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    WATCH LIVE: Question period in the House of Commons

    Get a front-row seat for all the action happening in Canada’s House of Commons in Ottawa. Read More Source
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    It’s an election, actually: Boris Johnson’s ‘Love Actually’ spoof met with criticism

    Among the critics of Johnson’s ad is the star of the 2003 romantic comedy — Hugh Grant. Read More Source
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    Watchdog calls for modernized privacy laws following Statistics Canada data collection investigation

    “Canadians were deeply troubled by these initiatives,” said commissioner Daniel Therrien following an investigation into two projects from Statistics Canada…
    7 hours ago

    Finland swears in Sanna Marin, world’s youngest sitting prime minister

    The four other parties in the coalition are headed by women — three of whom are in their early 30s.…
    8 hours ago

    2 articles of impeachment formally unveiled against Donald Trump

    The two articles of impeachment revealed Tuesday are: one charge of abuse of power and another of obstruction of Congress.…
    9 hours ago

    Fate of Halifax CFL stadium bid to be decided by regional council Tuesday

    Halifax council will consider a staff report on a proposal by Schooner Sports and Entertainment (SSE) to build a $110-million,…
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    Jason Kenney bringing 5 demands to Justin Trudeau: ‘We are simply asking for a fair deal’

    Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is bringing Justin Trudeau a list of five demands he says must be met to get…
    16 hours ago

    Two impeachment articles to be unveiled by Democrats against Trump: sources

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi declined during an evening event Monday to discuss the articles or the coming announcement. Details were shared…
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    Recent UN vote not a shift in Canada’s ‘steadfast’ support for Israel: Trudeau

    Canada returned to its practice of voting against other resolutions critical of Israel in votes taken this month. Read More…
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    Deputy Prime Minister Freeland en route to Mexico to discuss CUSMA: source

    CUSMA was signed in November last year, but formal approval by the U.S. was held up by Democratic lawmakers who…
    24 hours ago

    Aid proponents worry low public profile of $650-million federal program could expose it to cuts

    Global News has obtained internal government documents that show just “one per cent” of Canadians can say anything about the…
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    Conservatives ramp up calls for Huawei ban amid security questions

    The Liberals delayed making a decision on whether to let the Chinese tech firm into the 5G spectrum. Read More…
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    Which articles of impeachment could Trump face?

    House Democrats have argued that Trump obstructed their impeachment investigation by refusing to provide documents and instructing top advisers and…
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    Trump’s ‘improper pressure’ prevented Pentagon contract, Amazon lawsuit says

    The Pentagon awarded the cloud computing contract to Microsoft in October. Read More Source
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    What to know as Myanmar defends itself in Rohingya genocide court case

    The case alleges that Myanmar’s actions are ‘genocidal in character because they are intended to destroy the Rohingya group in…
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    Feds will give update on state of the economy before Christmas: Morneau

    The pledge comes one day after Conservatives urged the government to do so. Read More Source
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    FBI probe into Trump campaign’s Russia ties was justified, watchdog finds

    The findings undercut U.S. President Donald Trump’s claim that he was the target of a “witch hunt.” Read More Source
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    U.S. Supreme Court allows law requiring women to listen to heartbeat before abortion

    The justices did not comment in refusing to review an appeals court ruling that upheld the law. Read More Source
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    Equalization sparks western anger; 1 economist says that anger is a political tool

    Big-E and Small-E equalization are both worthy of discussion, but one retired economics professor really wants Albertans and all Canadians…
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    Buffalo Project seeks ‘bold new vision,’ better deal for Western Canada

    Frustrated federalists in Western Canada began organizing in 2018, around the time Brad Wall stepped down as premier of Saskatchewan.…
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    Western frustration fuels Wexit separatist movement

    Years of recession and frustration with federal government policies are fuelling western Canadian separatist sentiments. The Wexit group is pushing…
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    Cost of a fair deal: experts break down Alberta government panel’s mandate

    As an Alberta-government appointed panel investigates measures to give Alberta more autonomy in Confederation, experts weigh in on the pros…
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    Western alienation: weathering the storm in southern Alberta

    Leighton Kolk believes there is a disconnect between what’s important to primary industries like agriculture and the federal government in…
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    British leaders push for the finish line in U.K.’s general election

    This election is especially unpredictable because the question of Brexit cuts across traditional party loyalties. Read More Source
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    Jason Kenney, Alberta cabinet ministers in Ottawa to meet with federal counterparts

    Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and eight of his cabinet ministers will be in Ottawa on Monday and Tuesday, meeting with…
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    Former Lebanon PM Hariri re-enters election race after political opponent withdraws

    Lebanon’s leading Sunni Muslim politician, Saad al-Hariri, quit as prime minister on Oct. 29, prompted by mass protests. Read More…
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    Liberal House Leader pushes back at criticisms that throne speech ignored Western Canada

    “The throne speech didn’t mention any province specifically,” said Rodriguez. Read More Source
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    Conservatives call on Liberals to provide ‘urgent’ economic update

    Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre, the finance critic, says he wants to see the Liberal government provide a fiscal update before…
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    As 2 Canadians near 1 year mark in Chinese jail, Kovrig maintains sense of humour

    Canadian prisoner Michael Kovrig is trying to hold on to a sense of humour as he and fellow countryman Michael…
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    The West Block – Episode 14, Season 9

    Watch the full broadcast of The West Block from Sunday, December 8, 2019 with Mercedes Stephenson. Read More Source

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