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First launched in September 1982, Live at 5 introduced the news magazine format to Canada. Today, CTV News at 5 is the Maritimes' most popular news and current affairs program.

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Freeland peppered with affordability questions, as MPs set to swiftly pass GST boost

Appearing before the House of Commons Finance Committee on Monday, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland defended the government's response to Canadians' affordability concerns as 'focused' and fiscally responsible. With the passage of the GST rebate-boosting bill through the House all but a foregone conclusion, Freeland was peppered with questions from opposition MPs on a range of topics, including inflation.

Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland appears as a witness at a House of Commons finance committee in Ottawa on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

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