Canada and World Full Headlines for January 19

Published on January 20, 2021 by

The stage is set in Washington, D.C., for Wednesday’s inauguration of the 46th president of the United States. As Jackson Proskow reports, there will be more troops than American civilians in Washington’s streets for the inauguration, and the fear of more political violence is real.

Mike Armstrong has more from Washington, where areas around the White House and Capitol are locked down, and Americans have been told to stay home and watch on television.

Canadian public health officials have warned the country is still at a dangerous point amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The government has said Canada won’t receive any Pfizer-BionTech vaccines next week due to production issues in Europe. Mike LeCouteur reports on how the provinces are dealing with delays.

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole has started the process to remove MP Derek Sloan from caucus after a recent donation from a well-known white supremacist. Mercedes Stephenson has more.

Plus, Eric Sorensen reports on the final days of Donald Trump’s presidency and the transition of power to the Biden administration.

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