Global National Full Headlines for June 17

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Published on June 18, 2021 by

Canada’s premiers and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are working together on a multi-phase approach to lift international travel restrictions, as the country’s COVID-19 vaccination rate continues to climb. David Akin reports on what the premiers want, as pressure builds to save the tourism season on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border.

A manhunt is underway near the Manitoba-Ontario border for Eric Wildman, 34, the suspected killer of his neighbour, 40-year-old Clifford Joseph. As Marney Blunt reports, RCMP say Wildman is considered armed and dangerous.

Members of Parliament are set to vote on a symbolic, Conservative motion targeting Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan’s handling of sexual misconduct allegations facing the military. Mercedes Stephenson explains.

One year ago today, police say a Chinese woman in Surrey, B.C. was brutally beaten to death, in one of the strangest cases homicide investigators have ever seen. Jeff Semple explains why authorities say they think there’s an important link to the victim’s employer.

The Norwegian government is facing pressure from scientists and environmentalists worldwide to halt a first-of-its-kind, U.S.-funded study on minke whales off Norway’s coast. As Crystal Goomansingh explains, critics say the research isn’t worth the risk to both the whales and humans.

Plus, attention shoppers: Canadians are getting counteroffers to cashiers. Ross Lord reports on the growing trend of self-checkout service.

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