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'He was a real character': Academic discusses Jean Chr├ętien's place in history in run-up to ex-PM's ...

Published: 2019-07-17T18:00:00Z 

With just a couple of months to go until the arrival of Jean Chr├ętien in Kelowna, NowMedia has spoken with an expert on Canadian politics about the ...

Mark King announces candidacy for People's Party of Canada

Published: 2019-07-17T17:56:14Z 

Mark King has made history as the first People's Party of Canada candidate ... King says there is a real shift taking place in Canadian politics, and he ...

Tories re-editing fundraising video after family of Canadian detained in China complained

Published: 2019-07-17T15:58:13Z 

The video, which goes after the Liberals' overall foreign policy record, ... A source told CBC News it was Kovrig's family who complained to the party.

Hotel Association of Canada calls on political parties to crack down on online short-term rentals

Published: 2019-07-17T15:11:15Z 

OTTAWA (NEWS 1130) – Ahead of the federal election, hotels, motels, and resorts across Canada are calling on political parties to crack down on ...

Politics Briefing: Report casts spotlight on parties' uncompetitive nomination races

Published: 2019-07-17T14:48:35Z 

A review of Canadian political nomination races by the Samara Centre for Democracy has found that .... Got a news tip that you'd like us to look into?

Government of Canada announces appointments to the Canada Industrial Relations Board

Published: 2019-07-17T13:52:30Z 

GATINEAU, QC, July 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to appointing highly qualified candidates able to best serve the ...

Taxing the matter: Dal prof wins top history award

Published: 2019-07-17T12:11:15Z 

The Governor General's History Award is presented by the Canadian ... Thanks in part to tax politics, by the end of the time period covered in the book ...

Majority of Canadians want change in Ottawa, 37% say they'd vote Conservative: Ipsos

Published: 2019-07-17T09:00:00Z 

Ipsos' last poll showed 32 per cent saying that the Trudeau government had done ... for the Liberals," Sean Simpson, vice-president at Ipsos, told Global News. ... "Particularly concerning for the prime minister is that more Canadians ...

Trudeau to push trade pact in EU leaders' summit

Published: 2019-07-17T08:21:58Z 

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is greeted by the President of the ... We're very pleased with our co-operation with the French government," ... emerged with news that France would move forward with CETA's ratification.

Trudeau pushes trade pact in EU summit as France moves ahead on CETA

Published: 2019-07-17T08:08:08Z 

Trudeau has been pushing hard for a win on trade and foreign policy after two ... "It is disturbing that Canadian MPs, including the leaders of two political ... emerged with news that France would move forward with CETA's ratification.

Trudeau to push trade pact in EU leaders' summit as France moves ahead on CETA

Published: 2019-07-17T08:03:45Z 

Trudeau has been pushing hard for a win on trade and foreign policy after two ... NATO and European leaders to visit Canada for meetings with Trudeau ... emerged with news that France would move forward with CETA's ratification.

Canada needs to triple the amount of protected land and water to tackle 'nature emergency': report

Published: 2019-07-17T08:00:53Z 

As of 2016, 11.8 per cent of Canada's land mass had been set aside for ... Alison Woodley, an executive with CPAWS, said in an interview with CBC News. ... Federal government accepts dozens of amendments to environmental ...

Power to the party? Report raises questions about federal nominations

Published: 2019-07-17T06:56:15Z 

The Samara Institute for Democracy, an Ottawa-based charity that aims to make Canadian politics more accessible to voters, examined 6,500 people ...

Uncompetitive nomination races weaken parties and Canadian democracy, study warns

Published: 2019-07-17T04:18:45Z 

Morden said through exit interviews with MPs Samara has found there is "broad, quiet understanding" in political circles of the deficiencies of the ...

Uncompetitive nomination races weaken parties and Canadian democracy, study warns

Published: 2019-07-17T04:07:30Z 

Political parties are private organizations, the Samara study says, but they're also "public utilities" that have a profound effect on Canadian democracy.

Uncompetitive nomination races weaken parties and Canadian democracy, study warns

Published: 2019-07-17T04:07:30Z 

Political parties are private organizations, the Samara study says, but they're also "public utilities" that have a profound effect on Canadian democracy.

Politics This Morning: Trudeau in Montreal for Canada -EU summit

Published: 2019-07-17T03:56:15Z 

(via CBC News); Canadian maker of military vehicles for Sudan operates beyond reach of Ottawa's rules: It's called into question the role that foreign ...

Nomination process for federal election candidates 'uncompetitive' and 'biased': report

Published: 2019-07-17T03:56:15Z 

... How federal election candidates are chosen' — looked at the more than 6,600 candidates who ran to represent one of Canada's five major political ...

Should politicians be allowed to block people on Twitter?

Published: 2019-07-17T01:48:51Z 

Morrow, who normally tweets about pop culture, animals, Canadian politics and books, recently retweeted two posts critical of the UCP government's ...

Chris Selley: Now is the chance for politicians to finally wean themselves off their Bombardier ...

Published: 2019-07-16T21:56:42Z 

Doug Ford's Progressive Conservative government has thrown the ... There is no good reason competent Canadian companies can't compete against ...