Global National: Jan. 30

B.C. is launching a three-year pilot program to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of some illicit drugs, with the goal of reducing the fear and shame associated with drug use that prevents addicts from reaching out for help. Why advocates are split on whether this will help fight the toxic drug crisis. Canada's MPs returned to work at the House of Commons for the first time in 2023, as all parties look to position themselves to voters ahead of the next federal election. What political leaders are saying about key issues such as health care and the cost of living, and what it would take for Canadians to head back to the polls in 2023. A suicide bombing at a mosque inside a police compound in Peshawar, Pakistan has killed at least 59 people. Who initially claimed responsibility and the questions about how the bomber gained access to what's supposed to be a high-security zone. Plus, is ChatGPT a revolutionary new writing tool, or an app for cheaters? Also, revered and reviled: the game-changing impact hockey Hall of Famer Bobby Hull had on the sport, and how his off-ice behaviour is eclipsing his achievements. And 'Laverne and Shirley' actor Cindy Williams has died. How her family is honouring her.