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Trudeau’s meeting with premiers wraps up without much progress

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s meeting with provincial and territorial premiers wrapped up in Montreal Friday without any signs of substantial breakthroughs on issues that plague the economy but also without much of the drama that was expected going into the» 

Politics

Canada’s political leaders, not so popular

Canada’s political leaders were undoubtedly all elected by a majority of voters with hope for the future. It seems that hope and approval fades fairly quickly in Canada according to a new survey by the Angus Reid polling agency. Canada’s» 

Environment, International, Politics

U.S. Vice-President Biden still hopeful on climate

U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden urged Canada’s provincial and Aboriginal leaders to keep fighting climate change even as the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump seems almost certain to undo most of the Obama administration’s climate change policies. Biden is in» 

Politics

Rate your Canadian politician

Ranking of Premiers of Canadian provinces past and present A new think-tank in Canada has released a study of the performances of Canadian premiers, the leaders of individual provinces. The new think-tank “Aha Insights Inc” proposes to be an interactive» 

Indigenous, Politics

Canada’s provincial premiers focus on indigenous issues on first day

Premiers of Canada’s 10 provinces and three territories started a three-day First Ministers Conference with a focus on indigenous issues on Wednesday (July 24). Premiers met with indigenous representatives to discuss their concerns. Although two premiers were not present, the»