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Toronto announces 1st suspected monkeypox case
News/Canada/Toronto: Toronto health officials are investigating the city's first suspected case of monkeypox. The case involves a male resident in his 40s who recently had contact with someone who travelled to Montreal; the person is now recovering in hospital, according to Toronto Public Health
Youngest victim of Buffalo, N.Y., mass shooting laid to rest
News/World: Roberta Drury, a 32-year-old woman who was the youngest of the 10 Black people killed at a Buffalo, N.Y., supermarket, was remembered at her funeral on Saturday for her kindness and welcoming nature as the city marked one week since the mass shooting.
Canada needs a 'more consistent' presence in North to bolster security, Inuit leader says
Radio/The House: Duane Smith, chair and CEO of the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, said the Arctic is the "backdoor into Canada" and his community has been on the "front lines" of Canadian sovereignty.
Tornado watch in effect for several parts of central, southern Quebec
News/Canada/Montreal: Environment Canada has issued tornado watches across many parts of central and southern Quebec today. Severe thunderstorms are also in the forecast for several regions, including Montreal and the Laurentians.
Australian PM concedes election defeat as Labor Party looks likely to form government
News/World: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has conceded defeat in a national election, saying that while vote counting is incomplete, the opposition Labor Party looks likely to form a government.
U.S., Canada and other APEC delegates walk out on Russian speaker
News/World: Delegates from the United States and four other nations staged a walkout on Saturday when a representative from Russia began his opening remarks at a meeting of trade ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group in the Thai capital, officials said.
N.S. mass shooting inquiry breaks down how it spent $25.6M so far
News/Canada/Nova Scotia: The joint federal and provincial inquiry examining the April 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia has released its cost breakdown to date, the first time it has offered insight into how it has spent $25.6 million over the past year and a half.
U.S., South Korea open to expanded military drills to deter North as Biden visits Seoul
News/World: U.S. President Joe Biden and South Korea President Yoon Suk-yeol said after meeting Saturday that they will consider expanded military exercises to deter the nuclear threat from North Korea at a time when there's little hope of real diplomacy on the matter.
Hoping to rent a car this summer? Good luck
News/Business: History is repeating itself as last summer’s ‘carpocalypse’ makes a return. With travel picking up and more Canadians planning to get out this summer as the pandemic eases, car rental companies are trying to secure more vehicles.
Kids in the Hall are coming back — but is sketch comedy coming too?
News/Entertainment: Canada's Kids In The Hall launched a new series, and are premiering a documentary about their journey in sketch comedy. It's all happening in most volatile and odd times for sketch comedy in the genre's history — and ahead of an uncertain future.
Iranian soccer official coming to Canada attended party with man sought by FBI over kidnap plot
News/Politics: The head of the Iranian national soccer team coming to Vancouver next month for a controversial exhibition game recently attended a party with a man wanted by the FBI in relation to a plot to kidnap international targets, including three people in Canada.
Why federal Liberal voters are key to Doug Ford's Ontario election chances
News/Canada/Toronto: Doug Ford and his Ontario Progressive Conservatives are aiming to draw a significant chunk of their support from voters who only eight months ago backed Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party in the federal election.
The Trudeau government isn't using all the tools to protect Canadians from inflation, economist says
Radio/The House: The federal government says many of the factors driving inflation are beyond its control, which is true. But one economist says Ottawa isn't doing all it could to mitigate the burden on low-income households.
Avian flu outbreak has farmers nervous in Fraser Valley — home to 80% of B.C.'s poultry farms
News/Canada/British Columbia: Members of B.C.’s poultry farming community are apprehensive about a rapidly spreading outbreak of avian flu as it hits the Fraser Valley, home to 80 per cent of the province’s farms.
Tornado rips through Michigan, killing 1 and injuring 23
News/World: A tornado tore through a small northern Michigan community on Friday, killing at least one person and injuring at least 23 others as it flipped vehicles, tore the roofs off of buildings, and downed trees and power lines.