Ongoing health crisis exposing ‘cracks’ in pediatric system, Children’s Healthcare Canada

From CBC News. With hospitals across Canada facing an ‘unprecedented’ surge of flu, RSV and COVID cases, ‘We need to make dramatic investments and take dramatic action,’ said Emily Gruenwoldt, president of Children’s Healthcare Canada. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio…

Investing in a recession | About That

From CBC News. With the economy in possible decline, it might not seem like the right time to put your money in the market. But could it be? Andrew Chang talks to financial counsellor Jessica Moorhouse about why a recession could be a good time to invest. Playlists: money, what to watch, about that, cbc…

Five alleged Chinese ‘police stations’ identified in Canada

From CBC News. Locations represent ‘rapidly expanding transnational repression campaign’ by Beijing, says Safeguard Defenders campaign director Laura Harth. The human rights NGO says it has identified 102 Chinese ‘police service stations’ operating across 53 countries, including five in Canada. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online:…

MPs debate the auditor general’s reports on COVID-19 vaccines, benefits

From CBC News. Irek Kusmierczyk, parliamentary secretary to the minister of employment, Conservative national revenue critic Adam Chambers and NDP House Leader Peter Julian joined Power & Politics Tuesday to debate the auditor general’s reports on COVID-19 vaccine and benefit rollouts. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News…

China’s government steps up censorship amid COVID protests, lawyer says

From CBC News. China’s ‘zero-COVID’ policy has sparked demonstrations in the country’s major cities, leading police to conduct random searches to look for photos and messages about the protests. Teng Biao, a Chinese human rights activist, lawyer and academic living in exile in the U.S., discusses the censorship regulations. Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news »»» Subscribe to…

Canada sanctions former Tehran police chief

From CBC News. Canada has sanctioned Morteza Talaei, the former police chief of Tehran, for human rights violations. Talaei was seen at a Toronto-area gym in 2021, sparking outrage and allegations that Canada is a haven for high-ranking members of Iran’s regime and their relatives. The sanctions can ban people from entering Canada and freeze…

Is Twitter mainstreaming antisemitism and hate speech?

From CBC News. Avi Abraham Benlolo from the Abraham Global Peace Initiative discusses the presence of hate on platforms like Twitter, where Kanye West was once again suspended for antisemtic posts, and high rates of antisemitism in Canada. Jewish Canadians were the most targeted group for hate crime in 2021 according to Statistics Canada. »»»…

Alberta’s Sovereignty Act ‘underscores how country is meant to work,’ premier says

From CBC News. Alberta Premier Danelle Smith joins Power & Politics to explain the province’s Sovereignty Act. Smith says the legislation underscores how federal and provincial powers should ‘stay in their own lane.’ »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth…

Not enforcing federal laws is ‘dangerous’: Calgary mayor on Alberta’s Sovereignty Act

From CBC News. Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek expresses her concerns over Premier Danielle Smith’s proposed legislation. ‘No matter how you slice this it’s going to be really tough for municipalities to actually govern and serve their people.’ »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news,…

Federal government preparing for what organizers call ‘Freedom Convoy 2.0’

From CBC News. The federal government is already preparing to deal with a new convoy protest being planned for February, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national security adviser says. Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX…

Top Zelenskyy aide says up to 13,000 Ukrainian soldiers killed in Russia’s war

From CBC News. A top aide to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has revealed that between 10,000 and 13,000 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed since Russia invaded in February. The military has not confirmed these figures. Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking…

What’s going on with Twitter? | About That

From CBC News. Elon Musk’s Twitter acquisition has led to some big changes — is the social media platform doing better than ever or dying a spectacular death? Tech reporter Josh O’Kane joins Andrew Chang to play a game of Jenga and help explain what’s going on. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more…

Can new zoning rules fix the housing crisis?

From CBC News. Ontario is proposing new zoning rules to make it legal to build multi-dwelling units in residential neighbourhoods. But how will that work? And at the end of the day, is it going to make it any easier to afford a place to live? CBC Ottawa’s Omar Dabaghi-Pacheco reports. »»» Subscribe to CBC…