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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)

Interrogation video shows Christopher Garnier saying he knew Catherine Campbell was dead before she was put into a bin in 2015. Garnier has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the death of the off-duty police officer.

Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante says suspending the city’s police chief is an “opportunity” to rebuild trust in the force. Quebec’s public security minister made the move Wednesday after a report was critical of Philippe Pichet. 

The prime minister’s Supreme Court nominee spoke about her “unconventional” career path in a Tuesday question session with politicians. Sheilah Martin says she has a deep understanding of a judge’s role after over a decade on the bench.

Liberal MP Sherry Romanado says she was humiliated by comments made to her by Conservative MP James Bezan at a May event that were “sexual in nature.” Bezan apologized earlier Monday in the House of Commons and in a statement.

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.”

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