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Justin Trudeau is asked if Julie Payette's vetting process included checking with her former employers, such as the Montreal Science Centre. He doesn't answer the question directly, but says the federal government will look at ways to improve the vetting process.
173 COVID-19 cases in Manitoba, above the province's 7-day average of 160. 2 additional deaths are also being reported. On the vaccine front, 23,884 doses have been administered so far.
Air traffic controllers from across Canada send pizzas to counterparts across the border working without pay during the partial U.S. government shutdown:
BREAKING: The Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee will refuse to send athletes to the Tokyo Olympics if the event is not postponed.The 2020 Games are currently set to begin on July 24. News release: