Variants of the novel coronavirus are not a new phenomenon. Researchers have been tracking the ‘family tree’ of SARS-CoV2 since it first emerged. Continue reading
Europe Bureau Chief
Global News’ Europe Bureau Chief, Crystal Goomansingh is an award winning journalist with two decades of experience.
She has worked throughout Canada for various television networks and radio stations, during which time she has covered stories across North America and beyond. Goomansingh is part of a select group of Canadian journalists who traveled to Kandahar to cover the Afghan War for Global National, Global’s flagship newscast.
With experience as a reporter, video journalist, national correspondent and anchor, Goomansingh has a unique understanding of the industry with exceptional editorial judgment.
Goomansingh has been honoured by the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario with an award for Best Television News Story for an investigation with Global’s 16X9 entitled “Profitable Patients”. As Health Reporter for Global Toronto, Goomansingh was recognized twice by the Canadian Medical Association for her stories on the relationship between alcohol and cancer, as well as a report on sugar limits.
Goomansingh grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba where she began her broadcasting career. In her free time, Goomansingh loves traveling, golfing, and fitness.
‘I think that most people of the world have really high hopes for the United States and want us to fulfill the vision that we have of ourselves.’ Continue reading →
Amputees face many challenges when it comes to getting the right prosthesis but Black amputees may end up paying more to match their skin colour. Continue reading →
Conservative members of Parliament voted 322-261 against a Labour Party motion to extend school meal programs to ensure children in need would continue to be fed over the half-term break and through to Easter of 2021. Continue reading →
‘My friend Rick gave me his tent before he died and made me promise to have an adventure so that’s what I’m doing.’ Continue reading →
On Sept. 16, Her Excellency Gov. Gen. Dame Sandra Mason told the world Barbados was removing Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state. Continue reading →
The coronavirus pandemic has revealed long-standing challenges for those who are deaf or having hearing loss. Continue reading →
Had it not been for the COVID-19 pandemic, Dayna Pidhoresky would be on her way to Tokyo, Japan for the Summer Olympics. Continue reading →
A ban on conversion therapy has been discussed for years, Crystal Goomansingh reports. But by 2020, no concrete action has been taken. Continue reading →
‘I don’t feel this pain is healing at all. I feel, in the last six months, it has deepened in this anger and this sadness,’ Continue reading →
In London, flushed material can cause damage to equipment, takes up labour and can lead to blockages throughout the entire sewer system. Continue reading →
Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, people seeking to travel by play have more to think about than the bottles of liquids in their carry-on. Continue reading →
‘There is real suffering going on and we acknowledge that together.’ Continue reading →
In the face of an unprecedented threat to public health, people in the U.K. are worried but they are finding reasons to be optimistic. Continue reading →
For many residents of the small community, frustration has given way to hope as Brexit slowly becomes reality. Crystal Goomansingh explains. Continue reading →