Global National: April 20, 2021 | Chauvin convicted for murder of George Floyd

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    On tonight’s top story: After less than 10 hours of deliberating, a jury has convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. Jackson Proskow reports on the reaction and the possible sentence facing Chauvin.

    n Canada, workplace outbreaks are partially behind Ontario’s COVID-19 surge. As Eric Sorensen reports, some regions are not waiting for the province to take action, as calls grow for the government to adopt a paid sick leave program for essential workers.

    Meanwhile, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) has postponed unveiling new guidance on the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, which has been linked to extremely rare cases of blood clots. Mike Le Couteur looks at what may have delayed the announcement.

    And as British Columbia tries to curb a COVID-19 surge by tightening travel rules, neighbouring Alberta is seeing record-high cases. As Heather Yourex-West explains, Alberta’s current round of restrictions hasn’t made an impact.

    Ottawa is making bold promises on national childcare, pledging $10-a-day childcare by 2026. But are all provinces and territories on board? Abigail Bimman has a Global National reality check.

    Plus, Quebec’s Superior Court is upholding most of the province’s secularism law, known as Bill 21, which includes a ban on religious symbols worn by government workers. Mike Armstrong explains which parts of the controversial law were struck down.

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