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Politics This Morning: Poilievre cuts leadership bid short

Mr. Poilievre is among the latest high-profile candidates to drop out of the contest this week.
Plus, the World Health Organization is set to decide today whether the coronavirus, is a global health emergency.
News|By Beatrice Paez
Learn to reach across party lines for relationships and resist sticking to talking points, new MPs told at a Carleton University-hosted orientation event.
Plus, former Quebec premier says he won't be running to succeed outgoing Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, citing his outsider status. Hearings on the extradition of Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou continue in Vancouver.
Plus, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland dismisses engaging in a 'prisoner swap' with China to secure the release of the two Canadian detainees.
TSB officials say there are 'no firm plans' on when outside investigators, including Canada, can be present for the download and analysis of the 'aircraft recorders.'
Plus, Canada Proud founder picks his horse in the Conservative leadership race.
Plus, foreign ministers are meeting at Canada House in London, U.K., today to discuss the range of legal avenues they can take in response to the shoot-down. 
Plus, former Conservative party leader Stephen Harper called for regime change in Iran following the downing of Flight 752.
Plus, the Prime Minister's Office announced the Liberals are holding their cabinet retreat in Winnipeg, and the government is reportedly ready tfoot part of the security costs for hosting Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
News|By Beatrice Paez
Foreign Minister François-Philippe Champagne, along with the ministers of four other nations whose citizens died aboard Flight 752, are meeting in London on Thursday to discuss potential avenues to hold Iran accountable.
Transport Minister Marc Garneau, who was among those who joined Mr. Trudeau during his press conference, said the plane's departure was 'very standard,' as satellite data has indicated. But the plane later lost contact,
Plus, Conservative stalwarts Pierre Poilievre and Erin O'Toole are reportedly in contention for the top party job.
News|By Beatrice Paez
In a wide-ranging, year-end interview, AFN national chief Perry Bellegarde discussed the government’s contentious push against the Human Rights Tribunal’s compensation order, among other issues.
'They have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to ensuring a just outcome,' says director of public prosecutions, Kathleen Roussel, of her team's work.
Plus, the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee sends the updated trilateral pact to the House floor for a vote.
Plus, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to make an appearance at the diplomatic corps' holiday reception in Gatineau, Que.
Plus, three days of hearings against the pipeline expansion get underway in Vancouver.
News|By Beatrice Paez
Canada will continue to post double-digit deficits in the years ahead, with the deficit expected to tumble to $11.6-billion in 2024-25.
Plus, the Senate's largest group, the Independent Senators Group, is holding its leadership vote.
News|By Beatrice Paez
Much of Taylor Bachrach's career has been steeped in politics, but he hasn’t always been a card-carrying NDP member.
Plus, the House's Board of Internal Economy Committee and its Senate counterpart hold meetings.
News|By Beatrice Paez
'What Blanchet has said again and again is, ‘We’ll take a position in accordance with what’s in the best interest of Quebec,’ allowing him not to have to take a left or right stance more generally': Sébastien Dallaire.
Plus, the PM will meet with Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil and will make an appearance at the National Liberal Caucus' holiday party at the Shaw Centre.
News|By Beatrice Paez
Mr. Kenney’s other demands include calling for a 'fixed,' 'firm' timeline for completing the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
Plus, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney comes face to face with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
News|By Beatrice Paez
'The government has heard Canadians’ concerns that the world is increasingly uncertain, and that the economy is changing,' the Throne Speech read. 'And in this context, regional needs and differences really matter.'
For the first time, all the pomp and circumstance of electing a Speaker and watching the Speech from the Throne will unfold in two separate buildings, with Centre Block still undergoing a decade's worth of renovations.
News|By Beatrice Paez
Incumbent House Speaker Geoff Regan says he expects MPs will be largely influenced by their peers' assessments of the candidates in casting their ballots for the new Speaker.

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