On this episode of Global National: Before the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) chiefs defeated the resolution to suspend National Chief RoseAnne Archibald, she was re-added to the agenda of the annual meeting, underway in Vancouver. Neetu Garcha reports on Archibald’s address and her allegations of misspending and sexism.
Turning to overseas, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing a battle for his political survival after two members of his cabinet, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid, resigned. Redmond Shannon explains why the pair stepped down and what may happen next for Johnson.
And in the U.S., Robert Crimo III, the 22-year-old charged in the deadly shooting rampage at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Ill., plotted his attack for months, according to investigators. Jackson Proskow looks at the evidence and the new details emerging about some of the victims.
Canada’s two largest airlines now have a dubious distinction, especially as travel ramps up after two years of pandemic restrictions. Ross Lord explains where Air Canada and WestJet are ranking on reliability, as many air travellers grow aggravated about long airport lineups and lost luggage.
And in sports, the San Jose Sharks have broken one of the few remaining barriers in professional sports, naming Mike Grier as the NHL’s first Black general manager. While Grier’s hiring is being hailed historic, as Mike Drolet explains, it comes decades after Black athletes in other leagues rose to the front offices.
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