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Global National: August 16

A new class-action lawsuit has been filed against the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Quebec, accusing dozens of members, including Cardinal Marc Ouellet, of sexual assault. How Ouellet was in the running to became the Pope in 2013. British Columbia's overdose crisis records a brutal new benchmark. The calls for action from advocates. In a Global News exclusive: advocates for military veterans are outraged after a Veteran Affairs Canada (VAC) worker offered medically assisted death to a former soldier seeking help. How VAC is responding, and the fears this could discourage other struggling veterans from getting the help they need. Russia's war has destroyed the main purified water line in Mykolaiv, Ukraine. How residents are barely getting by. And young Canadian pilot Megan Gallagher is looking to the future after surviving a plane crash that killed her co-pilot in April. How her recovery is soaring beyond expectations.