5 things to know for Friday, January 11, 2019


Health workers are warning that young children are particularly vulnerable to the H1N1 flu outbreak, with at least four confirmed deaths in Canada this flu season. Here's what else you need to know to start the day.

1. Service animal: An Ontario woman is blaming her daughter's death for mental illness on an American man who, according to her, did not provide a trained service dog.

2. Flu wave: The predominant strain of influenza that affects adults and children this year is H1N1, or the so-called "swine flu", with more than 400 children already hospitalized.

3. Trans Mountain: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged in a city hall in Regina that the liberals did not compete in 2015 on a plan to buy a pipeline, but advocated the purchase as an economic necessity.

4. Wall Financing: US President Donald Trump insists that the new trade pact with Canada and Mexico will cover more than the cost of its long-promised border wall.

5. Soundwaves: Scientists in B.C. have detected a mysterious repeated radio signal emanating from a distant galaxy – only the second already recorded.

One more thing…

Breathing tests: Lawyers say changes in Canada's impaired driving laws may prompt people to defend themselves in court, even if they have only begun drinking alcohol after they stop driving.

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