Global National Full Headlines for May 27

Published on May 28, 2021 by

In our top story: As provinces reveal new plans to shorten the gap between 1st and 2nd doses of COVID-19 vaccines, Abigail Bimman brings us up to speed on the changing timelines, as confusion grows over how Canada plans to use expiring supplies of AstraZeneca’s shot.

The Calgary Stampede will be the 1st major Canadian event to reemerge from the pandemic. But can organizers pull it off safely? Heather Yourex-West looks at the concerns that interprovincial travel could increase transmission of the virus.

Global News spoke with workers at Switch Health, who say the Toronto company is putting Canadians at risk by not properly managing COVID-19 testing at borders. Roberta Bell has the exclusive look behind the scenes.

Meanwhile, there’s a new federal incentive for Canadians to make their homes more energy efficient. David Akin explains how you can apply to the Canada Green Homes Grant Program, the cost of the contract and how it compares to the program by former prime minister Stephen Harper’s program that ran from 2007 to 2012.

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is apologizing for not following COVID-19 restrictions, after video surfaced of him giving a maskless hug to a friend. Mike Le Couteur looks at the frustration over rule-bending politicians.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologized for the internment of hundreds of Italian-Canadians during the Second World War. Mike Armstrong speaks with the daughter of a late internee on the lasting trauma and the significance of the late apology.

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