Global National Full Headlines for July 7

Published on July 8, 2021 by

The assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, 53, has put the already unstable country into crisis. Mike Armstrong explains why Moïse had so many enemies, what we know about the attack, and where this leaves one of the poorest countries in the Americas.

Canada is one of the 30 countries that has reported cases of the newly-named Lambda COVID-19 variant, or C-37. Jamie Maraucher explains how this variant compares to others, including how effective the vaccines are against it.

The National Assembly of First Nations is electing a replacement for incumbent Chief Perry Bellegarde, who’s stepping down after seven years. David Akin reports on the tight virtual election, and how many votes are needed to name a clear winner.

The pandemic has made many Canadians rethink how they care for seniors. Mike Drolet has the story of B.C.’s Susan Danard, who decided to sell her home in Vancouver, move her 81-year-old mother Audrey from Victoria, and buy a brand new home for her whole family to live in.

Plus – are four day work weeks better for business? Anne Gaviola reports on Zorra’s pilot project, as the Ontario community test the theory.

And – Crytsal Goomansingh explains how Canada’s rising tennis stars are inspiring young hopefuls, after Ontario’s Denis Shapovalov, 22, won his first Grand Slam semifinal at Wimbledon.

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