Global National Full Headlines for October 20

Published on October 21, 2021 by

On this episode of Global National: The cost of living keeps rising, as Canada’s inflation rate hits a level not seen since 2003. Anne Gaviola reports on the struggle families are facing, and the impact on food prices, gas prices and interest rates.

Canadian members of Parliament now need to be inoculated against COVID-19 before entering the House of Commons. What happens if they don’t get their doses by deadline? David Akin explains.

No jab, no job: Heather Yourex-West reports on the wave of resignations by Alberta health-care workers who oppose the province’s vaccine mandate.

Doctor’s orders for the British monarch: Queen Elizabeth II has cancelled a trip to Northern Ireland. As Crystal Goomansingh explains, COVID-19 isn’t the cause.

Plus, could pigs help save humans? Eric Sorensen has more on the medical first raising hopes for people needing organ transplants.

And is Facebook getting a makeover? Jackson Proskow looks into reports that the social media giant is rebranding as it looks to build a “metaverse.”

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