For months, doctors, nurses and patients across the country have been sounding the alarm about the state of Canada’s health-care system. Ontario has responded with its own five-point plan to help ease pressures on the overburdened system. But as Mike Drolet reports, experts are worried the plan includes private solutions to a public problem.
Another heat wave has scorched much of Western Canada. While stretches of extremely hot, dry weather are happening across Canada, such extreme temperatures are happening most frequently in the north and west. Vulnerable Canadians are most at risk in extreme heat. And as Lauren Pullen reports, it’s not just outdoor temperatures that are cause for concern.
Reaction continues to pour in after a Global News exclusive revealed medical assistance in dying was offered to a Canadian veteran looking for treatment for post-traumatic stress. Now calls are growing for an in-depth investigation into the incident and more veterans are sounding the alarm over the organization tasked with helping former soldiers return after duty. Mercedes Stephenson reports.
Is the federal government qualified to protect our privacy while handling national security threats? Most Canadians don’t think so, according to a poll done for the government and obtained by Global News through a Freedom of Information request. As Tom Vernon explains, with global conflicts fought more often in the online realm our information is becoming a target.
Questions continue to swirl about what was in the highly-classified documents found during an FBI search of Mar-a-Lago. A U.S. judge has signalled he’s willing to unseal the affidavit supporting the search warrant on former president Donald Trump’s Florida home. Jackson Proskow has the latest on the long list of legal woes facing Trump.
It started as a meme: a symbol that pairs an orthodox religious icon with a high-tech anti-tank weapon. Now a Canadian with Ukrainian roots has turned “Saint Javelin” into a brand and it’s been seen on high-profile figures like President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. As Crystal Goomansingh reports, it’s boosting both morale and money for the Ukrainian cause.
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