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Political ties, not diplomatic bona fides needed for next Canadian envoy in D.C., says former ambassador

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‘From a U.S. perspective, the relationship between the ambassador and the prime minister has to be extremely close,’ says Michael Kergin.
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, Trudeau's plane in the repair shop, and Mark Carney named UN's envoy for climate finance.
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'Clear signals' will have to be given to the U.S. over who has jurisdiction for what, says former deputy prime minister John Manley.
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, Trudeau to mark 70 years of NATO, and controversial former MP and Nova Scotia premier Gerald Regan dies at 91.
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, Tony Clement launches a podcast, and Trudeau shares fatherly advice in new book.
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, Jean Chrétien makes rare West Block appearance, and CBC's Adrienne Arsenault to speak on The New Frontline.
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Former foreign affairs minister John Manley says Canada's global economic interests have taken a backseat to trumpeting Canadian values.
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, CTV photojournalist Dave Ellis to retire after 34-year career, and an Abacus poll suggests only Stephen Harper is a more preferable Conservative leader than Andrew Scheer.
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'Anything is an improvement over what's going on right now,' says Liberal MP John McKay, who was parliamentary secretary to the defence minister from 2015 to 2017.
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, Maher's band Lowertown Riffraff dazzles crowd at South Block Whiskey Bar on Sparks Street, and former Hill scribe Dan Dugas to retire from public service.
News|By Neil Moss
An authoritarian reflex has yet to make itself felt in Canada as it has south of the border and in Europe.
News|By Neil Moss
The U.S. chair of the House Agricultural Committee says he thinks the USMCA will be brought to the floor for a vote by the end of year.
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, MPs counter Don Cherry's 'you people' comments, and the PM's national security and intelligence adviser, Greta Bossenmaier, retires from public service.
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, Maryam Monsef and Matt DeCourcey get engaged, and Andrew Coyne joins The Globe and Mail.
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, Don Martin has announced that he will host his last edition of CTV's Power Play on Dec. 20, after almost a decade at the show's helm.
News|By Neil Moss
'This is a moment where Canada could potentially get ambitious in its international affairs,' says Canadian International Council president Ben Rowswell.
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, Hillites cheer Tom Michalak's career behind the camera, and CPAC'S Thomson victorious on Jeopardy.
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'I think the first item that will be coming at us—of course it depends on how this is handled in Washington—is the CUSMA,' says Independent Senator Peter Boehm.
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, Trudeau meets with Governor General Payette, intends to continue governing, and the Royal Canadian Mint releases a Centennial Flame coin.
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, McKenna’s campaign office vandalized with sexist slur, and Jim Carr diagnosed with blood cancer.
'There's a bit of a conspiracy on the part of the government—all governments—to keep committees in the dark, and off doing busy work. That may actually change,' says Liberal MP John McKay.
Feature|By Neil Moss
From a much-needed civics lesson to a blackface scandal: the best and worst of the federal campaign.
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Catherine McKenna's 'tenure in environment would have prepared her well for any other kind of responsibility the prime minister may assign,' says former environment minister Jean Charest.
News|By Neil Moss
'I’m so relieved,' Catherine McKenna said, about continuing with the Liberal climate change plan.
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, Longtime Hill reporter Richard Cleroux dies, and Margaret Atwood wins the Booker Prize.
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The issue of repatriation will be less politically fraught after the election, says expert.
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, CBC sues the Tories for copyright infringement, and Jaden Lake helps father Mike in his quest to win re-election.
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The mastermind behind 338Canada, poll aggregator Philippe Fournier, is aiming to correctly call 90 per cent of the seats in the Oct. 21 race.
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, a political ad on the frontpage of the National Post, and Justin Ling debunks conspiracy theory, Warren Kinsella loses his mind.
'Does that create a legitimacy question, for Trudeau to combine with Singh, or not? There’s no legal impediment to it,' says former CBC Parliament Hill bureau chief Elly Alboim.
Over the course of two hours, six federal party leaders jostled for air time, strained to be heard, and clamoured to squeeze in their talking points in segments that sometimes had little to do with the topic raised. 
Feature|By Neil Moss
Plus, Ottawa NDP candidate wants free OC Transpo fares on election day, and Jagmeet Singh gets new fans in Drake, Rihanna.

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