As the world grapples with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, several other significant events have been taking place across the globe. From politics to climate change, here is a roundup of the top Canadian News Today stories making headlines in recent weeks. 1. US Inauguration Day: On January 20, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as the President and Vice President of the United States. Biden promised to bring unity to a divided nation and tackle pressing issues such as climate change, racial justice and COVID-19.
2. Pro-Democracy Protests in Myanmar: Myanmar’s military recently took control of the government and arrested several leaders, including Aung San Suu Kyi. In response, thousands of citizens have taken to the streets to protest against the coup and demand the release of detained leaders. 3. Climate Change: The world continues to grapple with the effects of climate change. Australia recently experienced its hottest summer on record, while the United States saw extreme weather conditions in Texas that left millions without power.