The National Full Live Episode for May 6

Published on May 7, 2020 by

We begin with a solemn salute to six Canadian Armed Forces members killed during a training exercise when their helicopter crashed into the waters off the coast of Greece. Ross Lord reports on the extraordinary repatriation ceremony at CFB Trenton on Wednesday.

No other province has been hit as hard by the COVID-19 pandemic as Quebec. It has over 34,000 confirmed cases which represents more than half of the cases in the entire country and Montreal is at the province’s epicenter. Mike Armstrong reports.

In B.C., Premier John Horgan on Wednesday announced phased reopening plans. Richard Zussman has all the details.

Even when the COVID-19 curve is flattened, the virus is still out there. Contact tracing is a way to track down those who may have been infected. As Heather Yourex-West reports, Alberta is using a contact tracing app, but it’s far from perfect.

Jackson Proskow has the latest from the U.S. where President Donald Trump is making some changes to his coronavirus task force.

And finally tonight, we take a look at an Ottawa street that is home to nine doctors and nurses and the reception they’re receiving when they return home these days.

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