November 30, 2021

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Global National: July 6, 2021 | Canada’s new governor general makes history

In our top story: Canada’s new governor general, Mary Simon, is making history as the first Indigenous person to be named as the Queen’s representative in Canada. Simon, an Inuk woman, began her career as a journalist and then a diplomat and was Canada’s first ambassador for Circumpolar Affairs and was then made ambassador to Denmark. David Akin reports more about who Simon is and how it comes at a critical moment for Canada’s relationship with Indigenous peoples.

A major rail announcement is also fuelling speculation of a federal election this year. The Trudeau Liberals revealed plans for a high-frequency rail line between Toronto and Quebec City, with trains hitting speeds up to 200 kilometres an hour and cut travel time by 25 per cent. As Mike Le Couteur reports, while it’s welcome in the much travelled region, it doesn’t help everyone.

A historic agreement was signed Tuesday between the Cowessess First Nation, the province of Saskatchewan and the federal government. It gives the nation jurisdiction over its own child-welfare system. Many advocates say the system has become a proxy for residential schools, with thousands of Indigenous children currently in care. As Heather Yourex-West reports, the First Nation is hoping this agreement will change that.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has asked Canadians to stay home and avoid all non-essential travel outside the country. Testing requirements and quarantine measures made it even more difficult to try and fly away. But many private jets have been going to and from sunshine destinations even while Canadian airlines suspended flights to and from the Caribbean. And some passengers may have been legally able to skip out of staying in a quarantine hotel. As Redmond Shannon reports, jets used by some very high profile names in the past have been racking up the air miles.

A 12-year-old Indigenous boy in Nova Scotia is nearing the finish line of a long, emotional journey. Landyn Toney is wrapping up a six-day walk in honour of residential school victims and survivors and it has resonated. As Ross Lord reports, the simple gesture has struck a real chord with Canadians.

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