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Canada recently deployed two ships to Asia-Pacific waters to join allied American and Asian navies in a deterrence mission. More naval missions may occur as China asserts its claims on the South China Sea.
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The federal government attributes issues with the new legal cannabis supply chain to local problems with distribution and retail.
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Minister Bill Blair talks about the federal government's goals for cannabis policy in 2019, draft regulations on edibles, privacy concerns, and expungement.
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With the federal Liberals doing well in Toronto and the Conservatives successful in rural Ontario, ridings in Toronto's suburbs are set to be the key Ontario battleground this year.
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'Sometimes politicizing or amplifying the level of public discourse on this may be satisfying in the short term, but would not contribute to the outcome we all want,' said Mr. Trudeau.
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In a year-end interview, the leader of Canada's largest Indigenous advocacy organization says the 2019 federal election will be key as the voting power of First Nations people increases.
Canada and China are in a high-stakes dispute over the arrest of a Huawei executive, and options are limited for cooling the boiling conflict.
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Scheduled to expire in March 2019, the tax credit’s extension to 2024 will help junior companies raise capital, says the natural resources minister.
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The Canadian Forest Service is mandated to focus on forest science research, but critics say it needs to be a better team player.
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Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland wouldn't rule out suspending already-approved arms export permits when asked by reporters in the lead up to the G20 Summit in Argentina.
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Mr. Sohi talks about policy priorities in the lead up to next October's federal election, the small modular reactor roadmap, and the fall economic update.
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Eagle Spirit has the support of First Nations along the route, but faces a tanker ban law and economic issues.
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Proponents tout 'small modular reactors' as nuclear energy's renaissance, but advocates don't buy their arguments.
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Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains has promised to release a national space strategy at a time when the country's commitment to international efforts is being questioned.
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A major spending add were costs for the federal carbon-pricing plan, totaling more than $1.5-billion between now and 2022, though the fall update stated such figures are likely to be lower due to accounting revisions.
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In the last fiscal year, eight per cent more women joined the Armed Forces, says the minister of national defence, but other targets are lagging.
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The Liberals and senior military brass have pushed for more women, visible minorities, and Indigenous peoples to join the military, an institution in the midst of a cultural reset.
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau will likely release his much-awaited plan to help Canadian businesses affected by U.S. tax cuts as part of the fall economic update, but there's plenty more that could come out of it.
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The secret to Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay’s 30 years in the House? ‘Lawrence is a really good constituency MP,’ says caucus colleague Wayne Easter.
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The bill is sponsored by Conservative MP Len Webber, who has championed the cause of organ donation and transplantation in his time in national and provincial legislatures.
Conservative MPs sat they're ‘surprised’ and ‘disappointed’ that an experienced politician like Tony Clement engaged in an inappropriate online behaviour.
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'Certainly, we see the rise of extremist right-wing groups across the world, very similar to very dark times in the 1930s. Last night, we were given a pause, given a chance to think twice,' says NDP MP Charlie Angus.
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Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay talks about the USMCA, his priorities, and trade with Italy and India. 'The dairy industry got hurt and we will make sure they're financially, fully and fairly, taken care of and that's only appropriate. We have to make sure the industry is not only in solid shape, but that it expands, as it has been doing in the last number of years.'
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Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami president Natan Obed and Northern Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc recently met to discuss Nutrition North, in what both called a 'productive meeting.'
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Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs Minister Dominic LeBlanc cautions that private-sector options to get food up North faster, like Amazon, are limited in scope.
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Among items lost or stolen are a $5,683 boat motor, a $170 sleeping bag, and 472 keys, badges, identity cards, and electronic security and access items.
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The spike in spending can be attributed to higher overall spending among several ministers' offices, the hiring of political staffers for regional ministerial offices, and increased expenses at the PMO.
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Consultations show the public and consumer advocates are at odds with the airline industry on many components of what soon-to-come air passenger protections may look like.

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