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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)

An Ottawa Redblacks player calls the abuse and sexual abuse allegations at his former school “extremely troubling.” Nolan MacMillan, whose team plays in Sunday’s Grey Cup, says he had positive experiences at St. Michael’s in Toronto. (The Canadian Press)

Toronto police have expanded their investigation into alleged assaults at St. Michael’s private school after receiving two new videos. Police say the videos involve a threat and an alleged assault with a weapon. (The Canadian Press)

The principal of a Toronto all-boys school says he supports the charges laid against six students in connection with an alleged sexual assault. Greg Reeves says an independent review will take a “deep dive” into St. Michael’s College School’s culture. (The Canadian Press)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi came up in “a number of conversations” at the recent APEC summit in Papua New Guinea. Trudeau spoke at a news conference in Port Moresby. (The Canadian Press)

Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli was asked Thursday about allegations against him in former Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown’s book. Brown says Fedeli was accused of “inappropriate behaviour” by a party staffer last year. (The Canadian Press)

International Trade Minister Jim Carr says Canada is interested in a trade deal with China that helps female entrepreneurs and Indigenous people. Carr and the prime minister were in Singapore discussing trade with Asian nations. (The Canadian Press)

The prime minister says he hasn't personally listened to a recording of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. But Justin Trudeau told reporters in Paris Monday that Canadian intelligence officials have heard it. (The Canadian Press)

A woman who shared a video of Eritrean children enjoying their first Toronto snowfall says the positive Twitter reaction gives her “hope for humanity.” Rebecca Davies is part of a group that sponsored the refugee family of five. (The Canadian Press)

Justin Trudeau is framing attacks on the press as an attempt to “undermine” citizens’ trust in institutions. The prime minister spoke Sunday to an audience that included world leaders at the Paris Peace Forum. (The Canadian Press)

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