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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…
    18 hours ago

    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…
    19 hours ago

    Federal government looks to hire trainers as it vies for UN Security Council seat 

    Canada is seeking a non-permanent seat on the Security Council, considered the most powerful UN body, for two years beginning…
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    Quebec man charged in alleged online threats aimed at Trudeau, Muslims

    André Audet, 62, appeared at a courthouse in Longueuil, Que., on Jan. 9 in connection with two charges — public…
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    What’s next on the Trump impeachment trial schedule?

    The Senate impeachment trial on whether to remove U.S. President Donald Trump from office formally began on Thursday. Read More…
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    Supreme Court rejects B.C. appeal of Trans Mountain pipeline case

    The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an attempt by British Columbia to assert authority over what can flow through…
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    Politicians past and present expected in St. John’s for John Crosbie funeral

    A state funeral will be held at the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in the provincial capital. Read…
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    Trump’s impeachment trial officially underway in U.S. Senate

    The events will be a test not only of his presidency but also of the nation’s three branches of power…
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    U.S. Senate expected to green light new NAFTA in long-awaited vote

    The Senate is expected to approve the deal and send the measure to Trump’s desk for his signature before it…
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    RCMP civilian advisory board ramps up, but Wally Oppal stands down

    One year after the government announced plans to create a civilian advisory board, is the RCMP on the right track?…
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    Ukraine’s president was told no U.S. aid without Biden investigation: Giuliani associate

    Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani, made several potentially explosive claims in a televised interview Wednesday night with MSNBC’s…
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    Stephen Harper steps down from Conservative Fund board as potential candidates gear up

    “Yes, Mr. Harper has left his position on the Conservative Fund,” said a Conservative spokesperson. Read More Source
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    Trump impeachment: Democrats need only 4 Republicans to get Senate trial

    The House Democrats presenting the case at trial face the unique challenge of persuading a handful of senators to cross…
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    Supreme Court to hear B.C. case attempting to halt Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

    The B.C. government will ask Canada’s high court Thursday to give it authority over what can flow through the expanded…
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    Democratic presidential candidate views differ on ‘endless wars’ in the Middle East

    The war in Afghanistan, which the U.S. started by invading in 2001, has lasted longer than any in American history.…
    3 days ago

    The Russian government just resigned. Here’s what you need to know

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced his resignation while sitting next to President Vladimir Putin on state television. Read More…
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    Plane crash black boxes ‘are with Iran,’ Canada prepared to help decode: Garneau

    Canada is considering providing interim compensation to victims and providing aircraft to bring back remains. Read More Source
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    Iran president slams disqualification of over 9,000 candidates from upcoming elections

    Although hard-liners were among those disqualified by the powerful Guardian Council, most of those rejected were reformist and moderate candidates.…
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    Watchdog to probe Liberals, Tories, NDP for alleged misuse of big data

    The Centre for Digital Rights flagged what it calls the large-scale misuse of big data and targeted digital advertising Read…
    3 days ago

    Peter MacKay expected to announce he will run for the Conservative leadership

    Former Tory cabinet minister Peter MacKay will make a run to replace Andrew Scheer as leader of the Conservative Party.…
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    Trump impeachment: House poised to vote on sending articles to Senate

    Trump’s trial will be only the third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history, and it comes against the backdrop of…
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    Here are key takeaways from the U.S. Democratic presidential debate in Iowa

    The remaining candidates covered a lot of ground in the first debate of 2020 — the final forum before the…
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    Russian prime minister resigns after Putin calls for constitution changes: report

    The resignation follows the Russian leader’s proposal to amend the constitution to increase the powers of prime ministers and Cabinet…
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    Trump’s impeachment articles head to Senate — Here’s what to watch for

    The articles of impeachment against United States President Donald Trump don’t move to the Senate by themselves. Read More Source
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    ‘Incomprehensible’: Sanders denies Warren’s woman presidency claim during debate

    The sudden “he-said, she-said” dispute over gender involving two longtime allies, Sanders and Warren, loomed over the event, though it…
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    Democratic presidential debate highlights vanishing diversity of candidates

    For a Democratic field that was once the most diverse in history, the debate stage will be the starkest example…
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    Trump impeachment: House Democrats release new documents on eve of Senate trial

    Among the documents, obtained from Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas, is a screenshot of a previously undisclosed letter from Giuliani…

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