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Foreign-affairs journalist denies charges he fabricated stories

Montreal-based international affairs news correspondent François Bugingo said he was “staggered” by an in-depth La Presse article Saturday that reported he fabricated many of his news reports over a period of several years. 349 more words

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Milke: Grasping Alberta’s budget problems

The new Alberta government has delayed introducing a budget until the fall, so MLAs will have plenty of time to think about how they’ll collect and spend Albertans’ money. 651 more words

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Harper's pre-election push continues with visit to Quebec riding narrowly lost in 2011

OTTAWA — Among the seats the NDP captured in Quebec during the last election was a riding won by only nine votes — and the Conservatives want it back. 288 more words

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Time to debate changes to Montreal's electoral system

Should Montreal reduce its number of city councillors from the current 65, which is more than either Toronto or New York?

Should it abandon its long and relatively rare tradition of having municipal political parties, which some say leads to partisan voting and decision-making along party lines at the expense of citizens? 569 more words

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Thomas Sowell Interprets President Obama's Political Rhetoric

No one puts so much substance into so few words as Thomas Sowell. His article titled, ‘Just Asking’ (click here), in which he interprets President Obama’s rhetoric about poverty, is just his most recent example. 635 more words

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Braid: Notley's NDP removes link between swearing-in RSVP and donations

Friday morning, after the column below appeared, the NDP issued an apology for “the serious mistake” of inviting people to Sunday’s swearing-in ceremony while asking them to contribute money to the party. 836 more words

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