Canada and World Full Headlines for April 3

Published on April 4, 2021 by

Canadian provinces that have been hard-hit by COVID-19 are taking more measures to curb the rapid spread, but new variants are competing with pandemic fatigue. Abigail Bimman has more.

Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine supply is expected to ramp up in the coming weeks, and as Eric Sorensen reports, that could make a big difference in the race between vaccines and the highly transmissible variants.

Investigators are still trying to determine the motive behind the latest deadly breach of the Capitol’s perimeter. The attack comes just months after the Jan. 6 insurrection, and as Jennifer Johnson explains, it is once again raising security questions.

There has been an alarming increase of anti-Asian hate in Canada. Mary Ng, minister of small business, export promotion and international trade, spoke about the troubling trend with Global’s Mercedes Stephenson.

As home prices skyrocket, calls on the Canadian government to bring the housing market back to Earth are growing increasingly urgent. Mike Le Couteur looks at what options the federal government may have to address the overheating housing market, as they also prepare to unveil its first budget in two years.

And, with a second COVID-19 summer ahead, the demand for recreational items is skyrocketing once again. Sean O’Shea reports.

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