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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, March 4, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, March 4, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, March 4, 2021. There are 878,391 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 878,391 confirmed cases (29,903 active, 826,337 resolved, 22,151 deaths).
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, March 4, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, March 4, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, March 4, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 76,438 new vaccinations administered for a total of 2,168,138 doses given.
'Leave the politics to the politicians,' Crown lawyer urges judge in Meng case

'Leave the politics to the politicians,' Crown lawyer urges judge in Meng case

VANCOUVER — A Crown lawyer is urging a B.C. Supreme Court judge to ignore the "geopolitical winds swirling around" Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's extradition case and focus instead on the legal context.
Premiers blame Ottawa for delayed COVID-19 shots; Ontario pharmacies to offer jabs

Premiers blame Ottawa for delayed COVID-19 shots; Ontario pharmacies to offer jabs

Premiers say federal COVID-19 vaccine procurement delays have left them no choice but to stretch out the time between doses, as pharmacies in some parts of Ontario were preparing to start giving shots next week.
Premiers reiterate demand for $28-billion increase in health transfers from Ottawa

Premiers reiterate demand for $28-billion increase in health transfers from Ottawa

OTTAWA — With a federal budget in the offing, premiers are stepping up the pressure on Ottawa to immediately boost health-care funding by at least $28 billion a year.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

OTTAWA — The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 6:55 p.m. Alberta’s health minister says 437,000 people can soon begin booking appointments for the next round of COVID-19 vaccinations.
Line 5 'very different' from Keystone XL and Canada will fight hard for it: O'Regan

Line 5 'very different' from Keystone XL and Canada will fight hard for it: O'Regan

WASHINGTON — The federal government won't let Michigan shut down the Line 5 pipeline, Canada's natural resources minister said Thursday as he dismissed opposition comparisons to the thwarted Keystone XL project.
COVID-19 cases up in Arviat, Nunavut, but no evidence of 'uncontrolled' transmission

COVID-19 cases up in Arviat, Nunavut, but no evidence of 'uncontrolled' transmission

IQALUIT, Nunavut — COVID-19 infections rose sharply in Arviat on Thursday, but Nunavut's top doctor said there is no sign of uncontrolled spread and numbers are declining overall.
Health Canada just days away from decision on Johnson and Johnson vaccine

Health Canada just days away from decision on Johnson and Johnson vaccine

OTTAWA — Canada is on the cusp of authorizing a fourth vaccine for COVID-19, raising the possibility that every Canadian adult will be offered at least one dose before Canada Day. Dr.
Liberals tap $2.75B of promised transit dollars for zero-emission buses

Liberals tap $2.75B of promised transit dollars for zero-emission buses

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are setting aside some of the billions of dollars planned in short-term transit spending to help municipalities further green their bus fleets. The hope is that the $2.