Coronavirus: Could dogs trained to sniff out COVID-19 be a game changer for air travel?

From Global News. An airport in Finland is experimenting with a real-time COVID-19 testing method, by training dogs to sniff out the virus. Crystal Goomansingh explains the pilot program that could be a game changer for air travel in the midst of the pandemic. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7352860/coronavirus-sniffer-dogs-finland/ Subscribe to Global News…

Coronavirus: COVID-19 fuels travel insurance considerations

From Global News. Although Canadians are still being urged to avoid all non-essential travel during COVID-19, many are still planning domestic getaways this winter. But as Heather Yourex-West explains, insurance experts warn there are some critical details that you can’t ignore. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7358734/covid-19-insurance-out-of-province-travel-canada/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc…

Humanitarian crisis in Yemen worsens amid civil war and COVID-19

From Global News. As Yemen’s long-running civil war continues, the country’s humanitarian crisis is deepening. The United Nations is warning that critical supplies continue to be cut or held back. As Mike Armstrong reports, on top of famine and fuel shortages, Yemen also has to face the pandemic. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7356282/civilians-yemen-crisis/…

Global National: Sept. 26, 2020 | Trump sets off battle in Washington with SCOTUS pick

From Global News. U.S. President Donald Trump sparked a tense standoff Saturday after announcing his nominee for the Supreme Court. Late today, Trump named judge Amy Coney Barrett as his candidate, a favourite among Republican conservatives, largely because she supports the religious right. The president is trying to force the confirmation before the November election,…

Belarus protests: Police wrestle flag from elderly demonstrator during ongoing protests

From Global News. Belarusian security forces detained dozens of protesters on Saturday as people gathered for another day of demonstrations in Minsk, against President Alexander Lukashenko. Belarus, a former Soviet republic closely allied with Russia, has been rocked by mass street protests since Lukashenko declared victory in an Aug. 9 vote which opposition leaders have…

Coronavirus: Canadians in Australia weigh in on reimposed lockdown in Melbourne

From Global News. Australia’s second wave of COVID-19 triggered some of the world’s harshest lockdown measures in Melbourne, where 75 per cent of the country’s cases have been reported. Mike Drolet breaks down the rules and the reaction from Canadians living there. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7355406/winter-pandemic-cold-air-coronavirus/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE:…

UNGA 2020: Pakistan accuses India of “playing a dangerous game” in a “nuclearized environment”

From Global News. Pakistan accused India of "playing a dangerous game of upping the military ante against Pakistan in a nuclearized environment," during its speech shown on Friday to the United Nations General Assembly. "The government and people of Pakistan are committed to standing by and supporting their Kashmiri brothers and sisters in the legitimate…

Coronavirus: Premier Doug Ford says Ontario banning alcohol sales after 11 p.m. to slow virus spread

From Global News. Ontario Premier Doug Ford responded to questions on Friday regarding the province’s announcement that the government is prohibiting restaurants, bars and other food and drink businesses from selling alcohol after 11 p.m. and ordering all strip clubs to close. “The vast majority of restaurant owners, they have been responsible,” Ford said at…

Coronavirus: Ontario Premier Doug Ford provides update on response to COVID-19 | LIVE

From Global News. Ontario Premier Doug Ford is expected to make an announcement and discuss the province’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, alongside Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Christine Elliott. Ford announced on Thursday that the government would be investing over $1 billion to expand COVID-19 testing and contact tracing amid the pandemic. Elliott…

Coronavirus: How to plan for a safe and healthy Thanksgiving during COVID-19

From Global News. Thanksgiving is fast approaching as Canada’s COVID-19 continue spiking, adding to concerns over group celebrations. As Abigail Bimman explains, many people are carving out plans to celebrate safely. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7356668/coronavirus-thanksgiving-canada/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News…

Is Trump serious when he suggests he might not abide a peaceful transfer of power?

From Global News. U.S. President Donald Trump is suggesting he won’t peacefully transfer power if he loses the November election. While Trump’s words are often shocking, Jackson Proskow explains why this claim is raising alarm bells in Washington. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7354708/us-election-trump-transfer/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News…

BC and Alberta offer different solutions to surge in opioid overdoses

From Global News. Alberta and British Columbia have seen major increases in opioid overdoses through the pandemic. As Heather Yourex-West explains, these provinces are responding to the crisis differently. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7354089/alberta-covid-19-pandemic-opioid-related-deaths-increase/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter…

Coronavirus: As CERB ends, politics will determine what replaces it

From Global News. The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) will expire this weekend, meaning changes for nearly four million Canadians. David Akin reports on the plan to replace the CERB, and how politics will determine how it all plays out. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7356014/cerb-replacement-ei-amount/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like…