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

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Saturday April 17, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 249,535 new vaccinations administered for a total of 9,775,267 doses given. Nationwide, 908,060 people or 2.
Mounties get their unicorn; stolen statue of mythical beast found in Alberta field

Mounties get their unicorn; stolen statue of mythical beast found in Alberta field

DELIA, Alta. — It's not often police can report that a unicorn has been found, but it was the truth Saturday when RCMP said a stolen, stainless-steel statue of the mythical beast was found in a field not far from where it was taken.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, April 17 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, April 17 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 8:30 p.m. ET on Saturday April 17, 2021. There are 1,113,907 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,113,907 confirmed cases (86,763 active, 1,003,553 resolved, 23,591 deaths).
Ontario walks back new pandemic police powers following widespread backlash

Ontario walks back new pandemic police powers following widespread backlash

TORONTO — Ontario reversed course on sweeping new police powers Saturday, just one day after Premier Doug Ford announced the measures that triggered a swift and furious backlash.
Alberta confirms country's second blood clot after AstraZeneca vaccine dose

Alberta confirms country's second blood clot after AstraZeneca vaccine dose

COVID-19 alarm bells sounded across the country Saturday, with Alberta confirming Canada's second rare blood clot case in a patient who received the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine and two long-standing infection hot spots registering concerning new peaks

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:55 p.m. Ontario is reversing course on sweeping new police powers a day after they were announced.
Montreal dockworkers begin weekend strikes as talks drag on

Montreal dockworkers begin weekend strikes as talks drag on

MONTREAL — Dockworkers at the Port of Montreal kicked off a series of weekend strikes today, adding to the overtime strike launched earlier this week as negotiations over a collective agreement drag on.
Prince Philip remembered as 'a man of great service' during Canada's memorial service

Prince Philip remembered as 'a man of great service' during Canada's memorial service

Canada's commemorative ceremony in honour of the late Prince Philip offered a scaled back pandemic-era tribute to a man remembered for his public service, commitment to youth and enduring support of his wife the Queen.
Risky pandemic behaviour off the clock could mean workplace discipline: lawyers

Risky pandemic behaviour off the clock could mean workplace discipline: lawyers

CALGARY — Employment lawyers say flouting COVID-19 public health orders when off the job or coming into work while knowingly sick could warrant discipline in the workplace — including termination in the most flagrant cases.
China, Russia using their COVID-19 vaccines to gain political influence

China, Russia using their COVID-19 vaccines to gain political influence

OTTAWA — China and Russia have been using their locally produced COVID-19 vaccines to grow their international soft power by giving doses to desperate countries in order to have more political influence over them, experts say.