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Remembrance Day commemorations and Drake high on weed biz; In-The-News Nov. 8

Remembrance Day commemorations and Drake high on weed biz; In-The-News Nov. 8

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 Nov. 8. What we are watching in Canada ...
More Canadians plan to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies this year: poll

More Canadians plan to attend Remembrance Day ceremonies this year: poll

TORONTO — A new survey suggests more Canadians are planning to mark Remembrance Day this year, perhaps in a salute to the few remaining veterans of the Second World War.
Airline steps up to provide Calgary Zoo with bamboo for picky pandas

Airline steps up to provide Calgary Zoo with bamboo for picky pandas

CALGARY — A culinary crisis has been avoided at the Calgary Zoo which was facing a bamboo shortage for its four giant pandas. The pandas, which staff admit are picky eaters, munch on about 1,200 kilograms of bamboo a week.
Liberal winners, losers gather in Ottawa after disappointing election result

Liberal winners, losers gather in Ottawa after disappointing election result

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau says his new government has a lot of work to do to ensure it is governing for the entire country, but his MPs are warning the prime minister not to go too far to placate regions that spurned core Liberal policies and values.
Journalist killed in Afghanistan honoured with plaque at her high school

Journalist killed in Afghanistan honoured with plaque at her high school

VANCOUVER — A journalist who was killed while covering the war in Afghanistan almost 10 years ago was remembered Thursday with a memorial plaque at the high school she attended in Vancouver.
Father charged with 1st-degree murder in deaths of two boys

Father charged with 1st-degree murder in deaths of two boys

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Officers responding to a late-night medical call from a Toronto-area home discovered the bodies of two boys, police said Thursday as they charged the children's father with murder.
Trudeau defends NATO as French president warns of alliance's 'brain death'

Trudeau defends NATO as French president warns of alliance's 'brain death'

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending NATO after France's president suggested a lack of U.S. leadership is causing the 70-year-old military alliance's "brain death.
Under fire over immigration plan, Quebec premier takes solace in positive Facebook reviews

Under fire over immigration plan, Quebec premier takes solace in positive Facebook reviews

QUEBEC — Under fire from the higher education and business communities for his immigration reforms, Quebec Premier Francois Legault pointed Thursday to the positive reviews of his government's plan received on his Facebook page.
French national denied Quebec residency over language proficiency

French national denied Quebec residency over language proficiency

QUEBEC — There's little doubt in Emilie Dubois' own mind about her ability to speak French — after all, it's her native tongue.
Quebec, swimming in cash, plans $850 million in new spending aimed at families

Quebec, swimming in cash, plans $850 million in new spending aimed at families

Quebec's economy is humming, allowing the government to shower Quebecers with more than $850 million in extra spending this fiscal year — mostly on families with children — and pay down billions of dollars of debt.
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