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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): 11:55 a.m. Nova Scotia is reporting eight new cases of COVID-19 today.
Mounties sent to apprehend active shooter in Nova Scotia were confused about gunfire

Mounties sent to apprehend active shooter in Nova Scotia were confused about gunfire

HALIFAX — A newly released statement from a senior Mountie in Nova Scotia says RCMP officers dispatched to apprehend an active shooter in Portapique last spring thought they were hearing gunshots long after the shooter fled the scene.
Green Leader Annamie Paul survives planned ouster, but post remains precarious

Green Leader Annamie Paul survives planned ouster, but post remains precarious

OTTAWA — Green Leader Annamie Paul has survived another day of party strife after a move to push her out shifted course, leaving her with a tenuous grip on power ahead of a likely federal election this year.

Trudeau can check out of quarantine hotel after overnight stay from Europe trip

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being allowed to check out from his quarantine hotel roughly 12 hours after checking in.
'Appropriate': Ottawa to review new steelmaking coal projects over selenium concerns

'Appropriate': Ottawa to review new steelmaking coal projects over selenium concerns

The federal government will step in to conduct an environmental review of any new coal project that could possibly release the contaminant selenium.
Ontario opens borders, StatsCan releases May inflation rate : In The News for June 16

Ontario opens borders, StatsCan releases May inflation rate : In The News for June 16

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 June 16 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

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 4:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. There are 1,404,093 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,404,093 confirmed cases (14,923 active, 1,363,198 resolved, 25,972 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 446,839 new vaccinations administered for a total of 29,901,453 doses given.
Canada excoriated as racist failure during farewell speeches by departing MPs

Canada excoriated as racist failure during farewell speeches by departing MPs

OTTAWA — Canada was excoriated as a racist, hypocritical failure Tuesday as MPs who don't intend to seek re-election said their official farewells to Parliament.

No winning ticket for Tuesday's $70 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — The $70 million Lotto Max jackpot is going unclaimed once again, with no winner in Tuesday night's draw. However, 42 of the 64 Maxmillion prizes of $1 million were won. The majority were sold in Ontario, with 20 winning tickets.