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Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

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.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, April 29, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 29, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 262,161 new vaccinations administered for a total of 12,826,266 doses given. Nationwide, 1,061,721 people or 2.
Worker fears getting COVID-19 without sick leave, wants B.C. to act

Worker fears getting COVID-19 without sick leave, wants B.C. to act

VANCOUVER — Avtar Badesha says he fears getting COVID-19 or being exposed to the virus because he couldn't support his family without any paid sick leave during quarantine.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, April 29, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, April 29, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 29, 2021. There are 1,202,737 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,202,737 confirmed cases (83,354 active, 1,095,266 resolved, 24,117 deaths).
Commons expected to approve back-to-work legislation to reopen Port of Montreal

Commons expected to approve back-to-work legislation to reopen Port of Montreal

OTTAWA — The House of Commons was expected in the wee hours Thursday to approve legislation to put an end to a strike that has shut down one of Canada's busiest ports.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, April 28, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 262,161 new vaccinations administered for a total of 12,826,266 doses given.
Yukon Liberals, NDP strike agreement to govern after tight election finish

Yukon Liberals, NDP strike agreement to govern after tight election finish

WHITEHORSE — The Yukon Liberals and New Democratic Party have reached an agreement to work together to govern after this month's election left all three major parties short of a majority, the two party leaders announced Wednesday.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:10 p.m. More than 1.7 million first doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been distributed in B.C., and almost 90,000 of those are second shots.
B.C. judge says man's COVID rule breaking was like dealing fentanyl on the street

B.C. judge says man's COVID rule breaking was like dealing fentanyl on the street

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia provincial court judge compared a man's actions on breaking COVID-19 rules to selling the powerful opioid fentanyl on the street as she sentenced him Wednesday.
'We miss her:' Father of Alberta teen who died convinced she had COVID-19 variant

'We miss her:' Father of Alberta teen who died convinced she had COVID-19 variant

MAGRATH, Alta. — Ron Strate says he has received about a thousand messages from people in Canada and around the world who have been touched by the story of his 17-year-old daughter, Sarah.