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Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves Francois Blanchet says he sees an opening to begin the next federal election campaign on Aug. 16 if the COVID 19 pandemic is under control. Blanchet, whose party...
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Privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien says the federal law governing personal information does not apply to the parties activities because they are not commercial in nature. The decision is the...
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In his decision, Judge Michael Phelan found the party s use of the material on television and in four tweets in the run up to the 2019 vote amounted to fair...
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OTTAWA The Liberal government whip is calling for a fellow member of Parliament to appear before a House of Commons committee to answer for a screenshot he...
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OTTAWA Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino announced a new policy to help the families of victims of two major airline disasters become permanent residents in Canada. The new...
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The Liberals are proposing a one per cent tax on vacant homes owned by foreign non residents to cool an overheated housing market across the country. The government s recent budget...
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NEWS Elections commissioner Yves Cote says his office investigated some 400 complaints about false statements allegedly made during the 2019 federal election campaign. He says all but...
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OTTAWA After receiving his first shot in April, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his doctor’s latest advice to him is to take a second shot of the...
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OTTAWA NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is calling on the federal government to halt arms sales to Israel amid escalating violence in the region. At a news conference...
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OTTAWA The Canadian Armed Forces is reporting minimal progress at the midway point of its 10 year drive to increase the number of women in uniform. In 2016,...
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OTTAWA Canadas natural resources minister warns that an alternative to Enbridges Line 5 pipeline would be messy, polluting and expensive. Thats a contingency plan that I...
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OTTAWA In an effort to restore public confidence in the AstraZeneca vaccine after news that Ontario is pausing the first dose of the drug amid rare blood clotting...
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OTTAWA The federal ombudsman for victims of crime says she remains concerned that financial aid for parents of murdered or missing children remains largely unused despite new...
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Natural Resources Canada filed court documents today to formally oppose Gov. Gretchen Whitmer s effort to shut down the cross border energy link. Whitmer has given Calgary based Enbridge Inc. until Wednesday...
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TORONTO Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced billions of dollars in federal funding for five rapid transit projects in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, including the...
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OTTAWA A parliamentary committee will hear this morning from the senior officer who was recently tapped to lead the military s efforts to change its culture. Lt. Gen....
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OTTAWA A Liberal MP is advising the Public Health Agency of Canada not to rely on legal advice from the federal Justice Department because it is not...
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OTTAWA Doctors and nurses on the front lines of Canada s health system are sounding the alarm after the Liberal government appears to have put its promise...
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OTTAWA New Democrats have joined forces with the Liberals to cut short initial debate on a bill aimed at ensuring a federal election could be held safely,...
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OTTAWA Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen says he expects changes to federal strategy to finance experimental ways to deliver social services should more easily, and quickly,...