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Archived Since:July 10, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Careful what you publish online: Elections Ontario is watching

The province's new third-party advertising law is already chilling political speech, affecting everyone from left-leaning non-profits to the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. Has the drive for 'fairness' gone too far? The post Careful what you publish online: Elections Ontario is watching appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Ottawa claims it will reap $25 billion from tax cheats. That’s wishful thinking.

The federal revenue minister's claim makes huge assumptions about how much money the CRA will ultimately recoup from tax evaders The post Ottawa claims it will reap $25 billion from tax cheats. That’s wishful thinking. appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Morneau’s tax reform plan needs further changes, say critics

Group of industry associations is asking finance minister to go beyond adjustments he made to calm initial uproar about tax changes The post Morneau’s tax reform plan needs further changes, say critics appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Government struggling to track impact of Syrian refugee resettlement, says auditor

Government planned to track outcomes, but didn't collect all required data outright, or had trouble getting it from provinces and settlement organizations The post Government struggling to track impact of Syrian refugee resettlement, says auditor appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Fixing Phoenix pay system will cost over $540 million, says auditor

In all, there were 150,000 employees with pay problems that needed correcting at the start of summer, audit reveals The post Fixing Phoenix pay system will cost over $540 million, says auditor appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Donald Trump pardons a turkey, and accused child molester Roy Moore

Allen Abel: Even for Trump this blatant endorsement of Moore, and his rebuttal of the many women who have accused the former jurist of stalking and groping them, was a thunderbolt The post Donald Trump pardons a turkey, and accused child molester Roy Moore appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Donald Trump’s ongoing struggle to distinguish female faces

Can you tell the difference between Sophie Grégoire and Jacinda Ardern? Trump can't. The post Donald Trump’s ongoing struggle to distinguish female faces appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Jagmeet Singh and the shunning of Parliament

Evan Solomon on the troubling and flawed decision by the new NDP leader not to fight for a seat and 'show up for work' as an MP The post Jagmeet Singh and the shunning of Parliament appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trudeau promises apology to Canadians persecuted for being gay

Trudeau said he will formally apologize on Nov. 28 to people forced out of public service or prosecuted based on their sexual and gender identities. The post Trudeau promises apology to Canadians persecuted for being gay appeared first on Macleans.ca.

U.S. nuclear commander says any ‘illegal’ Trump orders will be resisted

Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten says he and the President have discussed the process of ordering a nuclear strike The post U.S. nuclear commander says any ‘illegal’ Trump orders will be resisted appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Peacekeeping, legal pot, NAFTA uncertainty: Maclean’s on the Hill

Your weekly briefing on all things Parliament Hill, produced in the Maclean’s Ottawa bureau The post Peacekeeping, legal pot, NAFTA uncertainty: Maclean’s on the Hill appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Watch the Halifax International Security Forum 2017: Live video

We carry every on-the-record session at the annual meeting of defence and security minds on Canada’s east coast The post Watch the Halifax International Security Forum 2017: Live video appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The holiday season starts early for Donald Trump

Allen Abel in Washington: With an oxygen truck in the White House driveway and a celebration on Capitol Hill, Trump takes a victory lap The post The holiday season starts early for Donald Trump appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Ontario NDP blocks government move to end college faculty strike

The Liberals will now ask the Speaker to reconvene the legislature Friday so the back-to-work legislation can be introduced The post Ontario NDP blocks government move to end college faculty strike appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Parliamentarians in shock as Senator Tobias Enverga Jr. dies suddenly

Tobias Enverga Jr., the first Filipino-Canadian to sit in the Senate, has died at age 61 The post Parliamentarians in shock as Senator Tobias Enverga Jr. dies suddenly appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Roy Moore and the hypocrisy of America’s evangelicals

Opinion: Evangelicals have positioned themselves as America's moral compass for decades. But many are long due for a hard look in the mirror. The post Roy Moore and the hypocrisy of America’s evangelicals appeared first on Macleans....

What Donald Trump should learn from the Great Depression

Opinion: There was another time America closed its borders to trade and raised tariffs. It made a bad situation much worse, says Charles Hankla The post What Donald Trump should learn from the Great Depression appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Andrew Scheer of the suburbs vs Justin Trudeau and his throngs

The latest Conservative and Liberal videos of their leaders define the contrast, but don't hint at what's interesting about their rivalry The post Andrew Scheer of the suburbs vs Justin Trudeau and his throngs appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Joe Biden: Hope, unchanged

Paul Wells on the launch of the former vice president's 'American Promise Tour'—an exercise in grieving and the start of a presidential run The post Joe Biden: Hope, unchanged appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Is this craziest week in a crazy year of Donald Trump?

His campaign has been tied to Wikileaks. He's cozied up to a human rights abuser. His attorney general is being grilled. And it's only Tuesday. The post Is this craziest week in a crazy year of Donald Trump? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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