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A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Monday Jan. 25, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 23,498 new vaccinations administered for a total of 839,949 doses given.

MP Sangha expelled from caucus over 'dangerous' accusations against fellow Liberals

OTTAWA — Brampton Centre MP Ramesh Sangha has been kicked out of the Liberal caucus for allegedly levelling unsubstantiated accusations against fellow Liberal MPs.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Monday, Jan. 25, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 9:00 p.m. ET on Monday Jan. 25, 2021. There are 753,011 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 753,011 confirmed cases (62,447 active, 671,326 resolved, 19,238 deaths).
British Columbia long-term care home report reveals confusion, mixed messaging

British Columbia long-term care home report reveals confusion, mixed messaging

VANCOUVER — A third-party report examining how the British Columbia government responded to COVID-19 in long-term care homes during the first wave of the pandemic reveals confusion over policies and infection prevention. More than 650 of B.C.
First Nation calls for release of Site C report in open letter to premier

First Nation calls for release of Site C report in open letter to premier

MOBERLY LAKE, B.C. — A First Nations leader is calling on the British Columbia government to release several reports on the Site C dam, claiming details of escalating costs and safety concerns have been "shrouded in secrecy.
Canadian provinces push back vaccination plans as Pfizer deliveries grind to a halt

Canadian provinces push back vaccination plans as Pfizer deliveries grind to a halt

Some provinces were forced to push back vaccination for health-care workers and vulnerable seniors on Monday as deliveries from a major manufacturer ground to a temporary halt.
After going weeks with no COVID cases, Nunavut community sees new infections

After going weeks with no COVID cases, Nunavut community sees new infections

ARVIAT, Nunavut — The centre of Nunavut's COVID-19 outbreak is now facing a second outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Last week, Arviat, a community of about 2,800, reported its first new case since Dec. 28.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, Jan. 25, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, Jan. 25, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 6:30 p.m. British Columbia's top doctor says the province is extending the interval at which people receive their second and final dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Dr.
Great Canadian Gaming CEO resigns after travel to Yukon: media reports

Great Canadian Gaming CEO resigns after travel to Yukon: media reports

TORONTO — Officials with the Yukon government have confirmed the identities of a couple from Vancouver who allegedly travelled to a remote community last week to receive doses of COVID-19 vaccine amid media reports that the former president of the Gr
U.S. president signs executive order instituting stringent new Buy American regimen

U.S. president signs executive order instituting stringent new Buy American regimen

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden imposed stringent new made-in-America rules for U.S. government spending Monday, adding a caveat likely troubling to Canada: exceptions to those rules will be allowed only under "very limited circumstances.