Delta COVID-19 variant spreading through Canada, raising reopening concerns

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    Delta COVID-19 variant spreading through Canada, raising reopening concerns

    Since one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine isn’t enough protection against the Delta variant, which is more contagious and can make people sicker, urgency is growing to get more Canadians fully vaccinated.

    Nearly 70 per cent of the population is half vaccinated, while less than 10 per cent have received both doses.

    That has some provinces wary of reopening plans.

    As Heather Yourex-West reports, Alberta is hoping to remove all restrictions in less than a month for the start of the Calgary Stampede.

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    Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. It extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles), making it the world’s second-largest country by total area.

    Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world’s longest bi-national land border. Canada’s capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

    Various Indigenous peoples inhabited what is now Canada for thousands of years before European colonization. The Canada Act 1982, which severed the vestiges of legal dependence on the British Parliament. Canada is a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy in the Westminster tradition, with a monarch and a prime minister who serves as the chair of the Cabinet and head of government.

    As a highly developed country, Canada has the seventeenth-highest nominal per-capita income globally as well as the thirteenth-highest ranking in the Human Development Index. Its advanced economy is the tenth-largest in the world, relying chiefly upon its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks.

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