Wed. Apr 21st, 2021

The FBI says they’ve found evidence of attempted election interference from Iran and Russia. A snap election is averted after the Liberals win a confidence vote on a Conservative motion to create a parliamentary committee to look at the federal government’s spending and ethics. Plus, At Issue dissects a heated week on Parliament Hill.


00:00 Latest headlines
00:56 FBI uncovers a plot to intimidate U.S. voters
03:59 Liberals survive confidence vote, snap election averted
07:32 First COVID-19 rapid tests arrive as cases rise
08:02 Sack. premiere seen shopping without mask
10:16 Manitoba doubles fines for COVID-19 violations
10:50 Alberta premiere isolates after COVID-19 exposure
11:05 Organized sports spreading COVID-19, Ottawa officials warn
13:10 WestJet to provide refunds for cancelled flights
13:28 EU removes Canadians from list of approved travellers
13:44 Calvin Hoover’s family ‘devestated’ by link to Jessop murder
16:04 N.S. judge issues injunction to protect Sipekne’katik fishery
18:18 Neskantaga First Nation water crisis
18:40 Ottawa professor apologizes for using N-word
21:40 Pope endorses civil unions for same-sex couples
22:31 Canada calls for probe into police brutality in Nigeria
25:25 At Issue:

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