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Few thoughts on the CSIS, SIRC, and C-51

As the Canadian House of Commons looks set to pass Bill C-51 by a clear majority it is the perfect time to question how intelligence services are monitored in Canada, and to take steps to ensure that expanded powers for Canadian intelligence services are used properly. 288 more words

Canada

Monte & RoFo: Uncomfortably Together to the End

Got nothing better to do today? Want to revel in the four previous years of Toronto politics and relive the glory days of Ford Nation? Want to support a provincial politician that doesn’t know when to quit? 412 more words

Leadership Race

Cal Dallas becomes latest Alberta PC MLA who won't seek re-election

EDMONTON – Red Deer South MLA Cal Dallas has announced he won’t attempt a third term in the legislature.

Dallas made the announcement on his Facebook page… 216 more words

Politics

PC candidate Patrick Brown plays blame game on election loss

Who knew what and when?

That’s emerging as a key point of contention in the Progressive Conservative leadership race as rivals scramble to distance themselves from former leader Tim Hudak’s ill-fated 2014 campaign pledge to axe 100,000 public-service jobs. 483 more words

Canada

Former Wildrose MLA Joe Anglin seeking re-election as Progressive Conservative

EDMONTON – Independent MLA Joe Anglin has announced he’ll be seeking nomination to run for re-election as a Progressive Conservative. The Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre MLA left the Wildrose last November and has sat as an independent since. 397 more words

Politics

With spring election in the air, PCs open nominations in a dozen more ridings

The provincial Progressive Conservatives have opened nomination races in another 12 constituencies as talk of a potential spring election in Alberta grows.

The 12 ridings announced Monday, which all have PC incumbents, are to have candidates in place by Feb. 252 more words

Local News

Compassionate Conservative party pitched by leadership candidate

MPP Christine Elliott, who is considered the front-runner in the Progressive Conservative leadership race, was in town Thursday pitching a kinder Ontario PC Party.

“Fiscal conservatism can result in social compassion,” Elliott said in a telephone interview Thursday afternoon. 384 more words

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