5 things to know for Friday, June 11, 2021
|CTVnews 11 Jun 2021 at 06:27|
TORONTO -- Canada has now administered at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to 72.3 per cent of the country s eligible population. Here s what else you need to know to start your day.
1. Sole survivor: Donations are pouring in from around the world to honour the London, Ont. family members who died and a vehicle attack earlier this week.
2. Summer break: With just 10 scheduled sitting days left in the House of Commons before MPs take a two-month summer break, the minority Liberals are feeling pressure to move key legislation .
GG shortlist: Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will receive a shortlist of potential governor general candidates within the "next few days."
4. Right to disconnect : As the pandemic forces many to work from home, the Canadian Labour Congress is pushing for a right to disconnect to be made law so that workers can when they re off the job.
5. Real estate: The price of housing is skyrocketing in Canada, and experts say it s not just because of the pandemic .
One more thing
Wave hello: National Geographic has announced they are officially recognizing a fifth ocean , known as the Southern Ocean, which encircles Antarctica.