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CANADA POLITICS: Canada to Impose Pollution Caps, Fuel Tax on Provinces

CANADA POLITICS: Canada to Impose Pollution Caps, Fuel Tax on Provinces 0

“Making polluters pay is a critical part of any climate plan,” Environment Minister Catherine McKenna told reporters, saying every penny raised would be returned to the provinces.

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CANADA POLITICS: Canada Backs Sanctions Against Russia, Foreign Oficials in Abuse Cases

CANADA POLITICS: Canada Backs Sanctions Against Russia, Foreign Oficials in Abuse Cases 0

Freeland said Canada’s Liberal government supported draft legislation inspired by the case of Sergei Magnitsky, an anti-corruption lawyer who died in 2009 after a year in a Russian jail.

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CANADA POLITICS: Parliament to Outlaw Removal of Passengers From Overbooked Flights

CANADA POLITICS: Parliament to Outlaw Removal of Passengers From Overbooked Flights 0

If approved by the Canadian Parliament, the new rules would come into effect in 2018.

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CANADA POLITICS: Rona Ambrose Stepping Down as MP

CANADA POLITICS: Rona Ambrose Stepping Down as MP 0

“I feel a little lighter this morning,” Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose said. “It’s been an amazing experience.”

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CANADA POLITICS: Liberal Government Introduces Law to Ban Tankers Off North British Columbia

CANADA POLITICS: Liberal Government Introduces Law to Ban Tankers Off North British Columbia 0

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ordered the ban in which he took power on a pledge to balance resource development with protecting the environment.

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CANADA POLITICS: Christy Clark Biography

CANADA POLITICS: Christy Clark Biography 0

Christy Clark born 29 October 1965, raised in Burnaby by Mavis and Jim, a school teacher and guidance counsellor. Read Christy Clark Biography.

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CANADA POLITICS: British Columbia Voters Choose Provincial Government

CANADA POLITICS: British Columbia Voters Choose Provincial Government 0

Premier Christy Clark’s Liberals were able to close a 10 point gap with the New Democratic Party (NDP) in the past two weeks.

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CANADA POLITICS: Canada Escalates Trade Dispute With US Because Trudeau is Under Pressure

CANADA POLITICS: Canada Escalates Trade Dispute With US Because Trudeau is Under Pressure 0

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is under pressure to secure support in a key region ahead of the country’s 2019 elections.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trump Pressures Canada to Boost Defense Spending

CANADA POLITICS: Trump Pressures Canada to Boost Defense Spending 0

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said poor decisions and under funding by successive governments had left the armed forces short of equipment and increasingly unable to do their job.

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CANADA POLITICS: Kevin O’Leary Drops Out of Conservative Race, Endorses Maxime Bernier

CANADA POLITICS: Kevin O’Leary Drops Out of Conservative Race, Endorses Maxime Bernier 0

“The Liberals politically own Quebec. Without growing the Conservative base in Quebec, beating Trudeau in 2019 would be a huge challenge,” O’Leary said at press conference with reporters in Toronto.

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CANADA POLITICS: Woman Smuggling Asylum-Seekers From US Charged By Police

CANADA POLITICS: Woman Smuggling Asylum-Seekers From US Charged By Police 0

Royal Canadian Mounted Police they intercepted a 43-year-old woman driving nine people across the U.S. border into the prairie province of Saskatchewan.

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CANADA POLITICS: July 2018 Canada on Track to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

CANADA POLITICS: July 2018 Canada on Track to Legalize Recreational Marijuana 0

Canada was on track to legalize recreational marijuana by July 2018 after the government put forward legislation on Thursday that will see it regulate production but left the details of how the drug will be sold up to the provinces.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Mulls Tougher Russia Sanctions

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Mulls Tougher Russia Sanctions 0

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said: “Russia needs to be made aware of its responsibility in the bloody actions last week by the Assad regime and therefore we are always open to working with our friends, allies and partners allies to send clear messages through sanctions and other means to Russia.”

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Francois Hollande Mark Centenary of WW1 Battle at Vimy Ridge

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Francois Hollande Mark Centenary of WW1 Battle at Vimy Ridge 0

Hollande, Trudeau and British princes Charles, William and Harry were to take part in a ceremony later on Sunday expected to draw some 25,000 people.

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CANADA POLITICS: Battle of Vimy Ridge History

CANADA POLITICS: Battle of Vimy Ridge History 0

Canada History: The Battle of Vimy Ridge began at 5:30 a.m. on Easter Monday, April 9, 1917. Continue reading the ‘Battle of Vimy Ridge’ history.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to Mark 100 Years of Vimy Ridge Battle

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to Mark 100 Years of Vimy Ridge Battle 0

On Sunday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to visit the fertile countryside of France, where any hill with a view was fought over with a blind determination costing thousands of lives in World War I.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to International Community: Get to Bottom of Syrian Chemical Attack

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to International Community: Get to Bottom of Syrian Chemical Attack 0

Trudeau, who is in New York for an annual women’s summit, roundly condemned the Syrian incident, which killed more than 70 people, including children.

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CANADA POLITICS: Brian Mulroney Biography

CANADA POLITICS: Brian Mulroney Biography 0

Martin Brian Mulroney was born March 20, 1939. Mulroney’s stand on South African Apartheid won him respect around the world. Read Brian Mulroney Biography.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Looks to Brian Mulroney For Trump Guidance

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Looks to Brian Mulroney For Trump Guidance 0

Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney will advise a cabinet committee in Ottawa this week, sharing his perspective on the looming renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the United States and Mexico, Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne told reporters.

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CANADA POLITICS: Security Agencies Probe Illicit Cellphone Spying Near Parliament Hill

CANADA POLITICS: Security Agencies Probe Illicit Cellphone Spying Near Parliament Hill 0

CBC said it detected four locations where the devices were being used, close enough to cover Parliament Hill and the office of Prime Minister Trudeau.

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