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Vaccine favourites and a Canadian on death row: In The News for May 7

Vaccine favourites and a Canadian on death row: In The News for May 7

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of May 7 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Friday, May 7, 2021

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

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Friday, May 7, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 350,701 new vaccinations administered for a total of 14,918,768 doses given. Nationwide, 1,196,166 people or 3.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, May 7, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, May 7, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Friday, May 7, 2021. There are 1,265,320 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,265,320 confirmed cases (81,325 active, 1,159,506 resolved, 24,489 deaths).

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.
Trust in vaccines growing in Canada, but some get more love than others

Trust in vaccines growing in Canada, but some get more love than others

OTTAWA — A new survey from Proof Strategies suggests it's not only Canada's national vaccine advisers who have a "preferred" vaccine.
Canadian on death row says execution may be 'preferable' to endless prison time

Canadian on death row says execution may be 'preferable' to endless prison time

Ronald Smith sounds tired. Despite good news last month, when a bill to resume executions in Montana was unexpectedly defeated, the Canadian on death row in that state is in a sombre mood. Smith, originally from Red Deer, Alta.
Statistics Canada to say how labour force fared in April

Statistics Canada to say how labour force fared in April

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada will say this morning how the labour market fared last month as governments imposed lockdowns and renewed restrictions aimed at slowing the rising spread of COVID-19.
Promising pandemic signs in Ontario, Quebec as urgency shifts to N.S., Alberta

Promising pandemic signs in Ontario, Quebec as urgency shifts to N.S., Alberta

Canada's most populous provinces showed promising signs of containing their COVID-19 cases Thursday, as pandemic urgency shifted to surges in Alberta and Nova Scotia and efforts to vaccinate teens before the next school year.
Ontario First Nations group backs Line 5 shutdown, slams Ottawa for fighting back

Ontario First Nations group backs Line 5 shutdown, slams Ottawa for fighting back

WASHINGTON — The federal Liberal government is putting Canada's oil and gas industry ahead of the Great Lakes by opposing Michigan's efforts to shut down the Line 5 pipeline, says a prominent group of Ontario First Nations.
PM's chief of staff offers to testify on Vance sexual misconduct allegations

PM's chief of staff offers to testify on Vance sexual misconduct allegations

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's chief of staff has offered to testify at a House of Commons committee investigating allegations of sexual misconduct against Canada's former top military commander.