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Open Sources Show Notes for Thursday June 9, 2016

Let’s talk elections this week. Who’s running them, who’s taking part in them, and how some people want to change them. This week on Open Sources Guelph… 573 more words

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Robyn Urback: What was a Canadian MP doing campaigning for Bernie Sanders?

It’s easy to imagine the degree of hysteria that would have emanated from NDP benches last fall had, say, a Republican congressman hopped on a plane to Ottawa and offered to hand out “Protect Our Economy” bumper stickers for Stephen Harper. 720 more words

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As House continues to sit, NDP MP Niki Ashton says she's campaigning for Bernie Sanders

Off to North Dakota to campaign for @BernieSanders! We #FeelTheBern! #BernieBus2 @noamgonick @LeahGAZ @MakinsonAQ pic.twitter.com/6rpRLMv7TS

— Niki Ashton (@nikiashton) June 5, 2016

OTTAWA — Niki Ashton, an NDP MP from northern Manitoba, tweeted Sunday she was heading to North Dakota to campaign for U.S.

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Chaos erupts on Hill: Trudeau apologizes for physical contact with Opposition MPs

The House of Commons appeared to be in utter chaos Wednesday, with the prime minister at the centre of the melee.

Justin Trudeau was accused of “manhandling” the Conservative whip and elbowing NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau on the floor of the House of Commons just prior to a vote on controversial assisted-dying legislation, Bill C-14. 595 more words


Mean Girls – How Opposition Politicians Love to Attack Sophie Gregoire Trudeau

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau made the mistake of telling Quebec newspaper, Le Soleil, last week that she felt overwhelmed by the requests being made of her as the prime minister’s wife and thought she needed help to meet the demands. 901 more words

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Ottawa spent $2.2M in legal fees for maternity, sickness benefits lawsuit

OTTAWA – Newly released figures show the federal government has spent more than $2.2 million in legal fees fighting a class-action lawsuit over maternity and sickness benefits. 317 more words