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

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 33,289 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,306,784 doses given.
Mifflin Gibbs: First Black man elected in B.C. won a Victoria council seat in 1866

Mifflin Gibbs: First Black man elected in B.C. won a Victoria council seat in 1866

VICTORIA — The first Black person elected in British Columbia was an American abolitionist and entrepreneur who won a Victoria city council seat in 1866 and played a role in Confederation.
Newfoundland sees COVID-19 cases decline as variant threat simmers

Newfoundland sees COVID-19 cases decline as variant threat simmers

Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting a sharp downturn in daily COVID-19 cases, with seven new ones confirmed Tuesday as fears over a rapidly spreading variant of the virus linger on the island and across Canada.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021

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

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 33,289 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,306,784 doses given.
Petitclerc recounts her own experience with disability in final MAID bill debate

Petitclerc recounts her own experience with disability in final MAID bill debate

OTTAWA — Sen. Chantal Petitclerc recounted her own experience with a disability as she sought Tuesday to counter criticism of a bill to expand access to medical assistance in dying.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. There are 831,577 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 831,577 confirmed cases (35,669 active, 774,511 resolved, 21,397 deaths).
Nurses, contact tracers responding to Olymel pork plant outbreak in Alberta

Nurses, contact tracers responding to Olymel pork plant outbreak in Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. — Alberta Health Services says it is responding directly to a COVID-19 outbreak that has infected hundreds at a hog slaughterhouse where almost two-thirds of workers have at least one other job outside the plant.
The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada on Feb. 16, 2021

The latest developments on COVID-19 in Canada on Feb. 16, 2021

OTTAWA — The latest developments on the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada (all times eastern): 6:50 p.m.
Ottawa urged to grant permanent residency to wrongfully arrested Quebec man

Ottawa urged to grant permanent residency to wrongfully arrested Quebec man

MONTREAL — Both the House of Commons and Quebec's legislature adopted motions on Tuesday calling on Canada's immigration minister to grant permanent residency to a Quebec man who was arrested, charged with attempted murder of a police officer and det
Trudeau government would allow municipalities to ban handguns under new bill

Trudeau government would allow municipalities to ban handguns under new bill

OTTAWA — Newly tabled federal gun legislation would allow municipalities to ban handguns through bylaws restricting their possession, storage and transportation.