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Tsilhqot'in call on B.C., Canada to recognize Indigenous jurisdiction amid COVID-19

Tsilhqot'in call on B.C., Canada to recognize Indigenous jurisdiction amid COVID-19

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — A British Columbia First Nation that won a landmark case establishing rights and title to its territory says ongoing colonialism and systemic racism have hindered its COVID-19 response.
U.S. working on plan to lend doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to Canada, Mexico

U.S. working on plan to lend doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine to Canada, Mexico

Canada's procurement minister says a deal is close to receive Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine doses from the U.S., while the military commander in charge of the rollout here says all adults who wish could be able to get their first shot by July 1.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, March 18 , 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, March 18 , 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, March 18, 2021. There are 922,848 confirmed cases in Canada. <b>_ Canada: 922,848 confirmed cases (29,280 active, 870,978 resolved, 22,590 deaths).
Canadian fashion mogul facing U.S. sex trafficking charges appeals bail ruling

Canadian fashion mogul facing U.S. sex trafficking charges appeals bail ruling

WINNIPEG — Prosecutors say a Canadian fashion leader facing charges of sex trafficking and racketeering in the United States could use former employees to contact victims if he is released from jail.
B.C. teachers, police and other front-line workers to be eligible for vaccine soon

B.C. teachers, police and other front-line workers to be eligible for vaccine soon

VICTORIA — Police officers, grocery workers, teachers and child-care staff are among more than 300,000 front-line workers being prioritized for COVID-19 vaccinations in the coming weeks, the British Columbia government announced Thursday.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 6:30 p.m. Health officials in B.C.
Meng's judge questions thoroughness of alleged 'covert criminal investigation'

Meng's judge questions thoroughness of alleged 'covert criminal investigation'

VANCOUVER — A B.C. Supreme Court judge asked why border officers didn't question Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou more rigorously if their exam was actually a covert criminal investigation, as her lawyers say.
Feds ask for independent review of documents for St. Anne's residential school claims

Feds ask for independent review of documents for St. Anne's residential school claims

Ottawa is requesting an independent review of thousands of documents detailing sexual and physical abuse of Indigenous children at St. Anne's residential school.
Time for Canada, U.S. to get serious about how, when to reopen border, experts say

Time for Canada, U.S. to get serious about how, when to reopen border, experts say

WASHINGTON — A panel of experts and powerful political luminaries from both Canada and the United States sounded the alarm Thursday about what they consider an urgent need to get serious about reopening the shared border.

'God Bless America!' Doug Ford praises U.S. for promising to send vaccines to Canada

TORONTO — Weeks after pressing the United States to help Canada secure more COVID-19 vaccines, Ontario Premier Doug Ford praised U.S. President Joe Biden Thursday for work his administration is doing to provide the country with millions more shots.