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Canadian man detained in the Philippines after drug-related arrest

The case of a Canadian man languishing inside a jail in the Philippines is raising more questions than answers two months after he was first detained. 578 more words

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Ancient wiring made 24 Sussex a firetrap that put Harper and family at risk, report reveals

Twenty-four Sussex Drive is basically a firetrap that posed a “serious” safety risk to former prime minister Stephen Harper and his family, says a 2011 report done for the National Capital Commission. 924 more words

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The threat of terrorism is real Mr. Prime Minister

“Terrorism is a serious issue requiring serious leadership. Justin Trudeau has yet to prove he understands his first responsibility as prime minister and that he really has the safety of all Canadians at heart.” 329 more words

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Wildrose leader Brian Jean apologizes for joking about beating Alberta Premier Rachel Notley

Wildrose leader Brian Jean is apologizing after he joked during a town hall forum in Fort McMurray about beating Premier Rachel Notley.

Jean made the comment Tuesday evening, when local seniors advocate Joan Furber complained about the quality of seniors’ care and housing in the city during a question and answer period. 578 more words

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Chinese going 'out of their way' to welcome Trudeau as AIIB announcement signals rapprochement

BEIJING — Despite domestic concerns in Canada, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government is keen to fold China into its vision for increased multilateral co-operation.

After temporarily resolving a trade squabble over canola — China is backing down, pending further negotiation, on restrictions it had said it would introduce Sept. 900 more words

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Politian's for sale

Unbelievable… this has been going on for years and years and needs to stop.

‘We are parliamentarians. We cannot be bought,’ says Conservative leadership candidate Deepak Obhrai, who’s claimed two sponsored trips this year, worth more than $15,000 combined. 2,263 more words

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Liberal Accounting

The Liberals would revise the numbers on their promise to run annual deficits over the next three years if the economy takes a dramatic fall, party leader Justin Trudeau said Monday. 121 more words

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