5 things to know on Wednesday, June 13, 2018

A new report is highlighting the astonishing rate of colorectal cancer patients that are diagnosed after the cancer has spread to different parts of their bodies. Plus, a Canadian gay rights activist is being honoured for his fight for equality.

1. Cancer diagnosis: A new report says that nearly half of all colorectal cancers in Canada , despite the numerous screening programs offered across the country that can detect the disease in its earliest stages.

2. Bernier booted: Conservative MP and former leadership hopeful Maxime Bernier .

3. NHL furor: The wife of Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson has filed an order of protection .

4. Recognition for an activist: A man was an activist for gay rights, taking his fight for equal rights all the way to the Supreme Court, .

5. Correspondence with Einstein: A University of Calgary student inadvertently stumbled across three letters between a Calgarian and theoretical physicist Albert Einstein,.