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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)

Dozens of people marched through Toronto’s downtown streets to show support for survivors of sexual violence and harassment. The event is part of the #MeToo movement to end gender-based violence.

A Conservative MP was booted from the House of Commons Thursday in the wake of heated exchanges between the Opposition and the finance minister. The Tories continued to grill Bill Morneau with questions over stock sales. 

Jody Wilson-Raybould says newly appointed Supreme Court justice Sheilah Martin has “extensive experience” working with Indigenous Peoples. The justice minister says she thinks an Indigenous judge will eventually sit on the top court.

Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O’Regan spoke emotionally after a formal government apology for anti-LGBTQ discrimination. O’Regan, who is openly gay, said Tuesday the government showed it was trying to “right a wrong.”

Basil Borutski has been found guilty of murder in the deaths of three former partners who were killed in a revenge-fuelled rampage two years ago. An Ottawa women’s advocate says more needs to be done for women at risk of violence.

 

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada spokesperson Lynne Santerre explains how to protect yourself from future fraud if your personal information has been hacked.

The prime minister is promising $40 billion over the next decade to help Canadians afford housing. Justin Trudeau says the government is looking at a "realistic horizon," with much of the money being spent after the 2019 election.

The federal government is proposing a series of cannabis regulations, including packaging with tobacco-like health warnings. Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor outlined the consultation paper proposals on Tuesday.

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