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Crime victims need help through gruelling, traumatic parole process: advocates

Crime victims need help through gruelling, traumatic parole process: advocates

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Last Friday, a Parole Board of Canada decision gave Greg Parsons a momentary reprieve from weeks of night terrors and unearthed trauma.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, April 29 , 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, April 29 , 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, April 29, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 305,605 new vaccinations administered for a total of 13,131,871 doses given.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, April 29, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, April 29, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, April 29, 2021. There are 1,211,083 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,211,083 confirmed cases (83,452 active, 1,103,462 resolved, 24,169 deaths).
Ontario marks COVID-19 death-toll milestone; Alberta brings in more restrictions

Ontario marks COVID-19 death-toll milestone; Alberta brings in more restrictions

Ontario marked a grim COVID-19 milestone Thursday as its virus-related death toll passed 8,000 and Alberta brought in tighter public-health measures to try to get rapidly rising infection rates in hot spots under control.
B.C. working to house people camping in Vancouver park as deadline to leave looms

B.C. working to house people camping in Vancouver park as deadline to leave looms

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's housing minister says campers in Vancouver's Strathcona Park can either choose to accept the housing they are offered or leave the park by Friday's deadline.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Thursday, April 29, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Thursday, April 29, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 7:40 p.m.
Street drugs poisoned with benzos can lead to 'catastrophic' overdoses: advocate

Street drugs poisoned with benzos can lead to 'catastrophic' overdoses: advocate

VANCOUVER — A drug policy adviser to the City of Vancouver is warning of a dangerous drug saturating British Columbia's illicit supply in much the same way fentanyl did several years ago.
COVID-19 vaccine uptake among Canada's oldest residents higher than for flu shot

COVID-19 vaccine uptake among Canada's oldest residents higher than for flu shot

OTTAWA — Seniors are getting vaccinated in higher numbers for COVID-19 than they did for the flu, Health Canada data suggest. Deputy Chief Public Health Officer Dr.
'Great champion of Indigenous Peoples,' B.C. judge, politician, Thomas Berger dies

'Great champion of Indigenous Peoples,' B.C. judge, politician, Thomas Berger dies

VANCOUVER — Thomas Berger, a British Columbia politician, lawyer, judge and commissioner whose work led Canada to recognize Aboriginal title to land, has died of cancer at the age of 88.
Alberta, B.C. caribou lose twice as much habitat from fire and industry as they gain

Alberta, B.C. caribou lose twice as much habitat from fire and industry as they gain

Threatened caribou herds in Alberta and British Columbia have lost twice as much habitat as they've gained over the last twenty years and the pace of loss is picking up, new research says.
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