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Canada's Liberal Party Aims To Legalize Marijuana For Recreational Use By Spring 2017

The Inquisitr - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Reports are saying that Canada is set to legalize marijuana by next spring. Canadian Health Minister Jane Philpott recently announced that Canada's Liberal Party will introduce a new legislation in 2017 that aims to legalize recreational marijuana ...

Liberal MP Doug Eyolfson breaks ranks with party on Air Canada bill

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
In a little noted act the evening of April 20, Eyolfson stood and voted against Bill C-10, the government's legislation to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act. He was the only Liberal to vote nay. And, perhaps most importantly, he says he has ...
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BC premier's $50000 stipend from Liberal party puts her in conflict of interest involving party donors: MLA

National Post - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark receives an annual “commission-like payout” from the B.C. Liberal party, which puts her in a conflict of interest involving party donors, an Opposition MLA alleges in a complaint filed Wednesday with the conflict ...

Has The World Hit Peak Trudeau Yet? Liberals' Online Boutique Suggests 'No'

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Before you get incensed over the thought of being bamboozled into reading another piece fawning over Canada's youthful king, simmer down.
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Canada 'does not and will not' pay ransom to terrorists, PM says

CTV News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Rae, the former interim Liberal Party leader, said that “right up to the Prime Minister of Canada, every senior Canadian minister and public official has been involved on a regular basis in assessing how to deal with this crisis and the decisions that ...

Liberal party biggest backer of Goldsmith-Jones campaign

Coast Reporter - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Returns filed with Elections Canada also show that some $225,400 came into the campaign as direct transfers from the Liberal Party's national office - the most for any of the party's candidates. Seven other campaigns in B.C. were also among the 10 that ...

How The Liberal Party Plans To Innovate The Way We Innovate

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Liberals believe that this approach is similar to the one they took with the Canada Child Benefit. In that particular case they attempted to take several pre-existing child benefit programs and created a singular, simpler, and in their opinion, more ...
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Canada's Liberal Party opposes single sports betting bill C-122

SBC News - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Canada appears to be split once more regarding its sports betting future, as the ruling Liberal Party has refused to support Bill C-122: 'The Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act'.

MPs stand out for dissent

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎5 hours ago‎
OTTAWA - Winnipeg Liberal MPs are gaining a reputation for standing against their own party in the House of Commons.
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$7.5B surplus in first 11 months of fiscal year challenges Liberal deficit prediction

Toronto Star - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Finance Department's latest monthly fiscal monitor, released Friday, suggests the government would have to run about a $13-billion deficit in March to reach the Liberals prediction of a $5.4-billion shortfall. Ottawa had a $3.2-billion surplus in ...
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Manitoba Liberal wants leader Rana Bokhari to resign at post-election meeting

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
A longtime Manitoba Liberal Party campaign manager wants leader Rana Bokhari to resign when she reports to her party's board of directors Thursday evening, after coming in third in the Fort Rouge constituency in the 2016 provincial election. The ...
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Embracing the job: A photographic compilation of Justin Trudeau's hugging highlights of the past six months

Vancouver Sun - ‎13 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Elect Justin Trudeau hugs his mother Margaret Trudeau as he makes his way on stage for his acceptance speech at Liberal party headquarters in Montreal on Monday, Oct. 19, 2015 after winning the 42nd Canadian general election. Justin ...
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Liberals won over Muslims by huge margin in 2015, poll suggests

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Muslim Canadians voted overwhelmingly for the Liberal Party in last year's election, helping Justin Trudeau secure the majority government that nine out of 10 of Muslims believe will help improve relations between themselves and other Canadians ...

Why the arts should have been given a boost during this slump

The Globe and Mail - ‎14 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party unveiled a federal budget last month that sees arts and culture gaining nearly $2-billion more in support over the next five years.
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Canada's ruling Liberal government opposes single-game sports betting bill

CalvinAyre.com - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
canada-sports-betting-bill-c221-liberal-opposition Canada's push for single-game sports betting took a hit on Tuesday after the ruling Liberal party announced it would oppose the measure. On Tuesday, Canada's House of Commons held the second (of ...
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Canada Revenue Agency nets more than expected from tax cheats

Globalnews.ca - ‎15 hours ago‎
There is a lot of potential revenue there,” said Dennis Howlett, executive director of Canadians for Tax Fairness. Conservative MP Ziad Aboultaif, the party's national revenue critic, says the huge increase in off-shore money is a result of Liberal ...
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Ambrose takes on Liberal charge of deficit hypocrisy

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - ‎17 hours ago‎
Stephen Harper was right, Conservative interim leader Rona Ambrose writes in a new, longer-than-usual fundraising email to supporters, sent out Thursday.
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Mother of Canadian children abducted to Iran looking for Trudeau's direct intervention

National Post - ‎16 hours ago‎
The Conservative government broke off ties with Iran in September 2012. But Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion said a Liberal government will rebuild relations with Iran and is lifting a broad range of sanctions brought in against that country ...

Most popular replacement for Harper is the one candidate who can't run: poll

The Globe and Mail - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
A backbencher's lone dissenting vote against a government bill about Air Canada may be the first sign that the Liberals are living up to their campaign promise to loosen their hold on the party whip. > This weekend is the deadline to file your taxes ...

The six-month report card: The best of Ottawa's new MPs

National Post - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Michael Cooper - A lawyer by training, Cooper has been a longtime activist within the Conservative Party of Canada and the Canadian Alliance, who's quickly jumping into a prominent role for the Tories in the Commons as a bit of an attack dog ...
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