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Politics This Morning: Trudeau to mark Centre Block closure in House; Freeland to moderate human rights panel

To mark Centre Block's impending closure, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to deliver a brief address in the House.
The PM is scheduled to speak with David Beasley of the UN World Food Programme. Mr. Beasley will likely talk about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
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Chief architect John Pearson deliberately left more than 200 spaces in the building unadorned. That’s allowed successive generations to leave their own imprint on the stones of Centre Block.
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House Leader Bardish Chagger said the government is hoping to see progress on Bill C-87, which seeks to halve poverty by 2030, and Bill C-75, a package of reforms to the justice system, in the coming months.
While Canada has signalled it will sign the UN migration compact, other countries, including Italy, Bulgaria, and Australia, have decided they wouldn't.
Human rights activists are gathering in Ottawa today for a presser on a recent report released by the UN Committee Against Torture, which found that Indigenous women continue to be coerced into sterilization.
Plus, National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and his U.S. counterpart, Jim Mattis, are co-hosting a meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS.
It's Indigenous Service Minister Jane Philpott's turn to address the Assembly of First Nations at the Special Chiefs Assembly in Ottawa.
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To turn public opinion around, the Liberals need to make a more credible case for why their plan is more effective, drawing clear distinctions between theirs and what the provinces are proposing, says Lorne Bozinoff.
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For the Liberals, the five per cent dip in support should be taken as a sign that the party needs to evaluate whether its strategy, says Joe Jordan of Bluesky Strategy Group.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is in Europe for the next few days. Her itinerary includes a two-day visit to Brussels for the NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting.
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The last time the riding was in the Liberals’ hands was in 2004.
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Part of the complexity behind the move is that the books have to be packed in such an order that makes sense organizationally, along with the fact that the space has to be protected.
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While today’s plant is a 'small image of its former self,' Mr. O'Toole said he expected the plant to survive, adding it has long proven itself to be flexible amid changing consumer preferences.
The National Security Committee of Parliamentarians' report on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's gaffe-ridden trip to India is set to be released publicly.
Noticeably absent from the PM's agenda is the signing of USMCA, which is expected to happen sometime today on the sidelines of the summit.
All eyes will be on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who will be facing world leaders for the first time following journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is in town today to lead a discussion on the struggles facing the province's energy sector.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to stump for Mary Jean McFall, the party's contender in the Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, Ont., riding.
Ryerson University students will hear from Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and his one-time leadership rival, Kevin O’Leary.
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Bill Schaper, director of public policy at Imagine Canada, said his group organized a lobbying blitz to push for sweeping reforms that would modernize regulations governing the charitable sector.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's 'Listening to Quebecers' consultation comes amid disagreement between him and Ontario Premier Doug Ford over the province's planned cuts to French-language services.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is spending the day in Calgary, where he has a string of events lined up, including a one-on-one meeting with the city's mayor, Naheed Nenshi.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau is slated to deliver the government's fall economic update at around 4 p.m.
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The AG found that the CSA had forecasted a 13 per cent increase in the number of offenders who require placement in community-based residenial facilities, it had not developed a 'long-term plan to meet the demand.'
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Le Devoir is working with data developers at Polytechnique Montréal to develop an internal tool so the newsrooms can 'have a greater overview of what's happening in social networks' in order to identify viral topics.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is still in Singapore for a series of high-profile meetings with executives.
Reports suggest that Canada could signal whether it will pitch in on a project to develop a new space station when Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains meets with NASA chief, Jim Bridenstine.
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The Canadian political landscape is different, compared to the U.S., says Equal Voice's Nancy Peckford, and the trends have consistently shown that progress in Canada tends to be incremental.
The House won't be sitting this week, so the prime minister has a string of trips planned for the next little while. His next stop is Singapore for the ASEAN summit.

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