On this episode of Global National: The RCMP have raided a condo in Longueuil, Que. in connection with the investigation into a poison-laced letter mailed to U.S. President Donald Trump. Abigail Bimman has more on the raid. And a Quebec woman identified as Pascale Ferrier has been arrested, suspected of sending letters laced with ricin to Trump. Mercedes Stephenson has more on the suspect, and the highly-trained team dispatched to a Quebec home as part of the investigation.
In coronavirus news, Quebec public health director Dr. Horacio Arruda now believes his province is at the beginning of a second wave of COVID-19 as cases climb even higher. As Mike Armstrong reports, Arruda is pleading with people to do everything possible to reverse the trend.
Although COVID-19 cases are on the rise in Canada, Indigenous communities have managed to keep infections low, despite initial fears about their vulnerability. Heather Yourex-West explains how they crushed the curve.
Plus, British Columbia will become the second province to head to the polls during the pandemic, after Premier John Horgan called an election. Robin Gill explains when British Columbians will cast their ballots, and why this vote is a political gamble.
U.S. President Donald Trump says he’s ready to name his nominee for Supreme Court justice by Saturday, to replace the seat left vacant by the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg – and against her dying wish not be replaced until after the November election. Jackson Proskow explains what’s at stake.
In entertainment news, the quirky Canadian sitcom ‘Schitt’s Creek’ made history at the 2020 Emmy awards, sweeping through the comedy categories. Mike Drolet reports on the show’s triumphs and recipe for success.