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Pfizer raises concerns ahead of pandemic probe vote

OTTAWA - Opposition parties are poised to approve a parliamentary probe of the Trudeau government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic despite growing objections from industry and experts.

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Canada is the latest to express concerns about the probe, which is the subject of a Conservative motion that will be voted on in the House of Commons today.

Trudeau on '22 Minutes'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau didn't take the bait when asked to weigh in on the coming U.S. presidential election during a recent appearance on a prominent Canadian comedy television show.

Trudeau took questions from “This Hour has 22 Minutes” anchor Mark Critch this week during a remote appearance on the Halifax-based program.

Police pull over man with eight separate lifetime driving bans

MONO, Ont. - Provincial police say they’ve charged a man who was allegedly driving despite having eight separate lifetime bans from driving.

They say an officer saw a vehicle speeding on a road in Mono, Ont., on Tuesday, and pulled him over.

Police say the officer then realized that the Toronto man has numerous criminal prohibitions from driving.

Minassian makes brief appearance as court grapples with murder trial logistics

TORONTO–Lawyers say they are close to finalizing details that would allow a trial by Zoom for a man who killed 10 people when he drove a rental van down a busy Toronto sidewalk.

Alek Minassian faces 10 counts of first-degree murder and 16 counts of attempted murder in connection with the April 2018 incident.