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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)

Toronto’s deputy police chief says the officer who peacefully arrested the suspect in Monday’s deadly van attack doesn’t want to be called a “hero.” Peter Yuen says Const. Ken Lam has a mindset to “help as many people as possible.”

Ontario’s chief coroner says authorities have not formally identified any victims of Monday’s van attack in Toronto. Dr. Dirk Huyer said Tuesday the number of fatalities and the circumstances of the incident make the process challenging.

Toronto police say they have the driver of the van that struck pedestrians in custody. In their first update, the city’s deputy police chief said the force has mobilized all available resources. 

Lindsay Souvannarath, who pleaded guilty to planning to go on a shooting rampage at a Halifax mall, has been sentenced to life in prison. Crown lawyer Shauna MacDonald says the foiled plot made the risk of that type of offense “real” for Nova Scotians. 

A Montreal pig owner says there is “no logic” to a city rule banning pigs as pets. Mario Ramos says Babe, his pet of three years, is “a member of the family.”

The New Democrats say the Liberals’ federal budget doesn’t do enough to ensure equal pay for men and women. On Tuesday, Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef responded saying the NDP report contains “inaccuracies and omissions.”

Stormy Daniels, the porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Trump, released a sketch Tuesday of the man she says threatened her in 2011 to stay quiet about the relationship. She discussed the threat on ABC's "The View."

Porn actress Stormy Daniels arrived at court in New York on Monday where a U.S. judge is hearing arguments about President Donald Trump's extraordinary request that he be allowed to review records seized from his personal lawyer's office

The gunman who killed six men at a Quebec City mosque told police he believed his family was at risk of terrorist attack. Alexandre Bissonnette’s January 2017 police interrogation video is being played at his sentencing hearing.

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