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

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 42,543 new vaccinations administered for a total of 613,285 doses given.

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

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. There are 715,072 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 715,072 confirmed cases (73,919 active, 623,033 resolved, 18,120 deaths).
Tory MP Sloan accuses party of hypocrisy over efforts to have him expelled

Tory MP Sloan accuses party of hypocrisy over efforts to have him expelled

OTTAWA — Ontario Conservative MP Derek Sloan could be expelled from his party's caucus as early as Tuesday for accepting a donation to his leadership campaign from a white supremacist.

Turfing Sloan from Conservative caucus not entirely up to O'Toole

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole wants Derek Sloan booted out of his party's caucus but it's not entirely up to him.
Some provinces see positive signs in COVID fight, but hospitalizations a concern

Some provinces see positive signs in COVID fight, but hospitalizations a concern

Some provincial authorities saw encouraging signs in the fight against COVID-19 on Monday, even as experts warned that it's too soon to draw conclusions from the data and provinces scrambled to deal with a looming shortage of Pfizer vaccines.
Alberta cancels coal leases, pauses future sales, as opposition increases

Alberta cancels coal leases, pauses future sales, as opposition increases

EDMONTON — Alberta has decided to cancel recently issued coal leases in the Rocky Mountains, as public opposition grows to the United Conservative government's plan to expand coal mining in the area.
Rescue society praises B.C.'s teen's survival skills after he got lost snowmobiling

Rescue society praises B.C.'s teen's survival skills after he got lost snowmobiling

100 MILE HOUSE, B.C. — A teen who became lost while on a family snowmobile outing in a remote British Columbia mountain wilderness is being praised for using his backcountry survival skills.
Canadian Press NewsAlert: Ottawa OKs return of Boeing Max aircraft to Canadian skies

Canadian Press NewsAlert: Ottawa OKs return of Boeing Max aircraft to Canadian skies

MONTREAL — The Boeing 737 MAX can return to Canadian airspace beginning Wednesday, Transport Canada says, concluding nearly two years of government review after the aircraft was involved in two deadly crashes that saw the planes grounded worldwide.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, Jan. 18

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, Jan. 18

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:30 p.m.
Blanchet's choice to block critics on Twitter limits free speech: experts

Blanchet's choice to block critics on Twitter limits free speech: experts

OTTAWA — Dozens of people — including some MPs — say Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet has blocked them on Twitter after they criticized his statements about Transport Minister Omar Alghabra, with some arguing they have a right to be heard