Global National Full Headlines for October 28

Published on October 29, 2021 by

Former Chicago Blackhawks draft pick Kyle Beach has gone on the record about allegations he was sexually abused by former video coach Brad Aldrich. Beach had been named as John Doe 1 in court documents related to sexual assaults in 2010. As Mike Drolet reports, the damning report reveals a culture of cover-up in the NHL, and how the team even celebrated Aldrich after the accusations were made.

A trio of violent attacks in the Winnipeg area has left two people in their 70s dead, and a hospital worker seriously injured. The incidents took place in the province Wednesday. Brittany Greenslade reports on how police believe these cases are linked.

U.S. lawmakers grilled four top executives from the country’s biggest oil and gas companies Thursday about “Big Oil’s” role in climate change disinformation. As Jackson Proskow explains, the congressional hearings are being compared to ones in the 1990s involving “Big Tobacco.”

With Pope Francis now agreeing to visit Canada and meet with Indigenous leaders on the path to reconciliation, what will his visit mean? As Raquel Fletcher reports, leaders say there needs to be much more accountability beyond an apology.

Since the Taliban retook Afghanistan this summer, it has forced women out of work and robbed girls of full educations. Now, facing international pressure, the Taliban is promising to protect women’s rights, once the government works a few things out. Jeff Semple reports.

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