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Confusion, bickering cloud Senate committee's planned Norman inquiry

OTTAWA — Confusion and partisan bickering are clouding a Senate committee's plan to examine the suspension and failed prosecution of Vice-Admiral Mark Norman.

Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais on Thursday accused Sen. Peter Harder, the government's representative in the upper chamber, of all but killing the study by refusing to let the Senate defence committee sit into the summer.

Region picking up post-tornado pieces

GATINEAU, Que.—Residents from across Canada's national capital region who were hit by Friday's devastating tornadoes have started rebuilding their homes—and their lives.

Festus John worried about his future yesterday in a Gatineau, Que. community centre that had been transformed into an emergency shelter for hundreds of people unable to return home.