Global National: March 23

Ontario MP Han Dong has resigned from the Liberal caucus and will sit as an Independent member of Parliament. His decision came hours after Global News reported that Dong advised a Chinese diplomat in 2021 to delay the release of Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Korvig from a Chinese jail, according to two seperate national security forces. The increased demands for answers about what the government knew when, and details on Dong's political background and voting record. U.S. President Joe Biden is in Ottawa for his first official visit to Canada since he was elected, and it's the first time any American leader has traveled to the Canadian capital since 2016. What's on the agenda for Biden's impending talks with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The Roxham Road border crossing has been a long-standing issue for both the U.S. and Canada, with Quebec saying it no longer has the resources to deal with the influx of migrants seeking a better life. The long journey asylum-seekers face trying to enter our country. TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew was grilled by U.S. Congress over concerns of the app being a threat to the country's privacy and national security, despite Chew's insistence of TikTok being safe for public use. The growing pressure from American lawmakers to either force Chinese parent company ByteDance to sell off the application, or for it to be banned outright.