Global National: Aug. 21, 2022 | Paramedics struggle with emergency calls amid staffing shortages

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Paramedics across Canada are struggling to respond to emergency calls because of staffing shortages, with some emergency departments forced to close. Four premiers are set to discuss the country’s healthcare crisis on Monday. As Catherine Urquhart reports, it is a situation affecting too many Canadians.

A shortage of children’s Tylenol and Advil has made its way across Canada, leaving store shelves bare in many pharmacies. Kylie Stanton explains what is causing the problem and the warning not to panic buy.

More than eight months after he took office, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has begun his first official visit to Canada. The visit comes during a crucial moment for Germany’s energy future amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. As Kyle Benning reports, the focus of Scholz’s trip is to grow his country’s energy profile by buying Canadian hydrogen.

Water is wreaking havoc in the southwestern United States, with downpours soaking states that had been in dire need of rain. The rains triggered flash floods in many regions and now, millions of Americans are bracing themselves for more flooding. Jennifer Johnson reports.

Two high-profile Mounties are set to testify over the RCMP’s response to the 2020 Nova Scotia massacre. What they have to say could be critical, especially as political controversy looms over the inquiry. Callum Smith reports.

Many Canadians have been struggling with inflation and the problem isn’t just in this country — it is worldwide. In Europe, the biggest problem is the rising cost of energy as a result of Russia’s war on Ukraine. Electricity bills in the U.K. could see a staggering four-fold increase. Redmond Shannon explains what the government plans to do to lessen the blow.

At 64 years old, one British Columbia man has reinvented himself as an ice cream vendor. As Jay Durant reports, he is serving up joy in Chilliwack, B.C.

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