About This Source - Global News
Global News is the news and current affairs division of the Canadian Global Television Network, based in Vancouver, Canada.
Recent from Global News:
Global News published this video item, entitled “Global National: Jan. 6, 2021 | Shock and outrage after pro-Trump mob storms Capitol” – below is their description.
Tonight’s top story: U.S. lawmakers were preparing to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s election win, when an angry mob of supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump’s stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday, halting the proceedings for several hours. The security breach has spawned questions over how protesters were able to pull it off, and why tougher security wasn’t in place beforehand. Jackson Proskow reports on the reaction from Biden and Trump, and the fears about violence on Biden’s Inauguration Day.
Two more Democrats are heading to Washington, after Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff narrowly won Georgia’s two Senate seats. Eric Sorensen breaks down the pivotal race that will allow Democrats to take over control of the Senate, and what the victory means for President-elect Joe Biden.
As expected, Quebec Premier François Legault imposed a new province-wide lockdown, which includes a new 8 p.m. curfew, to curb the COVID-19 crisis. Mike Armstrong explains what the new rules are, what services will close, and what the changes mean for schools.
As of 11:59 EST on January 6, Ottawa is mandating that all air travellers arriving into Canada must prove they don’t have COVID-19 by taking a test. But as Abigail Bimman reports, that’s left Canadians scrambling, and some in the travel industry pushing back.
Dr. Tom Stewart, the CEO of Ontario’s St. Joseph’s Health System and Niagara Health, has resigned from three panels after taking a vacation in the Dominican Republic, going against the public health advisories on non-essential travel. Mike Drolet reports on Stewart’s apology, and the tweets the doctor has since deleted.
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi is apologizing after members of his staff travelled during the holidays, defying public health orders against non-essential travel. As Heather Yourex-West reports, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has yet to answer questions about his United Conservative Party’s own vacation scandal.
For more info, please go to http://www.globalnews.ca
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 HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt
Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB
#GlobalNewsGlobal News YouTube Channel
Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.
In This Story: Canada
Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. It extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles), making it the world’s second-largest country by total area.
Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world’s longest bi-national land border. Canada’s capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.
Various Indigenous peoples inhabited what is now Canada for thousands of years before European colonization. The Canada Act 1982, which severed the vestiges of legal dependence on the British Parliament. Canada is a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy in the Westminster tradition, with a monarch and a prime minister who serves as the chair of the Cabinet and head of government.
As a highly developed country, Canada has the seventeenth-highest nominal per-capita income globally as well as the thirteenth-highest ranking in the Human Development Index. Its advanced economy is the tenth-largest in the world, relying chiefly upon its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks.
2 Recent Items: Canada
In This Story: COVID-19
Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.
Symptoms of coronavirus
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
- a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
Latest News about Covid-19
Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.
5 Recent Items: COVID-19
In This Story: Democrats
“Democrats” usually refers to the The Democratic Party of the United States – one of the two major political parties in the country, along with its main, historic rival, the Republican Party.
It was founded on 8th January 1828 and has its contemporary headquarters in Washington, D.C., United States. The present leadership is Nancy Pelosi (Party leader) and Jaime Harrison (Party chair).
2 Recent Items: Democrats
In This Story: Dominican Republic
The country is the site of the second largest gold mine in the world, the Pueblo Viejo mine.
The Dominican Republic is the most visited destination in the Caribbean. The year-round golf courses are major attractions. A geographically diverse nation, the Dominican Republic is home to both the Caribbean’s tallest mountain peak, Pico Duarte, and the Caribbean’s largest lake and point of lowest elevation, Lake Enriquillo.
2 Recent Items: Dominican Republic
In This Story: Donald Trump
Donald John Trump was the 45th President of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in Queens, a borough of New York City, and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School.
5 Recent Items: Donald Trump
In This Story: Joe Biden
Joe Biden is an American politician serving as the 46th and current president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 47th vice president from 2009 to 2017 under Barack Obama and represented Delaware in the United States Senate from 1973 to 2009.
He is married to Dr Jill Biden.
Books by Joe Biden #Ad
6 Recent Items: Joe Biden
In This Story: Lockdown
During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.