Global National
November 23 2021 8:08pm

Global National: Nov 23

Some progress is being made in British Columbia’s recovery from its extreme weather disaster, as a crucial rail line reopens while some residents return to the hard-hit city of Merritt. The new rules they’ll have to follow for now. Plus, what’s missing from the Trudeau government’s throne speech, as it lays out a very familiar list of priorities. Also, how Canada’s resettlement program for Afghans is tearing families apart. And you could call it El Salvador’s boulevard of blockchain dreams: how the nation is doubling down its bet on Bitcoin by planning to build an entire city backed by the cryptocurrency, and why it involves a volcano.

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