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A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 48,195 new vaccinations administered for a total of 507,687 doses given.
Snowshoer dies after overnight search on Vancouver-area mountain: RCMP

Snowshoer dies after overnight search on Vancouver-area mountain: RCMP

SQUAMISH, B.C. — A snowshoer who set out alone on a rugged mountain trail on Vancouver's north shore Thursday has died. Squamish RCMP say the 21-year-old woman from Ontario was removed from a steep gully Friday morning after an overnight search.
Businessman Frank Giustra's lawsuit against Twitter can proceed in B.C. court: judge

Businessman Frank Giustra's lawsuit against Twitter can proceed in B.C. court: judge

VANCOUVER — A prominent British Columbia businessman and philanthropist's defamation lawsuit against Twitter Inc. can proceed in a court in the province, a judge has ruled.
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): 7:20 p.m.
Pfizer-BioNTech delaying vaccine deliveries to Canada due to production issues

Pfizer-BioNTech delaying vaccine deliveries to Canada due to production issues

OTTAWA — Only half of Canada's promised COVID-19 vaccine doses by Pfizer-BioNTech will arrive in the next month, federal officials revealed Friday, blaming production issues in Belgium that will affect immediate vaccination plans.
B.C. hospice refusing to provide medically assisted dying must vacate premises

B.C. hospice refusing to provide medically assisted dying must vacate premises

DELTA, B.C. — A hospice that has refused to provide medical assistance in dying based on religious objections will have to vacate a facility in Delta, B.C., by the end of March.
Newfoundland and Labrador to vote in winter, pandemic election on Feb. 13

Newfoundland and Labrador to vote in winter, pandemic election on Feb. 13

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Newfoundland and Labrador will become the fourth province to go to the polls during the COVID-19 pandemic after Premier Andrew Furey called an election for Feb. 13.
Canada's top doctor says to avoid non-essential travel as B.C. explores legal options

Canada's top doctor says to avoid non-essential travel as B.C. explores legal options

OTTAWA — British Columbia's decision to seek legal advice on limiting travel reinforces the message that it isn't the time to go on vacation across the country, Canada's chief medical officer of health said Friday. Dr.
Rejection letter ESDC sent to Black organizations 'completely unacceptable': Hussen

Rejection letter ESDC sent to Black organizations 'completely unacceptable': Hussen

OTTAWA — Several Black organizations were denied federal funding through a program designed to help such groups build capacity — after Employment and Social Development Canada told them their leadership was not sufficiently Black.
Alison Coffin, Newfoundland and Labrador's NDP Leader, is an economist and athlete

Alison Coffin, Newfoundland and Labrador's NDP Leader, is an economist and athlete

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A look at Alison Coffin, leader of the Newfoundland and Labrador New Democratic Party. Age: 50 Early years: Born in Corner Brook, she grew up in Joe Batt's Arm. Her father was a school principal and her mother was a nurse.