POLITICS

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    Q&A: Andrew Scheer answers readers’ questions one-on-one in Winnipeg

    PC Party of Canada Leader Andrew Scheer was in Winnipeg Tuesday. He sat down with 680 CJOB’s Julie Buckingham to…
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    Pipeline politics loom large in Burnaby riding at ground zero of Trans Mountain

    In the battle over Canadian resource projects, there is no riding that looms larger than Burnaby North-Seymour. Read More Source
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    Conservatives say Liberals need to be ‘upfront’ about price of big campaign promises

    The Liberals and Conservatives are at odds over the Liberal Party’s use of the Parliamentary Budget Officer for campaign platform…
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    ‘Best way to fight climate change is to go to school,’ Quebec education minister tells students taking part in climate march

    Quebec Education Minister Jean-François Roberge is insisting that the best way for students to fight the climate crisis is to…
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    Conservation groups want U.S. to pressure Canada to protect right whales

    Nine U.S.-based organizations have sent an 11-page letter to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expressing “deep concern” over the…
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    Brian Mulroney opens university institute in N.S. that bears his name

    The $60-million Brian Mulroney Institute of Government, housed in a new 75,000-square-foot building called Mulroney Hall, will offer what it…
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    NDP’s Singh vows to cover dental care for families earning less than $70K

    The parliamentary budget office estimates the first year of the party’s plan would cost the government $560 million Read More…
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    ANALYSIS: When does an ‘I love Canadian oil & gas’ shirt become political?

    Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said a pro-oil slogan is not political, then used its message to attack his political rival.…
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    Liberals will increase old age security, CPP benefits if re-elected: Trudeau

    Trudeau says a re-elected Liberal government would increase old age security by an extra 10 per cent once a senior…
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    Trump picks Robert O’Brien, U.S. hostage negotiator, as national security adviser

    O’Brien, currently a presidential envoy for hostage affairs at the U.S. Department of State, has a long history in Republican…
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    Trudeau promises to boost old age security, CPP benefits if re-elected

    Justin Trudeau is promising to do more to boost incomes for seniors, widows and widowers. Read More Source
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    Trump orders U.S. to ‘substantially increase’ sanctions on Iran

    Trump did not give additional details on the move, which follows weekend attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that…
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    One week into the federal election, leaders continue to criss-cross Canada

    The federal election campaign marks a milestone today: one week down, four-and-a-half to go. Read More Source
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    Trump plans to revoke California’s authority to set auto emissions standards

    Top California officials and environmental groups pledged legal action to stop the rollback. Read More Source
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    Trudeau jumps ahead of Scheer as voters’ choice for best prime minister

    Trudeau and the Green Party’s Elizabeth May statistically tied on who voters think will act on climate change. Read More…
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    Netanyahu, challengers wait for official results as Israeli election race too close to call

    Netanyahu’s main election challenger, centrist Benny Gantz, said on Wednesday it appeared from the exit polls that Israel’s longest-serving leader…
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    South Korea removes Japan from trade ‘white list’ as exports dispute worsens

    The change comes a week after South Korea initiated a complaint to the World Trade Organization over a separate Japanese…
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    Trump visits California, says he’ll do ‘something’ about homelessness problem

    “We can’t let Los Angeles, San Francisco and numerous other cities destroy themselves by allowing what’s happening,” Trump said aboard…
    21 hours ago

    People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier ‘thrilled’ to be included in leaders’ debates

    NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh wrote a letter of complaint objecting to Bernier’s invitation to participate in the debates. Read More…
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    Fact check: Trudeau releases inaccuracies on child care record during campaign

    During a pledge on Monday to create up to 250,000 more child care spaces, a news release detailing a commitment…
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    Reality check: No, the RCMP did not confirm an investigation into SNC-Lavalin scandal

    The Conservative Party of Canada posted and quickly deleted a tweet Tuesday declaring that the “RCMP confirms Justin Trudeau is…
    22 hours ago

    At least 3 teachers remove religious symbols at work under Quebec’s secularism law

    Bill 21 prohibits public-sector employees in positions of authority — including teachers, police officers and judges — from wearing religious…
    23 hours ago

    Grits, Tories both promise to make parental leave tax-free. Who has the better offer?

    A look at the Conservative and Liberal proposals to make parental leave tax-free. Read More Source
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    ‘I’m busy governing’: Doug Ford explains why he isn’t campaigning for Scheer

    Scheer has now campaigned in three provinces — Ontario, Alberta and Manitoba — that have conservative premiers. None has appeared…
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    Singh ‘troubled’ by Bernier’s invite to leaders’ debate, calls on commissioner to reconsider

    The letter comes a day after it was announced Bernier would be invited to participate in Canada’s official leadership debate.…
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    Advocates call for national youth suicide strategy: ‘Our children will continue to die’

    Between 2013 and 2017, at least 1,174 youth between eight and 19 years old died by suicide. Read More Source
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    Senate incidents involving pro-oil and gas shirts highlight lack of clarity in legislatures’ rules

    Twice this month, visitors to parliament buildings were asked to remove items of clothing sporting the slogan “I love Canadian…
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    NDP, Greens pledge to improve access to health care and surgeries for transgender people

    Meanwhile, the Liberal party said ‘a lot of hard work still needs to be done — including in the realm…
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    Greens pledge to regulate tech giants to ensure only ‘verifiable identities’ on platforms

    Is it possible for a government to enact this type of regulation, and would it actually address the problems the…
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    Tories pledge to increase federal contribution to RESP to 30%

    The increase would come on top of the existing federal grants for low and middle-income families. Read More Source

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