Global National Full Headlines for August 12

Published on August 13, 2021 by

It’s election time, Canada. Federal sources say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is planning to drop the writ on Sunday for a September 20 election. Mercedes Stephenson looks at the stakes facing the minority Liberal government.

Days ahead of the anticipated election call, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has unveiled his party’s platform. Abigail Bimman breaks down what’s in the 115 page report, and what’s missing.

Chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam says Canada has entered the fourth COVID-19 wave, so is it even safe to hold a campaign now? Jamie Mauracher reports.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is set to approve a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine for some Americans. Jackson Proskow explains who will be first up for a booster shot, and what that means for the general public.

To mandate or not mandate? That’s the COVID-19 question facing employers as Canada fights a fourth wave. Anne Gaviola reports.

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