Global National: May 9
We look at Canada’s COVID-19 hot spot, Alberta, as it faces tougher new restrictions to halt its surging infections, and the vocal protests across the province that claim the public health measures go too far. Plus, American states are cancelling vaccine orders, as the country’s vaccination rate declines. Will it impact U.S. President Joe Biden’s goal for herd immunity? Meanwhile, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing more pressure to back vaccine patent waivers to boost global supply. And an accidental conquest – a Belgian farmer’s tractor annoyance results in a peculiar border dispute with France.