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Trudeau takes personal hit amid SNC-Lavalin controversy: Leger poll for CP

Trudeau takes personal hit amid SNC-Lavalin controversy: Leger poll for CP

OTTAWA — A new poll conducted by Leger for The Canadian Press shows that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking a personal hit in the SNC-Lavalin controversy.
In the news today, Feb. 20

In the news today, Feb. 20

Four stories in the news for Wednesday, Feb.
NDP candidates push for stronger climate action as Singh supports LNG Canada

NDP candidates push for stronger climate action as Singh supports LNG Canada

BURNABY, B.C. — Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is facing calls from within the party for a stronger stance on climate change as he defends his support of the $40-billion LNG Canada project in northern British Columbia.
'Riya was a dreamer': Mother of slain 11-year-old Ontario girl heartbroken

'Riya was a dreamer': Mother of slain 11-year-old Ontario girl heartbroken

BRAMPTON, Ont. — An 11-year-old girl allegedly killed by her father in southern Ontario was a dreamer, a dancer and a singer who "always saw the good in every situation.
Quebec minister refuses to bend on bill upping legal age to consume cannabis

Quebec minister refuses to bend on bill upping legal age to consume cannabis

Quebec junior health minister Lionel Carmant is refusing to bend on legislation that seeks to increase the legal age of cannabis consumption from 18 to 21 and ban the product from all public areas across the province.
Toronto Eaton Centre shooter found guilty of two counts of manslaughter

Toronto Eaton Centre shooter found guilty of two counts of manslaughter

TORONTO — A man who said his post-traumatic stress disorder prompted him to open fire inside Toronto's Eaton Centre more than six years ago was found guilty Tuesday of manslaughter in the deaths of two people killed in the attack.
B.C. budget includes child fund, climate plan, Indigenous revenue sharing

B.C. budget includes child fund, climate plan, Indigenous revenue sharing

VICTORIA — The B.C.
Mother accused of murdering daughters had reached breaking point: defence

Mother accused of murdering daughters had reached breaking point: defence

LAVAL, Que. — People who saw a Quebec woman on the day she is alleged to have killed her two daughters testified that she acted "as if she was in a coma" and was "disconnected from reality," her lawyer reminded jurors Tuesday.
Wilson-Raybould speaks to cabinet, invited to testify at committee on SNC-Lavalin

Wilson-Raybould speaks to cabinet, invited to testify at committee on SNC-Lavalin

OTTAWA — Former cabinet minister Jody Wilson-Raybould will be called before the House of Commons justice committee to address allegations she was pressured by the Prime Minister's Office not to prosecute a Quebec engineering giant.
Pipelines, UN, immigration feature as protest convoy reaches Parliament Hill

Pipelines, UN, immigration feature as protest convoy reaches Parliament Hill

OTTAWA — A convoy of Canadians fed up with the Liberal government rolled into Ottawa Tuesday with demands as varied as their vehicles. The United We Roll convoy began in Red Deer, Alta.