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Federal Budget 2021: Highlights from the Liberal plan tabled Monday

OTTAWA — Highlights from the federal Liberal budget tabled Monday by Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland: — $30 billion over the next five years, and $8.3 billion ongoing for early learning and child care and Indigenous early learning and child care.
University of Victoria women's rowing coach resigns by mutual agreement

University of Victoria women's rowing coach resigns by mutual agreement

VICTORIA — The University of Victoria says the head coach of its women's rowing program has resigned effective immediately.
Several votes following budget could trigger an election, at least in theory

Several votes following budget could trigger an election, at least in theory

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau's minority Liberal government faces three votes in the wake of Monday's budget, any one of which could theoretically plunge the country into an election.

One person killed during snowmobile race in western Nunavut

KUGLUKTUK, Nunavut — One person is dead after a snowmobile accident in Kugluktuk, Nunavut. RCMP are investigating the accident that happened about 7:45 p.m. Sunday.
Liberals to release federal budget with eye on managing crisis, post-pandemic growth

Liberals to release federal budget with eye on managing crisis, post-pandemic growth

OTTAWA — The federal government is set to unveil spending plans Monday afternoon to manage the remainder of the COVID-19 crisis and chart an economic course for a post-pandemic Canada.

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.

Budget Day and waiting on the vaccines: In The News for Apr. 19

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Apr. 19 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

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

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday April 19, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 198,376 new vaccinations administered for a total of 9,973,643 doses given. Nationwide, 920,512 people or 2.
Federal government expecting 1M vaccine doses this week after Moderna delays delivery

Federal government expecting 1M vaccine doses this week after Moderna delays delivery

OTTAWA — Canada will have to wait a little longer for a promised influx of COVID-19 vaccines.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Apr. 19, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday April 19, 2021. There are 1,121,498 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,121,498 confirmed cases (87,925 active, 1,009,950 resolved, 23,623 deaths).