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The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, June 22, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada for Tuesday, June 22, 2021

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern): 3:45 p.m. Saskatchewan is reporting 36 new cases of COVID-19 today, and no new deaths. Eighty-seven more people have recovered, leaving the province with 639 active cases.
Single-game sports betting about to become legal after Senate passes bill

Single-game sports betting about to become legal after Senate passes bill

OTTAWA — Betting on single games of football, hockey and other sports is about to become legal in Canada.
Former labour leader, Liberal candidate among three new Senate appointments

Former labour leader, Liberal candidate among three new Senate appointments

OTTAWA — Three new senators have been named to the upper chamber on the advice of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, including a high-profile labour leader and a political trailblazer who is also a former Liberal candidate.
'Toxicity' and 'obstructionism': Trudeau tells Canadians Parliament is dysfunctional

'Toxicity' and 'obstructionism': Trudeau tells Canadians Parliament is dysfunctional

OTTAWA — The Liberals are accusing Parliament of being toxic to its minority agenda while the Opposition Conservatives say Canada's institutions are broken under the Trudeau government, fuelling growing speculation voters could soon head to the polls
'Joints for Jabs:' Company offering cannabis prizes to fully vaccinated Manitobans

'Joints for Jabs:' Company offering cannabis prizes to fully vaccinated Manitobans

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg-based cannabis producer and retailer is hoping to increase COVID-19 vaccination uptake with a chance to win free joints.
UNESCO says industry, poor governance 'likely' endanger Canadian World Heritage site

UNESCO says industry, poor governance 'likely' endanger Canadian World Heritage site

Canada's largest national park is now so threatened by upstream development and divided governance that it likely meets the criteria to be placed on the list of World Heritage sites in danger.
Commons committee calls for optional surcharge to subsidize internet for low-income

Commons committee calls for optional surcharge to subsidize internet for low-income

OTTAWA — A House of Commons committee is recommending the government consider adding a little extra to internet and wireless bills so those who can afford it can help those having a hard time covering costs.
Risk-assessment tool for fully vaccinated people coming soon, Tam promises

Risk-assessment tool for fully vaccinated people coming soon, Tam promises

OTTAWA — Chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam says she'll soon have advice to help fully vaccinated Canadians figure out what they can safely do, but she says much will depend on who you are and where you live. More than 7.
CRA audits of ultra-wealthy Canadians yield zero prosecutions, convictions

CRA audits of ultra-wealthy Canadians yield zero prosecutions, convictions

OTTAWA — Data from the Canada Revenue Agency shows its recent efforts to combat tax evasion by the super-rich have resulted in zero prosecutions or convictions.
Anglican bishop in British Columbia resigns after misconduct allegations

Anglican bishop in British Columbia resigns after misconduct allegations

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The Anglican Church of Canada says its first bishop of a large diocese in British Columbia has resigned and left the ministry after allegations of inappropriate conduct were made against him.