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Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Friday

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The Ontario cabinet is expected to resume meetings on Friday to discuss imposing further restrictions after the province reported its single-highest daily case count of COVID-19.

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Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Friday

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The Ontario cabinet is expected to resume meetings on Friday to discuss imposing further restrictions after the province reported its single-highest daily case count of COVID-19.

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Gateshead replaces Rabat for Diamond League season opener

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This year’s Diamond League will open in Britain for the first time with Gateshead replacing Rabat as the season’s first host city, organizers said Friday.

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Iran nuclear chief says 60% uranium enrichment started at Natanz site

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Iran has begun 60 per cent uranium enrichment at its Natanz plant, the country’s nuclear chief said on Friday, days after an explosion at the site that Tehran blamed on Israel.

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Head of Tokyo Olympics again says event will not be cancelled

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The head of the Tokyo Olympics was again forced to assure the world that the postponed games will open in just over three months and not be cancelled despite surging COVID-19 cases in Japan.

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The National On Demand: Dire predictions as Ontario’s breaks COVID-19 records | April 15, 2021

The National On Demand: Dire predictions as Ontario’s breaks COVID-19 records | April 15, 2021

The dire projections for Ontario and its calls for help as it battles record COVID-19 infections and ICU patients. Plus, At Issue breaks down the Conservatives’ new climate plan.

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Here’s what’s known about why women seem more susceptible to rare vaccine blood clots

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Two leading COVID-19 vaccines are being linked to rare, serious blood clots, with the bulk of cases being women. But medical experts say with so few reports after millions of doses administered, determining what’s actually behind these cases will take time and research. Here’s what we do know.

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Hong Kong democracy leaders given jail terms amid crackdown

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Nine of Hong Kong’s leading pro-democracy advocates were sentenced to jail terms Friday for organizing a march during the 2019 anti-government protests that triggered an overwhelming crackdown from Beijing.

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Hong Kong democracy leaders given jail terms amid crackdown

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Nine of Hong Kong’s leading pro-democracy advocates were sentenced to jail terms Friday for organizing a march during the 2019 anti-government protests that triggered an overwhelming crackdown from Beijing.

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100-metre world champion Christian Coleman to miss Olympics despite reduced ban

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American sprinter Christian Coleman will miss the Tokyo Olympics after failing Friday in an appeal to overturn his ban for missed doping tests.