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Halifax Needham byelection to be held Aug. 30

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
MacDonald was first elected in 1998 as an MLA for Halifax Needham. She was re-elected in 1999, 2003, 2006, 2009 and 2013. The Liberal Party is the only party that has officially registered its Halifax Needham candidate with Elections Nova Scotia.
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Tootoo in alleged sex scandal: Report

Toronto Sun - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
OTTAWA -- Nunavut MP Hunter Tootoo's constituents deserve to know more about the circumstances surrounding his abrupt decision two months ago to leave the Liberal caucus and quit cabinet, Iqaluit's mayor said Thursday. Neither a spokesperson for ...

Liberal authorizations for Site C dam draw criticism

The Globe and Mail - ‎16 hours ago‎
“I am deeply disappointed,” Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada said in a statement. “I really believed this new government would honour its word to First Nations.

When lack of faith lost John Tory an election

Toronto Star - ‎6 hours ago‎
He had made a promise to party members during the leadership, and he intended to honour it. He said he believed that politicians should keep their word - something that Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty was not known for. (In the 2003 election McGuinty ...
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Trudeau just broke his promise to Canada's First Nations

National Observer - ‎3 hours ago‎
Until now, the Liberal government hadn't issued any permits for the dam (the only federal permits issued were doled out during the last election by former prime minister Stephen Harper).

Bloody battles overseas, bitter battles at home

Winnipeg Free Press - ‎9 hours ago‎
On April 6, the Germans counter-attacked, and during the confused fighting, commanders were often unsure where the Canadian line actually was in relation to the various craters. The lips of the craters obscured the view of ... The Liberal government of ...

Immigrant 'conversation' designed to boost Grits

London Free Press - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Regrettably, however, the framework the government has provided for the conversation attempts to pre-determine the course of the discussion in order to ensure it reflects Liberal Party priorities. The question of how diverse Canadian society should ...
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Liberals must explain what happened with Hunter Tootoo, says ex-Nunavut MP

Toronto Star - ‎21 hours ago‎
Jack Anawak, a former Liberal MP and the federal NDP's nominee in Nunavut in the last election, said the party has a duty to explain circumstances of Hunter Tootoo's departure.

Fearing electoral reform

Castanet.net - ‎8 hours ago‎
Both the NDP and Green parties favour a system of proportional representation, while the ruling Liberal party are open to such a reform, which more closely matches vote counts with parliamentary seats.

July 30: Reckonings, plural, in America. Plus other letters to the editor

The Globe and Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
And what about the four female candidates during the most recent federal Liberal Party leadership contest (2013)? ... Alcohol use has been increasing for two decades in Canada; alcohol sales bring in more than $20-billion per year across the country.
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It's time for Canada to go back to Afghanistan

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - ‎21 hours ago‎
But after claiming “Western armies engaged in combat is not necessarily the way to solve challenges in the Middle East,” he kept Canadian refuelling and surveillance planes in theatre, and is tripling the number of special forces conducting “training ...

Kim Campbell: Clinton 'will do it' if given the chance

CTV News - ‎19 hours ago‎
Canada's first and only female prime minister says Hillary Clinton has what it takes to be U.S. president and that Americans will like her better once they get to know her more.

Trudeau's Pledge Of Freer Votes Embraced By Independent-Minded Liberals

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
About a dozen Liberal MPs during this past sitting of Parliament stood up and voted against the directives of their party - on government legislation, opposition motions and private members' bills. But no one was more vocal than Toronto Beaches–East ...

Johnstone: For good or ill, Wall has tied his wagon to the energy sector

Regina Leader-Post - ‎22 hours ago‎
... and especially for Western Canada, to be looking at another tax on everything,” Wall told reporters prior to the COF meeting, echoing former Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper, who described former-Liberal Party leader Stephane Dion's ...

It keeps out fascists! The utterly biased case for why everybody should stop hating first past the post

National Post - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The Liberals have called it “unfair.” It was invented in a time when “people thought the Earth was flat” says Green Party leader Elizabeth May. NDP MPs have straight-up denounced the system as “illegitimate.” First past the post, in short, is the ...

Canadian politicos marvel at circus of US election

iPolitics.ca (subscription) - ‎21 hours ago‎
“You don't know what crazy is anymore,” said Scott Reid, a Liberal of the Paul Martin PMO vintage. Reid, like everyone else watching American politics, ... I think there are bigger questions than this that apply to the UK and Canada as well, but ...

At Democratic and Republican conventions, Americans revel in oratory

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Ahead of Hillary Clinton's address to the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, certain aggrieved supporters of Bernie Sanders were reportedly planning to consume beans so that they might convey their displeasure with the party's nominee via ...
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Ontario spent $70 million on its now-defunct pension plan, including $8M just on marketing

National Post - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The Liberals under Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) in their 2014 budget after discussions to expand the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) nationally fell through; but the Finance Ministry documents released Thursday ...
Statements On ORPP Costs Report

Town Talk: Pride presenting sponsor TD Bank commits to three more years

Vancouver Sun - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
SPRUNG SPRINGS: The TD Bank surrendered one of its own brass recently when commercial-banking senior VP Stephen Murphy became the Canadian Western Bank Group's executive VP banking. ... TEN YEARS AGO: Marissen launched Stephane Dion's successful but ...

Sidewinder: Put Pokemon at polling stations

Maple Ridge News - ‎7 hours ago‎
... Columbia is the party's strong opposition to almost every employment generating proposal presented by the Liberal government. With the best performing provincial economy in the country and the lowest unemployment rate in Canada, Horgan and his ...
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