Global National: Feb. 2

MPs of all stripes are being hit with a torrent of “violent rhetoric and intimidation tactics,” which has only surged since the pandemic began, according to documents obtained by Global News. David Akin explains what's in those threat assessments, and what the federal government is planning to do about it. Amira Elghawaby, Canada's first special representative on combatting Islamophobia, is facing calls, including from Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet, to either resign or be fired. What's fuelling the backlash against Elghawaby, who only got the job last week. In Prince George, British Columbia, five RCMP officers have been charged in the July 2017 death of an Indigenous man. How Dale Culver's family is demanding answers into why it took so long to lay charges. Plus: the hurdles in health care that women, transgender men, and non-binary people face. Why many of their medical issues are still taboo, how these barriers lead to misunderstandings and misdiagnoses, and what it will take to overcome these challenges. And they sure didn't see that coming: how Groundhog Day celebrations in Val-d'Espoir, Quebec took an unexpected and unfortunate turn.