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Free Press Head Start for June 10
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Free Press Head Start for June 10

Good morning.

The man accused of running down and killing four members of a Muslim family in London, Ont., is set to appear in court this morning. The Manitoba Islamic Association will hold a drive-in vigil tonight to honour the victims.

The Vegas Golden Knights can become the fourth team to advance to the Stanley Cup semifinals with a home win over the Colorado Avalanche tonight. The Knights lead the series 3-2.

At least 11 people were killed and seven injured when a building collapsed after heavy monsoon rains in Mumbai, India.

— Adam Treusch, assignment editor

What’s happening today


Manitoba Nurses' Union president Darlene Jackson says, ’We’re in a position now where we have to take action.’ (Mikaela MacKenzie / Winnipeg Free Press files)

Set for strike vote results: Voting on a strike action by Manitoba nurses, who have been without a contract for more than four years, ends at 10 a.m. Katie May reports. Read More

Province’s reopening plan: The provincial government will release its pandemic reopening plan. Read More

Trudeau takes trip: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will arrive in the United Kingdom for a G7 summit. It is Trudeau’s first travel outside of Canada in more than a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The summit is the first in-person G7 meeting since 2019 and the first for U.S. President Joe Biden. Read More

Report to be released: The House of Commons ethics committee will issue its report on the WE Charity controversy. Read More

 

Weather


Your forecast: Mainly cloudy until late this afternoon, with a low chance of rain, a high of 25 C, humidex of 32 and wind from the north at 10 km/h increasing to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.

 

In case you missed it


A drive-in ceremony for St. Maurice School graduates in 2020. (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press files)

Grad guidelines: Schools will be allowed to host limited in-person graduation ceremonies later this month, the Free Press has learned. Maggie Macintosh reports. Read More

Changes after ouster of Chinese scientists: Tighter rules are in place for shipping samples of viruses internationally after two Chinese scientists were removed from Winnipeg’s National Microbiology Laboratory in 2019. Dylan Robertson reports. Read More

 

On this date


On June 10, 1999: The Winnipeg Free Press reported that NATO was poised to end its air war against Yugoslavia after Belgrade promised to start pulling troops out of Kosovo. The Winnipeg Police Service, already the second-largest per capita in Canada, was expected to get larger as the provincial government offered a $6.5-million grant; but mayor Glen Murray said the city might not be able to meet the staffing requirements of the grant.

 

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