Global National: July 13, 2021 | Over 160 graves found at former residential school on BC island

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On tonight’s top story: Another Indigenous community in Canada has revealed it has discovered what it calls “undocumented and unmarked graves” at a former residential school. The Penelakut tribe says at least 160 graves have been found at the former site of the Kuper Island Industrial School. Kylie Stanton reports.

Kelowna, B.C. remains under a state of emergency as crews work to stabilize the wreckage of a collapsed crane. Four people are confirmed dead and one person, who was working in a nearby building, is presumed dead. Robin Gill reports.

France and Greece both announced new measures this week to provide vaccinated people with privileged access to activities such as eating indoors and visiting shopping malls. They’re also making immunization mandatory for health-care workers. Abigail Bimman looks at the debate surrounding mandatory vaccinations.

A side effect of COVID-19 restrictions is a reduction in the usual seasonal illnesses – like cold, flu and childhood viruses. That also means young children haven’t been exposed to the germs that help build up immunity. Jamie Maraucher on advice for parents as people begin to gather again.

After weeks of pressure from retired soldiers, the federal government says it is working to bring Afghan interpreters to Canada. Much of Afghanistan has already fallen back into the control of the Taliban and those who Canadian soldiers trusted with their lives need help. Mike Armstrong explains.

The Stanley Cup is headed to Montreal for repairs after it was damaged during Tampa Bay’s celebratory boat parade. As Mike Drolet reports, it isn’t the first time the trophy has needed to be repaired.

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