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Trudeau laments he can't just go shopping anymore in P.E.I. radio interview

CHARLOTTETOWN — Justin Trudeau says one of the challenges of being prime minister is not being able to pop into a Canadian Tire for a screwdriver or grab a double-double at Tim Hortons without "causing a bit of a kerfuffle.
Canadian initiative fuelled by Terry Fox's dream may be only hope for young

Canadian initiative fuelled by Terry Fox's dream may be only hope for young

VANCOUVER — Seeing children suffering with cancer when he was being treated himself broke Terry Fox's heart and inspired his Marathon of Hope.
Regulator investigating Sears Canada liquidation sale prices: monitor

Regulator investigating Sears Canada liquidation sale prices: monitor

TORONTO — The Competition Bureau is investigating allegations that prices on some merchandise was marked up ahead of the liquidation sales at Sears Canada that began last month, the court-appointed monitor overseeing the retailer says.

Robust winds knock out power to thousands in parts of Atlantic Canada

HALIFAX — Thousands of people in Nova Scotia, P.E.I. and New Brunswick were in the dark this morning after powerful winds blew through the region, knocking out power.
Liberals push cities to rethink planning with launch of 'challenge' program

Liberals push cities to rethink planning with launch of 'challenge' program

OTTAWA — Cities looking for extra federal cash are being pushed to think outside the box and take some risks as part of a federal challenge that launches today.
Maryam Monsef still waiting on citizenship paperwork after birthplace revelation

Maryam Monsef still waiting on citizenship paperwork after birthplace revelation

OTTAWA — More than a year after Maryam Monsef revealed she was not actually born in Afghanistan, as she had previously believed, the Liberal cabinet minister is still waiting for the government to update her documents.

In the news today, Nov. 23

stories in the news for Thursday, Nov. 23 ——— ACTRA TO TACKLE HARASSMENT ISSUE ACTRA, the Canadian performers' union, will host a meeting this evening with other industry stakeholders to discuss sexual misconduct.
Two men who assaulted Dennis Oland in prison to be sentenced today

Two men who assaulted Dennis Oland in prison to be sentenced today

MIRAMICHI, N.B. — Two Halifax men charged with assaulting Dennis Oland in a New Brunswick prison last July are to be sentenced today in Miramichi.
Senate to focus on Tibetan prisoners as Liberals pursue trade with China

Senate to focus on Tibetan prisoners as Liberals pursue trade with China

OTTAWA — With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau poised to possibly travel to China soon, a Conservative senator plans to shine a spotlight on human rights abuses in its Himalayan region of Tibet. Sen.
Lawren Harris painting sells for more than $3 million at auction Wednesday night

Lawren Harris painting sells for more than $3 million at auction Wednesday night

TORONTO — A painting by Group of Seven founding member Lawren Harris sold for just over $3 million Wednesday night, in line with presale expectations. The 1925 oil canvas "Mountains East of Maligne Lake" had a pre-sale estimate of $2.5 million to $3.