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‘My life is not about money': testimony ends at Mike Duffy trial

OTTAWA – Closing arguments at Sen. Mike Duffy’s criminal trial will begin next year as testimony concluded Thursday with final evidence given by the senator himself. 795 more words


Throne Speeches in Word Clouds: 1991-2015

Word Clouds were generated with Voyant – voyant-tools.org – and the source texts are from the Université de Laval archive here:


With the exception of the 2015 Throne Speech, archived here: http://speech.gc.ca/ 222 more words


Will Canada's New Leader Impact the U.S.?

–October 26, 2015

Well, kids, there’s a new sheriff in town….

Not here. No, up in that vast cold territory to the north of us–the land of moose, beaver, eskimos and ice hockey known as Canada. 859 more words


Justin Trudeau Sworn in as Canadian Prime Minister

Liberal Justin Trudeau was officially sworn in as Canada’s Prime Minister today, with Steven Harper stepping down shortly before the ceremony.  The Liberal Party swept to an overwhelming victory in the elections last month.  67 more words

International Events

... Well , Canada wanted Change [#Justin Trudeau]...

.. they are going to get it ..

.. the Liberal party capped a historic comeback by winning only around 40.5% of the vote . In Canada , that is what counts as a blowout . 208 more words

Personal Opinion

Bye Bye Harper!

Out With the Old…In With The New

October 19th…Election Day 2015… and a great day for Justin Trudeau, our next prime minister, as he was able to lead his Liberal party to form a majority government in Canada. 583 more words

Social Media

O Canada! Our Home and Native Land...

Okay, so I wrote this piece a (very!) long time ago. It really was what I felt at the time though much has changed in recent years and I am grateful for all the opportunities I’ve been granted in England. 692 more words