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Penny wise and pound foolish: a cautionary tale about hearing refugee claims

Opinion|By Peter Showler
The Immigration and Refugee Board has rightly reversed a decision to close Ottawa hearing rooms in 2014.
Many of the recommendations were repeated from the 2013 review, say civil society groups, who want Canada to change its human rights-management approach.
News|By Emily Haws
Farm groups are pushing the Liberals to ratify the 11-member deal, but automakers want to pump the brakes until NAFTA is a done deal.
Opinion|By J. Michael Cole
The Trudeau government’s cowardly response to Air Canada’s decision to list Taiwan as part of China could damage Canada’s reputation abroad.
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News|By Emily Haws
PSAC has set bargaining dates, which extend from late May to mid-July, for groups representing about 90,000 of its 140,000 federal public service members.
If not, 3,400 workers will find themselves unable to contribute to their public service pension plans this fall.
Opinion|By Les Whittington
With Donald Trump involved, the utility of the multi-million-dollar annual G7 gathering could become a very open question.
Opinion|By Scott Taylor
It’s not worth spending an arbitrary percentage of our GDP to prove our commitment to NATO. The blood and gold we expended in Afghanistan should have more than proven our resolve.
Feature|By Shruti Shekar
Tunisian elections were 'unimaginable' in 2011, says Mohamed Torjemane, who hopes to build stronger relations between Tunisia and Canada.
Their concerns about Canada’s impending legalization are bolstered by claims that U.S. jurisdictions that have legalized cannabis have seen a public health disaster. But that’s just not true.
The Liberal appointment process is ‘broken,’ according to a new Public Policy Forum report, but MPs and observers are split on the fix.
News|By Shruti Shekar
'I would be surprised if he wasn’t the No. 1 minister being lobbied,' says Navigator consultant Andrew Balfour as energy and environment bills work their way through the House.
News|By Jolson Lim
The Liberals' nominee, Stéphane Perrault, didn't have many answers Tuesday as to what happened to Saskatchewan electoral officer Michael Boda's nomination, so Conservative MP Blake Richards is asking for a minister to ex
Opinion|By Andrew Caddell
Such recognition would also show our maturity as a country far more than celebrating a foreign-born head of state, or her telegenic grandchildren.
Consultations on how to remove gender discrimination following the passage of Bill S-3 have to begin by June 12.
Feature|By Shruti Shekar
'When you look at the core business, it’s still running pretty much the way it was run 40 years ago,' says Patricia Meredith, one of two authors who won the $50,000 prize for best public policy book announced last week.
Opinion|By Chantal HÉbert
Notwithstanding Ottawa’s willingness to backstop whatever extra costs (to a yet unspecified level) could be incurred as a result of 'politically motivated' delays, the clouds hovering over the project remain intact.
Opinion|By Greg Lyle
There is a political price to be paid for this disapproval. One third (33%) of Canadians say they are less likely to vote Liberal because of the way they have handled the issue. Just 12% say more likely.
Opinion|By David Crane
TORONTO—My late great, friend Fraser Mustard, founder of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, would often ask, “why is there such a gap between what we know and what we do?” The British economist, Diane…
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