On this episode of Global National: Chief Rosanne Casimir of the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc First Nation calls for an apology from the Catholic Church over Canada’s residential schools. As David Akin reports, Casimir says the federal government and the Vatican should be tried for crimes against humanity.
The City of Brandon, Man. is being urged to right a wrong by buying back land that holds a burial site for residential school victims. As Marney Blunt reports, survivors and families say it’s the “ultimate indignity” that the site was turned into a campground when it was sold, years ago.
Canadian health officials fear provinces may not be fast enough at delivering second COVID-19 vaccine doses to stay ahead of the Delta variant currently, which was first detected in India, dominated the country’s cases. Abigail Bimman reports on the efforts underway to meet shot demands.
Plus, Anne Gaviola explains why young Canadians fear the hot housing market may not cool down after the pandemic and the family-planning pressure that’s causing.
Facebook is extending its ban on former U.S. president Donald Trump over his role in the Jan. 6, 2021 attack at the Capitol. Jackson Proskow looks at how long it will last and the new rules for politicians on the platform.
Also, calls are growing to better protect essential workers in Canada from COVID-19 workplace transmission. Krista Hessey has the story of a sister who is advocating for change after her brother’s death.