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Andrew Coyne: With much left to negotiate, don’t rule out electoral reform yet

A year after the Liberals came to power promising to abolish the system that elected them, where do things stand with electoral reform?

Even as the parliamentary committee struck to examine the subject, wrapping up months of public hearings, sets to work on its report, media wisdom is that it will all prove to have been a waste of time. 866 more words

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How Newfoundland judge Malcolm Rowe was chosen for the Supreme Court of Canada

The Liberals brought Parliament and Canadians back into to the loop Monday on Supreme Court appointments, revealing new Justice Malcolm Rowe was selected from 31 applicants for his stellar legal experience, deep knowledge and insights about Canada and willingness to work with others. 506 more words


A look into the history of the Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner constituency

The Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner constituency has historically voted Conservative blue. In the 2015 federal election, MP Jim Hillyer won the seat with nearly 70 per cent of the vote, with the Liberals in second place with 18 per cent. 283 more words


'We have a Canadian way of living': Tory leadership candidate Steven Blaney resurrects niqab debate

OTTAWA — New Conservative leadership candidate Steven Blaney is promising to test all would-be citizens to preserve “Canadian identity,” force people to show their faces at voting stations and citizenship ceremonies, and forbid federal public servants from wearing face coverings at work. 703 more words


New Infographics for YWCA Canada

I designed new infographics for YWCA Canada‘s joint campaign with Homes for women to draw attention to the issue of homelessness among women in Canada.  7 more words


Charest urges Trudeau to call Merkel, Hollande over stalled CETA deal with Europe's 'credibility at stake'

OTTAWA — Veteran Liberal statesman Jean Charest, who as Quebec premier was intimately involved in the debut of Canada-EU free trade talks, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should pick up the phone and urge his French and German counterparts to push for a CETA resolution — because “the credibility of Europe is at stake.” 937 more words


Tory leadership hopeful Steven Blaney would introduce new face-covering bill

OTTAWA — Conservative leadership candidate Steven Blaney says he would reintroduce a bill calling for women to show their faces when they vote or deal with federal departments. 154 more words