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Yves Giroux, career public servant, nominated to be new budget watchdog

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has nominated Yves Giroux, a career public servant, as the new parliamentary budget officer.
In the news today, June 19

In the news today, June 19

Five stories in the news for Tuesday, June 19 ——— CANNABIS BILL HEADS BACK TO SENATE A federal bill to legalize recreational cannabis was bounced back to the Senate on Monday, where the government's representative argued it's time to get on with lift
Not too close with Trudeau, Bellegarde insists as AFN race gets underway

Not too close with Trudeau, Bellegarde insists as AFN race gets underway

OTTAWA — Experience usually helps when it comes to getting a job — except, it seems, when that job is at the helm of the Assembly of First Nations, where experience often seems more of a liability than an asset.
Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Search resumes for First World War warships in Lake Superior

Two French minesweepers built in Thunder Bay disappeared 99 years ago
Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Ontario researchers working on way to cure weed faster

Don't panic, but they are worried there might not be enough
Teen who lost both parents to mental health issues mailed letters to all 338 MPs, only 40 responded

Teen who lost both parents to mental health issues mailed letters to all 338 MPs, only 40 responded

Most conspicuous of the non-responses is the member for Papineau — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Police say impaired driving suspect tried to start vehicle without keys

Police say impaired driving suspect tried to start vehicle without keys

Officers had to bang on the car window to wake the woman