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The Latest: Parliament prorogued, Freeland promoted in Liberal cabinet shuffle

OTTAWA — The latest developments on Aug. 18, 2020 as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seeks to shuffle his cabinet and prorogue Parliament. (All times eastern.) 4:39 p.m.
Longtime Conservative MP Diane Finley says she won't run in next election

Longtime Conservative MP Diane Finley says she won't run in next election

OTTAWA — Longtime Conservative MP Diane Finley says she's not running in the next election. Finley says she's had a "heck of a ride" but it's time to move forward.
New Brunswick Liberals announce ex-Tory deputy premier as candidate in election

New Brunswick Liberals announce ex-Tory deputy premier as candidate in election

FREDERICTON — Former Progressive Conservative deputy leader Robert Gauvin has flipped to the Liberals and took a swipe at his former colleagues Tuesday, calling them "ice cold" when it comes to helping the most vulnerable.
Estimated wind speed and rating increased for Manitoba tornado that killed two

Estimated wind speed and rating increased for Manitoba tornado that killed two

VIRDEN, Man. — Environment and Climate Change Canada says the rating for a powerful Manitoba tornado that killed two people when it threw their vehicle into a field has been upgraded.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau resigns and beer from wastewater; In The News for Aug. 18

Finance Minister Bill Morneau resigns and beer from wastewater; In The News for Aug. 18

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 Aug. 18 ... What we are watching in Canada ...
Bill Morneau leaves cabinet, federal politics, as suddenly as he arrived

Bill Morneau leaves cabinet, federal politics, as suddenly as he arrived

OTTAWA — William Francis Morneau leaves federal politics as suddenly as he burst onto the Ottawa scene less than five years ago.
'It still hurts:' Fans react to the CFL cancellation of 2020 season

'It still hurts:' Fans react to the CFL cancellation of 2020 season

WINNIPEG — John Couture has gone to every Grey Cup since 1974 and has made great memories and lifelong friends along the way. The recently retired Winnipeg Blue Bombers superfan was hoping to fill up his summer schedule with football games.
Bill Morneau leaves cabinet, federal politics, as suddenly as he arrived

Bill Morneau leaves cabinet, federal politics, as suddenly as he arrived

OTTAWA — William Francis Morneau leaves federal politics as suddenly as he burst onto the Ottawa scene less than five years ago.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau resigns, plans to run for head of OECD

Finance Minister Bill Morneau resigns, plans to run for head of OECD

OTTAWA — The only finance minister to serve under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suddenly resigned Monday night, saying someone else should guide the country through a long and bumpy economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

A timeline of the controversy around WE, the Liberals and a student program

OTTAWA — A timeline of events regarding the Canada Student Service Grant program, based on public documents, events and statements from cabinet ministers, government officials, and WE Charity: March 6, 2020: WE Charity staff prepare a concept paper o