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Hot-spot town expecting J&J COVID-19 vaccine says officials seeking other sources

Hot-spot town expecting J&J COVID-19 vaccine says officials seeking other sources

Officials in some COVID-19 hot spots awaited word on immunization efforts Saturday after learning Health Canada was holding back expected Johnson & Johnson vaccines over safety concerns, while several provinces continued to set new critical care
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, May 1, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, May 1, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:30 p.m. ET on Saturday May 1, 2021. There are 1,227,035 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,227,035 confirmed cases (83,495 active, 1,119,279 resolved, 24,261 deaths).

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6 p.m. Alberta's COVID-19 case numbers continue to soar, with the province's chief medical health officer reporting over 2,000 new cases for a third-straight day. Dr.
Port of Montreal to resume operations as legislation forces dock workers back to work

Port of Montreal to resume operations as legislation forces dock workers back to work

MONTREAL — Operations at the Port of Montreal were expected to resume gradually beginning Saturday after the Senate passed legislation forcing striking workers back on the job.
'Relatively bleak:' Post-secondary students face rising debt and few summer jobs

'Relatively bleak:' Post-secondary students face rising debt and few summer jobs

CALGARY — Michelle Benz thought she was playing it smart when she went back to school after being laid off from the oil and gas sector six years ago.
The COVID-Zero approach: Why Atlantic Canada excels at slowing the spread of COVID-19

The COVID-Zero approach: Why Atlantic Canada excels at slowing the spread of COVID-19

HALIFAX — Canadians living outside the Atlantic region could be forgiven for rolling their eyes when Nova Scotia called in the military this week, having reported just 96 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday.
Hospitalizations, ICU admissions growing for younger Canadians in third wave

Hospitalizations, ICU admissions growing for younger Canadians in third wave

OTTAWA — High vaccination rates among seniors and more infectious variants of COVID-19 are shifting the weight of the pandemic in Canada to younger people.
'People were upset': Parliament's language interpreters told no sick pay during COVID

'People were upset': Parliament's language interpreters told no sick pay during COVID

OTTAWA — Interpreters who have been the French or English voice of politicians and top doctors for the public during the COVID-19 pandemic say a federal department has told them that if they fall ill, they don't have benefits.

No winning ticket for Friday's $15 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $15 million jackpot in Friday's Lotto Max jackpot. The jackpot for the next draw on May 4 will grow to an estimated $20 million. The Canadian Press

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.