Monthly Archives: March, 2021

Trudeau pushes back on Ford’s criticism of federal COVID-19 vaccine procurement

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pushing back against Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s accusation that the federal government’s procurement of COVID-19 vaccines is “a joke.”Trudeau took a poke...

Provinces struggle to contain spread of COVID-19 as country adds over 5,500 new cases

Canada added 5,519 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday as provinces struggled to slow the spread of the virus ahead of the long weekend.The...

Edmonton police officer accused of using racial slurs, excessive force cleared after disciplinary hearing

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Crime Author of the article: Jonny Wakefield...

Rapid COVID-19 testing program launched for employees at Edmonton International Airport

Article content The Edmonton International Airport is taking part in an eight-week pilot program that will see rapid COVID-19 tests provided to frontline airport...

Ontario government moves to activate 4-week, provincewide COVID-19 ’emergency brake’

The Ontario government is moving to activate an “emergency brake” for four weeks across the entire province in response to rising COVID-19 cases and...

Johnson & Johnson says batch of COVID-19 vaccines failed quality check

A batch of Johnson & Johnson‘s COVID-19 vaccine failed quality standards and can’t be used, the drug giant said late Wednesday.The drugmaker didn’t say...

Driver rescued after street sweeper overturns on North Saskatchewan River ice

Article content The driver of an overturned street sweeper was rescued off the ice of the North Saskatchewan River Wednesday morning. Edmonton Fire Rescue...

With COVID-19 variant cases on the rise, what do experts recommend?

Just as vaccination drives are picking up steam across Canada, deadlier and possibly more transmissible COVID-19 variants are spiking up infection rates among Canadians.“It’s...

Winnipeg’s drinking water a source of frustration for Indigenous community

About 100 million litres of fresh water flows west to the city of Winnipeg every day but the struggling Indigenous people who live on...

Quebec imposes lockdown for 3 cities as COVID-19 cases rise ahead of Easter long weekend

Quebec Premier François Legault announced a tightening of COVID-19 restrictions ahead of the Easter-long weekend, as the third wave of the pandemic takes hold...

Kenney says rising COVID-19 variant cases a 'wake-up call,' urges Albertans to follow restrictions over holidays

Article content Premier Jason Kenney urged Albertans to follow COVID-19 restrictions over the Easter long weekend on Wednesday, saying the number of rising variant...

A Roaring 20s economic rebound for Canada depends on these things

Brianna Davies and her family were on a “bucket list” vacation to South Africa during March break in 2020 when it was cut short...

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