Despite 2015 defeat, NDP in better spot now than during most of party's past leadership races

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Despite the big names within the NDP who opted to sit the leadership race out and the lack of enthusiasm for the contest outside of the party’s existing membership base, the New Democrats are currently in a better position in the polls than they have been in most of their seven previous leadership contests.  More...

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By admin On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Intellectual property could be key as Canada and U.S. compete for frigate-building bids

Intellectual property demands could be a key factor as Canada tries to compete with the U.S. for international bidders.  More...

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By admin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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Trudeau 'not working hard enough' on NAFTA file, says Scheer

The leader of the Official Opposition is calling out Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s credentials handling the North American Trade Agreement file, less than a month before negotiations with the U.S. and Mexico More...

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By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Illegal border crossings by asylum seekers decline in Manitoba but spike in Quebec

The total number of illegal border crossings made by asylum seekers increased slightly in June compared with the previous month but has stayed relatively consistent since March according to newly released government More...

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By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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In historic 1st, transgender inmate wins transfer to women's prison

Transgender inmate Fallon Aubee is making history as Canada’s first federal inmate to be placed in a prison based on gender identity rather than genitalia.  More...

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By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Khadr's war crimes appeal could hinge on bin Laden propagandist's case

As the wrongful death case against Omar Khadr winds its way through the Ontario courts, his legal battle in the U.S. to quash his war crime convictions remains on hold, pending the outcome of a case involving a More...

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By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Many Indigenous families not applying for Canada child benefit: documents

Many Indigenous families on reserves and in the North have not been applying for the Canada child benefit because they are either unaware of the program or they are not filing their income taxes — a requirement More...

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By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Scheer says anti-Khadr campaign in U.S. media is fair game as NDP cry hypocrisy

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer brushed off suggestions that his party’s campaign denouncing the Trudeau government’s apology and payout to Omar Khadr in the U.S. media will negatively impact upcoming More...

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By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Trudeau defends his choice for governor general amid revelations about her past

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is defending his pick for governor general after it was revealed she struck and killed a pedestrian and was once the subject of a criminal probe for assault.  More...

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By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Andrew Scheer to name Lisa Raitt deputy leader, announce 'gender diverse' House leadership team

Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer will unveil his House leadership team tomorrow in Ottawa, and at least one familiar face will be returning in a senior post, CBC News has learned.  More...