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Four provinces to sign memorandum of understanding to explore small nuclear reactors

Four provinces to sign memorandum of understanding to explore small nuclear reactors

Alberta is to join three other provinces to explore the feasibility of small modular nuclear reactors as a clean energy option.
Clots cause vaccine hurdles; U.S. troops in Afghanistan: In The News for April 14

Clots cause vaccine hurdles; U.S. troops in Afghanistan: In The News for April 14

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of April 14 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Former health officials, advocates reflect on anniversary of overdose emergency

Former health officials, advocates reflect on anniversary of overdose emergency

VANCOUVER — When British Columbia's provincial health officer declared an emergency over the overdose crisis five years ago, he said it was because those who died deserved more of a response.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. There are 1,078,562 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,078,562 confirmed cases (78,293 active, 976,877 resolved, 23,392 deaths).
U.S. oil comprised 77 per cent of Canada's foreign oil imports last year: regulator

U.S. oil comprised 77 per cent of Canada's foreign oil imports last year: regulator

WASHINGTON — Canada is growing ever more reliant on imported American oil, a new report from the country's energy regulator suggests, putting a counter-intuitive spin on the fierce debate about cross-border pipelines and energy independence.

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 Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 269,702 new vaccinations administered for a total of 8,598,270 doses given. Nationwide, 829,067 people or 2.
Vaccine-induced blood clots under more scrutiny as Canada reports first case

Vaccine-induced blood clots under more scrutiny as Canada reports first case

OTTAWA — Concerns about vaccine safety emerged again Tuesday, as Canada reported its first case of vaccine-induced blood clots linked to Oxford-AstraZeneca, and the United States put the brakes on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine following six repor
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, April 13, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 269,702 new vaccinations administered for a total of 8,598,270 doses given. Nationwide, 829,067 people or 2.
Cargill temporarily closes its London, Ont., poultry plant due to COVID-19 outbreak

Cargill temporarily closes its London, Ont., poultry plant due to COVID-19 outbreak

LONDON, Ont. — Food giant Cargill Limited says it has temporarily closed its London, Ont., poultry processing plant due to a COVID-19 outbreak among some of its workers.