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The prime minister has appointed Bill Blair to the new portfolio of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction in a cabinet shuffle. Justin Trudeau says strong voices are needed to face what he sees as Conservative fearmongering. (The Canadian Press)

After the prime minister apologized to the LGBTQ community, Seamus O'Regan made a moving speech about discrimination. The veterans affairs minister says he wanted people to understand the fight for equality has been a “struggle.”

Nova Scotia's chief medical examiner says he hopes an inquiry into the deaths of a former soldier and his family will help prevent similar tragedies. Lionel Desmond shot his wife, daughter and mother in January 2017 before killing himself.

New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant says men play an important role in stopping harassment in the workplace. Some of Canada’s provincial leaders discuss steps they’ve taken in their own offices to combat harassment.

The public discussion on sexual harassment and assault sparked by the allegations against Hollywood giant Harvey Weinstein has been chosen as the Canadian Press News Story of the Year, by reporters and editors across the country.

Christopher Garnier’s lawyer says the Halifax man was “shocked” to be found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of an off-duty Nova Scotia police officer. Catherine Campbell’s mother says she feels justice has been served.

Justin Trudeau is apologizing after the federal ethics commissioner found the prime minister broke conflict of interest rules when he vacationed at an island owned by the Aga Khan. Trudeau says he'll take “all precautions” in the future.

Marijuana activists Jodie and Marc Emery must pay $195,000 and spend two years on probation after pleading guilty to drug-related charges. Jodie Emery expressed frustration that her record may exclude her from the legal pot industry.

Quebec jurist Richard Wagner has taken over as chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, after Beverley McLachlin retired Friday. Wagner was sworn in at a ceremony at Rideau Hall Monday.

Laura Babcock’s father, Clayton Babcock, says the first-degree murder conviction of Dellen Millard and Mark Smich in the death of his daughter does not ease the pain of her loss. The two men were automatically sentenced to life in prison without parole for 25 years.

 

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