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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 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 138,091 new vaccinations administered for a total of 3,409,400 doses given.
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 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. There are 919,239 confirmed cases in Canada. <b>_ Canada: 919,239 confirmed cases (31,600 active, 865,085 resolved, 22,554 deaths).
Canadians not near death gain access to assisted dying as Senate passes Bill C-7

Canadians not near death gain access to assisted dying as Senate passes Bill C-7

OTTAWA — Intolerably suffering Canadians who are not near the natural end of their lives now have the right to seek medical assistance in dying. And that will eventually include people suffering solely from grievous and irremediable mental illnesses.
Officials had a 'flagrant' disregard for Meng's rights, her lawyers tell court

Officials had a 'flagrant' disregard for Meng's rights, her lawyers tell court

VANCOUVER — Canadian and U.S. officials involved in the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou failed, "at times miserably," in their duties to act honourably and with regard for her rights, one of her lawyers argued Wednesday.
B.C. premier expects those who are vaccinated will get flexibility to do more

B.C. premier expects those who are vaccinated will get flexibility to do more

VICTORIA — The lifting of more British Columbia health restrictions is likely as the COVID-19 vaccination plan rolls out across the province, Premier John Horgan said Wednesday.
One of two quarantined mink farms in B.C. resumes breeding program

One of two quarantined mink farms in B.C. resumes breeding program

VICTORIA — A mink farm that is still quarantined after a COVID-19 outbreak has begun its annual breeding program along with eight other farms in British Columbia. The Agriculture Ministry said the province's chief veterinarian, Dr.

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. British Columbia is reporting 498 new cases of COVID-19 and four more deaths, pushing the death toll in the province to 1,411.
Ottawa rejects Iran report that blames shootdown of Flight 752 on 'human error'

Ottawa rejects Iran report that blames shootdown of Flight 752 on 'human error'

OTTAWA — The federal government is rejecting outright a final report by Iran's civil aviation authority that blames "human error" as the reason why a passenger jet was shot down by the Iranian military in January 2020.

B.C. and Washington state focus on public outreach to wipe out invasive giant hornet

VICTORIA — Public outreach will be key to tracking Asian giant hornets this year as many of the insects were found by members of the public in 2020, officials in British Columbia and Washington state say.
Lametti warns Senate that more amendments to judicial training bill could doom it

Lametti warns Senate that more amendments to judicial training bill could doom it

OTTAWA — Justice Minister David Lametti is warning the Senate that making further amendments to legislation requiring new judges to take training on sexual assault law could doom the bill to failing for a third time.