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Two former Liberal MPs duking it out in Toronto municipal election, ‘like walking into the old Roman Colosseum,’ says one

News|By Abbas Rana
'Norm! You want to come against me? Come and get it my boy,’ says former eight-term Liberal MP Karygiannis.
News|By Jolson Lim
Political observers said the burst of endorsements from Liberal politicians for John Tory is unusual, but may be a play against Ontario Premier Doug Ford.
News|By Abbas Rana
The House of Commons is refusing to say if there will be any penalties for Darshan Kang after and a legal panel recently 'affirmed' that he had violated the House's harassment rules.
Two ridings are officially vacant—Outremont, Que., and Leeds-Grenville-Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, Ont.—and two more, in Burnaby South, B.C. and York-Simcoe, Ont., will be by the end of September.
Many Ontario residents are non-too pleased that their tax dollars are being spent on pro-government propaganda by the Ontario PC government, which is far from the only government to fund politically-tinged ads.
Opinion|David Crane
Canada's aging society will pressure the new minister to find better solutions for housing, health care, and post-retirement income for seniors, writes David Crane.
Opinion
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer will have to decide whether to discipline a member of his caucus who, in some circles, is more popular than he is, writes Chantal Hébert.
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News|By Beatrice Paez
Much ink has been spilled about the Ford government's tactics for muzzling the media, but there were some signs of progress at a recent presser, according to a Queen's Park journalist.
News|By Neil Moss
Government and Hill spokespeople ducked questions about moving controversial statues on Parliament Hill.
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Some constituents in Conservative MP Todd Doherty's riding are still rebuilding from last year's devastation and remain without power.
News|By Emily Haws
The PCO clerk will be asking those hovering around retirement age if they can commit to seeing through the post-election craziness, says former PBO Kevin Page.
DND says it will offer a new academic program for the 2019-20 school year and review its cost structure after a 2017 audit found the Royal Military College didn’t produce better officers, despite costing twice as much.
Feature|By Laura Ryckewaert
Also, Amitpal Singh has left the Prime Minister’s Office to join Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s team as a special assistant for policy.
Now without the MRIA, a lack of oversight will turn the industry into a ‘wild west,’ says one pollster, but another suggests the general public doesn’t care.
As Pakistani High Commissioner Tariq Azim Khan anticipates his departure from Ottawa, he speaks on his country's recent election, its former prime minister's jailing, and relations with Canada.
It would be 'disastrous' for the NDP leader to lose the Burnaby seat, says ex-NDP national director Karl Bélanger, and with another NDP-held seat up for grabs in Quebec a less sure shot.
Feature|By Neil Moss
Also, a new book on one of the country's darkest hours is being published, and Canada's longest tenured Senator says goodbye to the Upper Chamber.
News|By Emily Haws
Fewer than 10 of 84 deputy ministers and associate DMs identify as visible minorities.
Communications Security Establishment officials have met with political parties, which are among the most at risk of cyber meddling when Canadians head to the polls next year.
News|By Jolson Lim
The RCMP intercepted 1,634 people along the Canada-U.S. border in the month of July, a rise from June but far below predictions for this summer.
News|By Beatrice Paez
It's hard to imagine other former foreign ministers appearing on state-run media to take shots at the current government, says NDP MP Charlie Angus.
Quebec is set to be an even bigger key battleground in the next federal election because of the collapse of both the Bloc Québécois and the NDP in the province.
The party’s decision to take part of the election expense reimbursement from EDAs was ‘no surprise,’ says a Conservative MP, but the Carleton riding association wants it reversed.
‘It all seemed to be, ‘cart before the horse, it will make for a good story’,’ former Conservative minister Peter MacKay says of Border Minister Bill Blair’s appointment without a mandate letter.
News|By Jolson Lim
In mid-July, Environment Canada delayed its regulatory development timeline for the Clean Fuel Standard. The Liberals once called it Canada's 'single largest emission-reduction policy.'
News|By Neil Moss
As the United States becomes less of a market for Canadian electricity, questions remain over whether an increase in interprovincial trade is a 'priority' for provinces, says one expert.
News|By Beatrice Paez
The diplomatic quarrel could be a proxy for the United States' own dispute with Canada, 'given that Canada has antagonized the U.S. over issues of trade,' says a University of Toronto professor.
News|By Jolson Lim
New Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi highlights commitments to nuclear power, renewables, increased trade in the world and between provinces, and natural gas.
News|By Neil Moss
With the race between the Liberals and Conservatives tied, according to polls, the Grits need to shore up the coalition that won them a majority government in 2015, pollsters say.
News|By Neil Moss
The Canadian peacekeeping mission could be tasked to any part of Mali, but likely will stay in their medical evacuation post in northeastern Mali, according to Canada's commanding officer in Mali.
Members said they were left shocked after the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association said it would no longer exist by the end of August.

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