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Economy, Health, Politics, Society

The Food Guide fight continues as the election approaches

One wonders if Tory leader Andrew Scheer may have bitten off more than he can chew with his attack on Canada’s revamped Food Guide. But of course the proof will be in the pudding, that pudding being this fall’s federal» 

Economy, Health, Politics, Society

Trudeau and Scheer square off over revamped Food Guide

Wow! A real-life food fight. The combatants: the two men who will face off in a general election this fall to decide who leads the country as Canada’s next prime minister. Let’s be perfectly clear: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and» 

International, Politics

Trump rally chants ‘completely unacceptable’, says Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned as “hurtful, wrong and completely unacceptable” comments by supporters of U.S. President Trump, who chanted “send her back” at a rally in North Carolina on Wednesday in reference to a Muslim member of Congress. “I» 

International, Politics

Best defence against Russian interference is free press, says NATO head

While NATO allies have beefed up their cyber defences, the best guaranty of safeguarding Canada’s upcoming federal elections against possible Russian interference is the country’s free and independent press, the alliance’s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday. Speaking to reporters» 

International, Politics

NATO secretary general to visit Canada

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will visit Canada next week for talks with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau amid continuing tensions with Russia over Ukraine and Russian compliance with the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. The two leaders will meet at the» 

International, Politics

Canada to block new Russian passport holders from Eastern Ukraine, says Freeland

Canada will not recognize passports issued by Russia to Ukrainian citizens in rebel-held areas of Eastern Ukraine, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced Tuesday. Speaking to reporters at the conclusion of the Ukrainian Reform Conference ministerial meeting in Toronto, Freeland» 

Politics, Society

The 2019 campaign coming into focus one day at a time

Every day you can feel it coming just a little bit closer. Canadians go to the polls in the fall in a general election in which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be trying to recapture all those seats and all» 

Indigenous, Politics, Society

Ottawa signs historic agreement with Métis in three provinces

The federal government has signed historic agreements with the Métis nations in Alberta, Ontario and Saskatchewan The first-ever accords follow years of legal disputes and failed negotiations. Earlier this month, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, speaking at the third annual Crown-Métis» 

Economy, Environment, International

The Canada-Philippines Garbage War finally peters out

The dispute between Canada and the Philippines about garbage shipments that began six years ago appears to be just about over. On Saturday morning a ship carrying 69 containers of rotting garbage will pull into Vancouver Harbour to deposit what» 

International, Politics

Trump vows to do ‘anything’ to help Canada in row with China

U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to champion Canada’s cause during his upcoming meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 leaders’ summit in Japan next week. Speaking to reporters during a meet-and-greet with Prime Minister Justin»