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Kenney under fire during Commons emergency debate on Alberta's COVID-19 crisis

Kenney under fire during Commons emergency debate on Alberta's COVID-19 crisis

OTTAWA — Alberta's legislature may have been silenced but its partisan warfare relocated Wednesday to the House of Commons as MPs held an emergency debate on the province's soaring number of COVID-19 cases.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, May 5, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 283,833 new vaccinations administered for a total of 14,568,067 doses given.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. There are 1,257,328 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,257,328 confirmed cases (81,671 active, 1,151,207 resolved, 24,450 deaths).
Pfizer shot approved for kids 12 and up, Alberta, Manitoba to offer vax to children

Pfizer shot approved for kids 12 and up, Alberta, Manitoba to offer vax to children

Health Canada approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children 12 and older on Wednesday, prompting Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Manitoba to announce they would offer the shot to kids in that age bracket as part of their efforts to combat

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:30 p.m. B.C.'s top doctor says the province will work to integrate children 12 years and up into its vaccination program. Dr.
G7 transport ministers want 'common platform' to recognize travellers' vaccine status

G7 transport ministers want 'common platform' to recognize travellers' vaccine status

OTTAWA — G7 countries have agreed that resuming international travel once the pandemic recedes will require a co-ordinated approach to COVID-19 testing and recognizing whether passengers have been vaccinated, Transport Minister Omar Alghabra said Wed
Alberta justice minister hikes fines, promises renewed effort on COVID-19 scofflaws

Alberta justice minister hikes fines, promises renewed effort on COVID-19 scofflaws

EDMONTON — Alberta has doubled fines for disobeying public health measures meant to fight COVID-19 and Justice Minister Kaycee Madu is promising a renewed effort to stop public health scofflaws will succeed.
'Like a flash fire:' Rabbit owners warned about outbreak of deadly disease in Alberta

'Like a flash fire:' Rabbit owners warned about outbreak of deadly disease in Alberta

CALGARY — Janice Romick could see it coming. The rabbit breeder for 40 years in Cold Lake, Alta., says she saw the writing on the wall before a deadly rabbit virus appeared last month in the southern part of the province.
Health officials maintain getting immunized ASAP with any vaccine offered is best

Health officials maintain getting immunized ASAP with any vaccine offered is best

OTTAWA — More health experts and politicians are breaking with advice from the national immunization panel, and instead urging Canadians that the best vaccine for them is the first one they can get.
Régis Labeaume, longtime Quebec City mayor, won't seek re-election in November

Régis Labeaume, longtime Quebec City mayor, won't seek re-election in November

QUEBEC — Longtime Quebec City Mayor Régis Labeaume said Wednesday he's quitting politics and won't seek re-election in November.