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Statistics Canada considered delaying this year's census to 2022 due to pandemic

Statistics Canada considered delaying this year's census to 2022 due to pandemic

OTTAWA — Newly released documents show Statistics Canada considered delaying this year's census until 2022 over pandemic-related health concerns that could erode the quality of data relied on by policymakers across the country.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, March 7, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, March 7, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 9:30 p.m. ET on Sunday March 7, 2021. There are 886,574 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 886,574 confirmed cases (30,268 active, 834,067 resolved, 22,239 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on March 7, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Sunday March 7, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 57,567 new vaccinations administered for a total of 2,387,189 doses given. Nationwide, 565,719 people or 1.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:30 p.m. COVID-19 continues to spread in an outbreak in Nunavut. The territory says there are four new cases in Arviat, the only community where there are active cases.
'It's been a good week': Tam hopeful on vaccines as pandemic anniversary nears

'It's been a good week': Tam hopeful on vaccines as pandemic anniversary nears

Several provinces were preparing to loosen COVID-19 restrictions on Sunday, as Canada's chief public health officer expressed optimism over vaccines ahead of the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 crisis.
Conservatives to call top Sajjan, Trudeau aides to testify on Vance allegations

Conservatives to call top Sajjan, Trudeau aides to testify on Vance allegations

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives plan to summon two senior Liberal aides to testify on when they first learned of sexual misconduct allegations surrounding the military's former top soldier — and account for what they did about the accusations.

Lines open Monday in B.C. to start booking COVID-19 vaccine appointments for seniors

VICTORIA — Health authorities across British Columbia will start booking COVID-19 vaccination appointments Monday for people 90 years old and older and Indigenous residents over the age of 65. The province says vaccine call centres will open at 7 a.
As debate rages over cross-border pipelines, U.S. analysts brace for more oil by rail

As debate rages over cross-border pipelines, U.S. analysts brace for more oil by rail

WASHINGTON — The fierce debate over cross-border pipelines is putting more Canadian oil and gas on trains destined for the United States — a country experts fear is ill-equipped for the potential consequences.
COVID-19 pandemic prompts recent newcomers to leave Canada for their home countries

COVID-19 pandemic prompts recent newcomers to leave Canada for their home countries

OTTAWA — The economic and life disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted some recent immigrants to leave Canada and return to their countries of origin, where they have more social and family connections.

No winning ticket for Saturday's $20 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $20 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the draw's guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in British Columbia. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Mar.