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In the news today: Conservatives win Ontario byelection, measles cases in Montreal

In the news today: Conservatives win Ontario byelection, measles cases in Montreal

Here is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to bring you up to speed on what you need to know today...
Who owes the biggest penalties to B.C.'s securities watchdog?

Who owes the biggest penalties to B.C.'s securities watchdog?

The British Columbia Securities Commission has levied about $430 million in unpaid fines and disgorgement orders for breaches of the province's Securities Act.
B.C.'s securities watchdog fined rule breakers $430M. Why can't it make them pay?

B.C.'s securities watchdog fined rule breakers $430M. Why can't it make them pay?

VANCOUVER — Ronald McHaffie said he had big plans to build a ski resort near Hope, 150 km east of Vancouver, ahead of the 2010 Olympics. He cut an unlikely figure, with a Grizzly Adams beard and no history of resort development.
Conservatives candidate Jamil Jivani clinches seat in Ontario riding

Conservatives candidate Jamil Jivani clinches seat in Ontario riding

COURTICE, Ont.
Pro-Palestinian demonstrators say they feel vilified after protest cancels PM event

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators say they feel vilified after protest cancels PM event

OTTAWA — Organizers of a pro-Palestinian protest that disrupted a weekend reception featuring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau say they're being unfairly vilified.
Four provinces confirm measles cases with Montreal deemed Canada's epicentre

Four provinces confirm measles cases with Montreal deemed Canada's epicentre

Seventeen cases of measles have been confirmed in Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan and British Columbia — more than half of those in the Montreal area, while one Ontario case has been linked to a high school. Quebec public health director Dr.
Foreign interference inquiry hearing some federal evidence behind closed doors

Foreign interference inquiry hearing some federal evidence behind closed doors

OTTAWA — The head of a commission of inquiry into foreign interference has agreed to a federal request to present some evidence in private.
Ottawa says its housing deals with cities will build 750,000 homes in the next decade

Ottawa says its housing deals with cities will build 750,000 homes in the next decade

OTTAWA — The Liberal government has finalized all of its deals with municipalities under the housing accelerator fund, a program it says has triggered Canada's biggest-ever movement to increase residential density.
Luka Magnotta now living in medium-security prison, says Correctional Service Canada

Luka Magnotta now living in medium-security prison, says Correctional Service Canada

OTTAWA — Correctional Service Canada confirms Luka Magnotta, who made international headlines for the brutal killing of an international student, resides in a medium-security prison.
Guilbeault calls Saskatchewan premier 'immoral' for breaking carbon-price law

Guilbeault calls Saskatchewan premier 'immoral' for breaking carbon-price law

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says Ottawa has to take action against Saskatchewan for breaking the federal carbon-pricing law.
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