Canada and World Full Headlines for January 28

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Published on January 29, 2021 by

On tonight’s top story: The federal government says Canada’s inoculation plan is still on track, despite delays in Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine shipments. As Eric Sorensen explains, Pfizer’s push to stretch the number of doses per vial is adding to complications.

Confidence in the COVID-19 vaccine is low in many Indigenous communities, which have long faced systemic racism in Canada’s health care system. Mike Le Couteur looks at Ottawa’s plan to regain trust.

One week after Julie Payette resigned as Canada’s Governor General, the government has released an independent report on the harassment allegations made against her. David Akin explains what the heavily redacted pages reveal.

Africa has 54 countries, but most of these nations do not have a COVID-19 vaccination campaign. Crystal Goomansingh explains how Canada is pledging support, and how at least one expert sees one positive aspect to the immunity inequality.

GameStop, a struggling video game retailer, has found itself at the centre of a Wall Street tug-of-war between hedge funds and amateur investors. Jackson Proskow takes stock of how the battle took off on Reddit, and how the amateur investors emerged victorious.

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