Global National: Sept. 22, 2020 | Is Canada on the brink of a another COVID-19 shutdown?

Global News published this video item, entitled “Global National: Sept. 22, 2020 | Is Canada on the brink of a another COVID-19 shutdown?” – below is their description.

On this episode of Global National: As COVID-19 cases resurge across Canada, new federal modelling projects that infections could skyrocket over the coming months if Canadians don’t step up precautions. David Akin has the dire warninf from the country’s top public health official, Dr. Theresa Tam. And in an effort to assist in its response to a potential second COVID-19 wave of infections, the Ontario government is going to roll out its largest flu immunization campaign, worth $70 million. As Jeff Semple reports, officials warn the second wave of COVID-19 could hit harder than the first. Overseas, to combat a surge in COVID-19 cases, the United Kingdom is reimposing some restrictions. Crystal Goomansingh explains what the rules are, how they’re being enforced and the plea from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Plus, Pascale Ferrier, the Quebec woman who allegedly mailed a letter laced with ricin to U.S. President Donald Trump, has made her first court appearance in Buffalo, N.Y. Abigail Bimman explains what happened in court, what the affidavits reveal about Ferrier’s arrest and the allegations against her. Put on your raincoats because a storm is coming to the Canadian East Coast. Nova Scotians are nervously getting ready for Hurricane Teddy, as the storm hurtles toward the province. Ross Lord reports from Port Hastings and Port Hawkesbury on how people are preparing. As Hurricane Teddy approaches Atlantic Canada with threatening winds and heavy rain, Global News chief meteorologist Anthony Farnell is tracking the storm’s size and direction, and the potential danger ahead. The Supreme Court of Canada is hearing arguments from Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario that the federal carbon tax is unconstitutional. Eric Sorensen explains how the case could have implications far beyond climate change. 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 #GlobalNews #GlobalNational

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