Canada to repatriate 6 women, 13 children detained in Syria

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January 20, 2023


The feds have agreed to bring home multiple women and children detained in prison camps in Syria, a new COVID-19 vaccine that can be inhaled is set to enter Phase 2 human trials and the deal to keep Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in power is contingent on action on some NDP priorities.

Here's what you need to know to start your day.

Canadians to be repatriated

The Canadian government has agreed to bring home six Canadian women and 13 children currently detained in prison camps in Syria, according to Lawrence Greenspon, the lawyer representing them in a federal court case.

Two-party deal

As the Liberals plot out their 2023 policy moves, weighing heavily are commitments Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made to NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh that have to be acted on this year.

David Crosby, 1941-2023

A folk rock pioneer and one of the founding members of The Byrds and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, has died. Crosby was 81 years old.

Inhaled COVID vaccine

A new made-in-Canada COVID-19 vaccine that can be inhaled is set to enter Phase 2 human trials.The vaccine is being developed at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont.

To hike or not

Economists don't believe the Bank of Canada is ready to hit the brakes on its interest rate-hiking cycle just yet, even as signs grow that inflation is easing and the economy is softening.


New Mexico prosecutor explains decision to charge Alec Baldwin.


Does the polar vortex mean climate change isn't a problem? Not even close.

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