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Honouring Flight PS752 victims and officer dies after riots: In The News for Jan. 8

Honouring Flight PS752 victims and officer dies after riots: In The News for Jan. 8

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. 8 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, Jan. 8, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, Jan. 8, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. There are 635,134 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 635,134 confirmed cases (80,288 active, 538,267 resolved, 16,579 deaths).
'That's the plane': How the federal government reacted to the downing of Flight PS752

'That's the plane': How the federal government reacted to the downing of Flight PS752

OTTAWA — Shortly before 10 p.m. on Jan. 7, 2020, Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne peeked at his mobile phone during a particularly intense teleconference.
Timeline: A look at Canada's relationship with Iran, before and after the PS752 crash

Timeline: A look at Canada's relationship with Iran, before and after the PS752 crash

OTTAWA — It has been 66 years since Canada and Iran established diplomatic ties.
U.S: In wake of chaotic day on Capitol Hill, talk turns to expediting Donald Trump's exit

U.S: In wake of chaotic day on Capitol Hill, talk turns to expediting Donald Trump's exit

Capitol police Chief Steven Sund, under fire for what Democrats and Republicans alike have called a wholesale security failure, said he would resign his post effective Jan. 16
'Justice delayed is justice denied:' Canadians mark one year of Flight PS752 downing

'Justice delayed is justice denied:' Canadians mark one year of Flight PS752 downing

EDMONTON — A series of commemorative events stretching over two days has begun to mark the one-year anniversary of the downing of Flight PS752.
Health Canada delays drug-pricing reforms, citing COVID challenges for manufacturers

Health Canada delays drug-pricing reforms, citing COVID challenges for manufacturers

Health Canada says it's delaying its long-awaited overhaul of drug-pricing regulations by another six months.
At least two senators left country amid COVID-19 pandemic, five not saying

At least two senators left country amid COVID-19 pandemic, five not saying

OTTAWA — Sen. Don Plett is facing calls for his resignation as Conservative leader in the Senate after choosing to vacation in Mexico over the holidays.
COVID-19 restrictions extended to Feb. 5 in B.C. to 'hold the line'

COVID-19 restrictions extended to Feb. 5 in B.C. to 'hold the line'

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor says COVID-19 restrictions that were set to expire Friday have been extended to Feb. 5. Dr.
Quebec curfew 'sets the tone' for pandemic fight, as Ontario delays school reopening

Quebec curfew 'sets the tone' for pandemic fight, as Ontario delays school reopening

TORONTO — Canada's hardest-hit regions are further tightening COVID-19 lockdown measures with public health officials blaming holiday gatherings for surging infections and experts suggesting Quebec's clampdown may inspire more restrictions.
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