California’s largest wildfire has destroyed a number of buildings in the northern part of the state and is threatening hundreds more. The Dixie wildfire has grown to over 190,000 acres with more than 5,000 firefighters and personnel fighting the fire. US correspondent, Lisa Daftari, who is in California has an update for us. Lisa Daftari also discusses how the Taliban is taking over more of Afghanistan as US troops are pulling out.
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.