TORONTO – Trudeau’s visit to Kamloops is “bittersweet,” Calgary and Edmonton elect a new mayor, and parents consider vaccines for their children. Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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1. Syria Repatriation: A request for access to information by Granthshala News suggests that Canada’s response to learning that Canadian women and children were being held in a Kurdish-run detention camp in Syria was hesitation and minimal – and it seems Very little has changed.

2. Trudeau in Kamloops: Tk’emlups te Secwepemc chief Rosanne Casimir told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that his visit to the First Nations community on Monday is “bitter” after his notable absence on the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

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3. Alberta Elections: Alberta’s two major cities voted for new mayors during municipal elections on Monday, including Jyoti Gondek, who was elected as Calgary. first female mayor.

4. Decisive Case: Experts say the death of Colin Powell, a double-vaccinated US politician due to COVID-19 complications, is a small warning, reinforcing that those of advanced age or with health complications are at greater risk.

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5. Vaccines for Children: With Health Canada expected to soon begin considering COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for children between the ages of five and 11, a new survey from the Angus Reed Institute says more than half of Canadian parents Let’s plan to give jab to the kids.

One more thing…

financial health: A new survey has revealed that at a time when more and more Canadians are planning to stay at home for as long as possible, more than three quarters of Canadians are concerned about their finances or are in early retirement.