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#Ukraine #GlobalNews Global National: May 1, 2022 | Civilians evacuated from besieged steel plant in Mariupol

 Some of the civilians who were trapped for weeks inside the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, Ukraine have finally been evacuated. So far, around 100 civilians have escaped, but as many as 100,000 more remain trapped inside the besieged city in total. Jennifer Johnson has more on the evacuation effort and a surprise visit to the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv.


A shipment of aid sent to Ukraine by a group from Alberta has reportedly been hijacked. Volunteers say several trucks were transporting the supplies when they came under attack. Heather Yourex-West has the details.

The Archbishop of Canterbury has issued a historic apology to survivors of Canada’s residential school system. The Anglican church ran about three dozen schools in Canada between 1820 and 1969. Nathaniel Dove spoke to one survivor about what this apology has meant to him personally. 


Ontarians will soon be headed back to the polls, with an election call expected within days. The race will have major implications for voters in Ontario. However, there could also be consequences for Canada’s federal political parties. Global News’ chief political correspondent David Akin explains why.


French has been the only official language in Quebec for almost 50 years. But two newly-formed political parties would prefer the province become bilingual. However, as Dan Spector reports, Premier François Legault is pushing back.

It’s been 10 years since war and civil unrest forced millions of Syrian refugees to flee their homeland. A Toronto filmmaker spent over a decade documenting the war through the eyes of migrant workers. And as Mike Drolet reports, they worry the world has forgotten them. 


Postage stamps have been used to commemorate events or support social causes. And recently, they’ve been generating a lot of attention in Ukraine. Now, a Vancouver collector is hoping to put his stamp on a made-in-Canada campaign. Paul Johnson explains.

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