Return to balanced budgets must remain a priority, says Quebec finance minister

Quebec Finance Minister Eric Girard presents an economic update Thursday, November 7, 2019 at his office in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot Quebec Finance Minister Eric Girard presents an economic update Thursday, November 7, 2019 at his office in Quebec City. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

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EXCLUSIVE | Supreme Court Justice Mahmud Jamal on his journey to Canada’s highest court

Justice Mahmud Jamal sat down with CTV National News' Omar Sachedina for an exclusive interview ahead of the one-year anniversary of his appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada. Jamal is the first person of colour to sit on the highest court in the country, bringing it closer to reflecting the diversity of Canada.