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The end of hugs: How COVID-19 has changed daily life a year after Canada's first case

The end of hugs: How COVID-19 has changed daily life a year after Canada's first case

MONTREAL — On January 25th, 2020, Canadians were still living their lives like they always had: commuting to the office, visiting friends, dining out, hugging loved ones, vacationing.
'The system is on alert:' A look back at the first COVID-19 case in quotes

'The system is on alert:' A look back at the first COVID-19 case in quotes

On Jan. 25, 2020, officials in Ontario announced that a novel coronavirus that had sounded alarm bells around the world had reached Canadian shores.
Contaminant from coal mines already high in some Alberta rivers: unreported data

Contaminant from coal mines already high in some Alberta rivers: unreported data

EDMONTON — Some Alberta rivers and streams have already been heavily contaminated by coal mining, unreported government data suggests .

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Jan. 24, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Sunday Jan. 24, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 15,213 new vaccinations administered for a total of 816,451 doses given.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Jan. 24, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Sunday Jan. 24, 2021. There are 747,383 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 747,383 confirmed cases (63,668 active, 664,621 resolved, 19,094 deaths).
Too soon to know if Canada's COVID-19 case decline will continue, Tam says

Too soon to know if Canada's COVID-19 case decline will continue, Tam says

MONTREAL — It's still too soon to know whether the recent downward trend in new COVID-19 cases will continue, Canada's chief public health officer said Sunday as several provinces grappled with outbreaks that threatened to derail their fragile progre

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.