Month: May 2021

Vancouver teenager was one of 12 mistakenly given Moderna instead of Pfizer vaccine

A teenager in Vancouver is sharing her story after a nurse accidentally gave her the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, instead of Pfizer-BioNTech, which is the only one in Canada approved for children under 18.  Noora Alenezi, 13, was so excited about getting her COVID-19 vaccine that she booked her appointment as soon as health officials approved the Pfizer vaccine for […]

Remains found at Kamloops residential school ‘not an isolated incident,’ Indigenous experts and leaders warn

WARNING: This story contains details some readers may find distressing. Indigenous leaders and experts in British Columbia are calling for the protection of sites of former residential schools, warning that the bodies of 215 children found in Kamloops, B.C., likely represent just a small portion of the thousands more who died while the schools were […]

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