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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.
National Newspaper Awards announce 2020 winners, year dominated by pandemic coverage

National Newspaper Awards announce 2020 winners, year dominated by pandemic coverage

The Globe and Mail, The Canadian Press and La Presse were the big winners as the 2020 National Newspaper Awards were handed out virtually on Friday night.

Here is a list of the 2020 National Newspaper Award finalists and winners

The National Newspaper Awards for 2020 were handed out virtually on Friday night.
Manitoba tightens health orders, shuts gyms, restaurants, museums and more

Manitoba tightens health orders, shuts gyms, restaurants, museums and more

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government announced further restrictions as COVID-19 numbers continued to surge to near-record levels Friday. Starting Sunday morning and until May 30, the cap on outdoor gatherings will drop to five people from 10.
Manitoba, Nova Scotia cracking down amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Manitoba, Nova Scotia cracking down amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Manitoba introduced tougher COVID-19 public health measures and Nova Scotia announced it would restrict entry amid a surge in infections, as Ottawa introduced new ways for small and medium businesses to access rapid tests to thwart workplace outbreak
Suspected overdose death of 12-year-old pushes government to 'do better': minister

Suspected overdose death of 12-year-old pushes government to 'do better': minister

VICTORIA — British Columbia's minister of mental health and addictions said a suspected overdose death of a 12-year-old girl from Vancouver Island is driving the government "to do more and do better.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:30 p.m. Canada surpassed 400,000 vaccinations in a single day today, the highest single-day total to date.