5 things to know for Tuesday June 10, 2014
Published Tuesday, June 10, 2014 6:26AM EDT
1. Moncton mourning: The regimental funeral for the three RCMP officers slain in Moncton, N.B. takes place at 1 p.m. AT, after an RCMP parade. Thousands are expected to attend the service for Constables Fabrice Georges Gevaudan, Douglas James Larche and Dave Joseph Ross at the Moncton Coliseum, and we'll have live coverage on CTVNews.ca.
2. Sterling suit back on: After originally agreeing to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Donald Sterling is backing out of the $2 billion deal to sell his NBA team. Instead, Sterling is reportedly returning to his previous plan to sue the league for $1 billion.
3. Animal abuse allegations: Several workers at a B.C. dairy farm have been suspended after an animal rights group went undercover to record shocking video of cows being punched, kicked, and abused. The B.C. Society for the Protection of Animals has recommended that animal cruelty charges be laid against workers seen in the video.
4. Cyberbullying bill: Canada's new privacy commissioner, Daniel Therrien, will appear today before a House of Commons human rights committee which is hearing testimony on Bill C-13, the federal government's controversial cyberbullying bill. Critics have raised concerns about Bill C-13, saying it will compromise Canadians' online privacy rights.
5. Quick-ly to the Cup? Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick made 32 saves, shutting out the New York Rangers, and helping his team to a commanding three game lead in the NHL's Stanley Cup finals. The Kings could win it all if they can make it four straight in Manhattan Wednesday night.