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A Bloc Quebecois motion to sever ties with the Monarchy fails, new details emerge in the “crypto king” case, and explaining the respiratory virus RSV and its symptoms. Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
1. Bloc motion: A Bloc Quebecois motion calling for Canada to sever ties with the Monarchy failed on Wednesday, after Bloc Leader Yves-François Blanchet forced MPs to vote on whether the federal government should no longer be connected to what he called an “incredibly racist” and “archaic” institution.
2. ‘Crypto king’: A self-described “crypto king” from Ontario was almost arrested twice after the 23-year-old refused to hand over his diamond-studded Rolex, Audi and cell phone to a bankruptcy trustee.
3. Homebuyer challenges: Another hike in interest rates marks yet one more step back in Montrealer Elyse Gamache-Belisle’s journey to home ownership, and highlights the challenges facing would-be buyers.