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Right whale protection: conservation group calls for mandatory speed limits for ships

Right whale protection: conservation group calls for mandatory speed limits for ships

HALIFAX — A conservation group trying to prevent ships from striking endangered whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence says new satellite data indicates that vessels transiting the Cabot Strait are routinely ignoring voluntary speed limits.
Supreme Court of Canada to hear appeal of sentencing in mosque shooter case

Supreme Court of Canada to hear appeal of sentencing in mosque shooter case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to review the sentencing of a man who went on a deadly shooting spree at a Quebec City mosque.
Bill aims to legally recognize evolution to more independent, less partisan Senate

Bill aims to legally recognize evolution to more independent, less partisan Senate

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is moving to legally recognize the evolution of Canada's Senate into a more independent, non-partisan chamber of sober second thought.
White House dismisses report that U.S. wants border with Canada reopened next month

White House dismisses report that U.S. wants border with Canada reopened next month

WASHINGTON — The United States has made no decisions about when or how to reopen the border with Canada, the White House said Thursday in response to reports suggesting American patience with the closure has run its course.
Mohawk man files rights complaint against Quebec hospital over alleged mistreatment

Mohawk man files rights complaint against Quebec hospital over alleged mistreatment

MONTREAL — A Mohawk man and his wife said Thursday they are filing a human rights complaint against a Quebec hospital after the man was allegedly discharged from the facility wearing barely any clothes.
Supreme Court of Canada won't hear challenge of 2015 Alberta election call

Supreme Court of Canada won't hear challenge of 2015 Alberta election call

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada won't hear a challenge of the former Alberta government's decision to call an election in 2015.
Vaccine expiry date approaches, apology to Italian-Canadians: In The News for May 27

Vaccine expiry date approaches, apology to Italian-Canadians: In The News for May 27

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of May 27 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Battle over independence of military judges expands to include Appeal Court

Battle over independence of military judges expands to include Appeal Court

OTTAWA — A landmark legal battle over the independence of judges responsible for overseeing military courts martial has gone meta with new questions over the autonomy of a judge hearing the case.
Montreal patios are reopening but bar and restaurant owners say they lack staff

Montreal patios are reopening but bar and restaurant owners say they lack staff

MONTREAL — Karoline Gagnon worked as a bartender or bar manager for 25 years in Montreal and while she says she had often considered changing careers, the money and the freedom that lifestyle offered were too tempting.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, May 27, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 27, 2021. There are 1,368,106 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,368,106 confirmed cases (44,785 active, 1,297,960 resolved, 25,361 deaths).