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    Trump’s Senate impeachment trial set to begin with fight over proposed rules

    A first test will come midday Tuesday when the session gavels open to vote on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s…
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    He never had trouble at the U.S. border — until he got a pardon. Here’s what seems to be happening

    If you have a record for a minor crime, should you get a pardon? Global News talked to someone who…
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    NAFTA ratification, assault rifle ban among top priorities for Liberal government

    Ratifying the new North American Free Trade Agreement will be a top priority for the Trudeau government when Parliament resumes…
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    How carbon pricing works across the country

    Here’s a quick glimpse at how the national price on pollution works in every province and territory. Read More Source
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    Impeachment of Donald Trump: A look at questions surrounding the trial

    Will witnesses be allowed to testify? Will the president be acquitted? And where will Trump be during all of this,…
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    Boris Johnson loses 1st Brexit legislation vote since winning December election

    Johnson’s Conservatives won a large majority in the lower chamber, the House of commons, at the Dec. 12 vote and…
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    Tax debt owed from oil and gas companies to Alberta towns has more than doubled

    Alberta’s rural municipalities say the amount of unpaid property taxes they’re owed by oil and gas companies has more than…
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    Nearly a third of poll respondents don’t want Canada to send troops to stop genocide

    The findings are being released as global leaders prepare to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a…
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    Manitoba carbon tax a maybe, Pallister says after meeting Trudeau in Winnipeg

    Premier Brian Pallister is raising the possibility of imposing a carbon tax in Manitoba as he tries to fashion a…
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    White House lays out Trump’s impeachment defence, says abuse of power is not a crime

    The document says the two articles of impeachment brought against the president — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress…
    19 hours ago

    Malaysia says it’s not a ‘dumping site,’ sends back trash to 13 countries including Canada

    Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin said another 110 containers are expected to be sent back by the middle of this…
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    Ottawa getting ready to launch multimillion-dollar ‘Buy Canadian’ food campaign

    The multimillion-dollar campaign will aim to reach Canadians “on an emotional level.” Read More Source
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    Trudeau to meet potential bridge-builder Pallister during cabinet retreat

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet on Monday with the least hostile of conservative Prairie premiers, Manitoba’s Brian Pallister. Read…
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    Trudeau, Pallister to meet during cabinet retreat in Winnipeg

    The tete-a-tete comes on the second day of a three-day federal cabinet retreat, being held in Winnipeg as part of…
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    Impeachment prosecutors, Trump’s defence team lay out arguments as trial looms

    Trump’s lawyers on Sunday previewed their impeachment defence with the questionable assertion that the charges against him are invalid, adopting…
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    White House adviser on Europe, Russia placed on leave pending an investigation

    Andrew Peek was escorted off the White House compound on Friday, according to one of those familiar with his departure.…
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    Moscow protest over Putin’s political shake-up diluted amid other demonstrations

    Sunday’s event saw a smaller turnout than many previous opposition protests last summer, which at their peak drew around 60,000…
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    No assessment made on security for Prince Harry, Meghan, safety minister says

    ‘No assessment has yet been done as to what actually may be or may not be required,’ Bill Blair told…
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    Yemeni president condemns rebel attack on military camp as death toll rises to 79

    Ballistic missiles smashed into a mosque in the training camp in the central province of Marib late Saturday, wounding 81…
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    Balancing autonomy, vulnerability key for how Liberals will amend assisted dying laws: Hajdu

    Hajdu says removing the need for “reasonable foreseeable” death potentially opens up the service. Read More Source
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    Senate Republicans face ‘huge price at the polls’ if they help Trump avoid impeachment: Democrat

    ‘There’s nothing more stimulating than losing your own election,’ said Howard Dean. Read More Source
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    The West Block – Episode 20, Season 9

    Watch the full broadcast of ‘The West Block’ from Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020 with Eric Sorensen. Read More Source
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    Armed Forces being mobilized to help Eastern Newfoundland dig out

    Premier Dwight Ball asked for Ottawa’s help on Saturday, and Minister of Natural Resources Seamus O’Regan said the federal government…
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    COMMENTARY: MPs return to Ottawa, but with little interest in foreign affairs

    The growing chaos in the outside world is unlikely to intrude much into caucus deliberations in Ottawa this week, Matthew…
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    Russia’s Vladimir Putin turns down idea of Soviet-style leaders for life

    The late Soviet period was characterized by a series of elderly leaders such as Leonid Brezhnev, Yuri Andropov and Konstantin…
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    COMMENTARY: B.C’s loss at the Supreme Court is a win for Canada

    The Supreme Court’s decision on the TMX pipeline project is a reminder that Canada is a federation and that a…
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    Is the Liberal government’s promise to repeal mandatory minimum sentences dead?

    ‘Repealing mandatory minimum sentences may be exactly the sort of pressure-release valve that our overburdened courts need,’ says lawyer Michael…
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    Trudeau, cabinet ministers head to Winnipeg for retreat

    Beginning Sunday, Trudeau and his 36 ministers will be holed up in Winnipeg for three days to discuss priorities and…
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    ‘Show some respect’: Horgan ruffles feathers with LNG plant visit that skips Indigenous leaders

    Premier John Horgan is in Kitimat touring the LNG Canada project. Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs say he should have made time…
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    Métis nations from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario want direct negotiations with feds

    Three provincial Métis nations are asking the federal government to negotiate directly with them on issues of self-government and not…

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