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'MY SEX LIFE WAS EXPOSED': NDP MP Christine Moore denies sexual misconduct, plans to sue for defamation

OTTAWA — New Democrat MP Christine Moore says she’s taking legal action to fight a former soldier’s allegations of sexual misconduct, which she describes as a “total lie” aimed at attacking her credibility. 988 more words

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NDP MP Erin Weir unaware of harassment allegation reports as deadline passes

OTTAWA — New Democrat MP Erin Weir says he remains in the dark about any specific allegations of harassment against him, despite the party’s deadline for complaints having come and gone. 353 more words

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NDP considering pledge to abolish jury challenge rule in response to Boushie trial verdict

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he is considering whether his party should push to abolish the use of so-called peremptory challenges in the jury selection process. 281 more words

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NDP MP Nathan Cullen apologizes day after criticizing 'offensive' abortion-rights requirement in jobs program

OTTAWA — New Democrat MP Nathan Cullen has apologized for criticizing the Trudeau government’s decision to force groups applying for summer-job grants to affirm their respect for a woman’s right to have an abortion. 499 more words

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Hitting the books: How Alberta Education is rewriting curriculum for the next generation of students

Alberta’s ambitious plan to overhaul its K-12 school curriculum got political in 2017.

United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney accused the NDP of “socially engineering” children with the curriculum, and claimed social studies lessons will be bereft of military history. 3,413 more words

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Is NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh getting hitched? Instagram pics purport to show Punjabi ceremony

OTTAWA — NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s personal life is no longer under wraps.

A series of Instagram photos posted over the weekend show Singh and fashion designer Gurkiran Kaur Sidhu attending what appears to be a pre-engagement party. 190 more words

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Pellerin: When the 'leftie' label doesn't quite fit

This is the third in a series we’re calling “Politics for the rest of us,” an attempt to see if Canadians can find common ground, without rancour, between differing political views. 700 more words

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