Canada and World Full Headlines for November 9

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A coronavirus vaccine developed by the companies Pfizer and BioNTech has shown early promise. Preliminary results show it is more than 90 per cent effective at protecting people from COVID-19, but that does not mean this vaccine is approved for use yet. Abigail Bimman reports on our top story.

Meanwhile, COVID-19 case numbers, along with hospitalizations, are rising across much of the country. Mike Drolet has more on Ontario’s cases, while Heather Yourex-West reports on Alberta’s COVID-19 situation and Robin Gill provides an update on British Columbia’s new restrictions.

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden announced on Monday the formation of his new coronavirus advisory board. Jackson Proskow reports on his plea to all Americans to wear masks amid the pandemic.

With so many people working from home, fast and reliable internet is more vital than ever. Ottawa has promised additional funding to extend broadband service to remote areas, but as Mike Le Couteur reports, it’s a promise that has been made before.

Plus, Remembrance Day is going to look different amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but families across the country will still reflect on Nov. 11. Redmond Shannon shares the story of a Canadian veteran who survived WWI, but lost his life to the spanish flu.

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