Queen Elizabeth II and her family paid their last respects to Prince Philip at a funeral on Saturday that celebrated his naval past, his international heritage and seven decades of service in which he helped guide the queen through repeated crises.
As the Liberal government embarks on $100 billion in stimulus spending over the next three years, the treasury board president says the focus will be on supporting sectors hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and bolstering the green economy.
The federal government has secured an additional eight million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine coming over the next few months, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday, just as Moderna revealed coming shipments will be smaller than promised.
A COVID-19 outbreak at the Regina Correctional Centre continues to escalate; 131 inmates and 20 staff have tested positive as of Thursday afternoon and five inmates have been hospitalized, according to the union representing corrections workers.
In-person learning at Regina schools is set to resume in less than two weeks, but with more than 900 active COVID-19 cases in the region, there are growing calls to vaccinate school staff before they return to class.
Eligibility for the province's vaccination appointment booking system will expand to include people 48-years and older on Friday. Vaccinations at most drive-thru and walk-in clinics will be available to residents 48 to 54-years-old.