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'Hung Parliament' could give Governor General tricky line to walk

With Canada facing a potential minority government after votes are cast Monday, Governor General Julie Payette, the former astronaut who has shown a propensity for bucking tradition and doing things her own way during her two years in office, could have a critical role to play in what follows. Reported by CP24

Miner BHP plans $780m provision over renewables switch

Group to sign power agreements for copper mines in Chile as it cancels coal contracts Reported by FT

Police to provide update on fatal shooting of man found inside vehicle at Etobicoke plaza

Toronto police will be providing an update this morning on the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man found inside a vehicle in Etobicoke last month. Reported by CP24

Canadians vote in tight election as Trudeau aims to cling to power

Canadians began voting on Monday to determine whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who swept into office four years ago as a charismatic figure promising "sunny ways," will remain in power after two major scandals. Reported by SBS

Man with alleged ties to Montreal Mafia shot dead in Pierrefonds parking lot

Montreal police are investigating after a man was found lying in a pool of blood in a Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough parking lot. Reported by CBC

Andrew Scheer Has Fans. Can They Make Him Canada’s Prime Minister?

Mr. Scheer, Canada’s conservative leader, is polling neck-and-neck with Mr. Trudeau. Can he translate that into victory in the Oct. 21 elections? Reported by NYTimes

Ontario gov't seeks public feedback on expanding prescription powers for nurses

The Ontario government is asking the public to weigh in on the idea of allowing nurses to prescribe some medications including contraceptives, immunizations and smoking cessation drugs. Reported by CP24

Issue of credit card customers getting mislabelled charges resolved, Scotiabank says

Some Scotiabank customers are experiencing problems with their credit cards where charges appear to be mislabelled.  Reported by CBC

Ford changes three cabinet ministers' duties ahead of resumption of legislature

Premier Doug Ford has changed the responsibilities of three of his cabinet ministers ahead of the resumption of the legislature next week. Reported by CP24

Special voting stations open for evacuees, others affected by Manitoba storm

Polls have opened on a drizzly election day in Winnipeg, where last-minute arrangements were made over the past week to ensure everyone who's eligible will have a chance to cast a ballot. Reported by CBC

Morales faces second round in Bolivian elections

Former president Carlos Mesa expected to face incumbent in December run-off Reported by FT

Argentine bondholders brace for steep losses

Investors sombre after meeting privately with politicians and the IMF in Washington Reported by FT

Power restored after outages reported at polling stations in city's east end

A power outage in the city’s east end left some polling stations without electricity on Monday morning. Reported by CP24

Young man pleads guilty to manslaughter, then insists, 'I'm not a killer'

"I think you've got some work to do in terms of coming to grips with your reality," Saskatoon Judge Sanjeev Anand tells convicted killer Duran Laplante. Reported by CBC

Sweetened bid for HBC by Baker-led shareholder group gets board's approval

The board of Hudson's Bay Co. has agreed to a sweetened offer by a shareholder group led by executive chairman Richard Baker. Reported by CBC

Teen seriously injured after stabbing in Brampton

A 15-year-old boy has been seriously injured after a stabbing in Brampton on Sunday night. Reported by CP24

New Orleans demolishes two cranes at collapsed hotel site

New Orleans demolition crews used a series of controlled explosions to take down two construction cranes damaged at the site of the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans where three workers were killed last week. Reported by SBS

Bolivia elections: Evo Morales to face Carlos Mesa in run-off vote

Evo Morales leads in Sunday's presidential election but not enough to avoid a run-off. Reported by BBC News

Canadian figure skater Keegan Messing performs heartfelt gala tribute to late brother

It's been an emotional weekend for Canada's Keegan Messing. On Sunday, the 27-year-old figure skater paid tribute to his recently deceased brother with a heartfelt gala performance at Skate America. Reported by CBC

Woman struck by vehicle in Brampton suffers critical injuries

A female pedestrian suffered critical injuries after she was struck by a vehicle in Brampton this morning. Reported by CP24

HBC board agrees to sweetened takeover bid by Baker group

The board of Hudson's Bay Co. has agreed to a sweetened takeover offer by a shareholder group led by executive chairman Richard Baker. Reported by CP24

Ontario gardeners bring in their 1st harvest of legal backyard cannabis

Along with planting bulbs and clearing out dying annuals, some Ontario gardeners now have a new fall tradition: harvesting their cannabis plants. Reported by CBC

From both ends of the pipeline, Canadians worry about Trans Mountain's future ahead of election

In a special twin town hall from both Leduc, Alta., and Vancouver, Cross Country Checkup asked Canadians what the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion means for their vote. Reported by CBC

It's election day in Canada: Here's what you need to know

After a 40-day campaign, millions of Canadians will cast ballots today in the country's 43rd general election. Reported by CBC

'That's a crisis': P.E.I. senior spends 9 nights in ER waiting for long-term care bed

Lena MacKinnon has a busy life in Stratford, P.E.I., but earlier this month she found herself driving more than an hour and a half to Alberton, to spend days on end at her mother's side, in the emergency department at Western Hospital. Reported by CBC


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