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Angelina Jolie says a lack of political will is hindering the fight against sexual violence in warzones. The actress and UN Refugee Agency special envoy addressed a United Nations conference in Vancouver.

A senator says the upper house is “leaning towards” accepting a Senate Ethics Committee recommendation to expel Sen. Don Meredith. Sen. Fabian Manning says Meredith’s sexual relationship with a teen is a “very serious issue.”

Former drug addict Christie recalls the intense draw of the powerful opioid fentanyl. Now in recovery from the addiction that nearly took her life, the 35-year-old says she is in a much better place.

Experts say discreetly leaving inheritance money to someone can be tricky. Toronto estate lawyer Edward Olkovich says large amounts of money taken from a bank account could raise suspicion among loved ones.

Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump both say a phone call they had Wednesday helped convince the U.S. president to renegotiate rather than scrap NAFTA. The prime minister says he told Trump killing the deal would cause “pain” for families.

Toronto Fire Services rescued a stranded woman Wednesday after she climbed a construction crane and slid down a large pulley device at the top. Firefighter Rob Wonfor says he has “no idea” how she got up there.

Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says Ottawa will push Donald Trump’s administration to cancel “unfair” duties on Canadian softwood imports. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair accused the Liberals of being unprepared for the U.S. move.

Edmonton police have charged the father of a 19-month-old boy and the man’s girlfriend with second-degree murder in the death of the toddler, found dead outside a church last week. Police say a motive has not been determined.

Marijuana activist Marc Emery says he expects he and his wife Jodie will be “triumphant” in fighting drug-related charges. Canada’s self-proclaimed “Prince” and “Princess of Pot” made a brief court appearance Friday in Toronto.

Ontario’s government has unveiled a suite of measures aimed at making housing more affordable. Premier Kathleen Wynne says a planned foreign buyer tax is targeting real estate speculators in Toronto and the surrounding area.

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