Philippines election: Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. wins presidency in landslide victory

The Philippines woke to a new but familiar political landscape on Tuesday, after an election triumph by Ferdinand Marcos Jr., popularly known as “Bongbong” and son of an ousted dictator, marking a stunning comeback for the country’s most famous political dynasty. An unofficial tally showed Bongbong had surpassed the 27.5 million votes needed for a… Continue reading Philippines election: Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. wins presidency in landslide victory

Global National: May 11, 2022 | Ukraine claims to have made small gains in Kharkiv region

On this episode of Global National: Ukraine says it has made progress pushing back Russian forces and reclaimed small villages in Kherson region. Redmond Shannon reports on how some residents have returned home since their community’s liberation, the pleas for Pope Francis to help and how Ukraine has suspended the flow of some Russian natural… Continue reading Global National: May 11, 2022 | Ukraine claims to have made small gains in Kharkiv region

Global National: April 23, 2022 | Mixed messages emerge from front lines in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy spoke in person to hundreds of journalists in an underground train station in Kyiv. The president answered questions for more than an hour as Russia continued to pound the front lines. And as western leaders try to re-start negotiations, mixed messages from the front lines are emerging. Mike Drolet has more. An… Continue reading Global National: April 23, 2022 | Mixed messages emerge from front lines in Ukraine

COVID-19: Ontario reduces gathering, capacity limits in response to Omicron variant | FULL

Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced new restrictions in response to the spread of the Omicron COVID-19 variant on Friday, alongside chief medical officer of health Dr. Kieran Moore. Capacity limits, restrictions on food and drink service, and gathering size caps are among the new measures that were announced. “We need to meet this variant head… Continue reading COVID-19: Ontario reduces gathering, capacity limits in response to Omicron variant | FULL

Canadians continue to take off amid COVID-19 travel advisory

Many Canadians are not cancelling their travel plans despite a new travel advisory prompted by recent developments in the COVID-19 pandemic. Many are still taking to the skies despite an advisory by the federal government to not travel internationally unless it is essential. As Global’s Tomasia DaSilva reports, some flyers are anxious and confused about… Continue reading Canadians continue to take off amid COVID-19 travel advisory

Why are so many volcanoes erupting? Taking a look at the world's explosive activity

There have been dozens of volcanic eruptions this year around the world, with the more notable ones taking place recently on Spain’s La Palma island and on the Indonesian island of Java. Some have been erupting for months like the Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland that started in March 2021 and is still ongoing. Some have… Continue reading Why are so many volcanoes erupting? Taking a look at the world's explosive activity

Global National: Dec. 16, 2021 | Travel advisory frustrates pandemic-fatigued Canadians

On this episode of Global National: Frustration is mounting among airlines and travellers over Canada’s advisory against non-essential international travel. Abigail Bimman has the reaction from pandemic-fatigued people, what experts are warning travellers about and how Ontario is making grim predictions about what could happen if no measures are taken. And with Ottawa advising against… Continue reading Global National: Dec. 16, 2021 | Travel advisory frustrates pandemic-fatigued Canadians