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Politics This Morning: Singh in Victoria to talk climate plan

Plus, the parliamentary budget officer is releasing a new report at 10 a.m. on the cost of the feds' 'middle-class tax cut.'
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Conservative MPs Michael Cooper and Matt Jeneroux, both from Alberta, are sympathetic to Jason Kenney’s threat to 'turn off the taps' of gas to B.C.
With the House on break, several Liberal ministers are fanning out across the country to headline fundraisers.
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Though being temporarily relocated is a recurring feature of their lives each year, residents expected this year to be different.
Plus, there's a new spot to fill in Canada's Supreme Court, with the retirement of Clément Gascon after five years of service.
Plus, Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez, meanwhile, is slated to announce the first recipients of funding under the Creative Export Canada program
Plus, the Conservatives' longest-serving MP, Rob Nicholson, announced this week he won't be seeking re-election in October.
Plus, International Development Minister Maryam Monsef is in D.C. to attend the IMF and World Bank’s spring meetings.
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Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould has been noncommittal about how, or whether, the government intends to regulate social media companies when it comes to taking down inflammatory content.
Plus, Finance Minister Bill Morneau heads to D.C. for a string of IMF and World Bank meetings with his global counterparts.
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Toronto Star reporter Tonda MacCharles, says there’s a 'hunger' for stories grounded in fact-based analysis that can cut through the polarization that often characterizes the discourse on social media.
Plus, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is scheduled to appear before the House National Security Committee to testify on the feds' national security bill
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They spent $111-million less in the past two fiscal years than they would have in the absence of the federal program, says a new report from the parliamentary budget officer.
The super-secretive National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians is tabling its annual report in Parliament today.
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The potential conflict of interest faced by Martine Richard, senior counsel at the ethics commissioner's office who is related by marriage to a cabinet minister, was first raised by ethics group Democracy Watch.
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Discussions with social media giants on how they plan to safeguard their platforms from the spread of misinformation and disinformation have been 'progressing slowly,' says Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould.
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Coverage of this affair has underscored the dilemmas facing cash-strapped newsrooms today: follow the big news story of the day or risk appearing out of the loop.
The Senate Environment Committee is in Vancouver to hold daylong hearings on Bill C-69, the contentious environmental-assessment bill.
In celebration of Nunavut's 20th anniversary since it became a territory, a new sculpture that honours the occasion is being unveiled at West Block on Monday.
Plus, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland heads to Dinard, France, to meet with her G7 counterparts on a raft of international security issues.
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The Parliament of Canada Act offers a workaround in the event that the commissioner himself can’t provide the report to the prime minister.
Plus, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is still in D.C. for a string of NATO meetings.
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Ex-minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says she has 'no regrets' for speaking out. 'I spoke the truth as I will continue to do.'
The fate of Parliament Hill's 100-year-old elm tree will be up for debate at the House Affairs Committee.
Meanwhile, AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde is holding a presser, calling on the Senate to pass C-262, which aims to bring Canadian laws in line with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People.
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The publication of these documents will likely re-energize opposition parties' push for the government to allow his ex-minister to fully air her side of the story.
Plus, incoming Privy Council clerk Ian Shugart has a start date. He takes the reins from outgoing clerk Michael Wernick on April 19.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau continues his budget sales tour, this time, setting his sights on Quebec City.
Plus, NDP MP Nathan Cullen will be taking the stage at the Broadbent Institute's Progress Summit in Ottawa.
Today's slate of ministerial engagements appear to be focused on outreach to seniors—another key voting bloc the Liberals hope to woo in upcoming vote.

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