CBC News: The National | Eve of Tokyo 2020, Wildfire anxiety, Climate change targets

July 22, 2021 | On the eve of the opening ceremony, how organizers hope high-action sports will attract younger viewers to the Olympics. Hundreds of evacuees remain out of their homes from raging wildfires in Manitoba and Ontario. Plus, the bleak new assessment of Canada’s climate targets.

00:00 The National for July 22, 2021
01:09 Countdown to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
03:17 Olympics aim for younger audiences
06:44 Anxiety grows for Manitoba fire evacuees
09:10 4,300 B.C. properties under evacuation orders
09:42 Canada falling short of climate goals, report finds
11:47 Racism, harassment allegations at Royal Canadian Mint
14:02 National racism summit tackles Islamophobia
16:10 Green leader says she won’t be ‘distracted’
16:48 Toronto police defend clearing homeless camp
19:47 Competing at the Olympics without mom and dad
25:56 The Olympians: Kia Nurse
29:50 Tokyo 2020: Will empty stands impact performance?
36:28 Flooding in central China
36:48 Lebanon crippled by economic crisis, corruption
39:53 NFL warns unvaccinated players, staff
40:14 60% of eligible Canadians now fully vaccinated
40:35 Measuring pandemic success in buttercream
43:08 The Moment

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