5 things to know for Monday, March 20, 2023 – CTV News

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A woman is suing Tim Hortons after suffering major burns from allegedly “superheated” tea, the body of one victim has been found while six remain missing at the site of a fire in Old Montreal, and Pierre Poilievre calls for national standardized tests to licence doctors trained outside Canada. Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

1. ‘Superheated’ tea: An Ontario woman and her family have launched a civil lawsuit seeking $500,000 in damages from Tim Hortons after she allegedly suffered second-degree burns across her stomach, genitals, and legs from a “superheated” tea.

2. Victim’s body found: One person has been confirmed dead and six people remain missing as police continue to search for victims after a fire swept through a building in Old Montreal.

3. Doctor shortage: Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre is calling for a national standardized testing process to be created in order to speed up the licensing process for doctors and nurses who are either immigrants or were trained abroad.

4. Market reaction: Shares of Credit Suisse plunged in early trading Monday after the announcement that banking giant UBS would buy its troubled rival in a deal orchestrated by regulators to stave off further market-shaking turmoil in the global banking system.

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