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Former NDP leader Tom Mulcair to be political pundit on Quebec TV and radio

Former NDP leader Tom Mulcair to be political pundit on Quebec TV and radio

MONTREAL — Former NDP leader Tom Mulcair is becoming a political pundit for different TV and radio networks in Quebec. Mulcair will appear on Montreal radio station CJAD 800 twice a day, as of Aug. 28.
Abdoul Abdi relieved federal government won't pursue deportation: lawyer

Abdoul Abdi relieved federal government won't pursue deportation: lawyer

HALIFAX — The lawyer for former Somali child refugee Abdoul Abdi says his client was relieved — and in disbelief — after Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale announced in a tweet that Ottawa would not pursue his deportation.
In the news today, July 18

In the news today, July 18

Five stories in the news for Wednesday, July 18 ——— PM TRUDEAU TO SHUFFLE CABINET TODAY Justin Trudeau will shuffle his front benches today to install ministers who will lead the Liberal team into next year's election.
Trudeau poised to shuffle, retool cabinet with focus on Liberals' team for 2019

Trudeau poised to shuffle, retool cabinet with focus on Liberals' team for 2019

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau will shuffle his front benches Wednesday to install the roster of ministers that will be entrusted with leading the Liberal team into next year's election.
Federal government won't pursue deportation of Abdoul Abdi, minister says

Federal government won't pursue deportation of Abdoul Abdi, minister says

HALIFAX — Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the federal government will not pursue the deportation of former Somali child refugee Abdoul Abdi.
Kitten OK after being rescued from underground pipe in Kamloops, B.C.

Kitten OK after being rescued from underground pipe in Kamloops, B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — An adventurous feline has been rescued after getting trapped in an underground pipe in Kamloops, B.C.
Conservative party pulls attack ad of black man walking over Trudeau tweet

Conservative party pulls attack ad of black man walking over Trudeau tweet

OTTAWA — The Conservative party pulled an attack ad from its Twitter feed Tuesday that depicted a black man carrying a suitcase walking over a tweet from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

People in all 124 Ontario ridings will be consulted on sex ed, says Doug Ford

TORONTO — People across Ontario will be consulted before a new sex-education curriculum is drafted, Premier Doug Ford said Tuesday in an attempt to quell concerns over his government's controversial decision to scrap the updated lesson plan.
No danger after freight train derailment near Quebec-Ontario border

No danger after freight train derailment near Quebec-Ontario border

SAINT-POLYCARPE, Que. — Quebec's public security minister offered assurances Tuesday that nothing leaked into a nearby river after a Canadian Pacific freight train derailment just east of the Ontario border.
Alberta appeals court ruling ordering province to pay $2M over beer subsidy

Alberta appeals court ruling ordering province to pay $2M over beer subsidy

EDMONTON — Alberta has served notice it will appeal a court ruling ordering the province to pay just over $2 million to two out-of-province breweries over a disputed beer subsidy. The government filed the notice in Court of Queen's Bench on Monday.