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After congratulating him, Trudeau spoke with Trump on Canada-U.S. economic relationship

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has congratulated U.S. President Trump on his inauguration.

The Prime Minister’s Office says the two men spoke by phone Saturday, but it was not immediately clear how long the conversation lasted. 175 more words


Harper on Trump

OTTAWA — Donald Trump’s presidency will mark a landmark shift in U.S. foreign policy not seen since the end of the Second World War, says former prime minister Stephen Harper. 136 more words



Kevin O’Leary is telling Conservatives to give him the boot if he doesn’t win a majority mandate for the party in 2019.

He also wants to use drones instead of jets to patrol our borders to save money. 165 more words


B.C. premier Christy Clark says she's no longer getting controversial $50,000 stipend from party

VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s premier says she is no longer receiving an annual stipend from her political party because the payment has become a distraction. 330 more words


Ray Hnatyshyn served as Governor General with Saskatchewan style

“A man of great warmth, civility and personal integrity.”

These are the words Prime Minister Brian Mulroney used in naming Ramon (Ray) Hnatyshyn as Governor General of Canada in 1990. 272 more words


Complaints filed against Trudeau

No surprise here. Maybe he should just stick to elbowing people? Of course, he’ll skate out of this issue as well.


The Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages has received nine complaints related to… 110 more words

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Chris Selley: Oh no... It really looks like Justin Trudeau truly, deeply believes all those silly Liberal myths

To follow Quebec politics, to read a French-language Quebec newspaper, is to regularly come across trumped-up or bewildering linguistic angst. A new study or census will show French is in pretty good shape, and the language hawks will immediately start slicing and dicing the data to paint the most dire possible picture. 889 more words

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