19 infections eases; health officials warn against complacency

Surging rate of COVID-19 infections eases; health officials warn against complacency

TORONTO — The soaring rate of new COVID-19 infections has moderated substantially across the country in recent weeks because of anti-pandemic restrictions, health authorities said, as they warned against complacency.
O'Toole rejigs Tory front benches as he continues to put party on election footing

O'Toole rejigs Tory front benches as he continues to put party on election footing

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole scripted more of his party's electoral strategy Wednesday, creating new critic portfolios to signal where his focus will be when Canadians go to the polls: a plan for economic recovery.
Feds promise billions in new funds to build, expand public-transit systems

Feds promise billions in new funds to build, expand public-transit systems

OTTAWA — The federal Liberal government is promising cash-strapped cities billions of dollars in permanent funding for their public-transit systems — though most of the money won’t start flowing until later in the decade.