Global National: Sept. 28, 2021 | Ontario miners escape after being trapped for days by collapse

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Thirty-nine miners in Ontario, who’ve been trapped underground since Sunday, made a gruelling trek climbing a system of ladders to escape this week. Most had escaped by Tuesday afternoon. Mike Drolet looks at the daunting escape route the miners had to manoeuvre.

To the pandemic, with COVID-19 infections climbing among children, some parents are hoping the rules will soon change, so 5- to 11-year-olds can be immunized against the coronavirus. Jamie Mauracher looks at when vaccine approval for kids could be coming.

For the first time since Canada’s 44th general election, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has answered questions about winning his second minority government. David Akin looks at when Trudeau’s new cabinet is expected to be sworn in, what the prime minister is promising, and where Canada stands on allowing Huawei to help create a 5G network.

In Washington, D.C., it’s been a month since the U.S. military’s chaotic and deadly withdrawal from Afghanistan, which saw the Taliban swiftly take over the country. Now the first congressional hearings are now underway to determine what went wrong. As Jackson Proskow reports, military officials are facing uncomfortable truths.

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sectors that employ a lot of women has forced many to reinvent themselves. More women are turning to the skilled trades, which have traditionally been seen as a “boys club.” Anne Gaviola has more in her first installment of a weekly series: Pandemic Pivot.

And the Toronto Blue Jays are returning home to twice the stadium noise, with Rogers Centre being allowed to double its seating capacity, just in time for a make-or-break series opener with the New York Yankees. As Eric Sorensen explains, young talent may be the Blue Jays’ ticket to the top.

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