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Fiona storm cleanup and Alberta's firearms fight: In The News for Sept. 27

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. What we are watching in Canada ...
Displaced Port aux Basques residents face uncertain future after Fiona

Displaced Port aux Basques residents face uncertain future after Fiona

CHANNEL-PORT AUX BASQUES, N.L.
Quebec election: Liberal leader goes on media blitz in final week of campaign

Quebec election: Liberal leader goes on media blitz in final week of campaign

MONTREAL — Quebec Liberal Leader Dominique Anglade is on a media blitz today to raise her profile ahead of next week's election.
Canadians think the call came from inside the White House: Jan. 6 hearings to resume

Canadians think the call came from inside the White House: Jan. 6 hearings to resume

WASHINGTON — A new poll suggests one in three Canadians have been keeping close tabs on the Jan. 6 hearings in the United States — and that nearly three in four blame Donald Trump for the riots.
Maine power workers cross border without incident to help in Nova Scotia

Maine power workers cross border without incident to help in Nova Scotia

OTTAWA — Nova Scotia Power says there were no issues delaying American power crews from crossing the border to help repair the electrical grid from the devastation of hurricane Fiona.
Quebec votes: Advanced voting almost doubles compared with last election

Quebec votes: Advanced voting almost doubles compared with last election

MONTREAL — The percentage of Quebec voters who have cast an early ballot has almost doubled compared with the last election, the province's elections office said Monday.
In Port aux Basques, N.L., residents reeling after Fiona destroys dozens of homes

In Port aux Basques, N.L., residents reeling after Fiona destroys dozens of homes

CHANNEL-PORT AUX BASQUES, N.L. — Jocelyn Gillam knows she’s lucky to be alive after coming face-to-face with the post-tropical storm that destroyed part of her southwestern Newfoundland town and nearly swept her away in a surge of rushing water.
Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly raises abortion in UN speech, as Trudeau sanctions Iran

Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly raises abortion in UN speech, as Trudeau sanctions Iran

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly urged countries to uphold women’s rights and abortion access on Monday, while Canada announced looming sanctions on Iranian officials over the death of a young woman who was detained by the country's mor
Former top civil servant, medical association president appointed as senators

Former top civil servant, medical association president appointed as senators

OTTAWA — Ian Shugart, a longtime bureaucrat and the country's top civil servant during the first part of the COVID-19 pandemic, has been tapped for a seat in the Senate. Dr.
Canadian Armed Forces spearheads Ottawa's post-Fiona response to Atlantic Canada

Canadian Armed Forces spearheads Ottawa's post-Fiona response to Atlantic Canada

OTTAWA — The Canadian military is spearheading federal efforts to support post-Fiona recovery efforts across Atlantic Canada. Here is a look at what Ottawa is doing to help those affected by the hurricane.