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Year in review: A look at news events in June 2021

A look at news events in June 2021: 1 - The Edmonton CFL franchise changed its team name to Elks.

Year in review: A look at news events in May 2021

A look at news events in May 2021: 1 - The final phase of ending America's so-called "forever war'' in Afghanistan after 20 years formally began.

Year in review: A look at news events in April 2021

A look at news events in April 2021: 1 - More than five million Canadians had received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose -- or almost one in six. About 690,000 of those had received both doses. Deputy chief public health officer Dr.

Year in review: A look at news events in March 2021

A look at news events in March 2021: 2 - Gross domestic product shrank 5.4 per cent in 2020, making it the worst year for the Canadian economy since the agency started keeping records in 1961.

Year in review: A look at news events in February 2021

A look at news events in February 2021: 1 - Drugmaker Novavax submitted its vaccine candidate to Health Canada for regulatory approval.

Year in review: A look at news events in January 2021

A look at news events in January 2021: 1 - The U.S. reached 20 million COVID-19 cases on the first day of the new year. Johns Hopkins University said the U.S. exceeded the mark less than a week after the country reached 19 million cases.
Group in B.C. looks to build smaller, homelike long-term care units after COVID-19

Group in B.C. looks to build smaller, homelike long-term care units after COVID-19

VANCOUVER — Rows of rooms line a long, narrow hallway where a tall aluminum cart stacked with food trays is parked as staff at the front desk register visitors and offer surgical masks.
New Year's Eve parties cancelled, moved online in cities across Canada

New Year's Eve parties cancelled, moved online in cities across Canada

VANCOUVER — Canada's major cities are set to ring in the New Year with more of a gentle chime than a resounding clang, with many official celebrations cancelled or moved online for the second year in a row due to COVID-19.

Quebec imposes curfew as several provinces report record COVID-19 case numbers

The Omicron variant continued to cause record-breaking COVID-19 case numbers in several provinces Thursday, which also prompted Quebec to impose a nighttime curfew that will come into effect on New Year's Eve.
Quebec imposes nighttime COVID-19 curfew starting on New Year's Eve

Quebec imposes nighttime COVID-19 curfew starting on New Year's Eve

MONTREAL — Warning that hospitals could soon be overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, Quebec Premier François Legault imposed a series of new restrictions Thursday, including a nighttime curfew that will begin on New Year's Eve.