Canada and World Full Headlines for April 15

Published on April 16, 2021 by

The third COVID-19 wave is driving case counts higher than they’ve ever been in Canada, and there is talk of tighter restrictions in Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta. Kamil Karamali reports on one part of Ontario, where the local health unit is warning every resident to consider themselves a COVID-19 carrier.

A record 125 patients were in intensive care in B.C., as the province reported more than 1,200 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. Keith Baldrey discusses the possibility of more restrictions.

Heather Yourex-West has an update from Alberta, as Calgary’s two largest school boards have decided that all classes from grades 7-12 will move online as of Monday.

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole unveiled his party’s plan to tackle climate change today. The biggest shift is that O’Toole agrees it’s time to put a price on carbon — a policy he has opposed until now. David Akin explains.

Dawna Friesen speaks with a woman who is one of the survivors of the widely reported but rare blood clotting associated with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in the U.K.

And, people in Nova Scotia are still searching for answers one year after the deadliest shooting spree in Canada’s modern history. Ross Lord reports.

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