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Clement had inappropriate interactions, ‘was pushing boundaries’ back when he was a Harper-era cabinet minister, says Parry-Sound female constituent 

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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In an interview with The Hill Times, Transport Minister Marc Garneau discusses his priorities between now and the 2019 election, rules on cannabis for passengers and flight crews, and how he wants to promote less carbon-intensive fuels for the aviation sector.
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As the new financial plan comes together, post-secondary schools want 'complementary' funding for the administrative costs of research, student awards, and work-integrated learning.
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Science Minister Kirsty Duncan discusses her office's remaining priorities before the next election, support for graduate students and Canadians researching abroad, and improving equality and diversity in science.
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Algoma Steel told the House International Trade Committee that it would support certain quotas in exchange for a duty exemption, something U.S. president Donald Trump hinted as a solution to ending the trade spat.
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For some Asian-Canadian MPs, being elected to Ottawa comes with expectations. But they say the job brings them much pride and an opportunity to learn about their community.
Coalition Avenir Quebec's majority government victory on Oct. 1 follows Doug Ford's Ontario Progressive Conservative victory in June. Meanwhile, Progressive Conservatives may form government in New Brunswick while Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party in Alberta are polling high.
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There are currently eight MPs of East or Southeast Asian background, accounting for 2.4 per cent of all 338 MPs. However, there are nearly 3.2-million people of that background in Canada, accounting for almost 10 per cen
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The Conservatives have introduced mental health workshops at their semi-annual staff training conferences, and MPs are being taught to recognize the signs of poor mental health.
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Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says he will focus his final mandate year on considering recommendations made in seven recently-released reports by a government-struck panel of industry leaders.
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The tables, composed of dozens of industry representatives, recommended more emphasis on scaling-up firms through an 'Own the podium'-style funding program, cutting red tape, and establishing new networks between businesses and investors.
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Though the industry believes the federal government's flagship innovation program, SR&ED, is important and useful, all say it could use some tweaks.
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Canada once had a biotechnology strategy that, despite its flaws and poor execution, sent a signal that biotech firms should open up shop in Canada.
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In 16 months, the ex-PMO manager went from rookie backbencher to cabinet, but while some might say her connections got her where she is, she says it's 20 years of experience in government and politics.
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One suspect fled the hotel with two bags of expensive equipment, and was chased by an Environment and Climate Change Canada official. In the end, the thieves escaped and the equipment was recorded as a loss.
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Canada has ambitious plans to make the country's cybersecurity industry world-leading. But finding enough cyber talent, as is the case in many countries, is hard to do.
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Yves Giroux started into a seven-year term Sept. 4, and though he says he’s not exactly Kevin Page, he’s willing to do ‘whatever it takes’ to get fiscal data for Parliamentarians.
The Federal Court of Appeal's decision to block the pipeline's expansion will also help NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh in his bid to win a seat in Burnaby South, said Nanos Research chair Nik Nanos.
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The Liberal government is committing resources to creating a 'roadmap' for small modular reactors. However, it has shied away from explicitly endorsing new nuclear generation as part of its climate plan.
While Maxime Bernier readies his new party, one anti-supply management proponent who attended the Conservative convention says he's received interest in a Bernier party from almost two-dozen current and former MPs.
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In April, the Quebec government said it had projections that around 400 migrants could enter into Canada daily this summer. Recent figures indicate an average of 47 people have crossed per day.
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Political observers said the burst of endorsements from Liberal politicians for John Tory is unusual, but may be a play against Ontario Premier Doug Ford.
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The RCMP intercepted 1,634 people along the Canada-U.S. border in the month of July, a rise from June but far below predictions for this summer.
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In mid-July, Environment Canada delayed its regulatory development timeline for the Clean Fuel Standard. The Liberals once called it Canada's 'single largest emission-reduction policy.'

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