Canadian Politics

Braid: Faced with end of party, PCs ponder kicking out Jason Kenney

Will the Alberta Progressive Conservative party dare to kick out Jason Kenney at this late point in the chaotic leadership race? The PC board members just might just do it.  The fight for the old party is no longer political. It's existential. Does the Pro

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http://calgaryherald.com/news/politics/braid-faced-with-the-end-of-their-party-pcs-ponder-kicking-out-jason-kenney

How $10-a-day child care could pay for itself – United Way of the Lower Mainland

A report commissioned by Early Childhood Educators of B.C. predicts that $10-a-day child care could pay for itself within three years of implementation. The Socio-Economic Impact Analysis of the $10aDayChild…

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http://www.uwlm.ca/news/how-10-a-day-childcare-could-pay-for-itself/

Hot air: The truth about Kevin O’Leary’s business history

Like Donald Trump, O’Leary tries to project an image that suggests every business he’s touched is wildly successful, but the reality is much less rosy

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http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/streetwise/hot-air-the-truth-about-kevin-olearys-business-history/article33655534/

Moral Corruption At The Very Least - The Jon McComb Show - Omny.fm

It appears even the New York Times has caught wind of the millions in free-flowing dollars in political donations in British Columbia. A story from Times reporter Dan Levin is headlined: “British Columbia: The ‘Wild West’ of Canadian Political Cash.” The r

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https://omny.fm/shows/the-jon-mccomb-show/moral-corruption-at-the-very-least

Trudeau government retreats from key promise to First Nations

The Trudeau government is retreating from a key promise to be more up front with indigenous groups who are taking it to court.

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http://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/01/18/news/trudeau-government-retreats-key-promise-first-nations

Transcript: O'Leary on his bid for Conservative leadership | Toronto Star

Businessman and reality television personality Kevin O’Leary announced he would seek the leadership of the Conservative Party Wednesday.

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https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/01/18/transcript-oleary-on-his-bid-for-conservative-leadership.html

Françoise David quitte la vie politique

La député de Gouin, Françoise David, annoncera jeudi qu’elle quitte la vie politique, rapporte Radio-Canada. Mme David, coporte-parole du parti Québec solidaire avait été élu une première fois comme députée à l’Assemblée nationale en septembre 2012, puis r

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http://journalmetro.com/actualites/national/1078205/francoise-david-quitte-la-vie-politique/

US launches trade action against Canada over BC wine - NEWS 1130

The move by the Obama administration against Canada is over our province's policy of only allowing BC wines on grocery store shelves.

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http://www.news1130.com/2017/01/18/us-launches-trade-action-canada-bc-wine/

Françoise David dit au revoir à la vie politique

La député et co-porte-parole de Québec solidaire annoncera jeudi qu'elle quitte la vie politique, rapporte Radio-Canada.

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http://www.journaldequebec.com/2017/01/18/quebec-solidaire-francoise-david-dit-au-revoir-politique

Pride ban 'slap in the face' to cops: McCormack

Toronto Police Association president Mike McCormack calls the Pride Toronto ban on police officer participation in future parades a “slap in the face” to all officers who’ve worked “diligently” to improve relationships with the gay community.

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http://www.torontosun.com/2017/01/18/pride-ban-slap-in-the-face-to-cops-mccormack

Canada 150: Carole Taylor gives young women admirable shoes to fill

She covered wars, natural disasters and military coups, but one of the nastier conflicts was the reaction when, as finance minister, she tabled a game-changing Liberal provincial budget — not to her numbers but to her shoes.

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http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/canada-150-carole-taylor-gives-young-women-admirable-shoes-to-fill

Q&A: Kevin O'Leary on why he's running for the Tory leadership - Macleans.ca

The brash businessman tells Maclean's about why he's finally throwing his hat in the Tory ring, how he'll tackle Trudeau—and how good his French is

http://www.macleans.ca/politics/ottawa/qa-kevin-oleary-on-why-hes-running-for-the-tory-leadership/

Trudeau being investigated for French-only responses

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that when asked questions in English at a town hall meeting on Tuesday in Sherbrooke, he should have replied in English.

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http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/trudeau-being-investigated-for-french-only-responses-1.3247008