Global National Full Headlines for October 29

Published on October 30, 2021 by

The sexual abuse allegations former Chicago Blackhawks draft pick Kyle Beach has levelled against ex-video coach Brad Aldrich is further rattling the NHL. Mike Drolet explains why Kevin Cheveldayoff, who was the team’s assistant general manager, gets to keep his current job, as Joel Quenneville, the Blackhawks’ former coach, resigns from the Florida Panthers. Plus, a look at the toxic and homophobic culture that’s so pervasive in professional sports.

More Canadians will likely get another dose of COVID-19 vaccine, as the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) updates its guidelines. Jamie Mauracher reports on who’s eligible and when young children might get their shots.

The court battle continues to compensate Indigenous children who were discriminated in the child welfare system. Raquel Fletcher has more on why the federal government is appealing the order to pay up.

A movement is underway to add Indigenous education to the curriculum in Canadian schools. Allison Vuchnich looks at why mandating these teachings is essential for reconciliation, but only if there’s a commitment.

New details are emerging about a string of violent attacks in and around Winnipeg, where a man allegedly killed his parents and stabbed a co-worker at a hospital. Joe Scarpelli reports on what we know about the 30-year-old man in police custody and how staff at Seven Oaks Hospital jumped into action to save their colleague’s life.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada and the Netherlands must unite in the fight against extremists, as well as climate change. Mike Le Couteur is travelling with Trudeau in Europe, as the prime minister gears up for two back-to-back climate summits.

Plus, a COVID-19 survivor’s heartfelt thanks to the hospital that saved his life.

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