What the 1990 election can – and can’t – tell us about the Ontario NDP’s chances today

The Ontario NDP went into the 1990 election campaign trailing in the polls by a wide margin and emerged as the winner. Could the same happen in 2018? Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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As Trans Mountain debate rolls on, Ottawa pushes to change rules for big projects

Far from the din of protest over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, legislation that could alter the future of Canadian energy development is taking shape in Ottawa. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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Canada needs to ‘have eyes’ on returned ISIS fighter, says de-radicalization expert

Mubin Shaikh, a de-radicalization expert who has counselled Abu Huzaifa, said he’s conflicted over what to do about the returned ISIS fighter. Shaikh says Huzaifa is working towards rectifying his past but More...

By admin On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Jason Kenney says he regrets calling Trudeau an ’empty trust fund millionaire’

United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney has apologized to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for claiming the PM “can’t read a briefing note longer than a cocktail napkin.” Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Trudeau says possible U.S. auto tariffs based on flimsy logic

A move by the United States to explore tariffs on auto imports is based on flimsy logic and is clearly linked to talks to modernize the NAFTA trade pact, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday. Powered More...

By admin On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Canada still wants to work with China despite blocked Aecon takeover: Bains

Canada is still open to working with China in the future, despite killing the massive takeover of Canadian construction company Aecon Group Inc. by Chinese interests, says Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains. Powered More...

By admin On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Federal government moves to update search and rescue helicopters

The federal government is planning to refurbish and augment the Canadian air force’s fleet of search and rescue helicopters. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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There are more Agent Orange barrels out there, says former DND employee

The Department of National Defence may have dug up and disposed of barrels containing chemicals at a New Brunswick military base decades ago — but they’re not the ones at the centre of a renewed controversy More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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Federal government blocks sale of Aecon Group Inc. to Chinese interests

The office of Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains has confirmed to CBC News that the federal government has blocked the sale of Canadian construction company Aecon Group Inc. to Chinese interests. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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Trump blasts Canada, Mexico over NAFTA talks

U.S. President Donald Trump rails against Mexico and Canada’s efforts in renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, saying both neighbours had been very difficult. Powered by WPeMatico  More...