Canada and World Full Headlines for November 15

Published on November 16, 2020 by

Diwali, the festival of lights, is normally celebrated with large gatherings. But with COVID-19 cases surging, it has been a worry for health experts in Canada. Mike Drolet looks at the rising number of cases in South Asian communities amid warnings about gatherings for Diwali.

The four Atlantic provinces have fared much better than other parts of Canada amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with the “Atlantic bubble” putting restrictions on people entering from other parts of the country. Ross Lord reports on its continued success.

Today, U.S. President Donald Trump officially acknowledged that President-elect Joe Biden won the election, but still says he will not concede, claiming the vote was rigged. Jennifer Johnson has more.

A new study is ringing alarm bells about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of children, as B.C.’s children’s watchdog and researchers at Simon Fraser University have found a pattern in previous public health crises. Nadia Stewart explains.

Plus, Crystal Goomansingh has the story of a victory for environmentalists in Kenya who are celebrating after saving a century-old fig tree, which was scheduled to be removed to make way for a highway in Nairobi.

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