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COVID-19 case count nearing peak of second wave, Tam says as Ontario sets record

COVID-19 case count nearing peak of second wave, Tam says as Ontario sets record

Canada's current COVID-19 case count is nearing the height of the previous second wave, the country's chief public health officer said Sunday as Ontario reported a single-day record for new infections and provinces brought in restrictions to contain

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:55 p.m. Alberta is reporting 1,183 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death.
Canadian special forces supported major Iraqi military assault on ISIL last month

Canadian special forces supported major Iraqi military assault on ISIL last month

OTTAWA — Some Canadian soldiers supported a major military offensive last month that U.S.
Three banned from fishing, holding licences in Canada after overfishing violations

Three banned from fishing, holding licences in Canada after overfishing violations

NOOTKA, B.C. — Three people have been banned from fishing or holding a fishing licence anywhere in Canada after pleading guilty to overfishing on Vancouver Island in 2019.
Creating permanent memorial to Nova Scotia mass shooting victims a delicate task

Creating permanent memorial to Nova Scotia mass shooting victims a delicate task

PORTAPIQUE, N.S. — Creating a memorial for those killed in Nova Scotia's mass shooting is a delicate task at a time when families continue to grieve and communities are reluctant to revisit horror, say volunteers working on the project.
'You cannot claim any more:' Russia seeks bigger piece of Arctic Ocean seabed

'You cannot claim any more:' Russia seeks bigger piece of Arctic Ocean seabed

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Russia wants to stretch out imaginary lines on the ocean floor — and below it — and that has one northern security expert worried about consequences for other Arctic countries like Canada.
The COVID-19 wasteland: searching for clues to the pandemic in the sewers

The COVID-19 wasteland: searching for clues to the pandemic in the sewers

OTTAWA — When Ottawa Public Health officials are trying to decide whether restrictions in the city need to tighten up, they look to the normal markers like positive tests, patients in hospital, and outbreaks.

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 guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Apr.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Apr. 11, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday April 11, 2021. There are 1,052,539 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,052,539 confirmed cases (70,619 active, 958,633 resolved, 23,287 deaths) .

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Apr. 11, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday April 11, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 213,041 new vaccinations administered for a total of 7,785,807 doses given. Nationwide, 784,671 people or 2.