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The World This Weekend with Martina Fitzgerald

The World This Weekend wraps up the day's events and looks to the week ahead, bringing Canadians the latest developments in key stories.

Tune in on Saturday and Sunday evenings for compelling reports, thought provoking interviews, and fascinating feature-length segments.

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The World This Weekend is a comprehensive half-hour news and information program.

It wraps up the day's events on Saturdays and Sundays, bringing Canadians the latest developments on the key stories at home and around the world.

Journalists report not only what's happening, but why it's happening, providing context and analysis, along with feature-length documentaries.

World Headlines

22 million Americans would become uninsured under Senate health-care bill, CBO estimates
The Senate health-care bill would result in 22 million more uninsured Americans over the next decade compared with the current law, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
Palestinians in Gaza worry they could suffer in simmering Gulf dispute video
Tiny, oil-rich Qatar is the largest international donor to the people of the Gaza Strip. But an ongoing diplomatic dispute between the Gulf nation and Saudi Arabia and other Arab states has put many Palestinians in the coastal enclave on edge.
Updated Cladding manufacturer to stop production of some panels after Grenfell Tower fire
Cladding maker Arconic says it is discontinuing global sales of one type of composite panelling for highrise buildings in the wake of the devastating fire that killed 79 people at Grenfell Tower.
U.S. Supreme Court allows partial travel ban to take effect pending appeals in October
The U.S. Supreme Court has handed a victory to President Donald Trump by narrowing the scope of lower court rulings that blocked his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries, and agreeing to hear his appeals.
Meet the Canadian woman guarding the Queen video
A Canadian female infantry officer will command the troops guarding the Queen and royal residences in London. Capt. Megan Couto led some 40 Canadian soldiers through the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace on Monday.