COVID-19 vaccines: 1 in 4 Ottawa kids aged 5-11 have 1st doses, leading Ontario

Ottawa Public Health says 25 per cent of all kids aged five to 11 in the city already have their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, just a week into the vaccination campaign.
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NATO is sending more ships and fighter jets to eastern Europe, a man charged in a human-smuggling scheme at the Canada-U.S. border will appear in court, and Dany Fortin will be in a courtroom to face allegations of sexual misconduct. Here's what you need to know today.
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