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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. There are 872,747 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 872,747 confirmed cases (30,252 active, 820,450 resolved, 22,045 deaths).

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, March 3, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 64,485 new vaccinations administered for a total of 2,014,128 doses given.

Rescue crews responding to fire, emergency, on Canadian fishing vessel off N.S. coast

HALIFAX — The Canadian military says aircraft and ships have responded to an emergency aboard a Canadian fishing vessel that has been damaged by fire off of the coast of Nova Scotia.
Health orders aim for balance on curbing COVID-19 spread and religious freedoms: B.C.

Health orders aim for balance on curbing COVID-19 spread and religious freedoms: B.C.

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government says the provincial health officer has to strike a balance between curbing the spread of COVID-19 and religious practice, which may at times affect certain rights under the Canadian charter.
Unanimous committee report calls on Trudeau not to trigger election during pandemic

Unanimous committee report calls on Trudeau not to trigger election during pandemic

OTTAWA — A House of Commons committee is unanimously urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to promise he won't call a federal election while the COVID-19 pandemic rages across Canada.
B.C. defends plan to delay second dose as Ontario, Alberta consider following suit

B.C. defends plan to delay second dose as Ontario, Alberta consider following suit

VANCOUVER — British Columbia health officials say their plan to delay the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine to four months is based on scientific evidence and real-world experience, as Ontario and Alberta consider following the province's lead. Dr.
Split over AstraZeneca vaccine sparks questions on who will get it as variants spread

Split over AstraZeneca vaccine sparks questions on who will get it as variants spread

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer says new COVID-19 cases are starting to tick back up after a month-long decline, giving urgency to the question of who should receive doses of the newly approved Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine due to arrive i
Calgary man admits to killing girlfriend then stabbing to death mother, stepfather

Calgary man admits to killing girlfriend then stabbing to death mother, stepfather

CALGARY — A Calgary man has admitted to slitting his girlfriend's throat and, days later, stabbing to death his mother and stepfather.
B.C. coroner says increased drug toxicity responsible for another OD death record

B.C. coroner says increased drug toxicity responsible for another OD death record

VICTORIA — British Columbia's chief coroner says deadlier street drugs are behind another grim milestone in the province's overdose crisis as a record was set for the number of deaths in January.