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Redeye Collective | Two Conservative MPs brought the motion to condemn the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement Against Israel, a movement which includes the United Church and the Quakers.
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Karl Nerenberg | The prime minister's visiting Washington during presidential primary season makes one think of the differences between U.S and Canadian politics. The absence of God talk in Canada is a welcome relief.
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Updates on Line 9 Pipeline and Bill C51
Daryn Caister | The week's top news headlines, followed by David Gray-Donald with an update on Line 9 and Matt Currie with an update on C-51, post Harper.
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Karl Nerenberg | The Liberals are happy to be in the middle, between the NDP on the left and the Conservatives on the right. But on the need for a more vigorous approach to First Nations they seem to be with the NDP.
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Karl Nerenberg | There is much on the new government's agenda when the House comes back in session on Monday: from taxes, to infrastructure, to refugees, to the CBC.
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Karl Nerenberg | The Liberals pushed the need for parliamentary oversight of security agencies hard during the C-51 debate. But their objections to C-51 did not start and end with the lack of oversight.
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Karl Nerenberg | The new Trudeau government has already signalled a lot of its good intentions, such as respecting science; but it has also stumbled on its tax cut. What's wrong with pointing that out?
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Karl Nerenberg | Trudeau has restored refugee health and rolled back other monstrous Harper decisions. But Harper's cuts were deep and far-reaching. Reversing them will be difficult.
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Eric Doherty | You might expect that the multi-billion-dollar infrastructure program he ran on in the election would already be targeted to reduce carbon pollution. You would be wrong.
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Redeye Collective | In Paris, the Canadian government committed to 1.5 degrees of warming. Yet there are no signs that Justin Trudeau is prepared to reduce tar sands production sufficiently to meet this goal.
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Karl Nerenberg | There had been hope the new federal finance minister, Bill Morneau, would at last get the provinces onside to enhance the CPP/QPP. No such luck.
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Karl Nerenberg | Apologies, regrets and tears have their value, but for Indigenous Canadians the essential questions are about economic control and power.