Global National Full Headlines for September 19

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Published on September 20, 2021 by

After 36 days of campaigning, it could be a photo finish on election day. An Ipsos poll done exclusively for Global News shows the Liberals and Conservatives within a percentage point of each other. Every vote is critical and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau spent his final day trying to win over as many votes as possible. Abigail Bimman reports.

Meanwhile, Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole spent Sunday targeting Liberal-held ridings in the vote-rich Toronto suburbs. Mike Le Couteur reports on the unanswered questions facing O’Toole as voters prepare to cast their ballots.

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh spent his last full day before the election in British Columbia, where he has the most support. Robin Gill has the details on Singh’s final pitch to Canadians.

The revealing of hundreds of unmarked graves near former residential school sites this year prompted a national reckoning, but separating Indigenous children from their home communities and families is not just a part of Canada’s painful past. There are more Indigenous children in the child welfare system today than at the height of residential schools.

Heather Yourex-West looks at the deaths of seven children in Alberta, and why advocates hope the federal election will finally lead to change.

A crippling financial crisis in Newfoundland and Labrador has Premier Andrew Furey considering his options. As Ross Lord reports in part two of our series, Newfoundlanders are struggling to foresee a solution that doesn’t cause more pain.

The first all-amateur crew to orbit the Earth without an astronaut aboard has safely returned.

SpaceX founder Elon Musk picked them as his first rocket-riding tourists. As Jennifer Johnson reports, four more flights with paying customers are coming soon.

Plus, there may be thousands of people across the country running in this election, hoping to become a member of parliament. But there’s no one quite like Josh Vander Vies. He’s a former Paralympian; a man with no legs, no arms – and no limits. Mike Armstrong reports.

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