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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 5:40 p.m. Alberta is reporting 1,799 new cases of COVID-19 and four more deaths due to the virus. The province continues to have the highest infection rate in the country.
Nunavut wants Pfizer vaccine for teens; N.W.T. hopes to send kids back to class

Nunavut wants Pfizer vaccine for teens; N.W.T. hopes to send kids back to class

Nunavut's chief public health officer says the government is working to get the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for teens but there is no timeline on when doses might arrive. Dr.
Quebec's location and energy alternatives give it options if Line 5 closes: expert

Quebec's location and energy alternatives give it options if Line 5 closes: expert

QUEBEC — While political and business leaders across the country scramble to avoid a shutdown of Enbridge Inc.'s Line 5 pipeline, Quebec could be spared the most serious consequences if the oil stops flowing. Michigan Gov.
Canada must not extradite Diab regardless of coming French court decision: lawyer

Canada must not extradite Diab regardless of coming French court decision: lawyer

OTTAWA — The Canadian government should not be part of any further wrongful extradition of Hassan Diab regardless of the outcome of a looming French Supreme Court ruling, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Business leaders in Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin urge court to keep Line 5 operating

Business leaders in Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin urge court to keep Line 5 operating

WASHINGTON — Political "brinksmanship" in Michigan risks allowing Enbridge Inc.
Focus on helping right whales survive, not assigning blame: Canadian official

Focus on helping right whales survive, not assigning blame: Canadian official

HALIFAX — A Canada-U.S. spat over who is responsible for the recent death of a critically endangered right whale has prompted a senior Canadian official to suggest there's got to be a better way of settling such disputes.
Military reports minimal progress in drive to add more women to the ranks

Military reports minimal progress in drive to add more women to the ranks

OTTAWA — The Canadian Armed Forces is reporting minimal progress in its drive to increase the number of women in uniform over the past five years — a task experts say has been made even harder following recent allegations of sexual misconduct in the
U.K. eyeing fall for start of detailed trade deal talks with Canada, minister says

U.K. eyeing fall for start of detailed trade deal talks with Canada, minister says

OTTAWA — Britain's trade minister says his country expects to kick-start talks on a free-trade pact with Canada in the fall and suggests it might differ in scope from what is now in place.
Indigenous leaders call for clarity, investigation into RCMP after B.C. shooting

Indigenous leaders call for clarity, investigation into RCMP after B.C. shooting

PORT ALBION, B.C. — Indigenous leaders are calling for an investigation into the conduct of Mounties on Vancouver Island after two members of a small First Nation were shot by police in the last three months.
'It is a gold mine:' Builders warned of rising lumber thefts across Canada

'It is a gold mine:' Builders warned of rising lumber thefts across Canada

The skyrocketing cost of lumber is fuelling a trend that has authorities across the country warning builders to keep their guard up.
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