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Freeland peppered with affordability questions, as MPs set to swiftly pass GST boost

Appearing before the House of Commons Finance Committee on Monday, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland defended the government's response to Canadians' affordability concerns as 'focused' and fiscally responsible. With the passage of the GST rebate-boosting bill through the House all but a foregone conclusion, Freeland was peppered with questions from opposition MPs on a range of topics, including inflation.

Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland appears as a witness at a House of Commons finance committee in Ottawa on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

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Former NHLer Corey Hirsch on mental health for men

WATCH: Former NHLer & mental health advocate Corey Hirsch on how far men have come & how far they have to go in talking about mental health

WATCH: Former NHLer & mental health advocate Corey Hirsch on how far men have come & how far they have to go in talking about mental health

Indigenous Circle

Indigenous Circle: Oct. 2

WATCH: Nelson Bird brings you this week’s edition of Indigenous Circle.

WATCH: Nelson Bird brings you this week’s edition of Indigenous Circle.

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WATCH: CJ Katz demonstrates a couple of ways to make tomato salsa in this week's edition of the Wheatland Café.

WATCH: CJ Katz demonstrates a couple of ways to make tomato salsa in this week's edition of the Wheatland Café.

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Crime Stoppers – Oct. 3

WATCH: Regina police search for suspects in this week's Crime Stoppers report.

WATCH: Regina police search for suspects in this week's Crime Stoppers report.

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Russian losses evident in key liberated Ukrainian city

The bodies of Russian soldiers were lying in the streets of a key eastern Ukrainian city on Tuesday, evidence of a hasty retreat that marked a new military defeat for Moscow as it struggles to hang on to areas it illegally annexed last week.

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