Canada in pictures

People exercise at an outdoor skating rink during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on Thursday, January 14, 2021. The province of Ontario is currently under an emergency order lockdown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister speaks to media following a tour of the new COVID-19 immunization supersite in Brandon, Man., Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matt Smith
A patient is transported from Verdun hospital Tuesday, January 12, 2021 in Montreal. Quebec Premier Francois Legault described the situation in Quebec hospitals as critical especially in the Montreal region THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Construction workers assemble a crane high in the air in Toronto on Tuesday January 12, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Amanda Parsons, a registered nurse on staff at the Northwood Care facility, administers a dose of the Moderna vaccine to Audrey Wiseman, 85, in Halifax on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. In a bid to control COVID-19, the federal government plans to make free vaccines available to everyone who lives in Canada over the course of 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan-Pool
Advocates for the homeless hold a protest against the COVID-19 curfew Monday, January 11, 2021 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Quinton Turcotte 16, goes for early morning skate on Pigeon Lake pond hockey rink near Bobcaygeon, Ont., on Sunday, January 10, 2021. With COVID-19 shutdowns it is unknown when young hockey players like Quinton can return to arenas and organized play. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Thornhill
People wearing face masks to curb the spread of COVID-19 walk together at Garry Point Park as fishing vessels docked at Steveston Harbour are seen in the distance, in Richmond, B.C., on Sunday, January 10, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Nurses and PSWs at Sienna Senior Living St. George Care Community in Toronto wave from the windows as a support rally takes place in front of the building on Thursday January 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Health-care workers wait in line at a UHN COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

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