As Canada’s COVID-19 cases start rising again, Health Canada approved Spikevax, Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, to be used as a booster shot. Abigail Bimman reports on when Canadian children might finally get vaccinated, and on chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam’s advice about keeping the virus out as more people gather indoors.
Across the pond, the United Kingdom is sending troops to help Poland, as thousands of migrants remain stranded along the border with Belarus. As Mike Drolet reports, Belarus says it’s ready for battle.
Meanwhile, the deadline for a global climate accord has come and gone at the COP26 climate summit, and still, nearly 200 countries haven’t made a deal. Crystal Goomansingh explains the sticking points.
In Newfoundland and Labrador, Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officer Doug Snelgrove has been sentenced to four years in prison for raping a woman while on duty. The crime happened in 2014. Ross Lord explains why the case took so long to close, and how a review of policing in province is underway.
And Morgan Black looks at the homecoming of Canadian soccer superstar Alphonso Davies, as it sets the stage for the World Cup qualifier game in Edmonton.