The National Full Live Episode for June 18

Published on June 19, 2020 by

More than 100,000 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Canada, and depending on your age, the coronavirus poses different risks. Eric Sorensen looks at how various demographics are being affected, and the new app aimed at controlling the spread.

Also, the two Alberta communities of Siksika Nation and Strathmore have joined forces to address systemic racism. As Heather Yourex-West explains, the initiative is in honour of Kristian Ayoungman, a 24-year-old Indigenous man who was fatally shot in March 2019.

In American news, former U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton’s new tell-all book “The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir” is the book U.S. President Donald Trump doesn’t want you to read. Jackson Proskow looks at Bolton’s bombshell claims, and the reaction to them.

Turning to entertainment news, Dame Vera Lynn, the Second World War singer known for the song “We’ll Meet Again,” has passed away at the age of 103. As Crystal Goomansingh reports, the world is singing the praises of a voice that carried through generations.

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