A COVID-19 vaccine for animals has been approved for experimental use by Canadian regulators, and six zoos are eagerly awaiting their shipments.
Global National Quebec Correspondent
Mike Armstrong has been with Global National since it first hit the airwaves in September 2001. He was also one of the original cast of characters when Global opened its station in Quebec in September of 1997.
As the national correspondent for Quebec, Mike has covered stories in every corner of the province – riots, floods, elections and, of course, a referendum.
His job has taken him beyond Quebec as well, to cover some of the biggest stories of this generation, such as the tsunami in Indonesia, Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf, the earthquake in Haiti, and the war in Afghanistan.
Mike is proud to say he has had the privilege of reporting from every single province in Canada, an accomplishment that came to fruition thanks to a cross-country road trip he made during the 2011 federal election campaign.
One of Mike’s career highlights was in 1997 during the Quebec ice storm. Sent out to cover how families were coping, Mike found a couple in their late 80s who refused to leave their home. The story won a national award, but that’s not what made it so special. The story was told in the first person and the subjects… were his grandparents.
Josée Simard will represent all mothers who lost sons or daughters in military service to the country on Remembrance Day and for the next year.
With the Taliban back in power, courageous Afghan women are speaking out about their dreams and their future.
The fight for Quebec is heating up, as dozens of key ridings are seeing close races, with just days left in the election campaign.
Mike Armstrong, Global National’s Quebec correspondent and a lifelong Montreal Canadiens fan, writes about seeing his beloved Habs make the Stanley Cup finals.
A tombstone in Germany says the grave contains the remains of a U.S. airman. But a German researcher says he has evidence to prove it contains a Canadian aircrew from WWII.
There were seven men on the aircraft when it went down in Lake Markermeer, east of Amsterdam.
This month marks a sombre milestone in the Syrian conflict. It was 10 years ago this month that peaceful protests were met by a violent crackdown and spiralled into civil war.
It was a reunion as unlikely as it was unforgettable — and it was 82 years in the making.
The Toronto Raptors may have built their brand around the slogan “We the North,” but they’ve now rebuilt the team’s infrastructure in the U.S. south.
In a normal year, about 4.1 million Canadians make the trip south. Here are a few of the Canadians who still do, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Suzie Dorner, a COVID-19 nurse at Tampa General Hospital, will be an honorary captain for the coin toss at Super Bowl LV.
Dianne Childress voted for Donald Trump in 2016. And in 2020, despite the turmoil of the last four years, she still supports him.
Seniors were a major part of Trump’s 2016 victory, but according to polls, they may not be in his corner this time around.
Some voters in West Virginia say despite COVID-19 they still support Trump, while others say he has mishandled the crisis, with the economy ‘shot to hell.’