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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)

BlackBerry is trying to turn around its hardware division with the Priv, a device that operates on Google's Android system. Reporter David Friend explains the significance of the latest move from the smartphone maker.

 

New government House leader Dominic LeBlanc says the House of Commons will reconvene Dec. 3 to elect a new Speaker. LeBlanc says the Liberal majority intends to "work collaboratively" with all parties.     

Justin Trudeau has been sworn in as Canada's prime minister, following in the footsteps of his storied father and restoring his nation's liberal identity after almost 10 years of Conservative rule under Stephen Harper.

Justin Trudeau officially takes office as Canada's 23rd prime minister today when his Liberal government is sworn in. Here is a look at some of the promises the Liberal party made during the federal election campaign.

In Canadian business this week, B.C. Premier Christy Clark and her Ontario counterpart Kathleen Wynne visit China to foster trade relationships. Companies including SNC-Lavalin, Torstar and Telus release earnings reports.

 

 

Patrick Brazeau says he hopes to resume his Senate career as soon as possible, after being granted an unconditional discharge Wednesday on assault and cocaine charges he had plead guilty to. Brazeau still faces a fraud trial.     
 
 

Justin Trudeau says he had a "great conversation" that touched on many topics with Ontario's premier Tuesday. The prime minister-designate greeted Kathleen Wynne with a hug before their meeting in Toronto. Ontario lawyers: what do you hope they talked about?

Dennis Oland says he wasn't involved in his father's death in a 2011 police interview video from the day Richard Oland's body was found. The video was shown to the murder trial of Dennis Oland, who has pleaded not guilty.

WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT. The trial of Toronto police officer Const. James Forcillo, accused in the shooting death of Sammy Yatim, was shown video of the incident from cameras inside the streetcar.

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