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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, May 18, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, May 18, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. There are 1,338,141 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,338,141 confirmed cases (64,748 active, 1,248,375 resolved, 25,018 deaths).
Ceasefire needed in Israeli-Palestinian conflict to avoid loss of more civilians: PM

Ceasefire needed in Israeli-Palestinian conflict to avoid loss of more civilians: PM

OTTAWA — Canada is calling for a ceasefire in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to stop the violence that has been escalating in the region, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday.
Police arrest five protesters for refusing to leave anti-logging blockades in B.C.

Police arrest five protesters for refusing to leave anti-logging blockades in B.C.

PORT RENFREW, B.C. — Mounties arrested five people at anti-logging blockades on southern Vancouver Island as they enforced a court injunction Tuesday.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, May 18, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, May 18, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 7:30 p.m. Yukon will start vaccinating children aged 12 to 17 on May 31.
Tam hopeful for summer even as Canada hits grim death milestone in COVID-19 pandemic

Tam hopeful for summer even as Canada hits grim death milestone in COVID-19 pandemic

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer said Tuesday she expects Canadians who got the Oxford-AstraZeneca in the first round of vaccinations will be able to choose which vaccine they get for their second dose. Dr.
Quebec can modify part of the Canadian Constitution unilaterally: Trudeau

Quebec can modify part of the Canadian Constitution unilaterally: Trudeau

MONTREAL — Quebec can unilaterally modify part of the Canadian Constitution, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday.
Police hope to solve cold case murders of two boys in Vancouver with DNA technology

Police hope to solve cold case murders of two boys in Vancouver with DNA technology

VANCOUVER — Police are hoping DNA technology may help solve the so-called Babes in the Woods murder in Vancouver's Stanley Park seven decades ago. Sgt.
Police hope to solve cold case murders of two boys in Vancouver with DNA technology

Police hope to solve cold case murders of two boys in Vancouver with DNA technology

VANCOUVER — Police are hoping DNA technology may help solve the so-called Babes in the Woods murder in Vancouver's Stanley Park seven decades ago. Sgt.
Justice minister refuses to give opinion on Bill C-10's potential to undermine rights

Justice minister refuses to give opinion on Bill C-10's potential to undermine rights

TORONTO — Justice Minister David Lametti told the Commons heritage committee Tuesday said it's not his role to give a legal opinion on revisions to a bill that aims to regulate internet platforms.
Echaquan inquiry: Quebec nurse admits prejudice about Indigenous patients among staff

Echaquan inquiry: Quebec nurse admits prejudice about Indigenous patients among staff

MONTREAL — A nurse who works at the Quebec hospital where Joyce Echaquan died last year told a coroner's inquest Tuesday there is a perception among her colleagues that Indigenous people are alcoholics or drug addicts.
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