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COVID-19 hospitalizations drop in Quebec and Ontario; cases spike in New Brunswick

Quebec and Ontario both reported a drop in the number of people hospitalized for COVID-19 today, even as over 100 people lost their lives to the disease in the two provinces and New Brunswick reported a new single-day high for new infections.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 3:20 p.m. Saskatchewan is reporting 287 new COVID-19 cases and three additional deaths today.
No place for 'far right' in Conservative Party: O'Toole

No place for 'far right' in Conservative Party: O'Toole

OTTAWA — Federal Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says there is "no place for the far right" in the party.
'Morally and ethically wrong:' Court to hear challenge to Alberta coal policy removal

'Morally and ethically wrong:' Court to hear challenge to Alberta coal policy removal

First Nations, ranchers, municipal officials and environmentalists hope to persuade a judge this week to force Alberta to revisit its decision to open one of the province's most important and best-loved landscapes to open-pit coal mining.
Worldwide virtual prayer rally to be held for 'Canada's rabbi' after cancer diagnosis

Worldwide virtual prayer rally to be held for 'Canada's rabbi' after cancer diagnosis

OTTAWA, Ill. — For a man who has devoted his life to promoting kindness, a diagnosis of advanced-stage cancer in his pancreas and liver might seem the unkindest cut of all.
Canada's spy-catching system caused delay, angst in Delisle case: former FBI official

Canada's spy-catching system caused delay, angst in Delisle case: former FBI official

OTTAWA — The U.S.

No winning ticket for $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. However, the draw's guaranteed $1 million prize went to a ticket holder in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Jan.
Care home staff struggle to isolate dementia patients during outbreaks: experts

Care home staff struggle to isolate dementia patients during outbreaks: experts

VANCOUVER — Staff in long-term care homes across Canada are struggling to isolate elderly residents with dementia during COVID-19 outbreaks, accelerating the deadly spread of the virus, experts say.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Jan. 17, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday Jan. 17, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 35,604 new vaccinations administered for a total of 543,291 doses given.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday Jan. 17, 2021. There are 702,183 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 702,183 confirmed cases (76,234 active, 608,084 resolved, 17,865 deaths).