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Sep 12, 2018
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Photo: Marc Lostracci/Wikimedia Commons

The era of notwithstanding clause restraint is over

David J. Climenhaga
It's tempting to see this as a small matter concerning only ambitious politicians in Toronto. But to paraphrase the old saw about the lost $5 bill, it's not the lousy five bucks, it's the principle.
Blog
Feb 28, 2018
Finance Minister Bill Morneau. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO

Top disappointments of Budget 2018, by the numbers

Brent Patterson
The Council of Canadians had a first look at Budget 2018 tabled by Finance Minister Bill Morneau on February 27 and they didn't like what they saw. Here are their initial observations.
Blog
Feb 27, 2018
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in the Canada - Modern Treaty and Self-Governing First Nations Forum. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO

Trudeau's dance of deception on Indigenous rights

Pamela Palmater
Since his election, Trudeau has made the same core promises to recognize and implement Indigenous rights in a multitude of strategically timed announcements, but it's been all talk and little action.
News
Sep 22, 2017
Justin Trudeau speaks with employees at the Public Service Pay Centre in Miramichi. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO

More problems with Phoenix pay system revealed

Meagan Gillmore
The Phoenix pay system has been in place for more than 18 months, and problems with it only continue to grow. Workers across the country have consistently been overpaid, underpaid or not paid at all.

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