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American presidential election could define new U.S. envoy Aldona Wos’ time in Ottawa, say analysts

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Aldona Wos is the second straight top Republican donor from a southern U.S. state that U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated as ambassador to Canada.
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Plus, CP's Jordan Press will be the new president of the Parliamentary Press Gallery, and Conservative MP John Williamson is set to welcome a baby.
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'The precedent has been set,' says Senator Percy Downe of Parliamentarians being able to modify trade agreements, following changes made to the new NAFTA by U.S. House Democrats.
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Plus, Flavio Volpe takes shot at the World Series-cheating Astros at the House Trade Committee, and Maxime Bernier launches a YouTube show.
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Canada already has a free trade agreement with Australia and New Zealand as part of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
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Plus, Charlie Angus joins Wet'suwet'en solidarity protests, former MP Gord Brown is getting a posthumous lifetime achievement award, and Canada is hosting a Lima Group ministerial meeting this week.
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Committees would have to submit amendments for Bill C-4 to the House Committee on International Trade by April 2.
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Plus, Hillites honour Christie Blatchford, and scribes gather to talk shop and drink beer at Feb. 13 CAJ shindig.
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Plus, Rob Russo is soon to be honoured with public policy journalism award, and Jane Philpott has been unveiled as Queen's University new health sciences dean.
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Canada currently has 120 Canadian Force members deployed to Africa, down from 427 members that were deployed to the continent during Canada's contribution to the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali.
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Plus, Omar Alghabra joins the Privy Council, and Dominic Barton listed as China's ambassador.
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The economic impact assessment is expected in the 'near future,' according to Global Affairs' Steve Verheul.
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Facing scrutiny from opposition MPs over his past work, Ottawa's envoy to Beijing defended his tenure at consultancy firm McKinsey and Co., saying, 'We're known for telling truth to power and calling it out as it is.'
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Of the 22 Conservative MPs who have endorsed a Tory leadership candidate, Peter MacKay has received the backing of 20 of them.
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Plus, MPs celebrate Robbie Burns Night on the Hill, and Ambassador Dominic Barton to appear before the Canada-China Committee.
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'[The Liberals] are in a minority position, so there's going to be an opportunity for a thorough review. And I think Canadians really deserve nothing less,' says Green critic Paul Manly.
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Plus, NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq hopes to meet Trevor Noah, and MPs honour victims of the Islamic Cultural Centre shooting.
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NDP MP Daniel Blaikie says it's worth taking 'a little extra time' to understand the 'full implications' of the new NAFTA, as well as to look at how Canada can improve its internal international trade process.
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Plus, Tories have a mini critic shuffle after leadership candidates announce their runs, and Dominic LeBlanc is back in the House of Commons.
Bloc Québécois MP Stéphane Bergeron says he thinks motions put forward by the Conservatives show signs of a 'partisan temptation.'
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Plus, former NDP MP Nathan Cullen joins StrategyCorp, and Vincent Rigby named national security and intelligence adviser.
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Plus, Senator Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia battles Newfoundland blizzard, and The Toronto Star's parliamentary bureau is moving to the Byward Market to join iPolitics.
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Iran's chief justice Ebrahim Raisi was part of a 'death commission' in 1988, during a period of political repression which saw thousands of dissidents executed.
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Some believe that Canada needs to engage globally including with countries that it doesn't agree with, but others say restoring diplomatic relations with Iran will be viewed as a reward.
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Plus, Marco Mendicino takes to the keys before a CBC interview, and former PMO spokesperson Justin Kingsley’s film Chaakapesh is coming to Ottawa.
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Plus, Lisa Raitt, Jane Philpott, and Megan Leslie to discuss modern leadership In Toronto on Jan. 20, and Jean Chrétien celebrates 86th birthday in the air.
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Trudeau's comments have underpinned Canada's interests-based foreign policy, says former diplomat Colin Robertson.
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Plus, former PC minister John Crosbie dies at 88, and Trudeau honours fallen Canadians at Parliament Hill vigil.
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Plus, Stephen Harper has been named to Order of Canada, and the feds have opened up online consultations for a new Afghanistan monument.
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There isn't much Canada can do to actively de-escalate the rising U.S.-Iran tensions with little leverage in the region, say experts.
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Chilean Trade Vice Minister Rodrigo Yañez says the World Economic Forum in Davos will be an 'important milestone' to measure the status of the WTO.
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Canada has yet to announce a pledged quick reaction force of 200. A spokesperson for Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says the 'appropriate mission' is in the process of being identified.

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