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Federal, B.C. New Democrat politician Ian Waddell remembered for his passion, desire

Federal, B.C. New Democrat politician Ian Waddell remembered for his passion, desire

VANCOUVER — Federal and provincial leaders are among those offering condolences at the passing of long-serving British Columbia politician Ian Waddell. The former lawyer, New Democrat member of Parliament and member of the B.C.
A muted St. Patrick's Day and an 'offensive' Bigfoot movie: In The News for March 17

A muted St. Patrick's Day and an 'offensive' Bigfoot movie: In The News for March 17

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of March 17 ... What we are watching in Canada ... TORONTO — Public health officials are urging St.
Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

Who have provinces pegged to receive COVID-19 vaccines in the coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, March 17, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, March 17, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 120,004 new vaccinations administered for a total of 3,271,309 doses given. Nationwide, 604,921 people or 1.
Peter MacKay to sit out this week's Conservative party convention

Peter MacKay to sit out this week's Conservative party convention

OTTAWA — Former Conservative leadership candidate and longtime party stalwart Peter MacKay won't attend the party's policy convention this week. MacKay cited work and family as the reason for his absence.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, March 17, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, March 17, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. There are 915,868 confirmed cases in Canada. <b>_ Canada: 915,868 confirmed cases (31,517 active, 861,832 resolved, 22,519 deaths).
Plans readied by B.C. and Washington state to wipe out invasive giant hornet

Plans readied by B.C. and Washington state to wipe out invasive giant hornet

VANCOUVER — Officials in British Columbia and Washington state will release their battle plan today to try to wipe out Asian giant hornets.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, March 16, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, March 16, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 120,004 new vaccinations administered for a total of 3,271,309 doses given. Nationwide, 604,921 people or 1.
'She was one of a kind:' Friend of Alberta teen killed in school says she loved art

'She was one of a kind:' Friend of Alberta teen killed in school says she loved art

EDMONTON — A friend of a 17-year-old student who died after being attacked at her school says the girl had a heart of gold and is dearly missed by her friends.
NACI says Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine now recommended for use on seniors

NACI says Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine now recommended for use on seniors

OTTAWA — Canada's expert vaccine panel said Tuesday there is now enough "real-world evidence" to show the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 shot is both safe and effective for seniors.