Global National: May 22, 2020 | COVID-19 infections rise among Canadian soldiers

A growing number of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members are catching COVID-19, with troops assisting in Ontario and Quebec long-term care homes that have major outbreaks of the virus. As Abigail Bimman reports, advocates are calling for troops to receive hazard pay and benefits.

Jennifer Johnson reports on the growing concerns from U.S. health officials that the Memorial Day long weekend will trigger a surge of new COVID-19 cases.

Crystal Goomansingh reports on the Pakistani International Airlines flight that crashed in Karachi, Pakistan, just days after domestic flights resumed.

Plus, Eric Sorensen looks at how Pro-democracy activists fear Hong Kong will lose its autonomy, as China moves to impose a new security law that would give Beijing further control of the territory.

And, Ross Lord hears from Brenda Forbes, a former neighbour of the Nova Scotia gunman. She says she tried in vain to get authorities to investigate the killer’s weapons and evidence that he was abusing his common-law partner.

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