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MPs concerned by Phoenix DM’s departure

News|By Emily Haws
Marie Lemay’s move to the mint is resurfacing concerns about a DM churn eroding accountability at the top level of the public service.
Senator Grant Mitchell says the interest ‘means the reformed Senate is working,’ while others are reluctant to accept too many meetings.
News|By Emily Haws
Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux says his office is reassuring parties about the process after concerns were raised over platform security.
Sen. Lillian Dyck says the Upper Chamber will apply pressure to ensure the Liberals keep their promise to remove sex discrimination from the Indian Act.
For all the nonsense the U.S. president spews about ‘the people,’ Florida’s Palm Beach is Donald Trump’s real America. The wealthy are the Republicans’ only true constituency.
Canadian diplomats are involved in multilateral organizations to work for our interests.
Opinion|Tim Powers
He may not win many seats this fall, but his nascent political party is so far succeeding in its drive to be a disruptive force.
Amid the current festival of previously unthinkable geopolitical squabbles, the battle for Canada's roadside moose-statue supremacy is one we can all get behind.
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The National Association of Federal Retirees says it was told in recent meetings with Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s office the government ‘is not moving forward’ with Bill C-27.
Feature|By Charelle Evelyn
As Centre Block shuts its doors for its first major renovation in a century, MPs give their wish list for the new-old building.
News|By Emily Haws
Recommendations on the winning bid for a new pay system are expected to come in spring, but it 'certainly' won't be ready by the end of 2019, says a pay team official.
News|By Abbas Rana
Pollster Nik Nanos says he expects protesters will try to disrupt Liberal campaign events during this year’s election campaign and will try to knock Prime Minister Justin Trudeau off his game.
News|By Neil Moss
DND says its focus is on the Victoria-class modernization, and it won't be exploring replacement options until the modernization is 'well underway.'
News|By Jolson Lim
Canada recently deployed two ships to Asia-Pacific waters to join allied American and Asian navies in a deterrence mission. More naval missions may occur as China asserts its claims on the South China Sea.
The federal NDP may be having fundraising woes, but the Burnaby South riding association was the party’s best fundraiser overall in Canada in 2017.
News|By Abbas Rana
The Liberals could lose between ‘six to 11 seats’ of the 32 in the four Atlantic provinces: Prof. Donald Savoie.
The government’s elections bill brought in new restraints on third-party advertising before elections, but there's still plenty of room for unions and other big spenders to advertise before the next federal vote.
For one, newly named Veterans Affairs Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould has brought over her chief of staff from justice, Jessica Prince.
News|By Beatrice Paez
Shuffles also come with the risk of airing the cabinet’s dirty laundry before the public.
Human rights advocates are worried the government is under pressure to break its promise to give the ombudsperson powers to compel witnesses and documents.
In an election-style speech, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau steered clear of comments anticipating a nasty electoral showdown, saying he would 'offer that hopeful vision of Canada' in the face of political turmoil around the world over economic anxieties.
News|By Abbas Rana
Businessman Azim Rizvee says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party preferred to have Olympic champion Adam van Koeverden as their candidate, and forced him to withdraw from the nomination contest.
News|By Neil Moss
Lu Shaye says Justin Trudeau's lobbying for international support will only 'serve to escalate' the Canada-China spat.
MPs rebuffed NDP and Conservative request that a portion of John McCallum’s address be public, arguing ‘the lives of Canadians are at stake.’
News|By Neil Moss
New U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called the signed deal 'a deal in progress.'
Promoting Seamus O’Regan and shuffling Jody Wilson-Raybould signals the Liberals are moving away from a 'progressive approach' to Indigenous relations, downgrading its importance, says expert Hayden King.
News|By Jolson Lim
The federal government attributes issues with the new legal cannabis supply chain to local problems with distribution and retail.
News|By Jolson Lim
Minister Bill Blair talks about the federal government's goals for cannabis policy in 2019, draft regulations on edibles, privacy concerns, and expungement.
The Conservatives have 186 nominees named, the Liberals have more than 160, and the NDP are in a distant third with 21.

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