Global National Full Headlines for September 7

Published on September 8, 2021 by

The federal political party leaders condemned the unruly rallies targeting Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, after some demonstrators threw rocks at him at Monday’s event in London, Ont. Abigail Bimman explains who these protesters are, and how they’re tracking Trudeau’s stops.

Meanwhile, fully-vaccinated, non-essential international travellers are now officially being allowed to come into Canada without quarantining, provided they meet all requirements before they enter the country. Jamie Mauracher looks at the new rules, and the fears the country is opening up too soon in the Delta-driven fourth wave of COVID-19.

Plus, Alberta’s ICUs are being pushed to the brink again amid a COVID-19 surge. Heather Yourex-West looks at what the province is doing to free up hospital beds and find more nurses.

In Afghanistan, weeks after taking full control of the country, the Taliban has announced key members of its interim government. As Crystal Goomansingh reports, the new, all-male cabinet is made up of the Taliban’s hard-liner old guard — while threats of murder, violence and intimidation remain.

Also, Global News investigates the lack of support for Canada’s victims of terrorism. Jeff Semple takes a look at what’s needed to fill in the gaps, as families feel abandoned in the aftermath.

And in El Salvador, the government goes all in on Bitcoin as it becomes the first country to officially adopt the cryptocurrency as legal tender. But as Redmond Shannon reports, the tiny nation’s big crypto-gamble has already run into a slew of hiccups.

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