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Support grows for splitting justice duties

OTTAWA—Federal Justice minister David Lametti publicly is musing about whether Canada should consider separating the offices of its attorney general and its minister of justice in the wake of the SNC-Lavalin controversy—an idea that has backing from others who know the job intimately.

The woman at the centre of the political storm herself has called for this separation to be studied.

Health Canada unveils latest food guide

OTTAWA—Canada's new food guide does away with food groups and portion sizes, focusing instead on broader guidelines that include eating more plant-based protein and drinking more water.

The food-guide facelift unveiled today reflects a new approach by Health Canada aimed at promoting healthier eating and lifestyle choices, rather than emphasizing serving sizes and specific foods.