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Bracing for hospital protests and last week of campaigning: In The News for Sept. 13

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 Sept. 13 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Leaders argue over how to pay for promises as voters head to advance polls

Leaders argue over how to pay for promises as voters head to advance polls

OTTAWA — The fifth and final week of the federal election campaign kicked off Sunday with the Liberals and New Democrats each questioning whether their opponent's plan to pay for the billions of campaign spending promises was based in reality.
B.C. groups concerned over lack of compromise in COVID-19 vaccine card plan

B.C. groups concerned over lack of compromise in COVID-19 vaccine card plan

VANCOUVER — A group of British Columbia community organizations wants changes to the province's COVID-19 vaccine card, saying it fails to account for the needs of people who face legitimate barriers to getting a vaccine or proof of immunization.
Entrepreneur helping Afghans is 'shining example of Canadian compassion': minister

Entrepreneur helping Afghans is 'shining example of Canadian compassion': minister

OTTAWA — A Toronto property developer who has worked tirelessly to help hundreds of people fleeing the Taliban settle in Canada — spending $50,000 to buy them essential supplies — has been praised as a “shining example of Canadian compassion” by the

No winning ticket for Saturday's $11 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $11 million jackpot in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize went to a lottery player in the Prairies. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Sept.
Trudeau says he did not want Wilson-Raybould to lie as SNC-Lavalin affair re-emerges

Trudeau says he did not want Wilson-Raybould to lie as SNC-Lavalin affair re-emerges

OTTAWA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau denied wanting Jody Wilson-Raybould to lie as the SNC-Lavalin affair — which figured prominently in the last election — burst back onto the campaign trail Saturday with the publication of an excerpt of the forme
Hurricane Larry wipes out power, trees and fishing wharves across Newfoundland

Hurricane Larry wipes out power, trees and fishing wharves across Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The City of St.
Several Canadian communities hold ceremonies marking 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

Several Canadian communities hold ceremonies marking 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

Communities across Canada took time out on Saturday to pay tribute to the 20th anniversary of the Sept.
Twenty years on, Americans gather in lower Manhattan to remember Sept. 11 attacks

Twenty years on, Americans gather in lower Manhattan to remember Sept. 11 attacks

NEW YORK — The anguished recitation of the names of the dead rang out Saturday from the footprints of the World Trade Center as family members, dignitaries and ordinary Americans gathered to mark the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Chinese-controlled company fights Ottawa's order to divest assets on security grounds

Chinese-controlled company fights Ottawa's order to divest assets on security grounds

OTTAWA — The Liberal government has directed a state-owned Chinese telecommunications firm to divest its stake in a Canadian subsidiary over national security concerns, prompting a court challenge of the order.
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