The government has laid out its latest fiscal plan for getting Canada through the COVID-19 pandemic and it’s pushing the deficit upward. Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is here to talk about the rising costs and At Issue breaks down what impact the new plans could have. Plus, the Netflix show that’s creating a new craze for the ancient game of chess.
00:00 The National for Nov. 30, 2020
00:53 Government tables its fall economic statement
03:56 Reversing the 8220;she-cession8221; caused by the pandemic
06:13 Finance Minister Freeland speaks with Rosemary Barton
10:06 Alberta boosts ICU capacity as COVID-19 cases rise
12:33 B.C. announces 46 COVID-related deaths since Friday
13:03 Five Ontario regions raise COVID alert level
13:24 Pilot project tests students for COVID-19 at school
15:37 Moderna seeks emergency approval of COVID-19 vaccine
16:52 Racism against Indigenous peoples in B.C. health care
19:10 Dashcam video shows violent collision with B.C. plow
19:40 Autism defence presented at Toronto van attack trial
22:39 Pandemic Diary: Retooling for a new challenge
23:40 Managing the pandemic’s financial challenges
27:35 Toronto testing out electric buses
30:17 At Issue | The political message of the fiscal update
26:30 At Issue | What8217;s missing from the fiscal update?
40:06 The Queen’s Gambit renews interest in chess
42:38 The Moment | A doctor8217;s embrace
The National is CBC8217;s flagship nightly news program, featuring the day8217;s top stories with in-depth and original journalism, with hosts Adrienne Arsenault and Andrew Chang in Toronto, Ian Hanomansing in Vancouver and the CBC8217;s chief political correspondent, Rosemary Barton in Ottawa.