Global National Full Headlines for June 15

Published on June 16, 2021 by

Canadians who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 are seeking federal guidance on what is and isn’t safe to do. As Eric Sorensen reports, it’s been over a month since U.S. counterparts got a clear outline from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is wrapping up his European travels for the G7 summit with a tour of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing facility in Puurs, Belgium. Abigail Bimman is travelling with Trudeau, and looks at the growing debate over vaccine patents.

In Ontario, a COVID-19 outbreak in the Kashechewan First Nation is devastating the community of roughly 1,800 people. As Mike Le Couteur explains, the remote region has faced a housing shortage for years, which is now fueling the spread of the virus.

Lt.-Gen. Mike Rouleau has stepped down as the Canadian Armed Forces second-in-command, after it was revealed he went golfing with Gen. Jonathan Vance, despite Vance being under investigation for alleged sexual misconduct. Will the commander of the Royal Canadian Navy, Vice-Adm. Craig Baines, step down for the same reason? Mercedes Stephenson has the latest on the military mess.

And, Leaders of G7 nations, including Canada, have concluded their three-day summit in the United Kingdom, during which China was declared a systemic security risk. Jeff Semple reports on “wolf warrior diplomacy,” the tactics China has historically used against political opponents.

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