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Global News published this video item, entitled “Global National: June 23, 2021 | Atlantic bubble battle leads to 17+ hour protest on Trans-Canada” – below is their description.
Protesters blocked the Trans-Canada highway between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick for over 17 hours, on the day the Atlantic bubble was set to reopen. Ross Lord explains why, and how the blockade was cleared.
Why hasn’t the federal government released guidelines for fully vaccinated Canadians? As Mike Le Couteur reports, the COVID-19 Delta variant is complicating matters.
India has declared Delta Plus a COVID-19 variant of concern. Redmond Shannon explains where cases have been reported, and what we know about the mutation so far.
An out-of-control wildfire west of Edmonton, Alberta has already forced the town of Evansburg to evacuate. As Lauren Pullen explains, that province, as well as British Columbia, are about to hit record-breaking temperatures, stoking fears of further wildfire devastation.
He survived a medically induced coma, pneumonia, collapsed lungs and COVID-19. Mike Drolet has the miraculous story of Jaime Vargas, 53, who beat all the odds stacked against him.
Plus, pop diva Britney Spears tells a court she wants her life back as she fights to end her 13-year conservatorship. Also, the MLB’s crackdown on pitchers suspected of cheating with use of foreign substances.
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