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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)

Montreal’s Haitian community welcomed asylum seekers from the U.S. to the city’s Olympic Stadium Wednesday, which will shelter some of the newcomers. One volunteer pins the recent influx on Donald Trump’s stance on immigration.

An investigator who worked on the Seth Rich case claims Fox News fabricated quotes implicating the murdered DNC staffer in the WikiLeaks scandal and coordinated with the Trump administration as it worked on the story. 

The Bank of Canada has strongly hinted it could hike the key interest rate this month, its first increase in nearly seven years. Dan Eisner of True North Mortgage outlines how a higher rate will affect mortgages.        

The Assembly of First Nations is asking for changes to the inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women. But at a meeting Thursday, AFN chiefs rejected a call for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to replace the commissioners.

American-led operations have seized several Russian hackers outside their homeland in the past nine months. The arrests come at a fraught moment in US-Russian relations, amid the allegation of a Kremlin hacking campaign in the 2016 US election.

The federal government says First Nations will now be able to carry funding from year-to-year, instead of having to return money if a project wasn't completed within a fiscal year. AFN Chief Perry Bellegarde praised the change.

Ontario’s nursing regulator has revoked the certification of Elizabeth Wettlaufer, who killed eight seniors in her care. A lawyer for the body says it will take “to heart” any recommendations stemming from a public inquiry into the case.

Health Minister Jane Philpott says a deal between the federal and Ontario governments with Nishnawbe Aski First Nation is a step toward the “transformation” of health care in communities that have seen a cycle of suicide and crisis.

Andrew Scheer is dismissing suggestions a Tory attack campaign in the U.S. over the Omar Khadr settlement will impact NAFTA talks. The Conservative leader says his party will present a “united front” on trade with the U.S.

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