Mourners paid their respects Friday to George Floyd, the unarmed Black man who died in police custody after a Minneapolis police officer was filmed with his knee on Floyd’s neck. The crowd stood for the same amount of time officer Derek Chauvin had his knee on Floyd’s neck.
All four officers involved in the incident have been fired and charged. The question remains whether Floyd’s death and the outrage on the streets will lead to real change. Jackson Proskow reports.
Across Canada there have been loud calls to end racism and inequality too. Abigail Bimman takes a look at what steps can be taken to end systemic racism in Canada.
On the COVID-19 front, there are encouraging signs in Canada. The latest federal data shows that cases are on the decline. However, the virus is persisting in Ontario and Quebec.
New details have been released into Nova Scotia’s worst mass killing. The RCMP say the weapons used by the killer were acquired illegally. Ross Lord has more on what the RCMP have found.
Thirteen years after one of the most all-consuming searches for a missing child appears to have reached an end. As Mike Armstrong reports, German investigators now have new information the parents of Madeleine McCann hoped they’d never hear.
A major study that cast doubt on the safety of using hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19 patients and halted global trials of the drug has now been retracted. Heather Yourex-West has more.
Finally tonight, the NBA could soon be back in action, but as Eric Sorensen reports, many players have much more than basketball on their minds.