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Global National: Jan. 11, 2022 | Experts concerned about Quebec's anti-vax tax plan

CA, 12 Jan 2022
Quebec is putting its foot down on the unvaccinated, with Premier François Legault saying people who refuse to get immunized against COVID-19 will soon have to pay a health-care tax. Mike Armstrong looks at the potentially steep price some Quebecers could face and how experts are reacting.

As Omicron rages, anxiety is rising before students in Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia resume in-person learning on January 17. Eric Sorensen looks at the risks and rewards of kids returning to the classroom.

With nearly half of its residents infected with COVID-19, the remote Bearskin Lake First Nation needs help, but it's not getting what it wants from the federal government. And as David Akin reports, neighbours are pitching in to help.

In the United Kingdom, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing more national fury, amid another accusation government staff held a party that defied pandemic protocols. Crystal Goomansingh reports on the damning new email that surfaced.

And in an unprecedented move, doctors in Baltimore have transplanted a genetically modified pig heart into a human being. Jackson Proskow explains what this historic operation could mean for other people waiting for organ transplants.

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