CBC News: The National | Canada’s 1st Tokyo 2020 gold, B.C. wildfires, Pandemic pets

July 25, 2021 | Maggie Mac Neil swims to Canada’s 1st gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics. Desperately needed help arrives to help fight wildfires in British Columbia. Plus. as life get back to normal after the pandemic, pets are being left behind.

00:00 The National for July 25, 2021
01:04 Canada scores 1st Tokyo 2020 medals
05:43 Families of Olympic athletes find ways to connect
08:08 Empty stands at the Olympic Games
10:17 At least 148 COVID-19 cases tied to Olympics
11:04 Habs criticized for drafting Logan Mailloux
13:10 B.C. wildfire crews struggle amid hot, dry weather
15:57 Struggle to contain wildfires in western U.S.
16:29 U.S. officials plead with Americans to get vaccinated
18:45 N.S. long-term care home recruiting refugees
21:22 Mary Simon to be officially installed as GG
22:46 Quebec launches COVID-19 vaccine lottery
23:08 Looking for 3rd dose of COVID-19 vaccine
26:22 Airports split vaccinated/unvaccinated travellers
26:46 Adjusting to life returning to normal
32:26 Pandemic pets starting to fill rescue centres
35:01 Brother and sister win Judo gold in Tokyo
35:21 Oldest female Olympic gymnast retires
37:07 Mandy Bujold’s Olympic fight comes to an end
37:32 What to watch for next in Tokyo
40:23 Severe flooding in southern Belgium
40:38 Canadians part of Finnish reality dating show
43:32 The Moment

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