5 things to know about CTVNews.ca for Tuesday, November 8, 2022: US Midterms, Justin Trudeau, Doug Ford


It’s midterm election day in the United States, Ontario Premier Doug Ford calls Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and a computer program predicts what cities might look like if climate goals don’t are not reached by 2100. Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

1. US Election Day: Across the United States, high-profile candidates and backers have issued a final appeal to voters in the final hours of a busy midterm election season as Republicans are excited about the prospect of winning back Congress.

2. Called: Ontario Premier Doug Ford accuses Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of being ‘selective’ when it comes to condemning the provinces’ use of the notwithstanding clause, while Trudeau has strongly criticized the Ford’s recent decision to invoke the clause.

3. The Scooter Tragedy: An 11-year-old boy has died after police say he was hit in the head with a scooter in Shippagan, New Brunswick, last week.

4. During the investigation: A local Alberta politician accused of participating in the ‘Freedom Convoy’ protests at the Coutts, Alberta border blockade is set to testify today at the public inquiry into the federal government’s use of the Act on emergency measures.

5. Contact with extraterrestrials? A new research facility at the University of St Andrews in Scotland is dedicated to preparing humanity for potential evidence of extraterrestrial life.

One more thing…

Climatic consequences: This AI tool reveals what cities could look like in 2100 if climate goals are not met.

Toronto’s worst-case scenario (Credit: Ben Gallizzi and Professor Sam Fankhauser via Uswitch.com)


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