Gunshots fired outside funeral for slain Haitian president

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Gunshots fired outside funeral for slain Haitian president” – below is their description. Canada’s Ambassador to the UN Bob Rae joined Power & Politics to discuss the tense funeral for slain Haitian President Jovenel Moïse that was disrupted by protesters and the sound of nearby gunshots. ‘It was … Read more Gunshots fired outside funeral for slain Haitian president

New Brunswick to lift all COVID-19 restrictions by July 30

CBC News published this video item, entitled “New Brunswick to lift all COVID-19 restrictions by July 30” – below is their description. New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs tells Power & Politics that public health officials said it was OK to lift restrictions at the end of the month, and Friday’s announcement gives everyone time to … Read more New Brunswick to lift all COVID-19 restrictions by July 30

Canada offers resettlement plan for Afghan interpreters, contractors

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Canada offers resettlement plan for Afghan interpreters, contractors” – below is their description. The federal government is promising to resettle thousands of Afghan interpreters and other workers who helped the Canadian Armed Forces during the war. Marco Mendicino, minister of immigration, refugees and citizenship, says that Canada has … Read more Canada offers resettlement plan for Afghan interpreters, contractors

Fauci says prospect of reopening border part of active U.S. government discussions

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Fauci says prospect of reopening border part of active U.S. government discussions” – below is their description. In a Canadian exclusive interview with Power & Politics, Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to U.S. President Joe Biden, says the White House is discussing the possibility of allowing fully … Read more Fauci says prospect of reopening border part of active U.S. government discussions

Father of flag-bearer shares his pride ahead of Olympic opening ceremony

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Father of flag-bearer shares his pride ahead of Olympic opening ceremony” – below is their description. Gus Ayim says ‘it’s an amazing experience’ to watch his daughter, Miranda, be a flag-bearer in what will be her last Olympic Games. Miranda Ayim, of London, Ont., will be competing in … Read more Father of flag-bearer shares his pride ahead of Olympic opening ceremony

Republican pollster explains how he’s helping tackle U.S. vaccine hesitancy

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Republican pollster explains how he’s helping tackle U.S. vaccine hesitancy” – below is their description. Veteran Republican pollster and conservative strategist Frank Luntz explains why he’s providing his research to the White House to help encourage Republican vaccine skeptics to get the shot. CBC News YouTube Channel Got … Read more Republican pollster explains how he’s helping tackle U.S. vaccine hesitancy

Green Party losing popularity because of ‘ugly’ infighting, polling expert says

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Green Party losing popularity because of ‘ugly’ infighting, polling expert says” – below is their description. Eric Grenier, publisher of TheWrit.ca, tells Power & Politics that the Green Party is polling at its lowest level since Annamie Paul became leader, and the public ‘kneecapping’ of Paul ‘is not … Read more Green Party losing popularity because of ‘ugly’ infighting, polling expert says

Health Minister ‘extremely’ worried about number of Canadians skipping vaccination

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Health Minister ‘extremely’ worried about number of Canadians skipping vaccination” – below is their description. Health Minister Patty Hajdu joined Power & Politics to talk about the 6 million eligible Canadians who have not received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose. CBC News YouTube Channel Got a comment? Leave … Read more Health Minister ‘extremely’ worried about number of Canadians skipping vaccination

Beans review: 5-star tale of awakening set against backdrop of Oka Crisis

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Beans review: 5-star tale of awakening set against backdrop of Oka Crisis” – below is their description. Filmmaker Tracey Deer recreates moments of her real-life childhood in Beans, a coming-of-age story centered around a Mohawk girl growing up during the armed stand-off known as the 1990 Oka Crisis. … Read more Beans review: 5-star tale of awakening set against backdrop of Oka Crisis

China rejects WHO plan to further study COVID-19 origins

CBC News published this video item, entitled “China rejects WHO plan to further study COVID-19 origins” – below is their description. China says it can’t accept the World Health Organization’s plan for the second phase of a study into the origins of COVID-19. Chinese officials dismiss the theory that the virus might have leaked from … Read more China rejects WHO plan to further study COVID-19 origins

What it’s like translating Tokyo 2020 coverage into Eastern Cree

CBC News published this video item, entitled “What it’s like translating Tokyo 2020 coverage into Eastern Cree” – below is their description. Dorothy Stewart, host of the CBC North radio show Winschgaoug, says she is proud to be translating the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony into Eastern Cree. This year, CBC will provide live coverage in … Read more What it’s like translating Tokyo 2020 coverage into Eastern Cree

Tokyo Olympics LIVE Q&A | What it’s like on the ground

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Tokyo Olympics LIVE Q&A | What it’s like on the ground” – below is their description. The Olympics are now underway and this year’s Games will be especially different due to COVID-19. CBC’s Thomas Daigle answers your questions live from Tokyo. To read more: https://www.cbc.ca/1.6111186 CBC News YouTube … Read more Tokyo Olympics LIVE Q&A | What it’s like on the ground

Herd immunity harder to achieve now because of new variants, says government scientist

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Herd immunity harder to achieve now because of new variants, says government scientist” – below is their description. Speaking with Power & Politics, Chief Science Advisor of Canada Mona Nemer says that collective immunity is a moving target but will be difficult to achieve due to the emergence … Read more Herd immunity harder to achieve now because of new variants, says government scientist

U.S. extends border closure with Canada, Mexico through Aug. 21

CBC News published this video item, entitled “U.S. extends border closure with Canada, Mexico through Aug. 21” – below is their description. Following news that the U.S. will extend its land border closure with Mexico and Canada until Aug. 21, Mexico’s Ambassador to Canada Juan José Gomez-Camacho tells Power & Politics he thinks it’s logical … Read more U.S. extends border closure with Canada, Mexico through Aug. 21

Military personnel deployed to provinces to assist wildfire, flood responses

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Military personnel deployed to provinces to assist wildfire, flood responses” – below is their description. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan tells Power & Politics that the Canadian Armed Forces has the capacity to send more personnel to help provinces battle wildfires and floods. CBC News YouTube Channel Got a … Read more Military personnel deployed to provinces to assist wildfire, flood responses