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Nova Scotia's top doctor sparks meme with caution on non-essential shopping

Nova Scotia's top doctor sparks meme with caution on non-essential shopping

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's top doctor has launched a social media meme with his comments imploring residents to cease shopping for non-essential items, including Birkenstock sandals offered at sale prices.

Benoit Cardinal convicted of first-degree murder of wife Jael Cantin

Benoit Cardinal has been found guilty of the first-degree murder of his wife Jael Cantin.
Statistics Canada sees more demand to fill out census online during pandemic

Statistics Canada sees more demand to fill out census online during pandemic

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says the response to the census is higher than the agency expected so far, with online submissions coming from some remote communities for the first time.
'Why we survive': B.C. boundary towns struggle without Albertans during pandemic

'Why we survive': B.C. boundary towns struggle without Albertans during pandemic

Jennifer Coffman didn't expect to get hit with a double whammy at her restaurant in the tiny community of Field just west of the Alberta-British Columbia boundary this year.
Ottawa to create new system to tackle delays in processing immigration applications

Ottawa to create new system to tackle delays in processing immigration applications

Ottawa says it will create a new digital platform to help process immigration applications more quickly after the COVID-19 pandemic underscored the need for a faster shift to a new system.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Saturday, May 8, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Saturday, May 8, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, May 8, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 406,415 new vaccinations administered for a total of 15,325,183 doses given. Nationwide, 1,221,019 people or 3.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, May 8, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, May 8, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Saturday, May 8, 2021. There are 1,273,169 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,273,169 confirmed cases (81,218 active, 1,167,422 resolved, 24,529 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.

No winning ticket for Friday's $25 million Lotto max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $25 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on May 11 is estimated at $30 million. The Canadian Press
Airline industry group wants Ottawa to follow U.K.'s lead, help bring in restart plan

Airline industry group wants Ottawa to follow U.K.'s lead, help bring in restart plan

OTTAWA — An industry group is calling on Ottawa to follow the United Kingdom's lead and help bring in a restart plan for Canada's airline sector.