Ottawa MP broke rules endorsing husband for council
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Ottawa MP broke rules endorsing husband for council

Canada’s ethics commissioner says Liberal MP Anita Vandenbeld shouldn’t have made robocalls encouraging voters to elect her husband to Ottawa city council last fall. Some Bay ward residents complained to…

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The Pollcast: How P.E.I.’s experiment with minority rule is going
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The Pollcast: How P.E.I.’s experiment with minority rule is going

Politics in Prince Edward Island changed dramatically back in April, when the Progressive Conservatives ousted the Liberals after 12 years in office, the province elected its first minority…

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Trudeau needs to get ‘Buy America’ exemption to stave off job losses: premiers
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Trudeau needs to get ‘Buy America’ exemption to stave off job losses: premiers

Canada’s premiers want the federal government to take a more active role in negotiating an exemption from the United States’ Buy America Act to avoid further job losses like the 550 layoffs…

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Trudeau nominates Quebec jurist Nicholas Kasirer to the Supreme Court of Canada
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Trudeau nominates Quebec jurist Nicholas Kasirer to the Supreme Court of Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has tapped Quebec judge Nicholas Kasirer to fill a pending vacancy on the Supreme Court of Canada, his office said in a statement Wednesday. “I am…

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Conservatives’ climate plan would do less, cost more, study argues
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Conservatives’ climate plan would do less, cost more, study argues

A new analysis of the Conservative Party’s proposed climate plan concludes that its policies would lead to higher greenhouse gas emissions than current federal policies, and would leave Canada…

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Conservatives push for emergency meeting after Desjardins privacy breach
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Conservatives push for emergency meeting after Desjardins privacy breach

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is pushing for an emergency Commons committee meeting in the wake of a massive personal data breach at the Desjardins Group — believed to be one of…

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Doug Ford brushes off Dean French questions, says reporters want to ‘get into the weeds’
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Doug Ford brushes off Dean French questions, says reporters want to ‘get into the weeds’

Premier Doug Ford brushed off questions Monday about a controversy around government appointees with personal ties to his former chief of staff, suggesting the public doesn’t care about…

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New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs abandons planned carbon tax court fight
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New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs abandons planned carbon tax court fight

New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs is abandoning his government’s plans to launch a legal challenge of Ottawa’s carbon tax, adding the government will continue intervening in Saskatchewan’s ongoing legal challenge…

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Assembly of First Nations meets with premiers today, ending boycott
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Assembly of First Nations meets with premiers today, ending boycott

The Assembly of First Nations will attend a meeting of Indigenous leaders and premiers Tuesday, ending a boycott it launched in 2017. Chief Bruce Morin of Big River…

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With billions at stake, Canada to show U.S. its fisheries protect whales
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With billions at stake, Canada to show U.S. its fisheries protect whales

In an effort to maintain access to the lucrative U.S. seafood market, Canada will submit a “progress report” to Washington this month outlining steps to protect whales and other…

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