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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, June 7, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Monday, June 7, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 5:50 p.m. Alberta is reporting 127 new cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths due to the virus. The province says there are 4,707 active cases.
No charges against N.B. police officer in shooting of Indigenous woman Chantel Moore

No charges against N.B. police officer in shooting of Indigenous woman Chantel Moore

FREDERICTON — New Brunswick's Public Prosecutions Services announced Monday that no criminal charges will be filed against the police officer who fatally shot Chantel Moore a year ago.
Cities are adapting to a heat wave in a pandemic that has closed many cool places

Cities are adapting to a heat wave in a pandemic that has closed many cool places

Cities in Eastern Canada are adapting their heat wave-response plans, as pandemic restrictions have closed many places where people normally go to beat the heat.
Motion passes urging feds drop court actions on rulings regarding First Nations kids

Motion passes urging feds drop court actions on rulings regarding First Nations kids

OTTAWA — MPs from all parties have joined New Democrats in calling on the federal government to drop its legal battles against a pair of rulings involving First Nations children.
Quebec invests $14 million to adapt justice system to First Nations communities

Quebec invests $14 million to adapt justice system to First Nations communities

MONTREAL — Quebec is investing $14 million over four years to adapt its justice system to the realities of Indigenous communities.
Indigenous leaders frustrated after Pope passes on apology for residential schools

Indigenous leaders frustrated after Pope passes on apology for residential schools

Indigenous leaders are expressing disappointment and frustration over comments by Pope Francis they say fell short of an apology for the Catholic Church's role in residential schools.
Judge dismisses charter application of pastor on trial for violating health orders

Judge dismisses charter application of pastor on trial for violating health orders

EDMONTON — A judge has ruled that the religious freedoms of an Alberta pastor who is on trial for violating COVID-19 regulations were not violated. Pastor James Coates made a charter application in relation to a ticket he received on Dec.
Revisions to Broadcasting Act won't cover online porn, heritage minister says

Revisions to Broadcasting Act won't cover online porn, heritage minister says

OTTAWA — Sweeping updates to the Broadcasting Act will not cover pornography or sexually exploitive content online, the federal heritage minister says.
Trudeau says government looking at plan for return of international tourists

Trudeau says government looking at plan for return of international tourists

OTTAWA — The federal government is looking at taking a phased approach to welcoming back international visitors as pandemic restrictions loosen, focusing on case counts globally as part of decision-making, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says.
School task force on Egerton Ryerson legacy won't speed up report despite protests

School task force on Egerton Ryerson legacy won't speed up report despite protests

TORONTO — A Ryerson University task force reviewing the legacy of the school's namesake said Monday it would not speed up its work despite calls for immediate action and the toppling of a Egerton Ryerson statue on the campus over the weekend.