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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.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest developments in the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada on March 16, 2021 (all times eastern): 6:30 p.m. British Columbia is reporting 556 new cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths.
Health authority fires Quebec nurses accused of mocking Indigenous patient

Health authority fires Quebec nurses accused of mocking Indigenous patient

MONTREAL — Two Quebec nurses accused of mocking an Indigenous patient at a public clinic northeast of Montreal have been fired, the regional health authority said Tuesday.
Alberta energy minister defends 'war room' petition against children's Bigfoot movie

Alberta energy minister defends 'war room' petition against children's Bigfoot movie

EDMONTON — Alberta’s energy minister is defending her government’s attack on a children’s movie about Bigfoot that she says is "quite offensive" and carries an inaccurate anti-oil message.
Adam Strong found guilty of murder, manslaughter in deaths of two Ontario women

Adam Strong found guilty of murder, manslaughter in deaths of two Ontario women

TORONTO — CAUTION: This story contains graphic content that may disturb some readers.
Officials in B.C., Washington state team up against invasive giant hornets

Officials in B.C., Washington state team up against invasive giant hornets

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Officials with the British Columbia and Washington state agriculture departments along with U.S. federal agencies are teaming up to trap, track and destroy invasive Asian giant hornets, which threaten honeybees.