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Bill targets pill presses

TORONTO—A Progressive Conservative private member's bill is seeking to jail or slap large fines on people using pill presses illegally to make counterfeit opioids.

The bill from Michael Harris would fine anyone—besides pharmacists—using or possessing such machines up to $200,000 or send them to jail for up to six months.

Trudeau tells UN of Canada's shame

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y.—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau yesterday used the brightest stage in international politics to shine a light on the darkest corners of Canada's story—devoting a speech at the United Nations General Assembly to the plight of Canada's indigenous peoples.

He spoke of forced migration, broken treaty promises, and family separations via residential schools.

Beyak stripped of roles

OTTAWA—Controversial Conservative Sen. Lynn Beyak has been removed from all Senate committees following remarks about First Nations that have been widely condemned.

Beyak remains a member of the Conservative caucus but has lost her spots on the Senate's agriculture, defence, and transportation committees.