Global National: Nov. 10, 2021 | COP26 draft deal lacks details amid push to strengthen targets

Global National: Nov. 10, 2021 | COP26 draft deal lacks details amid push to strengthen targets

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As COP26 nears its end, a draft agreement is setting the stage for the last-minute negotiations underway between 200 participating countries. Crystal Goomansingh reports on how the plan is being criticized and how two of the planet’s biggest polluters have now issued their own pledges.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador are set to meet with U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House on November 18. Jackson Proskow looks at what’s expected to be on the agenda for the North American Leaders’ Summit, which is being dubbed the “Three Amigos” summit.

Plus, the pandemic forced thousands of surgeries to be delayed in Alberta and Saskatchewan. With COVID-19 cases declining in both provinces, some patients still haven’t undergone vital procedures. Heather Yourex-West looks at how much longer they may have to wait.

Meanwhile, the man accused of running down and killing a Muslim family in London, Ontario in June may have been inspired by the gunman who killed 51 people at two New Zealand mosques in 2019. In a Global News exclusive, Mike Drolet reports on what was apparently found in the accused’s home, truck, and computer.

Canada’s Punjabi soldiers played a prominent role throughout the First World War. But their contributions aren’t well known. As Neetu Garcha reports, one historian is pushing to get their sacrifices some long overdue recognition.

And in the final weeks of the First World War, Canadian aviator Lt. James Gordon Moore was horribly burned trying to save his co-pilot after a plane crash. He spent his final months in a British hospital, where his sister visited and she sent a letter home. As Redmond Shannon explains, that letter is now helping his family bring his story to life.

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