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Tue, 11 May 2021 04:00:00 EDT
Mix and match: Canadian officials watching the data on alternating COVID-19 vaccines
As some experts continue to warn of very rare side effects associated with the AstraZeneca vaccine, Canadian health officials are now reviewing the research on mixing various COVID-19 shots. Here's...

Tue, 11 May 2021 04:00:00 EDT
'I got bear-maced in the face,' Ottawa mom says of newborn's brief abduction
A brazen, brief abduction on Mother's Day of an infant boy and his subsequent rescue by neighbours began after the child's mother was offered a free gift basket from someone she met on Facebook. ...

Tue, 11 May 2021 04:00:00 EDT
What Canada can learn from U.S., U.K. about COVID-19 vaccinations and reopening
Both the U.S. and the U.K. have vaccinated millions of people, but only the U.S. is still reporting tens of thousands of new COVID-19 cases a day. Emma Paling looks at some potential lessons for parts...

Mon, 10 May 2021 17:50:33 EDT
Canadians who rely on Line 5 on edge as Michigan's deadline looms to shut Enbridge pipeline
Southern Ontario workers who benefit from Enbridge's Line 5 are anxiously watching what's playing out this week in Michigan, which has given the Calgary-based firm until Wednesday to shut down the p...

Tue, 11 May 2021 04:00:00 EDT
Woman who had breast implants removed urges Ottawa to mandate registry of medical devices
A British Columbia woman who learned second-hand that her breast implants had been linked to a rare form of cancer is demanding that the federal government mandate a system of personalized recall aler...

Canadian World News

Tue, 11 May 2021 04:00:00 EDT
U.S. border guards regularly engage in racial profiling, 3 Black officers allege in lawsuit
Allegations of racial profiling at the U.S. border are nothing new. What's more unusual is how they are now coming from inside the agency that oversees the U.S. border. They're contained in a lawsuit...

Tue, 11 May 2021 04:00:00 EDT
What Canada can learn from U.S., U.K. about COVID-19 vaccinations and reopening
Both the U.S. and the U.K. have vaccinated millions of people, but only the U.S. is still reporting tens of thousands of new COVID-19 cases a day. Emma Paling looks at some potential lessons for parts...

Mon, 10 May 2021 14:56:02 EDT
WHO classifies B1617 variant, first identified in India, as global variant of concern
The coronavirus variant first identified in India last year is now being classified as a variant of global concern, with some preliminary studies showing that it spreads more easily, the World Health ...

Mon, 10 May 2021 17:50:33 EDT
Canadians who rely on Line 5 on edge as Michigan's deadline looms to shut Enbridge pipeline
Southern Ontario workers who benefit from Enbridge's Line 5 are anxiously watching what's playing out this week in Michigan, which has given the Calgary-based firm until Wednesday to shut down the p...

Mon, 10 May 2021 13:25:51 EDT
Hugs, indoor pints allowed again as lockdown continues to ease in England
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday gave the green light to cautious hugging and the serving of pints inside pubs after months of strict restrictions as he set out the next phase of easing ...

Journal de Quebec (fr)

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:05:13 EDT
Une première en 112 ans
Hier soir, pour la première fois en 112 ans d’histoire, le Canadien a disputé un match sans la présence d’un seul joueur québécois dans sa formation.

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:00:00 EDT
Les mesures d’urgence levées, enfin un peu de liberté!
Soulagement pour les commerçants et leurs clients dans la région de Québec après 40 jours de règles plus sévères

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:00:00 EDT
Vers une candidature de Marie-Josée Savard à la mairie de Québec?
L’annonce officielle pourrait se faire dès demain.

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:00:00 EDT
Terrassé par la COVID à 47 ans
Le sprint final d’un long marathon contre la COVID s’amorce pour un homme de 47 ans qui passera les prochaines semaines en réadaptation.

Tue, 11 May 2021 05:00:00 EDT
Un autre commissaire? Une autre charte?
Depuis quelques années, on se passionne pour la création de postes de «commissaire».

Regina Leader-Post

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:40:07 +0000
Stephanie Bruch and Kelly Baht found safe near Bankend
Police say the two were found safe and sound near Bankend, Sask.

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:57:21 +0000
Mandryk: Post-COVID-19 division may be pandemic's unhealthy outcome
When — not if, but when — we emerge out of this pandemic, we may be more divided than we were going into it. This isn't healthy for society.

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:00:54 +0000
Sask. NDP's Buckley Belanger back in action after two bouts with COVID-19
"The thought does cross your mind: this might finish you off," said Athabasca MLA Buckley Belanger just weeks after his second recovery.

Mon, 10 May 2021 23:11:33 +0000
Sask. Buffalo Party raised $131K, largely thanks to one Alberta man
A $82,787 donation from a businessman based in Edmonton helped the independence-minded party heavily out-raise all other third parties last year.

Mon, 10 May 2021 22:56:03 +0000
Regina firm wins engineering award for basement mould reduction
Other projects that have won the same award include Regina’s Big Dig at Wascana Lake (2005) and SaskPower’s carbon capture technology at Boundary Dam (2015).

Times Colonist

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:45:54 -0700
He threatened to kill doctors, set off bomb; judge questioned wisdom of releasing mentally ill man
He attacked a man with a hatchet near a Vancouver Sky Train station, punched a car salesman and a psychiatric nurse, threw feces at a correctional officer, threatened to kill doctors and talked about building a bomb, shooting people in a parking lot ...

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:06:52 -0700
Russian media: 9 people killed in a school shooting in Kazan
MOSCOW — A school shooting erupted Tuesday in the Russian city of Kazan, leaving eight students and one teacher dead, Russia's state RIA Novosti news agency reported, citing local emergency services.According to the Interfax news agency, two gunmen...

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:00:34 -0700
Federal government unlocks $740 million in airport relief
OTTAWA — The federal government is launching a basket of programs to bolster airports with hundreds of millions of dollars in funding first announced back in November.A government official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the announceme...

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:00:30 -0700
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, May 11, 2021
The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday May 11, 2021.In Canada, the provinces are reporting 340,118 new vaccinations administered for a total of 16,257,673 doses given. Nationwide, 1,267,117 people or 3.3 p...

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:00:29 -0700
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, May 11, 2021
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.There are 1,294,186 confirmed cases in Canada.Canada: 1,294,186 confirmed cases (79,826 active, 1,189,678 resolved, 24,682 deaths).*The total case co...

Toronto Star

Mon, 10 May 2021 12:54:00 EDT
Ford government prepares to extend Ontario’s stay-at-home order until June 2
Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives are setting the table to extend Ontario’s pandemic “stay-at-home” order for another two weeks, until June 2.

Mon, 10 May 2021 15:09:33 EDT
Ford government falls far short on funding for surgeries and tests postponed by COVID-19, watchdog says
Ontario’s government has earmarked barely half the estimated $1.3 billion needed over the next three years to clear the backlog of non-emergency surgeries postponed in the pandemic, an independent watchdog says.

Mon, 10 May 2021 16:57:00 EDT
Don’t mix households on May long weekend, warns Toronto’s public health chief, pointing to past COVID-19 case spikes
Toronto’s top doctor says with current measures in place, the city is projected to see 400 daily cases by June, down from current levels, but higher than wave 2 peaks.

Mon, 10 May 2021 18:17:00 EDT
Toronto mayor calls out party that led to dozens of COVID-19 charges, seizure of $13,000 in booze
Police break up party of about 150 people not wearing masks who gathered in a commercial building downtown on the weekend.

Mon, 10 May 2021 06:43:00 EDT
Today’s coronavirus news: U.S. approves Pfizer vaccine for kids age 12 and up; Ford prepares to extend Ontario’s stay-at-home order to June 2; Ontario reports 2,716 cases, 19 deaths
Meanwhile, The Czech Republic massively relaxed its coronavirus restrictions on Monday as the hard-hit nation paid its respects to the country’s nearly 30,000 dead.

Windsor Star

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:36:23 +0000
Stellantis extends shutdown at Windsor Assembly Plant
Stellantis informed Unifor Local 444 officials Monday night that the shutdown at the Windsor Assembly Plant has been extended for another week due to the global shortage of microchips. The plant will now be down through the week of May 16. The miniva...

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:24:05 +0000
Committee endorses heritage designation for trolley-barn site
The city is moving towards designating two trolley-car barns built in the 1890s as protected heritage properties, ensuring they’ll be the focal points of the proposed $35-million Graffiti project on University Avenue. And the developer, Toronto...

Tue, 11 May 2021 01:18:56 +0000
Kingsville bylaw pauses some development to allow time for downtown planning study
Kingsville town council approved an interim bylaw Monday that will place a pause on new development for up to a year on some areas of the eastern section of Main Street in the downtown core. The rapidly developing town has several choice pieces of do...

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:42:28 +0000
WRH CEO Musyj disputes claims emergency surgeries affected by out-of-town patients
Despite a recent surge in patients arriving from out of town, local emergency surgeries have not been affected according to Windsor Regional Hospital president and CEO David Musyj. And regardless of some rumours circulating in the community, Musyj sa...

Tue, 11 May 2021 00:34:55 +0000
Custodian faces charge related to child exploitation, say Windsor police
Paul Larose, 45, of Windsor, has worked as a janitor in places where children may have been present, say police. He is being charged in relation to alleged internet luring.

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