Lebanon is going through one of the worst economic depressions in its history. More than 50 percent of the country’s population now lives in poverty and the Lebanese currency has plummeted by 90 percent. Our foreign affairs expert, Lisa Daftari, says what is most scary for those in Lebanon is how Hezbollah is slowly taking over while the country is in chaos.
Hal is a veteran journalist with 30 years in the industry. He worked as a parliamentary reporter on the Hill interviewing federal leaders and cabinet ministers. Hal also covered the Ottawa terrorist attack in 2014, and has worked as an anchor/reporter in Toronto, Peterborough and Calgary. He worked as a reporter and anchor for business shows airing on BNN, Global and CHCH-TV. During his 10 year radio career he hosted a show called Roberts on the Road on KG Country. Hal was blessed to win a few awards in his career including one as senior producer for a TV show on human trafficking which aired on CTS.