Canadian Red Cross marking Water Safety Week

Water Safety Week is underway the week of June 6-12 2021, highlighting the importance of following basic safety protocols by a pool, beach, or any open waterway. (Chris Garry/CTV) Water Safety Week is underway the week of June 6-12 2021, highlighting the importance of following basic safety protocols by a pool, beach, or any open waterway. (Chris Garry/CTV)

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The big day is here: Quebecers head to the polls

Quebecers are casting their votes Monday after a five-week election campaign. Incumbent premier Francois Legault's CAQ party has held a comfortable lead since the campaign began, but the battle for second has been tight between the four main opposition parties: Liberals, Quebec solidaire, Parti Quebecois and Conservative Party of Quebec.

The Oath Keepers' U.S. Capitol riot trial, explained

A trial that started this week in Washington, D.C., is the biggest test yet in the U.S. Justice Department's efforts to hold accountable those responsible for the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. On trial is extremist leader Stewart Rhodes, founder of the Oath Keepers extremist group, and four associates.