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Federal government expecting 1M vaccine doses this week after Moderna delays delivery

Federal government expecting 1M vaccine doses this week after Moderna delays delivery

OTTAWA — Canada will have to wait a little longer for a promised influx of COVID-19 vaccines.

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

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday April 19, 2021. There are 1,121,498 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,121,498 confirmed cases (87,925 active, 1,009,950 resolved, 23,623 deaths).

Alberta joins Ontario in lowering minimum age for AstraZeneca vaccine

Two provinces will offer the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to those aged 40 and over starting Tuesday, officials announced Sunday following days of mounting pressure to lower the minimum age.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 11 p.m. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has lowered the minimum age for the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on April 18, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Sunday April 18, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 198,376 new vaccinations administered for a total of 9,973,643 doses given. Nationwide, 920,512 people or 2.
'You are not alone:' Memorial service in Nova Scotia marks one year since shootings

'You are not alone:' Memorial service in Nova Scotia marks one year since shootings

TRURO, N.S. — A lone bagpiper played slow airs outside a church Sunday as relatives of 22 people slain during a killer's rampage in rural Nova Scotia gathered for an emotional ceremony to honour the victims one year later.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, April 18, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, April 18, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:30 p.m. ET on Sunday April 18, 2021. There are 1,121,498 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,121,498 confirmed cases (87,925 active, 1,009,950 resolved, 23,623 deaths).
Nothing stopping provinces from offering AstraZeneca vaccine to all adults: Hajdu

Nothing stopping provinces from offering AstraZeneca vaccine to all adults: Hajdu

Provinces are free to offer the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to all adults, Canada's health minister said Sunday as calls mounted in at least one province hard hit by COVID-19 to lower the age restriction on the shot.
Election reticence expected to temper political battle over federal budget

Election reticence expected to temper political battle over federal budget

OTTAWA — The stage is set for arguably the most important federal budget in recent memory, as the Liberal government prepares to unveil its plan for Canada’s post-pandemic recovery amid the pandemic's escalating third wave.
Staff shortages, emotional toll weigh on health-care staff during Ontario's 3rd wave

Staff shortages, emotional toll weigh on health-care staff during Ontario's 3rd wave

TORONTO — Nurse Manpreet Kainth knows every patient being treated under her team’s care in Humber River Hospital’s intensive care unit Even with her 16 years of experience, the ever-growing workload and the daily scenes unfolding before her eyes - mo