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Global News is the news and current affairs division of the Canadian Global Television Network, based in Vancouver, Canada.
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Global News published this video item, entitled “The New Reality: Will COVID-19 variants cause Canada’s third wave?” – below is their description.
All three highly contagious COVID-19 variants have been found in Canada, sparking a debate about the need for stricter travel measures and new demands for genomic sequencing. Dawna Friesen explores our strategy to detect and disrupt the spread of the variants before they cause a third wave.
And, Canada has long prided itself for its film and television industry success, but often Black creatives are not celebrated or included. Kayla McLean tells us how two brothers are stepping up to fill the gap, creating opportunities for the next generation of Black talent at home.
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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.
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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)
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