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Politics Briefing newsletter: Reading the by-election tea leaves

Also: Up to 100,000 Canadians could be affected by no-fly list

Liberals take three of four byelections, mark historic win in B.C.

For Conservative leader Andrew Scheer, the outcome marks the second byelection loss since he became leader in May

Liberals retain two safe seats, Conservatives keep another in federal byelections

But the results were just starting to trickle in late Monday in the one riding where the Liberals were hoping to score an upset over the Conservatives

Up to 100,000 Canadians could wrongly be on no-fly list, research suggests

Morneau faces increasing pressure to stop false positives that make travel difficult for law-abiding airline passengers and their children

Liberals nominate Mario Dion as next ethics commissioner

The long-time public servant is currently the chairman of the Immigration and Refugee Board, but has previously served as chairman of the National Parole Board and the public sector integrity commissioner

Federal government to give provinces 75 per cent of marijuana tax revenue

The agreement represents a climb down from Finance Minister Bill Morneau's initial position, when he told the provinces in June that Ottawa expected a 50/50 split of the excise tax

Politics Briefing newsletter: The state of Canada's city coverage

Also: Morneau says no Netflix tax

Trudeau's shiny stars have a lot of scuff marks now

Morneau is far from the only minister to go from big name to caricature this year

Legal marijuana deadline may be up in smoke as Tory senators stall bills

'I think we have to do our job properly, and that means months,' lead opposition critic on legislation says

Veterans in limbo amid backlog of applications for disability benefits

Veterans' advocates have long criticized how long some retired service members have been forced to wait to find out whether they qualify for support

Provinces to confront Morneau over dividing legal-marijuana proceeds

The debate over tax revenues will intensify as finance ministers gather for high-stakes talks in Ottawa

French and Italian governments endorse long-shot bid for 15 new ships for Canada's navy

Federal government says it won't analyze the unsolicited bid, which aims to bypass the official procurement process for new Canadian Surface Combatants

Trudeau nominates lawyer Pierre Legault as Senate ethics watchdog

Pierre Legault is a former associate deputy justice minister, the highest-ranked civil lawyer position in the government

Politics Briefing: The repercussions of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Also: Veterans face much higher suicide rate than civilians

Politics Briefing newsletter: Trudeau squeezes in campaigning around China trip

Also: Three senators to be investigated for their trip to China

Senate ethics watchdog probes China trip by three Conservative senators

Several accounts have emerged regarding who paid for the junket last April and why it wasn't declared to ethics officials

First Nations demand control over cannabis sales

AFN conference hears a wide range of positions on specifics, but leaders agree that provincial laws shouldn't apply on reserves

Canadians urged to exercise caution in Mideast after Trump's Jerusalem announcement

Senior Liberal parliamentarians insisted Canada's position on Jerusalem had not and would not change

Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc won't feel sorry for himself as he battles leukemia

LeBlanc plans to keep his ministerial portfolio and stay on as an MP while he receives twice-monthly chemo-immuno therapy, which might continue for up to six months

Politics Briefing newsletter: On legal pot, B.C. goes middle of the road

Also: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

China's leaders are chasing Trudeau less now that they think he needs them

After Trudeau's high-level meetings in Beijing didn't lead to a quick announcement that formal free-trade negotiations will be launched, Premier Li Keqiang signalled that even if differences are hammered out and talks go ahead, the Chinese will make it tough

Canada will not move embassy to Jerusalem, federal government says

A government official told The Globe and Mail that Canada will keep its embassy in Tel Aviv amid reports Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and relocate the American embassy to the holy city

Montreal man, born in Iran, sues TD Bank over closed accounts

Hossein Pourshafiey says he was never given a written explanation for the bank's decision, but believes he was targeted over his Iranian heritage and what he says are unfounded concerns that his money-transfer business violated Canadian sanctions against Iran

China is chasing Trudeau less now that they think he needs them

After Trudeau's high-level meetings in Beijing didn't lead to a quick announcement that formal free-trade negotiations will be launched, Premier Li Keqiang signalled that even if differences are hammered out and talks go ahead, the Chinese will make it tough

Reconciliation, fairness top of mind for new Supreme Court nominee Sheilah Martin

Sheilah Martin says experience working on the Indian residential school settlement and hearing the stories of abuse left her moved and shaken

Federal government scraps plan to buy Boeing jets, turns to Australian military instead

The new deal, which will be announced as early as next week, will replace the previous order with up to 30 second-hand jets

Eliminating sexism from Indian Act will cost $407-million a year: PBO

New analysis says immediate effect of Bill S-3 will be to allow up to 35,000 additional Canadians to register as status Indians