Canada's procurement minister says a deal is close to receive Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine doses from the U.S., while the military commander in charge of the rollout here says all adults who wish could be able to get their first shot by July 1.
It's still unclear if the rubber will hit the road in rural, remote North Island communities that have non-existent or inadequate intercity service as the B.C. government allocates millions in COVID-19 funding to bus companies.
Several provinces began expanding their COVID-19 vaccination programs to members of the general population on Monday, March 1, 2021, as new recommendations on the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine suggested it should be targeted at younger Canadians.
The Royal British Columbia Museum has been thrust into a public modernization of its internal and external culture after reports alleging racism and toxic working conditions at the institution, says the Crown corporation's board chairman.
Amid concerns about the emergence of variant strains, new COVID-19 infections maintained a downward trend in Canada's two most populous provinces on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, although authorities reported more than 100 new deaths from the disease.
A First Nations leader is calling on the British Columbia government to release several reports on the Site C dam, claiming details of escalating costs and safety concerns have been "shrouded in secrecy."