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Global National: Jan. 17

A brutal blizzard blasts both Ontario and Quebec, wreaking havoc on the roads and bringing a snow day for children. What made this severe storm unusual and how it also brought out the kindness in strangers. Health Canada has approved Paxlovid, Pfizer's COVID-19 pill. Who is being prioritized for the medication, what's known about it and how it could help ease the strain on hospitals. A Global News exclusive: Canada is deploying special forces to Ukraine, as tensions continue to rise over Russia's growing military presence at the border. What's happened to the people of Tonga after a massive undersea volcanic eruption? And conquering the Atlantic: one man's exhaustive goal to shatter a rowing record and honour his grandfather at the same time.