Global National: Aug. 16, 2022 | High-profile Quebec cardinal named in class-action lawsuit

Global National: Aug. 16, 2022 | High-profile Quebec cardinal named in class-action lawsuit

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On this episode of Global National: A new class-action lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Archidocese of Quebec is accusing dozens of its members, including Cardinal Marc Ouellet, of sexual assault. Eric Sorensen explains the allegations against Ouellet, who was seen as a successor to Pope Benedict.

Testifying before a House committee, Nova Scotia RCMP Chief Superintendent Darren Campbell has stuck to claims that Commissioner Brenda Lucki allowed federal political interference in the investigation into the 2020 massacre. Tom Vernon looks at how Campbell continues to contradict Lucki.

Canadian military veterans are outraged after a Veteran Affairs Canada (VAC) worker offered medically assisted death to a former soldier suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and brain injuries. In a Global News exclusive, Mercedes Stephenson has the VAC’s response, and the fears this will discourage other veterans seeking help.

As inflation lingers on and hurts affordability for Canadians, what does it mean for house purchases to prepare for the coming school-year? Anne Gaviola has the details.

In the U.S., Rep. Liz Cheney, one of Donald Trump’s biggest Republican critics, faces slim chances of winning her primary race in Wyoming. Jackson Proskow explains how Cheney’s pushback against Trump could cost her victory.

People in Mykolaiv, Ukraine are struggling with an ongoing shortage of clean drinking water after Russia’s war destroyed the city’s main purified water line. Crystal Goomansingh speaks with residents about how they are barely getting by.

And 23-year-old Megan Gallagher narrowly survived a plane crash west of Calgary last spring. Her doctors told her she likely wouldn’t walk again. But Gallagher is proving them wrong, at every step. Sarah Offin reports.

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