Jeff Semple reports from Trenton, Ont., where hundreds of Canadians are under quarantine after their return from the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak — Wuhan, China. Elsewhere, on the novel coronavirus front, Crystal Goomansingh reports on the latest troubles aboard three cruise ships, whose journeys have been disrupted by the outbreak, including the latest, off the coast of Japan.
Also, Ottawa Bureau Chief Mercedes Stephenson examines how the estimated cost of completing the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project has ballooned beyond $12 million and how Ottawa is explaining the hike.
Heather Yourex-West reports on the Alberta government’s push to convince the federal government to approve the massive Teck Frontier oilsands project.
In weather news, Antarctica has registered its hottest temperature on record. Meanwhile, winter weather is making for a messy start to the weekend for parts of eastern Canada. Dawna Friesen tracks the latest in Quebec and Ross Lord reports on the situation in Atlantic Canada.