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Blackhawks GM Bowman resigns after sexual assault probe

Stan Bowman, the Chicago Blackhawks' general manager and president of hockey operations, resigned Tuesday after an investigation commissioned by the team found he was among a group of leaders who failed to respond promptly to allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted a player in 2010.

In this 2019 file photo, Chicago Blackhawks' Stan Bowman attends the NHL hockey team's convention in Chicago. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky, File) Top Stories

PM Trudeau names new ministers to several key files in sizable cabinet shakeup

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has considerably shaken up his cabinet roster, naming new ministers to key portfolios including defence, health, foreign affairs, and environment, while adding in a handful of rookies as he forges ahead with a third mandate. Gender parity has been restored, there is new emphasis on regional development agencies. Overall there are 39 members of the new cabinet.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, congratulates Melanie Joly, minister of foreign affairs, at a cabinet swearing-in ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct.26, 2021 THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Anand says she is 'determined' to resolve military misconduct crisis as defence minister

National Defence Minster Anita Anand says she is committed to ensuring “justice is served” in the fight against sexual misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces. Just hours into the job, Anand says she will be relentless in her pursuit to shift the culture within the military to ensure those in uniform feel safe, while restoring Canadians’ trust in the institution.


OPINION | Don Martin: The good, bad and ugly of the new Trudeau cabinet

The over-arching theme of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new cabinet is how this gaggle of ministers is more lapdog than usual, where a long, loyal, sycophantic friendship to the prime minister appears to be THE critical consideration for a ticket to The Show, Don Martin writes in an exclusive column for