5 things to know on Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Published Tuesday, July 10, 2018 6:16AM EDT
A third rescue mission is underway to rescue the remaining boys and their soccer coach trapped in a Thai cave. Plus, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an extension to a NATO mission in Latvia.
1. Cave rescue: A third mission to rescue nine trapped boys and their soccer coach from a cave in Thailand is currently underway, with officials hoping this is the final time they'll have to enter the cave.
2. Due in court: The A transport truck driver who was arrested last week in connection with a crash that killed 16 people on the Humboldt Broncos team bus will appear in court in Saskatchewan today.
3. Appealing parking tickets: A Chateauguay, Que. man who was pepper-sprayed by a police officer during a traffic stop is appealing his three convictions, alleging he was racially profiled.
4. NATO mission extended: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is extending its NATO mission in Latvia, and will commit more troops to the region.
5. Helpful robot: A Halifax blood clinic is using a 58-centimetre-tall dancing and singing robot to help calm the nerves of young patients.