5 things to know for Monday, May 10, 2021
|CTVnews 10 May 2021 at 06:32|
TORONTO -- Canada has now administered at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to 46.49 per cent of the country s eligible population. Here s what else you need to know to start your day.
1. Airport shooting: Homicide investigators say the victim of a brazen mid-afternoon shooting outside Vancouver International Airport Sunday afternoon is a 28-year-old man who was known to police.
2. Online content: While the government insists that individuals online content won t be subject to federal regulations under Bill C-10, the CRTC could impose regulations on accounts that have a , according to Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault.
3. Vaccine delivery: Canada is scheduled to receive two million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine this week as provinces continue to ramp up their immunization efforts.
4. Second dose delay: Some pregnant Canadians aren t able to get fully vaccinated before their due date because of the extended interval between doses .
5. Recycling PPE: A U.K. company is reducing hospital waste by melting and compressing personal protective equipment into plastic that can be such as school chairs, water bottle caps and coat hangers.
One more thing
DNA test: A sailor on the doomed 1845 Franklin Arctic expedition was identified using DNA from a living relative in South Africa, marking the first time a crew member of that infamous voyage has been positively identified this way.