Tag: First

Kia reportedly put in charge of developing Apple’s first car

Apple’s long-awaited car is finally coming into focus. Earlier in 2021, we reported that the tech giant had linked arms with Hyundai to enter the automotive industry, and a recent unverified report suggests Kia has been put in charge of the project. The South Korean firm issued a vague statement that neither confirms nor denies…

Buffalo Narrows man makes first court appearance for 2018 murder

A Buffalo Narrows man charged in connection to a 2018 murder made his first court appearance in Meadow Lake Provincial Court Jan. 13 on a second-degree murder charge. Robert Young, 67, was arrested without incident on Jan. 12, 2021, after a two-year investigation into the murder of Jason Chartier, 42. RCMP didn’t release Chartier’s name…

Today’s coronavirus news: COVID-19 vaccine arrives in remote First Nations across Canada; Britain ramps up national vaccination program

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Sunday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 9:00 a.m.: Thousands of people 80 and older have started receiving invitations to get the coronavirus vaccine in England, officials said Sunday, as Britain ramps up its national vaccination…

Vaccine shipments on their way to Manitoba First Nations

The first shipments of the Moderna vaccine earmarked for Manitoba’s 63 First Nations began rolling out of Winnipeg on Thursday. A total of 5,300 doses were shipped to First Nations communities for immediate vaccination, and an additional 5,300 have been committed by the provincial government and will roll out the week of Feb. 23. The…

Wilkinson, First Nations concerned by sale of energy leases in Alaska wildlife refuge

Federal politicians and northern First Nations expressed concern over Wednesday’s sale of energy leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. “Canada continues to strongly oppose development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge due to the potential impacts on the Porcupine caribou herd and on Indigenous Peoples,” said federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson in a statement.…