Canada and World Full Headlines for January 3

Published on January 4, 2021 by

On this episode of Global National: With the holidays wrapped, health officials are keeping an eye on Canada’s COVID-19 case numbers. Mike Armstrong reports on what early signs say about whether public health rules were actually heeded across a wide scale.

And as the COVID-19 crisis worsens in Ontario’s long-term care homes, advocates and families are calling for more immediate action by the province to protect residents. As Morganne Campbell reports, they are also looking to other provinces and territories for solutions.

In a new recording, outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump is heard pressuring Georgia’s Secretary of State to help overturn his election defeat to Democrat Joe Biden. The revelation comes as some Republican senators plan to challenge the electoral college outcome, which confirmed Biden’s victory as America’s next president. Jennifer Johnson reports.

Plus, one year has passed since the U.S. assassinated Iran’s top general Qasem Soleimani, sparking military unrest in the region, and culminating in the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752. As Redmond Shannon reports, Iran’s calls for revenge over Soleimani’s death are not over yet.

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