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Wilson-Raybould reflects on reconciliation, SNC-Lavalin affair in new book

News|By Palak Mangat
At more than 200 pages, Jody Wilson-Raybould’s book draws on speeches, lectures, and other pieces on Indigenous issues she’s penned over the last 10 years.
News|By Palak Mangat
Election Canada is also reinforcing its efforts to reach younger and first-time voters, opening 121 offices at 109 post-secondary campuses spanning 86 ridings.
News|By Palak Mangat
The Conservatives want to roll back most of the Liberals' signature environmental policies, while the Liberals and NDP have promised more expansive health care coverage.
News|By Palak Mangat
‘Canadians do tend to be, when it comes to these matters of morality, less morally traditional,’ agreed Concordia University’s Nick Ruderman.
News|By Palak Mangat
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau can sometimes be spotted alongside her husband at political fundraisers, including Laurier Club appreciation events, where works the crowd.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost the second of two key Brexit votes Wednesday, thrusting British politics into further chaos. His push for an election was defeated; a two-thirds majority is needed.
News|By Palak Mangat
It remains unknown how much longer 100 Wellington St., which has sat vacant since 1998, will be closed to the public, but Ottawa is to have a finalized plan for the long-term use of the site by fall 2021.
News|By Palak Mangat
A new report on youth political engagement in Canada suggests, based on several measures, younger voters may be more engaged than their older cohorts.
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Opposition MPs are hopeful that Liberals on the House Ethics Committee will agree to have the ethics commissioner testify on his latest report.
News|By Palak Mangat
The Green Party is promising a balanced budget by the end of their mandate, should they be handed one come October, in an effort to be seen as more than a single-issue party.
News|By Palak Mangat
The NDP plans to target first-time voters, while the Liberals' youth critic says his party's engagement strategy may not include direct appeals to youth. 
News|By Palak Mangat
'It’s important for me to let you know that this is an election year, but the work won’t stop. The work continues until the writ drops for 35 days,' Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett said.
On Tuesday, they head to Winnipeg to discuss Indigenous issues, and later this week, will be in Calgary for energy and trade talks. 
News|By Palak Mangat
Independent Senator Kim Pate, who will be among those in attendance at Nicholas Kasirer's hearing next week, is interested in hearing about his views about how systemic inequality can affect access to justice.
News|By Palak Mangat
Federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is touring key ridings in Quebec this week currently held by New Democrats.
News|By Palak Mangat
Max FineDay of Canadian Roots Exchange says it's up to parties to articulate clear visions about how they're going to advance reconciliation.
News|By Palak Mangat
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, who represents the riding where the historic hotel is situated in, is offering to sit down with the city and Larco Investments, the Château Laurier's owner.
News|By Palak Mangat
If the hotel’s permit is rescinded, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson said the city can expect to be hit with $200,000 in legal costs. Mr. Watson was among those who voted against revoking the permit.
Current and former Hillites against plans for the Château Laurier Hotel include Liberal Senators Serge Joyal and Jim Munson, staffer Penny Collenette, former cabinet minister David Collenette, and Maureen McTeer.
News|By Palak Mangat
Among the scenarios the panel looked at were incidents that the use of deepfakes, blackmail of political candidates, the intimidation of riding associations, and spread of misinformation.
News|By Palak Mangat
'I still, to this day, can’t even comprehend how the federal government is reconciling with organizations and not actual nations,' said Frankie Cote, a band council member of the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg in Quebec, said.
News|By Palak Mangat
In an email to The Hill Times, a spokesperson said that Ms. Craft, who has been tapped to serve as U.S.' ambassador to the UN, could be departing for her new role soon.
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'As long as something gets done, it may seem unimportant which level of government does it,' the dissenting judge wrote in his decision.
News|By Palak Mangat
With the election in just a few months, party leaders won't be passing on the opportunity to hit the party circuit for Canada's 152nd.
News|By Palak Mangat
Making the database a reality to get a more accurate picture of the scale of the issue, might involve encouraging police forces to work with organizations that may already be collecting their own data, says a Liberal MP.

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