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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).
Experts say student mental wellness should be top priority as kids return to class

Experts say student mental wellness should be top priority as kids return to class

Catherine Monias can't wait for the day she sees the buses pull up outside her office and the kids from her remote Manitoba First Nation stream back into the hallways following months of their schools being forced closed by COVID-19.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, May 27, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 27, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 301,113 new vaccinations administered for a total of 21,938,721 doses given. Nationwide, 1,743,426 people or 4.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 301,113 new vaccinations administered for a total of 21,938,721 doses given.
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 26, 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).
Over 100 arrests so far at B.C. protests against old-growth logging: RCMP

Over 100 arrests so far at B.C. protests against old-growth logging: RCMP

LAKE COWICHAN, B.C. — Police say 58 people were arrested Tuesday as they enforced a British Columbia court injunction ordering the removal of blockades aimed at preventing old-growth logging on southwestern Vancouver Island.
Farmed salmon virus source, amplifies disease transmission in wild salmon: B.C. study

Farmed salmon virus source, amplifies disease transmission in wild salmon: B.C. study

VICTORIA — Evidence shows a debilitating virus found in British Columbia salmon was transferred from Atlantic fish farms, which then spread from Pacific aquaculture operations into wild fish, says a study published Wednesday.