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Karl Nerenberg | The Liberals have abandoned any pretence to the idealistic and aspirational spirit of reform that -- at least rhetorically -- informed their first mandate.
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Karl Nerenberg | Canadians may not be ideologically conservative, but, when it comes to innovations in and novel ideas for the political process, we are highly risk averse.
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Zaid Noorsumar | The union's president says the Liberals' offer of a 1.5 per cent annual increase doesn't even account for the cost of inflation, and is lower than the raise given to members of Parliament this month.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ministers meet with President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, December 2017. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Bill Blaikie | At the moment there is much irony to be found in the crisis in Canada-China relations, precipitated by the arrest and detainment of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver.
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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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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh at the Ontario Federation of Labour Convention in 2017. Photo: OFL Communications Department/Wikimedia Commons
Duncan Cameron | The Liberals are in a tight race with the Conservatives. For Trudeau to prevail and form a second consecutive majority government, the NDP must lose seats to Liberals.
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CLAC's office and training facility in Edmonton (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | Many working Canadians and their unions believe fervently the Christian Labour Association of Canada fails to meet minimum standards for union representation.
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David J. Climenhaga | By behaving like children in Parliament, the Conservatives have proved Opposition leader Andrew Scheer is no Stephen Harper, and indeed that he is not much of leader at all.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participates in India Day parade in Montreal. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
David J. Climenhaga | There are lots of suspects, but in terms of the political consequences, it's the PMO that will have to wear the egg on its face. But the long-term consequences will be minimal.
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B.C. Environment and Climate Change Strategy Minister George Heyman. Photo: BC Gov Photos/flickr
David J. Climenhaga | This is a complex political fight that, while it appears to pit two NDP governments ironically against one another, actually involves a lot more players.
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau speaking in Parliament. Image: PMO/Adam Scotti
Linda McQuaig | Workers and retirees from federally regulated industries may be pushed into insecure pensions programs that are market dependent
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks in the House of Commons. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Karl Nerenberg | Stephen Bronfman is the Liberals’ chief revenue officer. He has also been involved in offshore tax avoidance schemes. But is he ‘just a volunteer’ with no say on policy?