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Trudeau in the Hague and Panthers coach resigns amid scandal: In The News for Oct. 29

Trudeau in the Hague and Panthers coach resigns amid scandal: In The News for Oct. 29

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 Oct. 29 ... What we are watching on the world stage ...
Company hires contractor in effort to recover overboard containers off B.C.

Company hires contractor in effort to recover overboard containers off B.C.

VANCOUVER — The Canadian Coast Guard says the owner of a ship that lost 109 containers overboard in stormy weather last week has hired a contractor to try to recover the bins loaded with cargo.
Alberta tables bill to help municipalities recoup unpaid oil and gas property taxes

Alberta tables bill to help municipalities recoup unpaid oil and gas property taxes

EDMONTON — The Alberta government has introduced legislation that it says would help municipalities recoup some of the millions of dollars in unpaid property taxes they're owed by energy companies.
Alberta jobs minister says he only heard rumours before his chief of staff was fired

Alberta jobs minister says he only heard rumours before his chief of staff was fired

EDMONTON — Alberta's jobs minister says he heard rumours about his chief of staff raising a sexual harassment issue which she alleges led to her being fired by the premier’s office.
B.C. Premier John Horgan to undergo biopsy surgery for growth in his throat

B.C. Premier John Horgan to undergo biopsy surgery for growth in his throat

VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier John Horgan said the discovery of a growth in his throat requires immediate biopsy surgery, but he plans to stay on the job.

Publisher cleared of child pornography charges suing Quebec prosecutors

MONTREAL — A Quebec publisher acquitted of child pornography charges last year has filed a lawsuit against the province's prosecution service.
Senators will need to be fully vaccinated to set foot in Senate chamber

Senators will need to be fully vaccinated to set foot in Senate chamber

OTTAWA — Senators will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if they want to participate in person in Senate proceedings.

Afghan ambassador calls for urgent food aid, help to 'expedite' refugee exodus

OTTAWA — The Afghan ambassador is urging Canada to send officials to Pakistan and other countries bordering Afghanistan to help "accelerate" the passage of refugees fleeing the Taliban.
Canada's newest Supreme Court justice embraces an 'abiding belief in pluralism'

Canada's newest Supreme Court justice embraces an 'abiding belief in pluralism'

OTTAWA — The newest member of Canada's highest court says the only unifying principle that seems to stitch his life together is an abiding belief in pluralism.
Coroner's report into Quebec girls' deaths urges change in handling of disappearances

Coroner's report into Quebec girls' deaths urges change in handling of disappearances

MONTREAL — A Quebec man who killed his daughters before taking his own life last July was troubled by an impending divorce and was in psychosis, a coroner's investigation into their deaths has concluded.