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Storm recovery crews overwhelmed, bureaucrats on crypto: In The News for Sept. 29

Storm recovery crews overwhelmed, bureaucrats on crypto: In The News for Sept. 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 Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022. What we are watching in Canada ...
'Walking together:' Governor General to attend Regina reconciliation event

'Walking together:' Governor General to attend Regina reconciliation event

REGINA — Gov. Gen. Mary Simon is to be among those speaking today at a Truth and Reconciliation event in Regina.
Senior bureaucrats probed cryptocurrencies after Poilievre campaign comments

Senior bureaucrats probed cryptocurrencies after Poilievre campaign comments

OTTAWA — Senior federal bureaucrats examined whether cryptocurrencies protect against inflation not long after Opposition Leader Pierre Poilievre made the claim as a candidate in the Conservative leadership race, according to an internal government d
Canadians in Florida hunkering down as hurricane Ian lashes the state

Canadians in Florida hunkering down as hurricane Ian lashes the state

Summer Willett stocked up on food, water and other basic supplies as she prepared to ride out hurricane Ian at her in-laws’ home in Florida. The Cornwall, Ont.
Damages from spring derecho in Ontario, Quebec now top $1 billion

Damages from spring derecho in Ontario, Quebec now top $1 billion

OTTAWA — Repair bills from the cluster of wind storms that pummeled southern Ontario and western Quebec in May are now over $1 billion, and with contractors stretched thin the recovery will last well into next summer.
Quebec election: What are the five main parties promising ahead of Oct. 3 vote?

Quebec election: What are the five main parties promising ahead of Oct. 3 vote?

MONTREAL — The Quebec election is on Oct. 3, and for the first time, five parties have a chance of winning at least one seat in the 125-seat legislature. Here is where the parties stand on some major themes.
Foreign Affairs minister returns to U.S. capital to talk Ukraine with Blinken

Foreign Affairs minister returns to U.S. capital to talk Ukraine with Blinken

WASHINGTON — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly is headed back to the U.S. capital to talk about Ukraine with Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
Granddaughter's handcuffing haunts Indigenous man, even as police settle rights case

Granddaughter's handcuffing haunts Indigenous man, even as police settle rights case

VANCOUVER — Maxwell Johnson is still haunted by the helplessness he felt watching his then 12-year-old granddaughter get handcuffed outside a bank almost three years ago, even after accepting a settlement in their human rights complaint against the Vancouver Police Board
Canada's lack of Indo-Pacific strategy leaves business in the dark: book

Canada's lack of Indo-Pacific strategy leaves business in the dark: book

OTTAWA — Business leaders and former diplomats are pushing the Trudeau government to finally release its long-awaited strategy for the Indo-Pacific region.
Calgary doctor files human rights complaint over changes to mask rules on airplanes

Calgary doctor files human rights complaint over changes to mask rules on airplanes

CALGARY — A family doctor in Calgary has filed a human rights complaint over Ottawa's decision to no longer require masks on airplanes to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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