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Michael Ford (post until Oct. 31/19)

Anti-pipeline protester Will George of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation interrupts Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a Liberal fundraiser in Vancouver. Dozens of anti-pipeline protesters gathered outside the event.

Statistics Canada has reported a five per cent rise in hate crimes in 2015. The National Council of Canadian Muslims says Stephen Harper’s rhetoric in the 2015 campaign likely contributed to discrimination against Muslim women.

Prosecutors have rested their case in the Bill Cosby trial. They wrapped up Friday afternoon after the jury heard the comedian's decade-old testimony about giving quaaludes to women he wanted to have sex with.

The Bank of Canada’s latest financial system review notes exposure to potential shocks amid rising household debt and hot housing markets. But bank governor Stephen Poloz says he is “comforted” by an upswing in economic resilience.

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair brought up Justin Trudeau’s admitted pot-smoking in a call for pardons of people convicted of marijuana-related crimes. The prime minister said until pot is decriminalized, “the law remains the law.”

The justice minister has introduced legislation to “update and strengthen” Canada’s sexual assault law. Jody Wilson-Raybould says the proposed changes would clarify what constitutes consent and the admissibility of certain evidence.

The House of Commons observed a moment of silence Monday for a B.C. woman and six others killed in Saturday’s London terror attack. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered condolences to Christine Archibald’s family and friends.

The prime minister says all levels of government must continue to push for “lasting solutions” to the rising opioid epidemic in Canada. Justin Trudeau addressed the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Friday in Ottawa.

The daughter of two Canadian winery owners held in China for over a year is seeking help from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Amy Chang says her parents John Chang and Lan-Fed Lu have been tried over a customs valuation dispute.

The new Conservative leader says the justice system needs changes in the wake of a media report that convicted killer Karla Homolka volunteered at a Montreal elementary school. Andrew Scheer raised the issue in question period Wednesday.

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