Global National Full Headlines for August 7

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Published on August 8, 2021 by

Frustrated residents living in British Columbia’s Okanagan say more should have been done to fight the White Rock Lake wildfire that has forced thousands of evacuations. After weeks of hot and dry conditions, fire crews are struggling to battle the blaze, and rain isn’t in the forecast for weeks. Emad Agahi reports.

With COVID-19 restrictions easing across Canada and people returning to workplaces, debate is growing over whether vaccines should be made mandatory. Sean O’Shea explains why experts say a patchwork of policies won’t be enough.

A worldwide movement is growing to reduce the standard five-day work week to four days. Anne Gaviola explains why the pandemic may be the perfect opportunity to nix the nine-to-five grind.

It’s been one year since a port explosion killed 200 people in Beirut. As Redmond Shannon explains, people are angry that no senior official has been held to account.

Plus, camels in Alberta? A six-year-old girl out walking with her family has unearthed new evidence about the animals that once roamed the Rockies.

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