As Canadians grapple with the enormous scale and human impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Global News will guide the country through the facts and explore exceptional personal stories through national news special Coronavirus: Canada in Crisis. Led by Global National anchor Dawna Friesen – joined by Global Toronto’s Farah Nasser – the special airs across Canada, Monday, March 23 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. CT, 8 p.m. MT and 11 p.m. AT on Global.
Amidst the battle to flatten the curve, the special will highlight loved ones in lockdown, front line workers, and thought leaders, as they chronicle the crisis in their own words; with guests including: Federal Minister of Health Patty Hajdu, tennis superstar Bianca Andreescu and Special Advisor to the WHO Director-General Dr. Bruce Aylward. Also part of the special, a Global News personality will publicly confirm their positive COVID-19 diagnosis and share how the virus has affected them and their reporting.
“This is the biggest story of our time. As a trusted news source, it is more important than ever for Global News to distribute important health, safety and economic information and help the country separate qualified facts from fiction,” said Kenton Boston, VP National and Network News, Global News. “Coronavirus: Canada in Crisis will both analyze the facts and show how families nationwide have been impacted through powerful human stories.”
Coronavirus: Canada in Crisis airs across Canada, Monday, March 23 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, 9 p.m. CT, 8 p.m. MT and 11 p.m. AT on Global. For more information visit Globalnews.ca.
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