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U.S. presidential inauguration day and Tory MP's fate: In The News for Jan. 20

U.S. presidential inauguration day and Tory MP's fate: In The News for Jan. 20

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Jan. 20 ... What we are watching ... Canadians will be watching with bated breath as a new U.S.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. There are 719,751 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 719,751 confirmed cases (71,055 active, 630,430 resolved, 18,266 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 36,473 new vaccinations administered for a total of 651,139 doses given.
Conservatives set to vote on MP Derek Sloan's future in the party

Conservatives set to vote on MP Derek Sloan's future in the party

OTTAWA — Conservative members of Parliament will vote today on whether one of their own can remain on the party's benches. Derek Sloan is facing potential expulsion from caucus just 15 months after he was first elected as an MP.
Sighs of relief accompany a sense of unease as Biden era dawns, Trump departs D.C.

Sighs of relief accompany a sense of unease as Biden era dawns, Trump departs D.C.

WASHINGTON — Relief and apprehension alike are washing over the national capital as Donald Trump finally makes room for Joe Biden at the White House. By the time Biden is sworn in today as the 46th U.S.
'End of the road:' Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash awaits deportation decision

'End of the road:' Truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash awaits deportation decision

REGINA — A former truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash has submitted paperwork with reasons why he should not be sent back to India when he gets out of prison.
Bank of Canada to update economic outlook with first rate announcement of 2021

Bank of Canada to update economic outlook with first rate announcement of 2021

OTTAWA — Canada's central bank will update its economic forecast for the country Wednesday when it announces its interest-rate decision, offering a glimpse into its outlook for COVID-19 recovery.
All eyes on the United States as Canadians tune in to Joe Biden's inauguration

All eyes on the United States as Canadians tune in to Joe Biden's inauguration

Canadians will be watching with bated breath as a new U.S. president takes office today. President-elect Joe Biden and vice-president-elect Kamala Harris are to be sworn in at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Expelling Derek Sloan from Conservative caucus not entirely up to Erin O'Toole

Expelling Derek Sloan from Conservative caucus not entirely up to Erin O'Toole

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole wants Derek Sloan booted out of his party's caucus but it's not entirely up to him.

Bail hearing continues for fashion mogul Peter Nygard on U.S. sex charges

WINNIPEG — Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard is to be back in court today for the second day of a bail hearing on charges of sex trafficking and racketeering that he faces in the United States.