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Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole said he will respect Quebec’s secularism law

Conservative leader Erin O’Toole says he is going to respect the legislatures of all the provinces, including the laws in Québec protecting secularism and the French language, after meeting with Québec Premier Fraçois Legault on Monday.  I had a frank, »

Politics

Embattled separatist leader resigns

The embattled leader of the separatist Bloc Québécois is stepping down, after being dealt a resounding non-confidence vote by the federal party’s rank and file over the weekend. Martine Ouellet announced Monday morning that she’ll be resigning effective June 11 after receiving »

International, Politics

Trump drags down world opinion of U.S. leadership

A worldwide survey has found the approval rating of U.S. leadership under Donald Trump has sunk nearly 20 points to 30, and Canadians’ opinions of him dropped most among western countries. Germany gets best rating Germany replaced the U.S. as »

Politics, Society

Political party rejects leader, suffers division

The New Democratic Party voted to change leaders during a divisive policy convention on the weekend of April 9-10, 2016. The NDP is the farthest left of Canada’s major political parties, although a leading political scientist says that, by international »

Politics

Rona Ambrose elected interim Conservative leader

The Conservative Party of Canada elected former Health Minister Rona Ambrose as interim leader at a caucus meeting in Ottawa Thursday. “I’m excited that we are going to be moving forward with a strong opposition with confidence and optimism,” Ambrose said »