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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, May 25

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, May 25

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 5:40 p.m. Alberta’s chief medical officer is reporting 387 new cases of COVID-19 and nine new deaths. Dr.

Nunavut police ask for public's help in homicide investigation of 'Grizzlies' actor

IQALUIT, Nunavut — Nunavut RCMP are asking for the public's help with an investigation into the death of a northern actor.

Bill to align Canada's laws with UN Indigenous declaration passes third reading

OTTAWA — A federal bill to harmonize Canada's laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has passed third reading in the House of Commons.
House of Commons adopts Bloc motion against holding COVID-19 pandemic election

House of Commons adopts Bloc motion against holding COVID-19 pandemic election

OTTAWA — The House of Commons has adopted a Bloc Québécois motion that says it would be irresponsible to hold a federal election during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A list of the four steps in British Columbia's restart plan

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has introduced a four-step restart plan in a gradual return to normality when more people are vaccinated against COVID-19.
U.S. amping up dispute with Canada over allowed exports of American dairy products

U.S. amping up dispute with Canada over allowed exports of American dairy products

WASHINGTON — The United States is ramping up its dispute with Canada over the sale of American dairy products north of the border — the first significant new trade squabble between the two countries of the post-NAFTA era. U.S.
Pandemic throwing wrench in construction of new navy, coast guard ships: officials

Pandemic throwing wrench in construction of new navy, coast guard ships: officials

OTTAWA — COVID-19 has thrown yet another wrench in the long overdue construction of new ships for the navy and coast guard, say top military and procurement officials, adding the full scope of the damage won't be known until after the pandemic.

Military officer facing mutiny charge after anti-vaccine speech

OTTAWA — A military officer is facing charges after allegedly urging other members of the Canadian Armed Forces to disobey their orders by not helping with the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
Watchdog says immigration applicants need easier access to info on their files

Watchdog says immigration applicants need easier access to info on their files

OTTAWA — A federal watchdog says the Immigration Department needs to provide easier access to information for applicants seeking more than a bare-bones outline of their files.
Federal rebate set to make electric cars more affordable see $100M go to Tesla buyers

Federal rebate set to make electric cars more affordable see $100M go to Tesla buyers

OTTAWA — Transport Canada is looking at ways to include used vehicles in a federal rebate for electric cars — something observers say is needed to make the program more relevant to low or middle-income consumers, rather than only those able to buy br