The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times eastern):
A boat carrying a group of stargazers on a central Ontario lake had its lights on when it was struck by another boat captained by Linda O'Leary nearly two years ago, court heard Tuesday from a witness who was also charged in the crash.
OTTAWA - The Liberals are tabling legislation to beef up protection of French in Canada as part of the biggest overhaul to the Official Languages Act in more than three decades.
OTTAWA - Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion says former Liberal MP Yasmin Ratansi violated Parliament's conflict of interest code when she hired her sister in her constituency office.
MONTREAL - Provincial data shows there are no active COVID-19 cases in Quebec long-term care homes, after thousands of people died in the facilities during the pandemic's first and second waves.
OTTAWA - The federal lobbying commissioner says government agencies and officials faced a record barrage of pitches in the last year from groups trying to shape the country's pandemic response.
OTTAWA - Key government decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic might be lost to history because of a sudden shift to new technologies and long-standing poor record-keeping practices, the federal information watchdog warns.
Ontario is committing $10 million to identify, investigate and commemorate burial sites on the grounds of former residential schools in the province.
OTTAWA - The Bloc Québécois is taking a second stab at getting MPs to recognize Quebec's right to unilaterally change the Constitution in line with proposed reforms to the province's language law.
QUEBEC - A woman has been found dead in a Quebec City apartment and police say the main suspect in her killing has turned himself in.
Officials in a northern Ontario health unit say children, adults under 30 and people who are not vaccinated are driving a surge in COVID-19 cases in the region.
BRUSSELS - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spent his last day in Europe on Tuesday thanking leaders and local workers for getting COVID-19 vaccines to Canada, saying there is no "silver bullet" that results in shots being available around the world.
OTTAWA - The federal financial intelligence centre warns that violent extremists driven by causes including racial hatred are increasingly turning to virtual currencies for fundraising.
KINGSTON, Ont. - Dozens of academics want Queen's University to retract a statement defending employees anonymously accused of falsely claiming Indigenous identity.
BRUSSELS - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says there is no single "silver bullet" to suddenly result in vaccines being available around the world.
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KAMLOOPS, B.C. - An extraordinary gathering of Indigenous family leaders occurred in the days following the discovery of what are believed to be the remains of 215 children at the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, says a former chief.
WHITEHORSE - Researchers say they've discovered castoreum, a secretion beavers use to mark their territory, in a 6,000-year-old throwing dart in the Yukon.
OTTAWA - A case involving Indigenous children taken into foster care by what all parties call Canada's "broken child-welfare system" will begin its second day of hearings at Federal Court today.
OTTAWA - Family and friends of Jack Layton are launching the "Layton Legacy" project to mark the federal NDP leader's untimely death 10 years ago.
Documents related to the firing of two scientists from the high-security laboratory in Winnipeg, and the transfer of viruses to a research facility in Wuhan are too sensitive to hand over to the special committee on Canada-China relations, Health Minister Patty Hajdu said Monday.
OTTAWA - A new study in England suggests even just one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines are extremely good at keeping people from ending up in the hospital if they contract COVID-19 from the Delta variant of the virus that causes it.
OTTAWA - Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin is asking for a judicial review of the decision to remove him as head of Canada's vaccine logistics, alleging political interference by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and two of his cabinet ministers.
OTTAWA - Canada's promise to donate almost 13 million vaccine doses to the global vaccine sharing alliance known as COVAX includes none of the 251 million doses of vaccine Canada bought directly from drug companies.
VICTORIA - Health restrictions will be eased on indoor gatherings, group activities and travel within British Columbia on Tuesday as COVID-19 immunization rates rise and case counts decline, Premier John Horgan says.
OTTAWA - Jenica Atwin has adjusted her position on Israel to align with the governing Liberal party she joined just four days ago.
As provinces accelerate their efforts to get their populations fully vaccinated against COVID-19, there are calls for the federal government to issue clear guidance on what people can do once they receive both shots.
IQALUIT, Nunavut - Nunavut's chief public health officer says there are no additional cases of COVID-19 at Iqaluit's Aqsarniit middle school after two students tested positive.
OTTAWA - Lawyers arguing on behalf of First Nations children and youth unnecessarily taken from their families by an underfunded and discriminatory child-welfare system say Canada harmed these kids, but is "shamefully" trying to avoid paying for its wrongs.
OTTAWA - The Trudeau Liberals' sweeping budget bill is moving faster to a final vote after the government successfully moved Monday to force an end to debate in the House of Commons, citing partisan shenanigans.
The Ontario government has used the notwithstanding clause to restore parts of the Election Finances Act that had been declared unconstitutional.
TORONTO - Ontario's Progressive Conservatives employed a rarely used legislative power on Monday to pass a bill limiting third-party election advertising amid shouts of "shame" from the opposition.
MONTREAL - Quebec will allow bars to serve alcohol until midnight and stay open until 2 a.m., the province's Health Department said Monday.
OTTAWA - Business leaders are calling on Ottawa to immediately lay out a comprehensive plan to reopen the economy and international borders along with a vaccine certification process as they struggle to prepare for a summer season hanging in flux.
REGINA - Two people accused of killing a Mountie by hitting him with a truck in rural Saskatchewan made their first appearance in court Monday.
A vehicle attack against a Muslim family in southwestern Ontario that left four dead and one seriously injured was an act of terrorism, prosecutors argued Monday as they upgraded the charges against the man accused in the incident.
BRUSSELS - Canada's prime minister spent his time at a summit of political and military allies underlining the need to present a united front against Russia, China and the general threat of authoritarianism.
OTTAWA - A senior military officer who drew outrage for golfing with former defence chief Jonathan Vance amid a sexual misconduct probe has stepped aside from his role, but not from the Armed Forces overall.
TORONTO - Residents in several of Ontario's COVID-19 hot spots expressed frustration Monday at their inability to book vaccinations close to home amid a crush of demand after the province accelerated second doses in areas where the Delta variant is spreading.
VAUGHAN, Ont. - Police in York Region have charged a man in what they're calling a hate-motivated incident at a vaccination clinic in Vaughan, Ont.
A man whose boat was struck by a vessel operated by Linda O'Leary on a summer night nearly two years ago testified Monday that he heard an engine revving in the moments before the fatal collision.
TORONTO - Two men in charge of an extremist publication lost their appeal Monday of a conviction for promoting hatred against women and Jews, with the judge also upholding their sentences.
The national spotlight on residential schools is also highlighting a difficult question facing some communities over what to do with the buildings that have been left behind.
The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Monday June 14, 2021. There are 1,402,126 confirmed cases in Canada.