Global National
August 1 2021 6:54pm

Global National: Aug 1

Canada’s medal count grows as swimmer Penny Oleksiak makes history at the Tokyo Olympics, as the country’s most decorated Olympian. Plus, the highly transmissible Delta variant threatens a fourth wave hitting the unvaccinated – including kids who are too young for vaccines. And, Myanmar’s violent political turmoil deepens months after a military coup, as activists accuse the junta of weaponizing the pandemic against its own people. Finally, as Canada marks its first official Emancipation Day, why are Black voices still lacking in Canadian politics?

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