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B.C. gives $2M to Japanese Canadian seniors as step toward righting internment wrongs

B.C. gives $2M to Japanese Canadian seniors as step toward righting internment wrongs

VICTORIA — British Columbia is offering tangible recognition of the historical wrongs caused by the province when it helped to intern thousands of Japanese Canadians during the Second World War.
Canadian military laying groundwork for arrival of armed drones

Canadian military laying groundwork for arrival of armed drones

OTTAWA — Canada is inching closer to the purchase of armed drones for its military as details around how the controversial weapons will be used are starting to come together after nearly two decades of delays and discussion.
New Brunswick reports blood clot death in connection with Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

New Brunswick reports blood clot death in connection with Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick health officials on Wednesday reported the province's first death of someone who developed a blood clot after receiving the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
Avoid mixed messaging with any mix-and-match vaccine plan: CEO

Avoid mixed messaging with any mix-and-match vaccine plan: CEO

Public health doctors and immunologists in Canada are calling for a wait-and-see approach as the idea of mixing doses of different COVID-19 vaccines is being considered to quickly inoculate more people around the world.
Report finds climate change rarely part of Atlantic Canada's fisheries management

Report finds climate change rarely part of Atlantic Canada's fisheries management

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Climate change is rarely factored into management decisions for fisheries in Atlantic Canada and the eastern Arctic, according to a report released Wednesday from a national marine conservation group.
N.S. mass shooter's spouse pleads not guilty to unlawfully supplying him ammunition

N.S. mass shooter's spouse pleads not guilty to unlawfully supplying him ammunition

HALIFAX — The common law spouse of the man responsible for killing 22 people in April 2020 in Nova Scotia is pleading not guilty to charges she illegally provided him ammunition.

Alberta confirms AstraZenca death, Moderna doses arrive early: In The News for May 5

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 May 5 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
DND, Veterans Affairs workers say harassment complaints not taken seriously: unions

DND, Veterans Affairs workers say harassment complaints not taken seriously: unions

OTTAWA — It has been nearly two years since a civilian employee at the Defence Department says she first lodged a workplace harassment complaint against one of her superiors and she says the bureaucratic stonewalling ever since has left her feeling d

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. There are 1,249,950 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,249,950 confirmed cases (82,700 active, 1,142,854 resolved, 24,396 deaths).
Air force chief stands by Cyclone helicopters despite emergency landing, fatal crash

Air force chief stands by Cyclone helicopters despite emergency landing, fatal crash

OTTAWA — The commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force says he has "full confidence" in the military's new Cyclone helicopters despite a growing number of incidents that include last year's deadly crash off the coast of Greece and an emergency landin