Official Statement by Maryam Monsef

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Official Statement By Maryam Monsef Today, The Globe and Mail published an article outlining that I was in fact born in Mashhad, Iran and not in Herat, Afghanistan – as I was led to believe for my whole life. Because

Workers denied opportunity to speak at TFWP review

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The Liberal-dominated House Committee denied workers an opportunity speak at the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) review and only listened to employers and organizations representing employers, the opposition New Democrats stated in the dissenting report on the controversial program, where

Foreign pilots free to fly Canadian aircraft after Ottawa quietly removes restrictions

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Canada has become the only industrialized nation in the world that allows foreign licenced pilots, some of whom may have obtained their licenses without ever having flown a plane, to operate local commercial aircraft, after Ottawa quietly altered the regulations

Dear Finland, Re: guaranteed income experiment

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Dear Finland,   Regarding your experiment in guaranteed income; While I find myself slightly dismayed at the small scope of your experiment, I am thrilled and excited to see you implementing this type of policy. Canada had a city sized

The Two Sides Of The Anti-Terror Coin

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By Jared Milne The wave of attacks that have occurred this summer have made the debate over how to respond to terrorism more heated than ever, with calls for Canada and its allies to step up the fight against ISIS

Kenney in hot water for drawing MP salary while running provincial campaign

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Federal Conservative MP Jason Kenney is facing a possible ethics probe after his Calgary Midnapore constituents complained to the Ethics Commissioner that Kenney was engaging in provincial politics while still drawing his MP salary. Kenney is busy running a “unite

Trans-Pacific Partnership is mostly an investor protection agreement

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By Blair Redlin Inasmuch as 97% of Canadian exports to TPP countries are already duty free, it’s our view that the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership is mostly an investor protection agreement, which should be primarily assessed on that basis. The arguments

Different Personas For Different Politicians

With the passing of Rob Ford in March 2016, many people commented on the powerful support he got from many Torontonians, which he dubbed “Ford Nation”. Over the seven months since Justin Trudeau was elected Prime Minister, people have also

Harper prosecution fund hits $20K

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A fund set up by a democracy watchdog to launch a private prosecution against former Prime Minister Stephen Harper, members of his Prime Minister’s Office, and officials of his Conservative Party of Canada has reached the $20,000 mark. There has

Citizens should launch private prosecution against Harper

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By Jeremy Smith Ontario Justice Charles Vaillancourt’s ruling makes it clear who the guilty party in the Senator Mike Duffy’s trial is: Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Nigel Wright and the rest of Harper’s PMO. If the Crown Prosecutor is