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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. There are 1,405,146 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 1,405,146 confirmed cases (14,148 active, 1,364,997 resolved, 26,001 deaths).
Green Leader Annamie Paul blasts 'racist,' 'sexist' party execs who sought ouster

Green Leader Annamie Paul blasts 'racist,' 'sexist' party execs who sought ouster

OTTAWA — Annamie Paul is firing back against the coterie of party executives who sought to oust her as head of the Greens, calling them out for "racist" and "sexist" accusations as she seeks to defend her leadership and affirm her authority within a
Kamloops chief says report on residential school remains discovery due at end of June

Kamloops chief says report on residential school remains discovery due at end of June

KAMLOOPS, B.C.
Bill to implement UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples clears Senate

Bill to implement UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples clears Senate

OTTAWA — A landmark piece of Liberal legislation aimed at harmonizing Canada's laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has passed third reading in the Senate, paving the way for the bill to be enshrined into law b

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 6:35 p.m. British Columbia health officials say the province ranks among the highest in the world for the number of people who have their first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Fact check: Putin's errant claim that Canada is second-leading source of cyberattacks

Fact check: Putin's errant claim that Canada is second-leading source of cyberattacks

OTTAWA — Russian President Vladimir Putin contradicted the evidence Wednesday when he asserted Russians are not a leading source of cyberattacks on the United States and other countries. They are.
Kanesatake grand chief welcomes Quebec's openness in creating local police force

Kanesatake grand chief welcomes Quebec's openness in creating local police force

KANESATAKE — The Mohawk Council of Kanesatake says it's surprised but pleased that Quebec is finally open to discussing the possibility of re-establishing an Indigenous police force to patrol the community northwest of Montreal, its grand chief said
Quebec museum exhibit to wade into the history and potential of human waste

Quebec museum exhibit to wade into the history and potential of human waste

QUEBEC — The excrement that is flushed away in Canadian toilets each day is in fact the world's "most underrated, limitless resource," says the creator of a new museum exhibit that delves into one of humankind's messiest subjects.
Committee report on Vance allegations at risk as calls mount for minister's head

Committee report on Vance allegations at risk as calls mount for minister's head

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are being accused of letting down victims of military sexual misconduct as a parliamentary committee prepares to rise for the summer without producing a report on the government's handling of allegations involving former
Report calls for airlines to refund passengers for flights halted due to COVID-19

Report calls for airlines to refund passengers for flights halted due to COVID-19

OTTAWA — Better protections for the rights of air travellers, immediate refunds for customers and more monetary relief for airlines and airports are some of the recommendations in a parliamentary committee’s report on the air industry’s recovery from