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Stories by Neil Moss

Political leaders need to address violence, hate seen on campaign trail, say experts

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Centre on Hate, Bias, and Extremism director Barbara Perry says there has been a 'perfect storm' that has led to the incidents of hate and violence that have been seen on the campaign trail.
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Along with his time as House leader, the Liberal MP-elect served under the Wynne government as Ontario’s attorney general, minister of community safety and correctional services, and as labour minister.
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'These are big shoes,' Yasir Naqvi said of previous MPs who represented Ottawa Centre, Ont.
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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has spent 19 days in Ontario, compared to 17 days for Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole and 20 days for NDP Leader Jagmeet SIngh.
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Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole has tried to recruit support from the centre, but it may have left the party vulnerable to a challenge on its right flank.
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Former NDP staffer Cameron Holmstrom says some ministers have found themselves in unexpected re-election fights.
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The Conservatives have 31 references to China in their platform, while the Liberals spotlight the growing superpower only once alongside Iran and Russia.
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A formal meeting of a cabinet committee isn't necessary as long as cabinet members can co-ordinate its response to the Afghan crisis informally, says past Privy Council clerk Mel Cappe.
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Political strategists say Canadians are frustrated after almost two years of dealing with the pandemic, and that calling an election without a 'clear narrative' can damage the incumbent's advantage.
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Dairy farming regions are based around Ontario and Quebec, where the Conservatives hold seven of the 10 federal ridings with the most dairy farms.
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Chinese Ambassador Cong Peiwu says the U.S. has not taken any concrete measures to help Canada in its difficulties with China, while the U.S. State Department says it has ‘raised several cases.’
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While the Afghan crisis has emerged as an issue in the early days of the campaign, foreign policy expert Thomas Juneau says he doesn't expect that to last.
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'Everyday we wake up to many tragic and alarming news coming out of Afghanistan,' says Afghan Ambassador Hassan Soroosh.
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The Conservative have the most candidates confirmed at 305, followed by the Liberals who have 290 candidates, the NDP with 211, and the Greens with 169. The Bloc nearly has a full slate at 76 candidates.
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If Canada chooses to isolate the Taliban, it will consequently isolate Afghans who need international support the most, says Prof. Nipa Banerjee. 'Without any surveillance, without any oversight, they can do anything.'
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'In trashing it, I worry that we are going to lose it,' Carleton University professor Stephanie Carvin says about the future of the NSICOP.
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After nearly two years without an envoy, the lack of a U.S. ambassador in Ottawa 'weighed on the relationship,' says former Canadian diplomat Eric Miller.
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Conservative MP Randy Hoback says Wayne Easter along with former Liberal MP Andrew Leslie were the 'unsung heroes' of the NAFTA renegotiations.
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'Not any government will give hope and will make reforms,' says Liberal MP Fayçal El-Khoury, as the Canadian government is urging Lebanon to swiftly form a government.
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Following Canada's announcement that it will reopen its border to fully vaccinated Americans, U.S. political pressure has repositioned its focus on the White House.
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Security Council experts say Canada should target a seat for a term that no other WEOG country has yet committed, which could mean Canada won't be sitting on the UN's top body for at least 10 more years.
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In a call with interim Haitian Prime Minister Claude Joseph, Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau encouraged Haiti to develop a 'credible plan' to hold elections this year.
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In a wide-ranging interview, Romanian Ambassador Bogdan Mănoiu spoke about defence and economic co-operation with Canada, as well as the need to renew high-level visits between the two nations.
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Ottawa Centre has historically flipped between the Liberals and the NDP at both the federal and provincial levels.
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The most recent completed ATIP requests released by RCMP and Global Affairs Canada date to March and September 2020, respectively. A number of government institutions have blamed the pandemic for contributing to release
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When the Canada-U.K. Trade Continuity Agreement was reached, both sides agreed to return to the negotiating table in 2021. But Liberal pledge to table a notice of intent and potential election call could hit timeline.
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Aside from a dispute over Canada's supply-managed dairy sector, current North American trade disputes are about historic issues that weren't addressed in the new NAFTA, say analysts.
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An additional $17.1-billion of supplementary spending estimates was concurred in by the House on June 17 without committee review, as committees stagnate with filibusters.
Jenica Atwin's decision to join the Liberals should make the NDP re-examine its policy against allowing floor crossers to join the caucus, says former staffer Cameron Holmstrom.
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Canada's pledge of 100-million vaccine doses won't come at the expense of its domestic supply. 'Canadians may switch from vaccine envy to vaccine guilt,' says Nicolas Moyer.
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The government failed to abide by an order of the House to turnover unredacted documents related to the firing of two scientists at a Winnipeg lab leading to a Conservative question of privilege.
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Plus, Kyrgyz Parliamentarians will be meeting with MPs on the House Foreign Affairs Committee to foster ties between the two countries, according to Kyrgyz Ambassador Baktybek Amanbaev.
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