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    Canadian government ‘concerned’ about deaths, violence in Bolivia

    The victims were supporters of Evo Morales, reports say, who until recently was the country’s president. Read More Source
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    Abortions rights advocates urge Liberals to turn politics into policy 

    The issue of abortion played a prominent role in the federal election campaign this fall. Read More Source
    23 hours ago

    Obama to Democratic hopefuls: don’t veer too far left

    Immigration and health care are two issues he cited as cases where Democratic candidates are out of sync with public…
    1 day ago

    As 2020 U.S. election approaches, Twitter tightens bans on political ads, causes

    Twitter said it will use a combination of automated technology and human teams to enforce the new ad policies. Read…
    1 day ago

    Donald Trump impeachment hearings: Key takeaways from the second day

    Yovanovitch left no doubt that she interpreted some of the Trump’s cryptic comments about her — “she’s going to go…
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    Elizabeth May calls out Jason Kenney: ‘There is no planet called Alberta’

    May stressed Alberta is not exempt from climate change and has already felt the harsh affects, including the Fort McMurray…
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    Peel District School Board trustee alleges black students called ‘savages’, ahead of racism review

    “I have sent in two reviewers at the request of the board to investigate these matters seriously, in an expedited…
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    Most of Ottawa’s $1.6B bailout for Alberta oil and gas industry has been handed out

    Canada’s $1.6-billion bailout package for Alberta’s battered oil industry is well underway but with little transparency about who is getting…
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    Trump ally Roger Stone found guilty of lying to Congress, witness tampering

    Stone was indicted in January as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election tampering. Read More Source
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    Trudeau to wrap up meetings with opposition leaders with Elizabeth May

    Though May has stepped down as party leader, she is still the head of the Greens’ three-member caucus in the…
    2 days ago

    79 mayors, U.S. Congress wade into publisher’s limit on eBooks for libraries

    Public libraries across North America continue to fight against a big publisher’s eBook restrictions. Dozens of elected officials are now…
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    Review of Canadian fossil fuel subsidies appears to be behind schedule: environmental advocate

    Canada’s promise to produce an inventory of its fossil fuel subsidies as part of a joint peer review with Argentina…
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    Short-term rentals impacting Halifax’s rental market

    Halifax’s vacancy rate has been steadily declining and now sits at 1.6 percent. At the same time, the short-term rental…
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    Judge says media accreditation criteria wasn’t clear for federal debates

    “The Commission provides no rationale why some types of advocacy do not impact accreditation, while others do,” Federal Court Justice…
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    Parliamentary budget watchdog warns of slower growth, deeper deficits

    In a report Thursday, the parliamentary budget office downgraded its outlook for the country’s economy compared to its projections from…
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    ANALYSIS: The impeachment inquiry is not here for your entertainment

    The impeachment inquiry may lack pizzazz, but U.S. President Donald Trump and his Republican defenders may soon yearn for these…
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    9 former Liberal senators rename themselves ‘Progressive Senate Group’

    Nine senators say they have adopted the name ‘Progressive Senate Group’ to reflect their approach to legislating. Read More Source
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    Trump’s Ukraine actions akin to ‘bribery’: Pelosi

    Bribery is an impeachable offence spelled out in the United States Constitution. Read More Source
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    New Brunswick moves to privatize Cannabis NB

    New Brunswick Finance and Treasury Board Minister Ernie Steeves made the announcement on Tuesday. Read More Source
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    Nancy Pelosi says she wants to see U.S. House pass CUSMA by end of 2019

    “We are moving positively in terms of the U.S. Mexico Canada agreement. Again, it all comes down to … enforcement,”…
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    North Korea rejects U.S. offer to begin nuclear talks again

    North Korea has been seeking a lifting of punishing sanctions, but the United States has insisted Kim Jong Un must…
    3 days ago

    Reality check: A closer look at claims made during the impeachment hearing

    A look at some of the remarks in the House Intelligence Committee proceeding. Read More Source
    3 days ago

    Deval Patrick, former Massachusetts governor, joins 2020 presidential race

    He made history as the first black governor of Massachusetts and has close ties to former President Barack Obama and…
    3 days ago

    Singh and Trudeau to meet today to discuss NDP’s priorities for throne speech

    Singh says he has three key priorities that he hopes to see in the Liberal throne speech. Read More Source
    3 days ago

    Trump’s impeachment hearing takes flight online in the age of social media

    A look at the national conversation surrounding the first presidential impeachment hearings of the hyperpartisan, social media era. Read More…
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    Barack Obama says his approach to politics aligned with Justin Trudeau’s

    Former U.S. president Barack Obama says that of all the things he stresses about, Canada-U.S. relations is not one of…
    3 days ago

    Audit finds Canada’s fisheries in decline, says response lacks urgency

    A new report urges Ottawa to finalize regulations setting timelines and targets for rebuilding critically depleted stocks, Read More Source
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    ‘Pick a lane’: Kenney calls out Quebec’s use of equalization payments after Blanchet’s meeting with Trudeau

    Premier Jason Kenney said Alberta has paid $600 billion in equalization payments since 1960, adding the province has contributed $23…
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    Donald Trump impeachment hearings: Takeaways from the 1st round of public testimonies

    The first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Donald Trump offered some new pieces to the puzzle.…
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    Zelenskiy had a lot to gain from a meeting with the White House: Kent

    Ukrainian Prime Volodymyr Zelenskiy was recently elected on April 21. Read More Source

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