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Convoy protest and growing global tension over Ukraine: In The News for Jan. 24

Convoy protest and growing global tension over Ukraine: In The News for Jan. 24

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. 24 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Florida man charged in Canada-U.S. human-smuggling scheme to appear in U.S. court

Florida man charged in Canada-U.S. human-smuggling scheme to appear in U.S. court

WASHINGTON — A Florida man is set to appear in U.S. court today, charged with sneaking migrants across the Canada-U.S. border in a perilous human-smuggling scheme that cost the lives of four people, including an infant.

Calgary man who killed girlfriend to receive verdict in her daughter's death

CALGARY — A Calgary man who admitted to murdering his former girlfriend but denied killing her daughter is scheduled to receive a verdict in the case today.
Dany Fortin to appear in Quebec court over sexual assault case

Dany Fortin to appear in Quebec court over sexual assault case

MONTREAL — The senior military officer once tasked with overseeing Canada's COVID-19 vaccination drive will be in a Quebec courtroom today to face allegations of sexual misconduct. Maj.-Gen.
COVID-19: Quebec reopens stores on Sundays, Ontario logs fewer hospitalizations

COVID-19: Quebec reopens stores on Sundays, Ontario logs fewer hospitalizations

MONTREAL — Sunday shoppers streamed back into Quebec stores for the first time in three weeks as a measure meant to curb soaring COVID-19-related hospitalization rates in the province came to an end amid declining patient numbers.
Canadian Trucking Alliance condemns protests by unvaccinated truckers

Canadian Trucking Alliance condemns protests by unvaccinated truckers

OTTAWA — A federation representing truckers across Canada has denounced a series of planned protests against the federal government's cross-border travel vaccine mandate, arguing such demonstrations aren't a safe or effective way of resisting the pol
Focus in U.S.-Canada border tragedy to shift Monday as accused appears in court

Focus in U.S.-Canada border tragedy to shift Monday as accused appears in court

FARGO, N.D. — Under cover of darkness, strafed by bitter winds and obscured by a swirling blizzard, four people plodded through deep snow and deadly cold, aiming to cross an invisible threshold that held the promise of a better life.
Canada flags unexplained illnesses for overseas staff to meet 'duty of care'

Canada flags unexplained illnesses for overseas staff to meet 'duty of care'

OTTAWA — Canada's foreign ministry has advised staff serving around the world to watch for mysterious illness symptoms following unexplained health incidents among diplomats in Cuba and U.S. personnel in various countries.

'Old fish did great': Study finds some lake trout get older without aging

Research in a set of unique Canadian lakes is backing up a strange consequence of evolutionary theory often predicted but never before shown. Given the right circumstances, fish get old — decades old — but they don't age.

How a golf game led to talks between the military and sex misconduct survivors

OTTAWA — Royal Canadian Navy commander Vice-Admiral Craig Baines admits he made a mistake by golfing with retired general Jonathan Vance last summer while the former chief of the defence staff was being investigated for alleged sexual misconduct.