Globe and Mail (Canada Edition)

· Morning Update newsletter: Remembering Gord Downie
Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017
Also: Morneau changed his mind about putting shares in a blind trust

· Just for Laughs president Gilbert Rozon steps down amid allegations
Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017
Rozon said on his Facebook page he is no longer president of the comedy festival, vice-president of the Montreal Chamber of Commerce or involved with the city’s 375th anniversary celebrations

· Ontario’s former top bureaucrat defends giving passwords to McGuinty’s chief of staff
Posted on Thursday October 19, 2017
McGuinty's chief of staff, David Livingston, and former deputy chief of staff Laura Miller face criminal breach of trust and mischief charges in connection with the destruction of records related to the cancellation of two gas-fired power plants

· Indigenous board member accuses Dalhousie University of ‘entrenched’ racism
Posted on Wednesday October 18, 2017
Kati George-Jim of the T’Sou-ke First Nation in B.C. says she was repeatedly interrupted, patronized and ignored at a meeting in June

· Gord Downie praised by Indigenous leaders, fans
Posted on Wednesday October 18, 2017
Downie, the astute poet who translated the Canadian experience into song, spent much of his final year channelling his waning energies to the Indigenous cause

· Evening Update newsletter: Gord Downie, troubadour of Canada, charmed and challenged a nation; Liberals set $50,000 a year threshold on taxing investments in corporations
Posted on Wednesday October 18, 2017
Also: Quebec passes bill requiring citizens to uncover faces while receiving public services

· Ontario should raise age to buy cigarettes to 21, tax them higher: report
Posted on Wednesday October 18, 2017
A government-commissioned report suggests ways to reduce the percentage of Ontarians who smoke from 17 per cent to less than five per cent by 2035

· Man accused in Lindhout kidnapping is lying to court about role: prosecutor
Posted on Wednesday October 18, 2017
Federal prosecutor contended that Ali Omar Ader made up a story about being forced to work for the hostage-takers as a negotiator and translator, saying Ader was actually paid US$10,000 as a willing participant

· Mark Grant found not guilty in retrial in death of Winnipeg teen Candace Derksen
Posted on Wednesday October 18, 2017
Grant was found guilty of second-degree murder in 2011 and sentenced to 25 years in prison, but the conviction was overturned and a new trial was ordered

· Quebec media star Eric Salvail on leave following allegations of sexual harassment
Posted on Wednesday October 18, 2017
La Presse published a story with allegations from 11 people who said they were either sexually harassed or witnessed such behaviour

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