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Toronto Star
Finance Minister Joe Oliver cancels speech at men’s club amid Twitter storm“Canadians are worried about the economy, stock markets are tumbling, yet Joe O
Finance Minister Joe Oliver cancels speech at men’s club amid Twitter storm
Toronto Star / Posted yesterday
“Canadians are worried about the economy, stock markets are tumbling, yet Joe Oliver is nowhere to be seen unless you’re a wealthy Conservative donor who happens to be a man,” Chrystia Freeland, who is running in the Toronto riding of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Liberals promise tax refund for teachers' out-of-pocket school suppliesNEWMARKET, Ont. -- Balancing the federal budget is an exercise that could conce
Liberals promise tax refund for teachers' out-of-pocket school supplies
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
NEWMARKET, Ont. -- Balancing the federal budget is an exercise that could conceivably take years, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau suggested Wednesday as he turned up the heat on the NDP to explain how they would pull it off soon after being... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Oliver cancels plans to speak at private men’s club about economyFor the second day in a row, Conservative candidate Joe Oliver has cancelled pl
Oliver cancels plans to speak at private men’s club about economy
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
For the second day in a row, Conservative candidate Joe Oliver has cancelled plans to speak to a private club in his role as finance minister. Mr. Oliver was scheduled to deliver a speech Wednesday in his capacity as finance minister on “the future... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
In rare move, Harper talks directly with Poloz about market upheavalThe Prime Minister’s Office announced that Stephen Harper spoke with Bank of Ca
In rare move, Harper talks directly with Poloz about market upheaval
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
The Prime Minister’s Office announced that Stephen Harper spoke with Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz Monday about the latest upheaval in financial markets. The brief statement was only two sentences long, but the release comes in the middle of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Harper campaigning without ally Jim Flaherty for first time since winning powerOTTAWA -- Stephen Harper has embarked on the campaign trail without several pro
Harper campaigning without ally Jim Flaherty for first time since winning power
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
OTTAWA -- Stephen Harper has embarked on the campaign trail without several prominent Conservatives in his lineup -- but one missing name could have a bigger impact than the rest: Jim Flaherty. This marks Harper's first election since winning power... Read more
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Torontoist
August 22, 2015Are you ready for a heavy dose of Saturday news? Best to get it over with befor
August 22, 2015
Torontoist / Posted 5 days ago
Are you ready for a heavy dose of Saturday news? Best to get it over with before you enjoy your day. The Catholic Children's Aid Society is embroiled in a strange legal battle with an angry father, the riding of Eglinton-Lawrence is one to watch, and... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Kerry NationMulcair's words contradict actions of NDP governments You can’t have it both wa
Kerry Nation
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Mulcair's words contradict actions of NDP governments You can’t have it both ways ... or can you? Last Friday, when NDP Leader Tom Mulcair introduced candidate Andrew Thomson, the former finance minister of Saskatchewan, he declared: “The NDP’s... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Mulcair's words contradict actions of NDP governmentsYou can’t have it both ways ... or can you? Last Friday, when NDP Leader Tom M
Mulcair's words contradict actions of NDP governments
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 days ago
You can’t have it both ways ... or can you? Last Friday, when NDP Leader Tom Mulcair introduced candidate Andrew Thomson, the former finance minister of Saskatchewan, he declared: “The NDP’s Andrew Thomson offers the people of Eglinton-Lawrence... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Indecision strong in Toronto riding with trio of high-profile candidatesJoe Oliver’s challengers are impatient to debate him, but not in the same way.
Indecision strong in Toronto riding with trio of high-profile candidates
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Joe Oliver’s challengers are impatient to debate him, but not in the same way. The Liberal candidate in Eglinton-Lawrence, Marco Mendicino, envisions a north Toronto venue with a helping of national security issues on the agenda. Mr. Oliver’s NDP... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Kerry NationDuelling debates show cultural differences It was a tale of two cultures — a po
Kerry Nation
Brandon Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Duelling debates show cultural differences It was a tale of two cultures — a polite Canadian chat about the future of our nation, and a rollicking American performance that attracted more than 25 million viewers for an evening of silliness, pandering... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Small-business group calls for lower employment insurance premiumsCanada’s influential small-business lobby group is calling on federal parties t
Small-business group calls for lower employment insurance premiums
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Canada’s influential small-business lobby group is calling on federal parties to support lower employment insurance premiums as a way to boost hiring and support on-the-job training. In a report to be released Wednesday, the Canadian Federation of... Read more
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Toronto Star
High-profile NDP candidate to take on Tories in key Toronto ridingHe was joined at the event by Andrew Thomson, a former NDP finance minister for
High-profile NDP candidate to take on Tories in key Toronto riding
Toronto Star / Posted 13 days ago
He was joined at the event by Andrew Thomson, a former NDP finance minister for Saskatchewan, who announced he intends to run against Conservative Joe Oliver in the riding of Eglinton-Lawrence. Oliver most is the current finance minister, and the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
NDP recruit former Saskatchewan finance minister to run against Joe OliverFormer Saskatchewan finance minister Andrew Thomson will run as an NDP candidat
NDP recruit former Saskatchewan finance minister to run against Joe Oliver
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Former Saskatchewan finance minister Andrew Thomson will run as an NDP candidate in Toronto as the party seeks to boost its economic credentials in the hope of forming government after the October 19 election. NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair made the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Conservatives to release budget numbers just ahead of electionThe Conservative government will release the official budget numbers for last y
Conservatives to release budget numbers just ahead of election
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
The Conservative government will release the official budget numbers for last year just ahead of the Oct. 19 federal vote, providing Stephen Harper with some positive news amid growing signs that the Prime Minister’s forecasts for this year are... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Who was involved in the Nigel Wright emails?Ray Novak In 2013, he was the Prime Minister’s principal secretary. Now, he’s
Who was involved in the Nigel Wright emails?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Ray Novak In 2013, he was the Prime Minister’s principal secretary. Now, he’s the chief of staff. A long-time loyal staffer to Stephen Harper, Mr. Novak was described as the second-in-command in the office by Nigel Wright in testimony... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Nicholls gets two verbal commitmentsNOLA.com reported that Riverside Academy linebacker Evan Veron (6-foot-1, 215 p
Nicholls gets two verbal commitments
The Daily Comet / Posted 16 days ago
NOLA.com reported that Riverside Academy linebacker Evan Veron (6-foot-1, 215 pounds) verbally committed to Nicholls on Monday, while Archbishop Rummel offensive lineman Joe Oliver (6-1, 310) pledged his commitment to the Colonels last... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Nicholls gets two verbal commitmentsNOLA.com reported that Riverside Academy linebacker Evan Veron (6-foot-1, 215 p
Nicholls gets two verbal commitments
The Houma Courier / Posted 16 days ago
NOLA.com reported that Riverside Academy linebacker Evan Veron (6-foot-1, 215 pounds) verbally committed to Nicholls on Monday, while Archbishop Rummel offensive lineman Joe Oliver (6-1, 310) pledged his commitment to the Colonels last... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Staten Island Yankees land four players in NY-Penn All-Star GameThe Staten Island Yankees landed four players on the South roster for next week
Staten Island Yankees land four players in NY-Penn All-Star Game
Staten Island Advance / Posted 17 days ago
The Staten Island Yankees landed four players on the South roster for next week's New York-Penn League All-Star Game. Right-handed pitcher Luis Cedeno, outfielders JhalanJackson and Junior Valera, and designated hitter Thairo Estrada will play in... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Kerry NationDistinct styles of leaders on display With more of a whimper than a bang, the p
Kerry Nation
Brandon Sun / Posted 19 days ago
Distinct styles of leaders on display With more of a whimper than a bang, the prime minister announced the commencement of a near-80 day federal election campaign that will culminate with the national election on Oct. 19. For many Canadians, this... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Liberals' confusing budget stanceWhile it seems the federal Liberals no longer believe "the budget will balance
Liberals' confusing budget stance
Calgary Sun / Posted 21 days ago
While it seems the federal Liberals no longer believe "the budget will balance itself," that may be only because they no longer aspire to balance it at all. Speaking at a news conference in Ottawa on Wednesday, Liberal MP and former finance minister... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Harper pledges permanent home reno tax creditPrime Minister Stephen Harper came to Toronto on Tuesday and pledged to give ho
Harper pledges permanent home reno tax credit
Sarnia Observer / Posted 22 days ago
Prime Minister Stephen Harper came to Toronto on Tuesday and pledged to give homeowners a tax break on renovations if he’s elected for another term. The Conservative leader announced the initiative — that would give homeowners an annual 15% tax... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Harper pledges permanent home reno tax creditPrime Minister Stephen Harper came to Toronto on Tuesday and pledged to give ho
Harper pledges permanent home reno tax credit
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 22 days ago
Prime Minister Stephen Harper came to Toronto on Tuesday and pledged to give homeowners a tax break on renovations if he’s elected for another term. The Conservative leader announced the initiative — that would give homeowners an annual 15% tax... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Harper pledges permanent home reno tax creditPrime Minister Stephen Harper came to Toronto on Tuesday and pledged to give ho
Harper pledges permanent home reno tax credit
Chatham Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
Prime Minister Stephen Harper came to Toronto on Tuesday and pledged to give homeowners a tax break on renovations if he’s elected for another term. The Conservative leader announced the initiative — that would give homeowners an annual 15% tax... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Harper pledges permanent home reno tax creditPrime Minister Stephen Harper came to Toronto on Tuesday and pledged, if re-ele
Harper pledges permanent home reno tax credit
Calgary Sun / Posted 23 days ago
Prime Minister Stephen Harper came to Toronto on Tuesday and pledged, if re-elected, to give homeowners a tax break on renovations. The Conservative leader announced the tax credit — which would give homeowners an annual 15% tax credit on... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The economy is the key election issue for small business ownersAs federal political parties start campaigning for the upcoming federal electio
The economy is the key election issue for small business owners
The Globe and Mail / Posted 24 days ago
As federal political parties start campaigning for the upcoming federal election, small business owners and advocates are waiting for more detailed platforms to see which parties will offer the most supportive policies. There’s a lot at stake for... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Wynne to campaign for Trudeau in OntarioOntario Premier Kathleen Wynne promised Sunday to do everything she can to defe
Wynne to campaign for Trudeau in Ontario
The Globe and Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne promised Sunday to do everything she can to defeat Stephen Harper and elect Justin Trudeau in the Oct. 19 federal election. “We need a new Prime Minister,” she told The Globe and Mail Sunday. “There’s no secret that... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Kerry NationDewar spins our daunting debt This week, the Brandon Sun editorial page has bee
Kerry Nation
Brandon Sun / Posted 26 days ago
Dewar spins our daunting debt This week, the Brandon Sun editorial page has been rife with letters from NDP cabinet ministers, past and present, defending the Selinger government’s actions and financial performance. Of particular note was the letter... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Canadian economy careens toward recession as election loomsOTTAWA — With the economy looming large in an election campaign only days away,
Canadian economy careens toward recession as election looms
Dundas Star News / Posted 26 days ago
OTTAWA — With the economy looming large in an election campaign only days away, the likelihood that Canada has fallen into a recession deepened Friday with news of below-zero growth for the fifth consecutive month in May. It was the latest in a... Read more
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Cincinnati Reds
O'Neill Bobblehead GiveawayThe bobbleheads are free with regular-price admission to the Reds Hall of Fame
O'Neill Bobblehead Giveaway
Cincinnati Reds / Posted 27 days ago
The bobbleheads are free with regular-price admission to the Reds Hall of Fame beginning Saturday, August 1 at 10 a.m. and will be available Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout the month of August, while supplies last. The five bobbleheads in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Pre-election inspired Hots and Nots: Wonks, lockouts and partisan stuntsLast January, Alice Funke made a surprising discovery, which led to a bold pred
Pre-election inspired Hots and Nots: Wonks, lockouts and partisan stunts
The Globe and Mail / Posted 27 days ago
Last January, Alice Funke made a surprising discovery, which led to a bold prediction. A self-described political wonk, Ms. Funke, who is the publisher of PunditsGuide.ca, was researching the federal Conservative government’s new and so-called Fair... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ontario Liberals call for Tories’ defeat over pension fightThe Ontario Liberals are wading into the federal election campaign, calling on
Ontario Liberals call for Tories’ defeat over pension fight
The Globe and Mail / Posted 28 days ago
The Ontario Liberals are wading into the federal election campaign, calling on voters to throw Stephen Harper out of office this fall and replace him with a prime minister who will help to implement the province’s new pension plan. Ontario Finance... Read more
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The Tyee
Surplus or Deficit, Harper Budget Still Pre-Election TheatreModest surplus or slight deficit? From an economic perspective it doesn't matte
Surplus or Deficit, Harper Budget Still Pre-Election Theatre
The Tyee / Posted 29 days ago
Modest surplus or slight deficit? From an economic perspective it doesn't matter either way. It didn't look like a coincidence -- and it wasn't. Last week, only an hour before the parliamentary budget office forecast a $1 billion deficit for the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
But wait, a new Canadian law says it may well be a recessionThe Canadian government may be forced by its own hand to admit that the country
But wait, a new Canadian law says it may well be a recession
The Globe and Mail / Posted 29 days ago
The Canadian government may be forced by its own hand to admit that the country has just come through another recession. Finance Minister Joe Oliver doesn’t believe that. Many economists don’t believe it, either. And as for the Bank of Canada, it... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Province looks to feds for Ring moneyOntario has formally asked the federal government to match the $1 billion it ha
Province looks to feds for Ring money
The Sudbury Star / Posted 29 days ago
Ontario has formally asked the federal government to match the $1 billion it has committed to infrastructure for the Ring of Fire with $1 billion from its Building Canada Fund. Brad Duguid, Ontario's minister of Economic Development, Employment and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Joe Oliver should let the Bank of Canada speak for itselfChristopher Ragan is associate professor of economics at McGill University in M
Joe Oliver should let the Bank of Canada speak for itself
The Globe and Mail / Posted 30 days ago
Christopher Ragan is associate professor of economics at McGill University in Montreal and a research fellow at the C.D. Howe Institute in Toronto. Last week, while addressing questions about Canada’s fragile economy, federal Finance Minister Joe... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canada had weak first 4 months but not in a recession, economists sayCanada isn’t in a recession – at least not yet. That’s the conclusion of the c
Canada had weak first 4 months but not in a recession, economists say
The Globe and Mail / Posted 30 days ago
Canada isn’t in a recession – at least not yet. That’s the conclusion of the country’s unofficial arbiter of recessions, the C.D. Howe Institute’s Business Cycle Council, made up of 12 prominent economists. After meeting last week, the council... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Trudeau's hypocrisy shinesThis past Sunday, Liberals in the Eglinton-Lawrence federal riding association
Trudeau's hypocrisy shines
Calgary Sun / Posted 30 days ago
This past Sunday, Liberals in the Eglinton-Lawrence federal riding association gathered to choose a candidate for the election. The seat, currently held by Conservative finance minister Joe Oliver, is actually a long-time Liberal seat. Oliver, who... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Observers split over effect of Eve Adams loss on Trudeau campaignLiberals who helped defeat Eve Adams in her bid to run as the party’s candidate
Observers split over effect of Eve Adams loss on Trudeau campaign
The Globe and Mail / Posted a month ago
Liberals who helped defeat Eve Adams in her bid to run as the party’s candidate in a Toronto riding say they’ve done Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau a favour. But a political scientist and the Conservatives say Trudeau will still face criticism in the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
This election, the question is: Does Harper deserve another term?Gerald Caplan is an Africa scholar, former NDP national director and regular pa
This election, the question is: Does Harper deserve another term?
The Globe and Mail / Posted a month ago
Gerald Caplan is an Africa scholar, former NDP national director and regular panelist on CBC’s Power and Politics. As every political insider will tell you, the real purpose of all campaigning is to establish the ballot question – that is, what each... Read more
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Fort Frances Times
Tory defector loses Liberal bidTORONTO—Conservative defector Eve Adams yesterday failed in her bid to run as a
Tory defector loses Liberal bid
Fort Frances Times / Posted a month ago
TORONTO—Conservative defector Eve Adams yesterday failed in her bid to run as a Liberal candidate in the looming federal election. The sitting member of Parliament, welcomed personally into the fold by Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, handily was... Read more
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Torontoist
July 27, 2015It's still hot as all get-out, so don't... get out... if you don't have to. And
July 27, 2015
Torontoist / Posted a month ago
It's still hot as all get-out, so don't... get out... if you don't have to. And please blame the bad joke on the weather. In the news today: a Toronto bid on the 2024 Olympics seems increasingly likely, Eve Adams lost her Liberal nomination, and when... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Mulcair leads election poll on economyWith Canada mired in an economic slowdown, new survey data suggest voters see O
Mulcair leads election poll on economy
The Globe and Mail / Posted a month ago
With Canada mired in an economic slowdown, new survey data suggest voters see Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair and the New Democratic Party as the best choice to improve the country’s prospects. A Globe and Mail/Nanos Research poll asked 1,000... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury's Tories well financed,figures showStar Staff and Canadian Press Voters in the Sudbury riding have never sent a C
Sudbury's Tories well financed,figures show
The Sudbury Star / Posted a month ago
Star Staff and Canadian Press Voters in the Sudbury riding have never sent a Conservative MP to Ottawa. Fred Slade hopes to that change in October and he will be well financed in his bid to do so. The Sudbury Conservative Association is one of the... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Eve Adams trounced at Liberal nomination meetingIt looks like Eve Adams brief and controversial parliamentary career will soon
Eve Adams trounced at Liberal nomination meeting
Calgary Sun / Posted a month ago
It looks like Eve Adams brief and controversial parliamentary career will soon come to an end. Adams, elected as a Conservative in 2011 to represent the suburban riding of Mississauga—Brampton South, lost her bid Sunday afternoon to become the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
‘Please withdraw’: Eve Adams given rough ride at Liberal nomination meetingA Conservative defector faced a rough start Sunday as she made a final appeal t
‘Please withdraw’: Eve Adams given rough ride at Liberal nomination meeting
The Globe and Mail / Posted 1 months ago
A Conservative defector faced a rough start Sunday as she made a final appeal to Liberals to allow her to carry their standard into the federal election against Finance Minister Joe Oliver. Eve Adams had barely begun her pitch to about 150 people in... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Kerry NationTrump candidacy a vanity project In the Washington Post this past week, columni
Kerry Nation
Brandon Sun / Posted 1 months ago
Trump candidacy a vanity project In the Washington Post this past week, columnist Chris Cillizza hit the proverbial nail on its head when he spoke of Republican presidential aspirant Donald Trump’s ad hominem attack on Republican Sen. John McCain.... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Kerry NationTrump candidacy a vanity project In the Washington Post this past week, columni
Kerry Nation
Brandon Sun / Posted 1 months ago
Trump candidacy a vanity project In the Washington Post this past week, columnist Chris Cillizza hit the proverbial nail on its head when he spoke of Republican presidential aspirant Donald Trump’s ad hominem attack on Republican Sen. John McCain.... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Balanced budget soap operaStephen Harper’s Conservative government told us this spring they'd ended years
Balanced budget soap opera
Calgary Sun / Posted 1 months ago
Stephen Harper’s Conservative government told us this spring they'd ended years of deficit spending and balanced the budget. It’s a key Conservative election theme: reinforcing the notion the current government is a sound fiscal manager. Then this... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Oliver insists budget will be balanced this year despite PBO forecastFinance Minister Joe Oliver has re-affirmed his government’s commitment to bala
Oliver insists budget will be balanced this year despite PBO forecast
The Globe and Mail / Posted 1 months ago
Finance Minister Joe Oliver has re-affirmed his government’s commitment to balance its books, two days after the federal budget watchdog warned a slower-than-expected economy will keep Ottawa in the red this year. In a letter to Liberal finance... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Stephen Harper’s courts: How the judiciary has been remadeThe judge looked down at the full-bearded young man who sat relaxed and smiling
Stephen Harper’s courts: How the judiciary has been remade
The Globe and Mail / Posted 1 months ago
The judge looked down at the full-bearded young man who sat relaxed and smiling before him. Omar Khadr, a former teenage terrorist, was in a Canadian courtroom for the first time. Years earlier, through various channels, the judge had lobbied Prime... Read more
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