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Global National: Dec. 6

The flu epidemic is tightening its grip on Canadian pediatric hospitals, as flu cases among kids soar. How Alberta Children's Hospital is redeploying resources to deal with the onslaught of patients, and what may be causing vaccination hesitation among some parents. One way to ease the burden on the health-care system is to hire more doctors. How British Columbia aims to create more equal opportunities for foreign-trained doctors, and the calls to make family medicine more desirable to medical graduates. Auditor General Karen Hogan is exposing major government waste in its pandemic response. The millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses thrown out, the billions of overpaid benefits, and why the feds won't be recovering that cash. Winnipeg police have updated their investigation into a suspected serial killer. Why they won't be searching a landfill site for the remains of three murdered Indigenous women, despite the families' pleas. Plus, the United Nations Biodiversity Conference, also known as COP15, gets underway in Montreal. Why critics have their doubts about anything being accomplished. And squad goals: the exciting plans to kick off Canada's first women's professional soccer league.