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Basic Income Now Officially Liberal Party Policy

Huffington Post Canada - ‎21 hours ago‎
Efforts towards a guaranteed basic income are now official policy of the Liberal Party of Canada - though not necessarily that of the federal Liberal government.
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Liberals 'reconnected' with Canadians, Trudeau says, as party adopts new constitution

CBC.ca - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Five years after the party was decimated, Liberals gathered in Winnipeg as the party in power. And Trudeau took time to boast of what his government had accomplished in office.
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Federal Liberals party it up in Winnipeg

National Observer - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi and Environment Minister Catherine McKenna share a laugh at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights after the opening ceremonies of the Liberal Party convention in Winnipeg on May 26, 2016. Photo by Bea ...
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Just who does Urz Heer work for?

American Thinker (blog) - ‎11 hours ago‎
Not only does Heer's LinkedIn profile claim that she is still a "Director" with the "Brampton West Federal Liberal Riding Association," but the Liberal Party of Canada's own website for the "Brampton West Federal Liberal Association" also shows Heer as ...
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How I nearly got elbowed out of a Justin Trudeau selfie in Winnipeg

National Observer - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Mélanie Joly, Liberal Party of Canada, Winnipeg, 2016, convention Canadian Heritage Minister Melanie Joly was a keynote speaker on Friday.

Visa-free travel for Ukrainians to Canada? Not quite...

Ukraine Today - ‎3 hours ago‎
The governing Liberal Party of Canada didn't pass a resolution on visa-free travel for Ukrainians during the convention in Winnipeg, Canada on May 26-29, that's according to Ukraine's Embassy to Canada.

Federal Liberals consider cracking down on Islamophobia

CBC.ca - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Omar Raza, director of the Windsor West Federal Liberal Association, is making the pitch during the Liberal convention in Winnipeg.
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Trudeau hired foreign nanny before criticizing temporary foreign worker program

CTV News - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hired a nanny from outside Canada to care for his children before he became Liberal Party leader -- and a vocal critic of the temporary foreign worker program. In an email to CTV News on Monday, a spokesperson for the ...

Australia's supposedly conservative party is not conservative

American Thinker (blog) - ‎11 hours ago‎
At best it is the oxymoronically named "progressive conservative" variety, but more aptly it is analogous to the centrist portion of Liberal parties elsewhere (see, e.g., Canada). The classification difficulty arises for many because the Australian ...

Liberals pinpoint themes of diversity and reconciliation for Canada's 150th birthday in 2017

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎May 27, 2016‎
That could take the form of block parties, park cleanups, youth forums, or hikes on the Trans-Canada trail, she suggested.
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Canada May Ban Anti-Transgender Speech With 2 Years in Prison

Christian Post - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Canada's Liberal Party government led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has introduced a bill that would ban transgender discrimination, including both gender identity and gender expression, with up to two years in prison for violators.
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Ex-MP once suspended from Commons suggests all-party committee should 'move on' from Trudeau scuffle

National Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
Martin was a Canadian Alliance MP in April 2002 when he became increasingly frustrated with the Liberal government of then-prime minister Jean Chretien over his private member's bill calling for the decriminalization of marijuana.

The Trudeau Liberals just prioritized one of Richard Nixon's favourite conservative policies: 'mincome'

National Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
Had he beaten Pierre Trudeau in the 1968 election, Stanfield promised that a guaranteed annual income was the first plank in his party's plan to ensure “decent life and equal opportunity for all Canadians.” The conservative reasoning for “mincome” was ...

Courage and Leadership

Liberal.ca (blog) - ‎May 30, 2016‎
By adopting our new constitution, our party has taken a bold step. One that help will help us build the most open, innovative, and effective political movement in Canadian history.

Liberals debate radical party reform with eyes set on 2019 election

CBC.ca - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The federal Liberal party is poised to throw open the doors and let any Canadian join its ranks without paying a membership fee in an effort to bolster its organizational heft ahead of the next election campaign.

Federal report says Energy East won't be as much of a windfall for Alberta producers as first expected

Calgary Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
TransCanada, based in Calgary, secured customers for Energy East in 2013 saying the project would open markets for western Canadian oil and replace foreign imports by refineries in the east. ... Whatever the business case, Trudeau may have a harder ...
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Liberals must not be arrogant about changing the nation's elections

The Globe and Mail (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
Voters start to feel the status quo is not so bad after all. As of now, in our latest polling, 40 per cent want to see the system changed, 23 per cent don't, and the rest say “I don't care either way.
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Quebec Liberals huddle after party unrest

CBC.ca - ‎19 hours ago‎
Members of the Quebec Liberal caucus arrived at a special meeting on Monday evening, calling it a "bonding session" despite rumours of internal discord.

In another twist, PQ MNAs pitch renewed federalism or separation

Montreal Gazette - ‎2 hours ago‎
“We are governed by a Liberal Party which, despite its systematic failures on all levels, is quasi-assured of being re-elected, election after election,” they write.
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Wildrose Party's Wynne Comments Could Scuttle Energy East, Say NDP

Huffington Post Canada - ‎2 hours ago‎
EDMONTON - Alberta's NDP government says the discourteous treatment of Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne in the legislature raises concerns the Opposition Wildrose party is trying to scuttle the Energy East pipeline deal for partisan political gain.
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