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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the House of Commons. Image: Justin Trudeau/Twitter/Video screenshot
Karl Nerenberg | When a quorum of MPs returned to Parliament on Monday, they unanimously expressed the horror all Canadians feel about the extent of a single man's murderous rampage in Nova Scotia.
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Bill Blaikie | If a "virtual parliament" is convened out of necessity during the COVID-19 pandemic, it should be a temporary measure that does not worsen an increasingly frosty parliamentary culture.
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with U.S. President Donald Trump. Image: Adam Scotti/PMO
Karl Nerenberg | The protracted presidential election campaign now underway in the U.S. underscores a number of fundamental differences between our two countries.
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David J. Climenhaga | Whether UCP leader Jason Kenney likes it or not, this story now has legs. Plus, developments are unlikely to be timed to suit his campaign schedule.
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Jason Kenney in 2011. Photo: FAQMP Ichannel/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Public anger at politicians who bill taxpayers for their living expenses when in reality they live close to their work is nothing new in Alberta. Abusive attacks on their critics are new.
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Former MP Jason Kenney, now the leader of the United Conservative Party Opposition (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | If it is eventually decided no rules were broken in Jason Kenney's case, the House of Commons may want to tighten how it subsidizes MPs' secondary residences to protect Canadian taxpayers.
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Karl Nerenberg | This week, federal political parties debated how to deal with the growing crisis that claims the lives of 8-to-9 people a day in Canada.
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Karl Nerenberg | Earlier this week, the prime minister called a by-election, but has not set dates for votes in three other vacant ridings, including where NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is a declared candidate.
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David J. Climenhaga | Alberta voters are likely to have an opportunity soon to demonstrate whether or not they’ve been paying attention. After all, anything can happen in a by-election!
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Screenshot of Jason Kenney's arrival at Aug. 1, 2016, news conference
David J. Climenhaga | The fact Jason Kenney, an MP, is running for a political job in another jurisdiction requires a review of his ethics, and a review of his financial activities.
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Rafe Mair | The Rafe Mair solution. Are you ready for this? Perhaps a shot of single malt at the ready is in order!
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Karl Nerenberg | The prime minister is getting huge support on social media, where the opposition are worms (and worse) for slowing him down. Let's hope it does not go to his head.