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Conservative MP hopes committee’s briefing on coronavirus offers measure of comfort amid fears of outbreak in Canada

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'We don’t want to raise the political fire on this. We want to make sure that we’re all working together to show Canadians that this is being addressed,' says Conservative health critic Matt Jeneroux.
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'I didn’t plan a speech at all, so it came from the heart,' says House Speaker Anthony Rota of his first remarks when he was elected to the post on Dec. 5.
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'
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'When you have a $300,000 buy-in, you’re not going to get away from having people tag you as ‘elitist,' " says Najib Jutt, who has advised both Liberal and Conservatives in the past.
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In the last Parliament, the Senate appears to have exercised its authority more of providing 'sober second thought.'
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has enlisted Independent Senator Stan Kutcher, an expert on mental health, to provide advice on how to support the grieving families.
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'We will not accept a situation where we are not being given the information we are looking for,' says Transport Minister Marc Garneau of the deadly Jan. 8 plane crash in Iran that left 57 Canadians dead.
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'They’ll probably disregard a lot, and, say, ‘Well, that was Andrew, I’m a different person, and I won’t have the same challenges that he had. My approach will be different,' says Conservative MP Stephanie Kusie.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cautioned against drawing any conclusions until there is a 'full and complete and credible investigation.'
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The election of Liberal MP Anthony Rota to the Speaker's role over his party colleague Geoff Regan, the incumbent, did not surprise Conservative MP John Nater, who said his caucus may have wanted an alternative.
As tensions escalate in the Middle East, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was holed up in meetings in Ottawa with Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, Chief of Defence Staff Jonathan Vance, and DND deputy minister Jody Thomas.
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Chief Government Whip Mark Holland says the party was hoping to strike the Procedure and House Affairs Committee last week, but opposition had not reached a consensus.
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Canada's new procurement minister Anita Anand 'ticks a lot of the boxes,' says one political observer of the first Hindu to be appointed into cabinet on a federal level.
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In a minority Parliament, co-operation between parties is now an 'imperative, as opposed to something that we would try to do,' says Chief Government Whip Mark Holland.
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'I was one of the rookies and I had rookie results,' said one PPC candidate of the dismal election results faced by former Conservative cabinet minister Maxime Bernier and his just-over-year-old party.
'There’s a real focus on listening to regional voices and strategizing around how best to thread together a narrative that really encompasses a national vision once again,' says Liberal strategist John Delacourt.
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The 26-year-old NDP MP expressed frustration at Parliamentarians' lack of proportionate attention on issues affecting the North in Ottawa.
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'We know that the government is going to need our support at some level if they want to pass bills,' he said. 'That’s not going to come for free.'
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The process of new MPs learning where their Ottawa offices will be will begin after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces who will be making up his re-jigged cabinet on Nov. 20, the government whip said last week.
David Merner, a failed Green candidate from B.C., says there are encouraging signs the party could come close to surpassing the NDP in its fundraising numbers next year. He is vying to take the reins from Elizabeth May.
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With Liberal fortunes on the decline in the Western provinces, one pollster says the party could be shut out of Alberta for a decade.
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'It was not a campaign about the future, it was a campaign about what happened in the past,' says Jean-Marc Léger of Léger Marketing.
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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh laid out his pitch for working with a Liberal minority government, but said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should reach out to him, with now more than a week gone after the Oct. 21 vote.
The NDP will have to rebuild its ranks in Quebec after all but one MP lost in the province that had elevated the party to the official opposition status eight years ago.
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From Rihanna's follow to Obama's endorsement of Trudeau to Time Magazine's brownface scoop, here are some highlights from the 40-day campaign.
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The Conservative's candidate, Justin McCaffrey, has skipped two events, including a debate on the environment, intended to feature all candidates.
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Six federal party leaders took to the stage Monday evening to make their pitch to voters in the English-language debate in hopes of claiming or defending as many seats as they can ahead of Oct. 21.
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Conservative candidate Justina McCaffrey and People's Party candidate Scott Miller are not expected to participate in an all-candidates debate in Kanata-Carleton on the environment.
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As party leaders continue to criss cross the country in the campaign, ridings they are hitting up show nobody can overestimate their hold on a region, say strategists.
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A sombre ceremony was held in Gatineau, Que., on Monday, to honour the children who died in residential schools. At least 4,200 children are believed to have died, but only 2,800 have been identified to date.
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Thousands of protestors rallied in Ottawa on Sept. 27 to demand stronger climate action as similar events took place in cities across the country, including Toronto and Montreal.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer will be in Vancouver during the rally, but declined to say if he would attend the city's march, while NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he'll make an appearance at the protest in Victoria.

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