Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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(US-Supreme-Court-Kavanaugh-Rxn) (Audio:010)

Brett Kavanaugh has been sworn in as a U-S Supreme Court justice after the narrowest Senate confirmation in nearly 150 years.

Despite at least three separate allegations of sexual misconduct, Kavanaugh was confirmed 50-48.

Debra Ness, President of the National Partnership for Women And Families, says the U-S Senate has effectively told survivors of sexual violence that "they don't matter."

Protesters chanted outside the court building as Kavanaugh took his oath of office. (3)

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(Indigenous-Cannabis)

With marijuana legalization set for October 17th, Indigenous communities across the country are capitalizing on it.

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake, just outside Montreal, has signed a non-binding agreement with Canada's largest cannabis firm, Canopy Growth, that could see the construction of a sprawling, state-of-the-art greenhouse.

The potential deal would see the First Nation host a four-thousand-650 square metre production facility, as well as a processing and packaging space nearly half that size. (3)

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(Canadian-Medical-Association)

The Canadian Medical Association has resigned from the World Medical Association, accusing the international group's incoming president of plagiarizing his inaugural speech.

In a statement released yesterday, the C-M-A says it discovered that part of Dr. Leonid Eidelman's speech was taken from a speech by former C-M-A president Dr. Chris Simpson in 2014.

A spokesman for the W-M-A wrote in an email that Eidelman wasn't aware of the plagiarism because he used speech writers. …

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