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Ontario's stay-at-home order in effect and 'Courage' masks: In The News for Jan. 14

Ontario's stay-at-home order in effect and 'Courage' masks: In The News for Jan. 14

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. 14 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 30,716 new vaccinations administered for a total of 419,209 doses given.
Opposition party calls for changes to Quebec curfew after homeless people ticketed

Opposition party calls for changes to Quebec curfew after homeless people ticketed

MONTREAL — Quebec's second opposition party is calling for people experiencing homelessness to be exempt from the government-imposed curfew.
Feds look at using border data to find travellers applying for sickness benefit

Feds look at using border data to find travellers applying for sickness benefit

OTTAWA — A federal official says the government is considering using data on incoming travellers to prevent vacationers from claiming a benefit for people who must quarantine or isolate due to COVID-19.
Black Conservatives seek to mobilize more support in wake of Leslyn Lewis' success

Black Conservatives seek to mobilize more support in wake of Leslyn Lewis' success

OTTAWA — Black Conservatives energized by the rising star of Leslyn Lewis hope to use her unexpectedly robust leadership bid to bolster Black representation in the party's ranks.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. There are 681,328 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Canada: 681,328 confirmed cases (79,293 active, 584,652 resolved, 17,383 deaths).
China agrees to increase consular, family access for Spavor and Kovrig

China agrees to increase consular, family access for Spavor and Kovrig

OTTAWA — Canada has obtained an agreement to allow greater family and consular access for Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, the two Canadians detained for more than two years in China.
Ontario expedites COVID-19 vaccinations in long-term care

Ontario expedites COVID-19 vaccinations in long-term care

Canada's largest province laid out its plan Wednesday to administer the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in all nursing and high-risk retirement homes by the middle of next month as it works to boost its immunization capacity.
B.C. judge reserves decision on Meng Wanzhou bail conditions

B.C. judge reserves decision on Meng Wanzhou bail conditions

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia Supreme Court judge reserved his decision Wednesday on whether bail restrictions will be loosened for Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou as she fights extradition to the United States.
The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada

The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (all times Eastern): 8:15 p.m. The B.C. Centre for Disease Control's website says the province is reporting 519 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 deaths.