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Global National: Oct. 3, 2022 | Thousands still without power in Atlantic Canada after Fiona's fury

CA, 04 Oct 2022
It's been 10 days since post-tropical storm Fiona tore a destructive trail through Atlantic Canada, and electricity still hasn't been restored to thousands of people. Callum Smith looks at many of those who have been left in the dark and cold in Nova Scotia, and the toll it's taking.

Quebec voters headed to the polls today for their provincial election, where François Legault's Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) party seems locked in for another majority. Mike Armstrong has more.

Alberta's United Conservative Party (UCP) is now days away from picking its new leader. Danielle Smith is the presumed frontrunner in the race to replace Jason Kenney, and has centred her campaign around a proposed "Alberta Sovereignty Act." Heather Yourex-West explains the polarizing idea that's resonated with the UCP's base, and why Smith may have to start pivoting away from it soon.

Despite championing its illegal annexation of four eastern Ukrainian regions, Russia is losing more ground to Ukraine's forces, who are pushing back further in an aggressive counteroffensive. Crystal Goomansingh looks at where progress is being made in Kyiv's campaign, while Moscow engages in political theatre.

As Indigenous women remain far more likely to fall victim to violent crime, families of three murdered British Columbia women are speaking out about what they call inadequate, negligent, and mismanaged police efforts. Neetu Garcha reports.

There's been uproar at the Lake Erie Walleye Trail tournament, a professional fishing competition held in Cleveland, after the winners of its US$29,000 prize were caught seemingly faking the weight of their catch. Mike Drolet explains how the anglers are accused of casting a complicated line of lies, and how this has left the fishing community reeling.

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