CBC News: The National | Alberta requests fields hospitals for COVID-19 patients | Dec. 2, 2020

Alberta asks for help from the federal government and the Red Cross to set up field hospitals in order to accommodate the overwhelming number of COVID-19 patients in the province. The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is now approved in the U.K. for emergency use. Plus, increased and earlier demand for Christmas trees this year has led to a shortage.#Alberta#COVID19#Christmas00:00 The National for Dec. 2, 202001:36 Alberta asks Ottawa, Red Cross for field hospitals05:25 B.C. warns against non-essential travel 05:55 Ontario hospitals 'not in crisis,' health minister says06:23 Quebec to tighten rules on shopping, stores 06:44 U.K. approves Pfizer vaccine for emergency use08:59 Health minister calls U.K. approval 'encouraging' 09:25 Why the COVID-19 vaccine is not yet ready for kids11:49 Retailers push back against Ontario lockdown measures13:55 WHO tightens mask guidelines14:14 Pandemic leaves India's children more vulnerable 17:08 Canadians protest in solidarity with Indian farmers 19:28 Government won't meet First Nations drinking water target20:45 CBC News crew deported from Uganda ahead of election23:59 Inside a busy hospital during the COVID-19 second wave33:52 Confronting COVID: Your questions 41:14 Pandemic decorating leads to Christmas tree shortage43:40 The Moment | pandemic chickenSubscribe to The National: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1Connect with The National online:Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/thenationalTwitter | https://twitter.com/CBCTheNationalInstagram | https://www.instagram.com/cbcthenationalMore from CBC News | https://www.cbc.ca/newsThe National is CBC's flagship nightly news program, featuring the day's top stories with in-depth and original journalism, with hosts Adrienne Arsenault and Andrew Chang in Toronto, Ian Hanomansing in Vancouver and the CBC's chief political correspondent, Rosemary Barton in Ottawa.