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House backs motion calling on Senate to pass UNDRIP, sexual assault training bills

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. iPolitics/Matthew Usherwood

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has successfully moved a motion calling on the Senate to pass legislation harmonizing Canadian laws with the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and requiring sexual assault training for judges.

News
Apr 9, 2019
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer. Photo: Andrew Scheer/Flickr

Trudeau has proven himself feckless, but Scheer is scary

Karl Nerenberg
Progressives in Canada have many good reasons to be disappointed with the Trudeau Liberal government, but the Conservative campaign of fear and panic against immigration and refugees is frightening.
Blog
Apr 9, 2019
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Rachel's problem

Penney Kome
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley doesn't back down from a fight. And her urge to stand up to bullies leads her to battle with Jason Kenney rather than promote all her own achievements.

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