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Charged with ignoring COVID-19 health rules: Alberta church shut down, fenced off

Charged with ignoring COVID-19 health rules: Alberta church shut down, fenced off

Alberta Health Services, in a statement, says GraceLife church will remain closed until it shows it will comply with public-health measures meant to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus
In Canada, U.S., vaccine 'passports' could be new point of cross-border contention

In Canada, U.S., vaccine 'passports' could be new point of cross-border contention

A new online Léger poll found 52 per cent of Canadian respondents supported showing proof of vaccination, compared with 43 per cent of Americans
Vaccine panel confirms choice to delay doses up to 4 months in Canada

Vaccine panel confirms choice to delay doses up to 4 months in Canada

The panel says it expects the administration of second doses won't end up taking as long as four months based on Canada's expected vaccine supply
New Brunswick says person in their 30s latest COVID-19-related death

New Brunswick says person in their 30s latest COVID-19-related death

Officials say 11 new cases are in the Edmundston area, two are in the Moncton region and one is in the Fredericton area
Vaccines are helping but won't solve the pandemic on their own, federal doctors warn

Vaccines are helping but won't solve the pandemic on their own, federal doctors warn

Health Minister Patty Hajdu says workplaces and individuals need to keep doing everything they can to prevent the virus from spreading
Newfoundland and Labrador goes four days without reports of new COVID-19 infections

Newfoundland and Labrador goes four days without reports of new COVID-19 infections

The province has four active reported infections
Survey shows seniors happier with COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Quebec than in Ontario

Survey shows seniors happier with COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Quebec than in Ontario

The online poll of 1,523 adult Canadians was conducted March 26-28
Almost 2.2 million more vaccine doses coming this week as COVID-19 cases spike

Almost 2.2 million more vaccine doses coming this week as COVID-19 cases spike

Canada is to receive 1,019,070 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and 855,600 doses of the Moderna vaccine over the next seven days
Health officials in New Brunswick report ten new COVID-19 cases

Health officials in New Brunswick report ten new COVID-19 cases

Health officials say seven of the cases are in the Moncton region and are under investigation
AstraZeneca vaccine doses ready for use as Canada approves U.S. manufacturing sites

AstraZeneca vaccine doses ready for use as Canada approves U.S. manufacturing sites

It remains to be seen how many Canadians will be eager to get them, as part of the fallout from Monday's decision to pause the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine for anyone under the age of 55
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