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Ontario tightens restrictions, gives police new powers amid dire COVID predictions

Ontario tightens restrictions, gives police new powers amid dire COVID predictions

TORONTO — Ontario is extending a stay-at-home order, limiting interprovincial travel and shutting outdoor recreational facilities while giving police new powers to enforce the restrictions amid an onslaught of COVID-19.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, April 16, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, April 16, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday, April 16, 2021. There are 1,106,062 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,106,062 confirmed cases (85,319 active, 997,202 resolved, 23,541 deaths).
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Friday, April 16, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Friday, April 16, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Friday, April 16, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 320,425 new vaccinations administered for a total of 9,525,732 doses given. Nationwide, 892,838 people or 2.
Pfizer supply bolstered as Moderna cuts delivery, Ontario turns down Trudeau's help

Pfizer supply bolstered as Moderna cuts delivery, Ontario turns down Trudeau's help

The federal government is buying more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer-BioNTech as it moves to offset reduction in supply from another producer.
Committee reverses itself on wrapping up investigation into military misconduct

Committee reverses itself on wrapping up investigation into military misconduct

OTTAWA — A House of Commons committee has reversed a decision to wrap up its investigation into sexual misconduct in Canada's military.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7 p.m.
Gay Liberal MP calls on O'Toole to disavow Tory MP's remark suggesting he's 'unclean'

Gay Liberal MP calls on O'Toole to disavow Tory MP's remark suggesting he's 'unclean'

OTTAWA — A gay Liberal MP is calling on Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole to disavow a remark by one of his caucus members that appeared to suggest he and other LGBTQ people are "unclean.
Groups offer more support across Canada for families of drug users

Groups offer more support across Canada for families of drug users

VANCOUVER — A support group for families of people who have fatally overdosed is expanding its services across the country to also help those whose loved ones are addicted to illicit drugs.
Conservatives cite concern over influence of 'climate activists' on net-zero target

Conservatives cite concern over influence of 'climate activists' on net-zero target

OTTAWA — Conservatives have moved to quash a government bill that mandates Ottawa set legally binding targets to hit net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 over a lack of representation from the oil and gas sector on an outside advisory panel.
Doctors say lowering age cutoff for AstraZeneca vaccine makes sense as cases surge

Doctors say lowering age cutoff for AstraZeneca vaccine makes sense as cases surge

CALGARY — Doctors say the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine should be offered to Canadians in a wider age range as COVID-19 infections soar in many parts of the country.