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    Who’s running for Conservative leader? A look at declared and potential candidates

    The Conservative leadership convention is taking place in Toronto on June 27. Read More Source
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    Andrew Scheer says he’ll run again as MP for Regina

    Scheer declined to comment on questions surrounding his use of party funds to pay for his children’s schooling. Read More…
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    ‘It’s entirely about politics’: experts weigh in on Trump’s Middle East peace plan

    Trump’s opponents are doubting the viability of any plan since there’s been little-to-no input from the Palestinians, who have rejected…
    7 hours ago

    COMMENTARY: Canadian politicians need to put politics aside and ratify CUSMA — ASAP

    It would be rather disastrous for Canada to suddenly decide we’re not on board with the new NAFTA at this…
    9 hours ago

    Former cabinet minister Peter MacKay to announce Tory leadership bid Saturday

    MacKay, who served in a number of portfolios under prime minister Stephen Harper, has said he will make the announcement…
    10 hours ago

    Impeachment trial: Trump’s defence team set to begin opening arguments

    The president’s attorneys will begin their arguments Saturday in the impeachment trial and are expected to insist the president did…
    11 hours ago

    ‘He is who he is’: Democrats say oust Trump or he’ll abuse power again

    Closing out their case, House Democrats warned in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial that the president will persist in abusing his…
    19 hours ago

    Tape given to House appears to connect Trump to key probe figure

    ABC News reported that a speaker who appears to be Trump says on the recording, “Get rid of her! Get…
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    Foreign affairs minister ‘cautiously optimistic’ about UN Security Council bid

    Canada faces stiff competition from Norway and Ireland for the two temporary seats on the most powerful UN body, which…
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    Ridesharing kicks off in British Columbia: Uber, Lyft give first rides

    Ridesharing vehicles are now on the road in British Columbia. Read More Source
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    Trudeau names Quebec Sen. Marc Gold as new government representative in Red Chamber

    Gold is a constitutional law expert and replaces Sen. Peter Harder in the role. Read More Source
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    Thousands protest in Iraq calling for U.S. troops to leave country

    According to U.S. military officials, rather than draw down, Americans have poured 20,000 additional troops in the Middle East. Read…
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    Trump impeachment trial: Democrats to make final opening arguments on 3rd day

    Democrats are due to make their case that Trump improperly interfered in Congress’ probe of his dealings with Ukraine. Read…
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    Scheer gathers Conservatives to plot strategy for Parliament’s return

    The caucus retreat comes at a time when many Tories are plotting their own strategies for how best to replace…
    2 days ago

    Pierre Poilievre says he’s not seeking Conservative leadership, citing family reasons

    “I knew it would be hard on my family life to do this. But I did not realize how hard.”…
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    Economic fallout of Northern Pulp closure will cut deep in Nova Scotia’s Pictou County

    The looming closure of the Northern Pulp paper mill in Pictou County has already impacted the region but deeper cuts…
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    2 Canadian investigators return from Iran plane crash probe, say black boxes remain

    Fifty-seven Canadian citizens were among the 176 people killed. Read More Source
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    Here’s how SARS spread and the lessons learned for the new coronavirus outbreak

    Here’s a look at how the new coronavirus compares to the spread of SARS in 2002-03. Read More Source
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    Russian lawmakers OK constitutional changes put forward by Putin

    Kremlin critics have described the amendments as an attempt by Putin to secure his rule over Russia for life. Read…
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    Brexit bill passes final hurdle, becomes law with Queen’s approval

    “At times it felt like we would never cross the Brexit finish line, but we’ve done it,” Prime Minister Boris…
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    U.S. takes aim at ‘birth tourism’ with visa restrictions on pregnant women

    The practice of coming to the U.S. to give birth is fundamentally legal, although there are scattered cases of authorities…
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    Trump impeachment: Senate gathers for more opening arguments in landmark trial

    Each side has 24 hours over three days to present their case. After the House prosecutors finish Friday, the president’s…
    3 days ago

    Trump will attend annual anti-abortion ‘March of Life’ rally in Washington

    “See you on Friday … Big Crowd!” Trump tweeted Wednesday as he returned to the White House after a trip…
    3 days ago

    Teck Frontier project to challenge Trudeau’s climate policies, relationship to Alberta: expert

    The federal cabinet has until the end of February to decide whether the project will be approved.  Read More Source
    3 days ago

    Rona Ambrose announces she will not run for Conservative leadership

    Ambrose said she intends to remain involved but focus on private-sector work. Read More Source
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    Ottawa will match Canada Strong donations for Iran plane crash victims

    The federal government will match all contributions up to the campaign goal. Read More Source
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    U.S. proposal seeks to limit types of emotional support animals allowed on flights

    The U.S. Transportation Department on Wednesday announced plans to tighten rules around service animals, the biggest change being that only…
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    Rookie MP for Hastings-Lennox and Addington announces bid for Conservative leadership

    Derek Sloan, 35, began his political career just over three months ago, and now, he says he wants to lead…
    3 days ago

    Trump slams impeachment trial, touts U.S. economy at World Economic Forum

    “It’s such a hoax,” Trump said of the impeachment case against him. “I think it’s so bad for our country.”…
    4 days ago

    Trump impeachment trial: U.S. Senators approve rules but reject witnesses

    The daylong session started Tuesday with the setback for Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell and the president’s legal team, but…

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