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Five dogs were a big hit on Parliament Hill as veterinarians lobbied for legal changes that would allow them to prescribe medical cannabis for animals. They stood outside the main doors of West Block, capturing the oohs and ahs of politicians and staff as they emerged after question period Wednesday. (The Canadian Press)

The Ontario government has introduced legislation aimed at preventing a strike at one of the province’s major utilities, Ontario Power Generation. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says Premier Doug Ford "went straight to the biggest hammer available.” (The Canadian Press)

The verdict for a former high-ranking gymnastics coach, who has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault and sexual exploitation, is expected in February. Dave Brubaker’s lawyer says his client is “anxious” for a decision.  (The Canadian Press)

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr called his situation “an injustice,” after applying for loosened bail conditions in an Edmonton court on Thursday. Khadr is seeking a Canadian passport and permission to speak with his sister. (The Canadian Press)

Canadians are heading into the first holiday season post-legalization of marijuana (The Canadian Press)

The Crown and defence have finished presenting evidence at the trial of Nelson Lugela, charged in the shooting death of Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks. The Detroit native's mother says it is “mind-boggling” her son was killed in Canada. (The Canadian Press)

People lined up outside a Vancouver courthouse prior to the bail hearing for Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou on Monday. Wanzhou was detained at the request of the U.S. during a layover on Dec. 1. (The Canadian Press)

The federal government is agreeing with the UN’s statement that the coerced sterilization of Indigenous women and girls in Canada is a violation of human rights. The Liberals say the criminal code already covers this practice. (The Canadian Press)

Video of a Saint John police interview with Dennis Oland conducted in 2011 has been shown to his murder trial. Oland, who has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder, denies killing his father in an excerpt from the interview. (The Canadian Press)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to reporters in Ottawa about immigration, marijuana and the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (The Canadian Press)

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