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Canadian authorities might have guessed how China would respond to the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, the Huawei executive accused of violating U.S. sanctions on Iran. In 2014, after Canada arrested...
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The timing was admittedly not the best. Shortly after the premier of Quebec, Francois Legault, declared his opposition to reviving the mothballed Energy East pipeline, which would have transported western...
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It took several days for news of the Dec. 1 arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver to leak out. Judging by the reaction out of China,...
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There is no actual necessity for them, you understand. The federal and provincial governments are quite able to function within their respective jurisdictions without their leaders dashing off across the...
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... From the right, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer blamed the federal......
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begins with a puzzle. Economic growth, it trumpets, is strong — the strongest in the G7 in, er, 2017. Unemployment is at a 40 year low; capacity utilization is back to...
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Not so long ago, you’ll recall, Ontario had one of the loosest campaign finance regimes in the democratic world. Individuals, corporations or unions could donate virtually as much as they...
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Are Conservatives right to think the next federal election will be a referendum on carbon pricing And are they likely to win if it is There they all are on...
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... the many pro PR columns that Andrew Coyne keeps writing. Extremists hate......
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The Conservatives have invested much effort in recent years attempting to persuade Canadians that StatCan is their enemy witness the campaign against the long form census. The current hysteria was kicked...
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The idea of entrusting the organization of election debates to an independent commission is a sound one, and long overdue. Televised leaders’ debates have been a part of Canadian elections...
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... Wells of being a “liberal.” Andrew Scheer gave a speech......
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There is a theory that B.C.’s NDP government would just as soon the province’s referendum on electoral reform failed. I doubt it, but the way the government has chosen to...
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... an irresponsible giveaway. Conservative leader Andrew Scheer denounced the rebates......
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I grew up with the federal deficit and I still have the fiscal scars to prove it. Twenty seven straight years the federal government ran deficits, 21of them in excess of...
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Monday may in time come to be seen as the day electoral reform came to Canada. A year from now the country that, alone among those still using “first past...
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Ever since the text of the renegotiated NAFTA was released, attention has focused on its notorious Article 32.10, and whether it precludes Canada from entering into a free trade agreement...
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Attempting to soften up public opinion for the fall economic update, the finance minister has been furiously signalling two contradictory messages. On the one hand, the government will address business...
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When the revamped, Trumpified NAFTA was first announced, the general reaction here was relief. Disaster had been averted. The agreement had been saved. Maclean’s magazine featured Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia...
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Throughout his time as prime minister, theories abounded as to what philosophy of government, if any, could explain Stephen Harper’s apparently rudderless course. A few die hards on the left persisted...