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Ontario premier in isolation and a mission on Mars: In The News for April 21

Ontario premier in isolation and a mission on Mars: In The News for April 21

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 April 21 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

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.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 240,000 new vaccinations administered for a total of 10,483,418 doses given. Nationwide, 944,342 people or 2.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. There are 1,139,043 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,139,043 confirmed cases (87,872 active, 1,027,458 resolved, 23,713 deaths).
Ease employment hurdles for former prison inmates, federal study urges

Ease employment hurdles for former prison inmates, federal study urges

OTTAWA — A new federal study found that people released from prison were much more likely than the general population to have trouble finding gainful employment — even over a decade after returning to society.
Trudeau defends Canada's travel restrictions as effective but open to doing more

Trudeau defends Canada's travel restrictions as effective but open to doing more

OTTAWA — Governments are looking at new limits for travel both into and within Canada, as the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to set heartbreaking records.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford tests negative after staff member tests positive for COVID

Ontario Premier Doug Ford tests negative after staff member tests positive for COVID

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford is isolating in Toronto after a member of his staff who was in close contact with him tested positive for COVID-19. A statement from Ford's office late Tuesday says the premier has tested negative.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, April 20, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 240,000 new vaccinations administered for a total of 10,483,418 doses given. Nationwide, 944,342 people or 2.
Rowing Canada sanctions former head coach of B.C. varsity women's team

Rowing Canada sanctions former head coach of B.C. varsity women's team

Rowing Canada has suspended the former head coach of the University of Victoria women's rowing team for one year after an investigation into allegations of aggressive and demeaning treatment.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. There are 1,139,043 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,139,043 confirmed cases (87,872 active, 1,027,458 resolved, 23,713 deaths).