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CANADA POLITICS: Brian Mulroney Biography

CANADA POLITICS: Brian Mulroney Biography

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

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

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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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Takes Center Stage Against Protesters Who Prevented Her Visit to Australia

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Ayaan Hirsi Ali Takes Center Stage Against Protesters Who Prevented Her Visit to Australia

“Today you have this horrible alliance between the far left and the Islamists and they’re using the modern media tool to shut people like me out by smearing us,” Ms Hirsi Ali said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Indigenous Aid Program Bureaucratic: UN

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Indigenous Aid Program Bureaucratic: UN

UN Says, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians rank the bottom of social and economic indicator, which exacerbates tension in the communities.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Calls Labor’s Attacks on AFP as ‘Shameful’

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Calls Labor’s Attacks on AFP as ‘Shameful’

Turnbull: “Labor is all politics and no principle, but they have hit a new low as they try to play political games by questioning the independence of Australian Federal Police.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: One Nation’s Election Campaign Clashes Exposed in Blistering Emails

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: One Nation’s Election Campaign Clashes Exposed in Blistering Emails

“I will become Pauline Hanson’s worst nightmare if she doesn’t give my money back,” said candidate Sandy Baraiolo, who was dumped for refusing to cede control of her Facebook account.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Labor Claims Victory Over Race-Hate Laws Changes

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Labor Claims Victory Over Race-Hate Laws Changes

Labor leader Bill Shorten told parliament the government was wasting time on watering down race-hate laws while people were being put out of work.

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CANADA POLITICS: Why Somalian Refugees Are Seeking Refuge in Canada

CANADA POLITICS: Why Somalian Refugees Are Seeking Refuge in Canada

Somalis are fleeing Somalia to seek refuge in Canada making risky trek from U.S. to Canadian border to flee President Donald Trump’s proposed travel ban and immigration crackdown.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop Meets With China After Extradition Treaty Failure

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Julie Bishop Meets With China After Extradition Treaty Failure

Eager to head-off any possible diplomatic fallout, Julie Bishop met with China’s ambassador to Australia, Cheng Jingye, on Tuesday, the source said.

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CANADA POLITICS: 2018 Trudeau to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

CANADA POLITICS: 2018 Trudeau to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

“Until we have a framework to control and regulate marijuana, the current laws apply,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said at the beginning of March.

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CANADA POLITICS: Iqra Khalid Biography

CANADA POLITICS: Iqra Khalid Biography

Iqra Khalid was born in Pakistan. At 12 years old, she and her parents moved to Canada through United Kingdom. Read Iqra Khalid Biography. – Bio.

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CANADA POLITICS: House of Commons Passes M-103 Motion Against Islamophobia

CANADA POLITICS: House of Commons Passes M-103 Motion Against Islamophobia

All NDP and Liberal MPs supported the motion, which passed 201-91. Majority of Conservative voted against. Gagan Sikand and Barrie Alex Nuttall abstained.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Simon O’Brien Rules Out Upper House Presidency

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Simon O’Brien Rules Out Upper House Presidency

Simon O’Brien: “I want to make it clear I’m not interested in giving over a vote to Labor Party. Anybody that might think that doesn’t know me very well.”

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CUBA POLITICS: Che Guevara Biography

CUBA POLITICS: Che Guevara Biography

Ernesto Guevara de la Serna was born on June 14, 1928, in Rosario, Argentina. Che Guevara was a Cuban revolutionary leader. Read Che Guevara Biography.

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CANADA POLITICS: Canadian Government’s Ambitious Export Goals Facing Big Challenges

CANADA POLITICS: Canadian Government’s Ambitious Export Goals Facing Big Challenges

Canadian government wants to boost exports by 30 percent over the next eight years, but experts and analysts say the goal is highly ambitious given a series of major challenges facing exporters.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau’s Liberals Urged to Accelerate Infrastructure Plans

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau’s Liberals Urged to Accelerate Infrastructure Plans

PM Justin Trudeau’s Liberals came to power 2015 promising to spend big on infrastructure to stimulate Canada’s economy and address infrastructure deficit.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Emphasizes Women’s Issues in New Budget

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Emphasizes Women’s Issues in New Budget

Trudeau, who took power in 2015, stressed the importance of gender equality and made a point of appointing a cabinet with same number of men and women.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull to Ban Secret Union Payments

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull to Ban Secret Union Payments

“A repeat offender when it comes to payments was Australian Workers Union Victoria under the leadership then of the now leader of opposition,” Turnbull said.

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CANADA POLITICS: Canadians Want Illegal Border Crossers Deported: Poll

CANADA POLITICS: Canadians Want Illegal Border Crossers Deported: Poll

Nearly half of Canadians want to deport people who are illegally crossing into Canada from the United States, and a similar number disapprove of how Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is handling the influx, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released

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