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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:20 p.m. Alberta's chief medical officer of health reported 24 new COVID-19 deaths and 463 new cases in the province today. Dr.
Dentists, teachers disappointed they won't be prioritized for vaccine in B.C.

Dentists, teachers disappointed they won't be prioritized for vaccine in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Dentists, bus drivers and teachers are among the essential workers who are disappointed they won't be given priority to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in British Columbia. B.C.
Vaccine delays top agenda as Parliament set to resume after less-than-restful break

Vaccine delays top agenda as Parliament set to resume after less-than-restful break

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament return to the House of Commons on Monday following a month-long break that was anything but restful to again face the ramification of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the threat of a possible election.
Health Canada approves Spartan Bioscience's previously recalled rapid COVID-19 test

Health Canada approves Spartan Bioscience's previously recalled rapid COVID-19 test

TORONTO — The federal government has approved an Ottawa company's made-in-Canada rapid COVID-19 test, Health Canada confirmed Saturday as the nation's top doctor warned the virus's impact on the health-care system showed no signs of abating.
'It wasn't called COVID at the time:' One year since Canada's first COVID-19 case

'It wasn't called COVID at the time:' One year since Canada's first COVID-19 case

TORONTO — The patient, when he came into the hospital ER with what seemed to be mild pneumonia, wasn't that sick and might otherwise have been sent home.

A timeline of COVID-19 in Canada

Here's a timeline of key developments in the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada since the first presumptive case was reported on Jan. 25, 2020: Jan.
'Deeply disturbing:' Nunavut internet still slower, more costly than rest of country

'Deeply disturbing:' Nunavut internet still slower, more costly than rest of country

IQALUIT, Nunavut — In Nunavut, it's not unusual for the internet to cut out, slow down or stop working altogether. Unlike most jurisdictions in Canada, there is no option for unlimited internet.
Taxpayers' watchdog sees complaints spike, raising worries about pandemic tax season

Taxpayers' watchdog sees complaints spike, raising worries about pandemic tax season

OTTAWA — Canada's taxpayers' ombudsperson says his office has seen a steep spike in complaints compared to one year ago, delivering an early warning about how complicated returns should be handled this year.

Dutch arrest alleged Canadian drug baron on Interpol warrant

PARIS — A suspected Canadian drug baron has been arrested in the Netherlands on an Interpol warrant, according to Dutch and Australian police.
Drug users at greater risk of dying as services scale back in second wave of COVID-19

Drug users at greater risk of dying as services scale back in second wave of COVID-19

OTTAWA — Under fluorescent lights, Wendy Muckle surveys the supervised consumption site that sits in quiet contrast to Ottawa's peppy ByWard Market nearby.