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A teacher at a posh private school in British Columbia was fired last month after making an innocuous comment about abortion to his Grade 12 law class. 147 more words

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Arrested Economy

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had barely finished delivering his statement approving the Trans Mountain and Line 3 pipelines, and rejecting Northern Gateway on Nov. 29 when anti-pipeline activists erupted on Twitter. 198 more words

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Andrew Coyne: Biggest problem with MyDemocracy survey is the questions

After the backlash, inevitably, comes the backlash against the backlash.

The storm of criticism that greeted the Liberals’ latest pass at public consultation on electoral reform, the now notorious mydemocracy.ca, has since been answered by a raft of sympathetic interviews with its creators, supportive political scientists and Liberal MPs. 899 more words

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John Ivison: Reality intrudes on pan-Canadian carbon tax plan

Uncle Joe Biden put a metaphorical arm around Canada’s premiers Friday, encouraging them to ignore what Donald Trump has said about climate change and to carry on regardless with plans to usher in a national carbon tax. 671 more words

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Trudeau hails new climate change ‘framework’ agreement, but two provinces still not on board

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declared victory Friday in his campaign to craft a national “framework” agreement on climate change — even though Saskatchewan and Manitoba refused to sign on to the deal. 1,078 more words

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Canada must alter Constitution for indigenous leaders to play real role in first ministers conference: AFN

OTTAWA — Canada needs to change the Constitution to ensure indigenous leaders can be in the room when the prime minister sits down to do serious business with the provinces and territories, the head of the Assembly of First Nations said Friday. 357 more words

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Climate concerns from Saskatchewan’s Wall, B.C.’s Clark launch premiers gathering

OTTAWA — Loud but predictable opposition to a federal carbon tax by Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall may be overshadowed by a bigger threat to a pan-Canadian climate deal from British Columbia and Premier Christy Clark. 750 more words

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