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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. There are 1,147,463 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,147,463 confirmed cases (89,167 active, 1,034,533 resolved, 23,763 deaths).
Bloc Québécois MP apologizes for taking nude photo of Liberal MP William Amos

Bloc Québécois MP apologizes for taking nude photo of Liberal MP William Amos

OTTAWA — A Bloc Québécois MP apologized Wednesday for taking a screenshot of a Liberal colleague who inadvertently appeared nude during virtual proceedings in the House of Commons last week.
Emergency parliamentary debate on pandemic devolves into partisan finger-pointing

Emergency parliamentary debate on pandemic devolves into partisan finger-pointing

OTTAWA — An emergency parliamentary debate that was supposed to be a forum for cross-party collaboration on better ways to combat the COVID-19 pandemic devolved Wednesday into another round of partisan finger-pointing.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, April 21, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 314,399 new vaccinations administered for a total of 10,797,817 doses given.
ICU pressures mount as COVID fells younger people; U.S. could help with vaccines

ICU pressures mount as COVID fells younger people; U.S. could help with vaccines

TORONTO — COVID-19 placed mounting pressure on hospitals, struck a growing number of younger people and dealt a blow to the sporting world, although an American offer of vaccines provided some relief Wednesday.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 8:20 p.m. Yukon is reporting one new case of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 78. The territory says the case was associated with international travel.
B.C. police say they take 'exception' to conducting roadblocks limiting travel

B.C. police say they take 'exception' to conducting roadblocks limiting travel

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's solicitor general says the government will release details of what is considered essential travel this week as the province looks at using roadblocks to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Minority government easily survives first of three confidence votes on budget

Minority government easily survives first of three confidence votes on budget

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau's minority Liberal government easily survived Wednesday the first of three confidence votes on the federal budget. A Bloc Quebecois sub-amendment to the main budget motion was defeated by a vote of 297-37.
Former B.C. university rowing coach 'deeply sorry' after complaints

Former B.C. university rowing coach 'deeply sorry' after complaints

VICTORIA — The former head coach of women's rowing at the University of Victoria says he was and remains "deeply sorry" to learn of the impact his leadership had on several ex-team members who filed complaints with Rowing Canada.
Coming G7, climate meetings will be 'pivotal,' says Goodale, Canada's new rep in U.K.

Coming G7, climate meetings will be 'pivotal,' says Goodale, Canada's new rep in U.K.

OTTAWA — A meeting of G7 leaders this spring and one involving scores of global delegates intent on tackling climate change later this year are going to be pivotal events for the reeling international community, says the newly appointed high commissi