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A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 77,572 new vaccinations administered for a total of 2,091,700 doses given.
'Racism is a real problem:' Growing number of attacks against Black Muslim women

'Racism is a real problem:' Growing number of attacks against Black Muslim women

EDMONTON — Five Black Muslim women, all Somali-Canadians wearing hijabs, have been attacked or threatened in Edmonton in the last 10 weeks. The city's Al-Rashid Mosque began offering Muslim women self-defence lessons following the attacks.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, March 3, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. There are 875,559 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 875,559 confirmed cases (29,930 active, 823,524 resolved, 22,105 deaths).
Judge questions whether B.C.'s top doctor appreciated right to religious freedom

Judge questions whether B.C.'s top doctor appreciated right to religious freedom

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's top doctor understands the importance of balancing any COVID-19 restrictions against the charter right to freedom of religion, a lawyer for the province's attorney general has told the B.C. Supreme Court.
Trump comments about Meng a 'salvo' in trade war with China, her lawyer says

Trump comments about Meng a 'salvo' in trade war with China, her lawyer says

VANCOUVER — A lawyer for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou accused former U.S. president Donald Trump of co-opting her extradition proceedings in an effort to use her as leverage in trade negotiations with China.
Winter supply of Chinook salmon critical to survival of orcas, says study

Winter supply of Chinook salmon critical to survival of orcas, says study

VANCOUVER — Endangered southern resident killer whales would have a much better chance of survival if chinook were in their hunting grounds during winter off the coast of British Columbia, a new study says.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

OTTAWA — The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 7:20 p.m.
A look at the studies from Israel, U.K. that informed B.C.'s second-dose delay

A look at the studies from Israel, U.K. that informed B.C.'s second-dose delay

VANCOUVER — Studies from Israel and the United Kingdom showed that a single dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine significantly reduced COVID-19 infections, helping to guide British Columbia's decision to delay the second dose of vaccines by four month
Nunavut judge grants injunction against hunters who protested at mine site

Nunavut judge grants injunction against hunters who protested at mine site

IQALUIT, Nunavut — A Nunavut judge has granted a mining company an injunction against hunters who stopped its iron ore operation when they protested at the site last month.
Ex-ombudsman says he told defence minister about Vance allegations in 2018

Ex-ombudsman says he told defence minister about Vance allegations in 2018

OTTAWA — Former military ombudsman Gary Walbourne told a parliamentary committee Wednesday that he informed Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan of allegations of misconduct against Gen.