Danaye's Daily Dose for November 9th, 2020
Doctors in Alberta are pleading with the government to put more measures in place to stop the spike of COVID cases. Over 1600 cases were confirmed on Saturday and Sunday. Dr. Deena Hinshaw tweeted the numbers and asked Albertans to reduce our social circles, with Jason Kenney saying we need to stop having parties again. Many ICU doctors in the province say that’s not enough and they’re starting to see the strain in hospitals. MORE HERE.
Joe Biden is the Projected Winner of the American Election. After days of super close polls, he won enough electoral seats for the election to be called.
After winning the presidency of the United States, Joe Biden appealed for Democrats and Republicans to co-operate and work to heal the divide in America.— CTV News (@CTVNews) November 8, 2020
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Donald Trump has yet to concede and was fairly quiet on the weekend, getting in a couple rounds of golf, but he’s expected to speak today on the lawsuits he plans to file claiming voter fraud.
Kamala Harris has broken barriers by becoming not only the first woman to ever hold the Vice-Presidency, but the first black person or person of South Asian descent to earn the position as well.
Kamala Harris had a message for children during her victory speech: "Dream with ambition. Lead with conviction and see yourselves in a way that others may not, simply because they’ve never seen it before."— CTV News (@CTVNews) November 8, 2020
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With that, her husband Dough Emhoff will become America’s first “second gentleman”. He is also the first Jewish spouse of a president of a vice-president.
So proud of you. ❤️❤️🇺🇸🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/Orb1ISe0dU— Doug Emhoff (@DouglasEmhoff) November 7, 2020
In heartbreaking news, Alex Trebek passed away at the age of 80 on Sunday morning. The host of Jeopardy! for over 30 years, he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2019 and fought an epic battle, continuing to host the show during his illness. Tons of tributes rolled in, including from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and All time Jeopardy! champ Ken Jennings.
We have lost an icon. Almost every night for more than three decades, Alex Trebek entertained and educated millions around the world, instilling in so many of us a love for trivia. My deepest condolences to his family, friends, and all who are mourning this tremendous loss. pic.twitter.com/XoobAfJwBv— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) November 8, 2020
Alex wasn’t just the best ever at what he did. He was also a lovely and deeply decent man, and I’m grateful for every minute I got to spend with him. pic.twitter.com/CdHCcbqmp2— Ken Jennings (@KenJennings) November 8, 2020
Alex Trebek was kind enough to film a cameo for our film Free Guy last year despite his battle. He was gracious and funny. In addition to being curious, stalwart, generous, reassuring and of course, Canadian. We love you, Alex. And always will.— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) November 8, 2020
Here's just a couple of Mr. Trebek’s most touching moments in the recent history of the show.
This forever.— Sid Seixeiro (@Sid_Seixeiro) November 8, 2020
Alex's impact is immeasurable. Thank you for sharing, Burt! pic.twitter.com/XgGGwJ8GlH— Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) November 6, 2020
The final episode of Jeopardy! featuring Alex will be aired on Christmas Day.And Lil Nas X is putting out a Christmas Song this year! And the video for it features Michael J. Fox for a delightfully strange reason!