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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday Feb. 7, 2021. There are 801,057 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 801,057 confirmed cases (45,711 active, 734,644 resolved, 20,702 deaths).
'Jarring experience' in B.C. psych wards because of 'uniquely problematic' law

'Jarring experience' in B.C. psych wards because of 'uniquely problematic' law

VANCOUVER — A peer-support worker who helps youth with mental health challenges says being involuntarily detained in a psychiatric facility half a dozen times has given him insight into the lack of legal protections for vulnerable patients in British

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Feb. 6, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Saturday Feb. 6, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 21,469 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,064,245 doses given.
Patients must transfer as health authority takes over B.C. hospice

Patients must transfer as health authority takes over B.C. hospice

SURREY, B.C. — Fraser Health says patients at the Irene Thomas Hospice in Delta, B.C., will have to transfer as the health authority prepares to take over from operators who refused to provide medical assistance in dying.

Canada hits 800,000 total cases of COVID-19, top doctor says numbers trending down

Canada crossed another disheartening threshold in the COVID-19 pandemic on Saturday, even as the country's top doctor said there are hopeful signs with case counts and hospitalizations gradually trending downward.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:30 p.m. The federal government says Canada has now logged more than 800,000 cases of COVID-19.
Nova Scotia Liberals choose Iain Rankin for next leader and premier of province

Nova Scotia Liberals choose Iain Rankin for next leader and premier of province

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Liberals named a youthful former cabinet minister and self-described agent of generational change to take the helm as they voted Saturday for Iain Rankin to become party leader and the province's next premier.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday Feb. 6, 2021. There are 801,057 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 801,057 confirmed cases (45,711 active, 734,644 resolved, 20,702 deaths).

Health Canada says baby foods safe after U.S. investigates levels of toxic metals

OTTAWA — Health Canada is reassuring parents that baby foods sold in the country are safe after reviewing the results of a U.S. investigation into levels of toxic metals in products from several major manufacturers.
Ottawa should require banks to share race-related data on services: business groups

Ottawa should require banks to share race-related data on services: business groups

OTTAWA — Canadian banks should have to disclose data related to race, gender, income and neighbourhoods to ensure more equitable access to credit and loans, say organizations representing racialized and Indigenous business owners who want Ottawa to s