Global National Full Headlines for July 3

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Published on July 4, 2021 by

The heartbreaking task of searching for survivors of the Lytton wildfire is underway in B.C. As Paul Haysom reports, the fire is one of more than 170 raging across the province, fueled by hot, dry and windy conditions.

There are plans to demolish the remainder of Florida’s Champlain Towers, the condo building near Miami that partially collapsed, killing at least 24 people. The search for more than 100 people still missing, including four Canadians, has entered day 10. Reggie Cecchini reports on the efforts to make sure this kind of disaster never happens again.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing pressure, following a recent directive by the U.S. Secretary of Defense to implement major reforms within America’s Armed Forces. Abigail Bimman explains why Trudeau won’t commit to a timeline to implement an independent reporting system for military sexual misconduct in Canada.

More than 90 per cent of Canadians polled in a recent survey believe electrification is key to the country meeting it’s climate goals. But as Chris Gailus explains, the demand for electric vehicles has created a supply problem, and the solution is more blue than green.

Open water swimming isn’t for the faint of heart, and that’s what makes it so exhilarating for a group called the “Spirit Orcas.” Jay Durant looks at what these athletes have in common, beyond steel nerves.

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