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Aug 20, 2018
Premier Ford, joined by Minister of Finance, Vic Fedeli, and Minister of Government and Consumer Services, Todd Smith, at the government's Buck-a-Beer announcement. Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/flickr

Doug Ford's 'strong start' appeals to his new fans

Karl Nerenberg
Premier Ford has spent nearly two months undermining the environment, welfare and refugees, breaking more than a few promises along the way. His admirers say that means he is decisive.
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Aug 8, 2018
Photo: Elizabeth Littlejohn

Families belong. That’s all

Nisha Toomey
Sharmeen Khan
When we demand that immigrant families stay together, we mean they should be free together. Families should live in safety and should not live under the terror of being separated.
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Dec 22, 2017
The Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and his wife, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, meet with his Highness the Aga Khan at the new Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa in 2015. Photo: liberal.ca

Justin Trudeau had to apologize for good reason

Karl Nerenberg
The PM vacationed at the expense of a person involved with a large NGO. Other NGOs should not be disadvantaged because they lack private islands to which to invite Justin Trudeau and family.
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Oct 16, 2017
Finance Minister Bill Morneau's recent tax-sprinking backlash is not the sole reason Justin Trudeau's Liberals are hurting in the polls.

Is Morneau to blame for Trudeau's slump?

Karl Nerenberg
Bill Morneau is not the first finance minister to back away from a major proposal. Canadians have many reasons other than a corporate tax change to be disappointed with Justin Trudeau's record
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Mar 23, 2017

Liberals' second budget gets failing grade

Miriam Katawazi
The federal government, says David Macdonald, "took the 2016 budget out and put a new cover on it... Now you have the 2017 budget. They’ve gift wrapped last year’s budget."

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