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Canada is a great democracy. But you need to understand it.

We can debate if Canada's democracy is the best model—but it is surely a democracy, even if one critic got it so wrong The post Canada is a great democracy. But you need to understand it. appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Where we were today

And we need your help! If you oppose hate showing up in your mailbox, get in touch! Political consultant Warren Kinsella is one of the people complaining about the paper, which is edited and published by James Sears and Laurence St. Germaine. “There’s the use of the n-word, there’s racism on every page, it is […]

Lawmakers suggest former Trump aide Michael Flynn broke U.S. law

Bipartisan accusations that Flynn may have broken the law come as his foreign contacts are being examined by other congressional committees The post Lawmakers suggest former Trump aide Michael Flynn broke U.S. law appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Tom Mulcair criticizes Trudeau for ‘hypocrisy’ on marijuana

Trudeau says he wants to make things fairer for those with possession charges once marijuana becomes legal The post Tom Mulcair criticizes Trudeau for ‘hypocrisy’ on marijuana appeared first on Macleans.ca.

It’s Canada’s turn to get blasted by Trump

As NAFTA negotiations approach, Trump says Canada has 'outsmarted' the U.S. for years The post It’s Canada’s turn to get blasted by Trump appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Is history repeating itself in the softwood lumber dispute?

Or does Trump mean Lumber V won't be like I, II, III and IV? A look at the 'mutating bacteria' of a high-stakes trade dispute. The post Is history repeating itself in the softwood lumber dispute? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

An old Trump friend arrives in Washington seeking forgiveness

Daily Trump Tracker: Argentina's president wants a do-over as the alt-right media's drop-in doesn't measure up to expectations The post An old Trump friend arrives in Washington seeking forgiveness appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Ivanka Trump met with groans as she defends father in Berlin

Trump attended the W20 Summit during her first overseas trip as a White House adviser The post Ivanka Trump met with groans as she defends father in Berlin appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Snubbed by Trump, Silicon Valley talent is looking to Canada

Skilled high-tech visa workers in the U.S., wary of Trump’s anti-immigration stance, are looking elsewhere—and Canada’s tech companies see opportunity The post Snubbed by Trump, Silicon Valley talent is looking to Canada appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Thicker Canada-U.S. border will hurt both sides, says Trudeau

Trudeau says 'good constructive working relationship' will allow U.S. and Canada to work through 'irritants' The post Thicker Canada-U.S. border will hurt both sides, says Trudeau appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump takes to Twitter, doubles down on dairy threat

Trump tweets that Canada has made business for U.S. dairy farmers "very difficult." The post Trump takes to Twitter, doubles down on dairy threat appeared first on Macleans.ca.

B.C. premier promises fight over Trump lumber tariff

"We will fight, and we will win — as we have before," Christy Clark says in statement The post B.C. premier promises fight over Trump lumber tariff appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Did this Fox Business segment start a trade war?

Was a Fox Business segment about a Wisconsin dairy farmer the last straw for Donald Trump? The post Did this Fox Business segment start a trade war? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

This morning: fighting hate in a Toronto courtroom

Today at 10 a.m., at a hearing room on the third floor at 4900 Yonge Street in Toronto, a special panel will start hearings into whether Canada Post should be delivering a pro-Nazi, Holocaust-denying hate sheet called Your Ward News. Lisa, Richard Warman, Bernie Farber, me and many others take the position that it shouldn’t. […]

The BC NDP’s friend is the enemy of BC: the headlines

Here is this morning’s big news, from the Post’s Drew Hasselback, which will take bread off the table for 25,000 Canadian families, most of them in British Columbia: Canada vows to fight ‘unfair and punitive duty’ as Trump slaps tariff on softwood lumber And here is a headline from a short while ago, from the […]

Softwood lumber: Well, that escalated quickly

The tariff that seems about to hit Canadian lumber exports is neither unexpected, nor out of line with earlier U.S. tactics in this interminable dispute. The post Softwood lumber: Well, that escalated quickly appeared first on Macleans.ca.

For a troubled Trump, Canada is easy pickings

As far as President Trump is suddenly concerned, everything's gone wrong since Canada came along The post For a troubled Trump, Canada is easy pickings appeared first on Macleans.ca.

A movement of ‘radical moderates’ takes shape in Halifax

Scott Gilmore began his cross-Canada dinner tour on Monday, regretting a column that sparked the idea and dreading the evening. Then something surprising happened. The post A movement of ‘radical moderates’ takes shape in Halifax appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Leap of Faith

We thought you should all see how the Mighty Finn™ approaches the back yard.  ??

Trump to sign order aimed at expanding offshore oil drilling

The move could expand oil drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans and upend public lands protections The post Trump to sign order aimed at expanding offshore oil drilling appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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