CBC News: The National | Alberta’s new restrictions; Vaccine reassurance | May 4, 2021

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  • Published on:  Monday, May 3, 2021
  • Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced new restrictions for schools and restaurants as the province’s COVID-19 crisis continues, while Saskatchewan laid out plans to relax the rules. Reassurance from the prime minister and public health officials about the safety and efficacy of Canada’s vaccine. Plus, the price of lumber has led to a spike in tree poaching in B.C.

    41:43 Correction: In the story about Canada’s new restrictions on puppy imports we incorrectly state that the rules are for puppies under 8 weeks of age. In fact, the rules apply to dogs under 8 months of age.

    00:00 The National for May 4, 2020
    00:55 COVID-19 pandemic across Canada
    01:20 Alberta tightens restrictions, increases fines
    04:29 Nova Scotia reports record COVID-19 cases
    05:10 Saskatchewan unveils road map to reopening
    07:25 Ontario sees drop in COVID-19 cases
    07:50 Trudeau offer reassurance about vaccines
    10:12 COVID-19 cases at quarantine hotel
    10:39 Travellers who skip hotel quarantine
    12:52 COVID-19 crisis in India
    13:16 Concerns about COVID-19 vaccine inequity
    15:29 President Biden sets July 4 vaccine goal
    16:05 Mexico City subway overpass collapse
    17:59 Woman injured in cougar attack
    18:20 Managing Canada’s backlogged courts
    21:20 P.E.I. lobster season begins
    21:41 Rash of tree thefts on Vancouver Island
    24:23 CN offers pension after discrimination claims
    25:21 The high cost of health-care burnout
    35:37 NOAA announces new climate normals
    40:30 Belgium farmer accidentally moves French border
    40:51 New restrictions on puppy imports
    43:27 The Moment


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