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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 10:50 a.m. Ontario's daily COVID-19 case count is down from yesterday's single-day high, but the province has set a new record for virus-related hospitalizations.

Ontario reports 4,362 new COVID-19 cases, record number of patients in hospital

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting 4,362 new cases of COVID-19 today along with a record number of virus patients in provincial hospitals.

Trudeau announces donation to Duke of Edinburgh’s award ahead of funeral

Canada will donate $200,000 to the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award as a tribute to the late Prince Philip's "remarkable life and his selfless service," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Saturday.
Risky pandemic behaviour off the clock could mean workplace discipline: lawyers

Risky pandemic behaviour off the clock could mean workplace discipline: lawyers

CALGARY — Employment lawyers say flouting COVID-19 public health orders when off the job or coming into work while knowingly sick could warrant discipline in the workplace — including termination in the most flagrant cases.
China, Russia using their COVID-19 vaccines to gain political influence

China, Russia using their COVID-19 vaccines to gain political influence

OTTAWA — China and Russia have been using their locally produced COVID-19 vaccines to grow their international soft power by giving doses to desperate countries in order to have more political influence over them, experts say.
Canada's naked MP speaks out: leaked photo sends message 'anything goes' in politics

Canada's naked MP speaks out: leaked photo sends message 'anything goes' in politics

OTTAWA — The Liberal MP who inadvertently flashed his parliamentary colleagues says the fact that a screenshot of him in the nude was leaked to the media sends a troubling message about the corrosive state of politics in Canada.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on Apr. 20 will grow to an estimated $15 million. The Canadian Press

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, Apr. 17, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, April 17, 2021. There are 1,106,062 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,106,062 confirmed cases (85,319 active, 997,202 resolved, 23,541 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Apr. 17, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, April 17, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 320,425 new vaccinations administered for a total of 9,525,732 doses given. Nationwide, 892,838 people or 2.

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.