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What can I do when I'm vaccinated? Calls grow for guidance from Canadian public health officials
(via the National Post)

'What concerns me is there is confusion out there that one dose gives you enough protection that you can start to change behaviour.'

Today

The anti-Asian hate crime capital of North America is Vancouver
(via Bloomberg)

A surge of attacks in one of Canada’s most multicultural cities during the pandemic is surfacing long-simmering racial tensions.

Today

Depression part of daily life for many Black Canadians, study finds
(via CTV)

A new study has found that the majority of Black Canadians suffer from 'severe depressive symptoms' due to racial discrimination.

Today

A telecom giant's secret world of low-income housing
(via CBC)

An investment fund for Telus Corp.'s pension plans owns more than 45 apartment buildings in Nova Scotia. They are run by Metcap Living Management Inc. There were more than 550 residential tenancy orders issued against Metcap renters between 2015 and 2019.

Today

Bigoted survey comments reaffirm need to address racism, SHA says
(via the Star Phoenix)

A lawyer who led an independent review into anti-Indigenous racism in British Columbia says the same thing may be needed in Saskatchewan.

Today

Senate privacy breach disclosed information of 200 Indigenous people
(via APTN)

The Senate privacy breach which disclosed the information of 200 Indigenous people needs a full, independent investigation she says.

Today

Free divers stumble upon illegal crab traps off Vancouver beach
(via CBC)

DFO has recovered more than 250 illegal crab traps in English Bay near Kitsilano. One line had as many as 30 traps attached, officials say.

Today

'Big reset' called for debt-ridden NL with release of ground-shaking economic report
(via CBC)

Moya Greene, chair of the premier's economic recovery team, delivered a no-holds-barred report Thursday that lays out a five- to six-year plan to reimagine Newfoundland and Labrador — proposing everything from tax increases and deep spending cuts to a streamlining of the public service to privatization.

Today

Mom says overdose death of 12-year-old daughter shows how lethal drug supply is
(via the Times Colonist)

The overdose death of a 12-year-old Greater Victoria student is an example for children and ­parents of how lethal illicit street drugs are and the reach of the overdose crisis.

Today

More Indigenous women share stories of racism in the federal bureaucracy
(via APTN)

Karin Moen says leaving the public service saved her life. She's one of several people coming forward with stories of racism and bullying.

4 May 2021