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You never know who you might run into in Regina in July

Lisa and me were just visiting the Saskatchewan Legislature this afternoon, and we ran into a very amiable young fellow who gave us a personal tour. Quite knowledgeable guy, too. I think he might be considering a career in politics....

Trump-Russia saga: Decoding legal terms

Angelyn Francis breaks down all the loaded legal terms that have been flying around Washington for months during the investigation into Trump's ties with Russia. The post Trump-Russia saga: Decoding legal terms appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The Tory MP who made his peace with Pride Week

Alberta MP Jim Eglinski once disapproved of homosexuality and saw "no need" for Pride. Then his grandson came out. The post The Tory MP who made his peace with Pride Week appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The Tories have failed to turn the Khadr payout into a political win

Most Canadians oppose Omar Khadr's $10.5-million settlement. Why hasn't that translated into Conservative Party support? The post The Tories have failed to turn the Khadr payout into a political win appeared first on Macleans.ca.

What Trudeau learned from watching ‘The West Wing’

On a podcast about the show, the prime minister explained how it influenced his career, and why he's okay with comparisons to Sam Seaborn The post What Trudeau learned from watching ‘The West Wing’ appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Why NAFTA’s Chapter 19 is worth fighting for

Canada has reportedly drawn a 'red line' over Chapter 19 as the U.S. calls for NAFTA renegotiations. That's a good thing. The post Why NAFTA’s Chapter 19 is worth fighting for appeared first on Macleans.ca.

When imitation is stupidity and not flattery

Meet the new boss, etc. pic.twitter.com/nqwrn32MIi — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) July 26, 2017

Boy Scouts of America, Donald Trump has something insane to tell you

Scott Feschuk reads between the lines of Donald Trump’s bizarre speech to the National Scout Jamboree The post Boy Scouts of America, Donald Trump has something insane to tell you appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The 10 most cringeworthy lines in Rolling Stone’s Justin Trudeau profile

'For Trudeau, listening is seducing' and other awkward gems from Rolling Stone’s fawning profile of Canada's prime minister The post The 10 most cringeworthy lines in Rolling Stone’s Justin Trudeau profile appeared first on Macleans...

Would you like this soldier protecting your back in a fight?

Donald Trump wouldn’t.  This morning, he tweeted – without the Pentagon’s prior knowledge – that transgender soldiers like this one wouldn’t be allowed in the U.S. armed forces. He did that, of course, because he is going to lose the health votes and wants to change the channel.  Of course. But it is still a […]

This makes me so, so sad 

One year ago today, says Facebook. Very proud to work for her in three states last Summer.  She is the real president. She won with three million more votes, and it is now indisputablly clear that her vile Republican opponent cheated with the assistance of a foreign power.  2017: what a shit year. 

Why we had to settle with Omar Khadr

Opinion: Liberal MP Steven MacKinnon on the futility of fighting the case and the need to defend Canadian rights, no ifs, ands or buts The post Why we had to settle with Omar Khadr appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump says liberation from ‘Obamacare nightmare’ is close

Trump claims no other president had done "anywhere near'' what he has in his first six months The post Trump says liberation from ‘Obamacare nightmare’ is close appeared first on Macleans.ca.

NAFTA must retain dispute resolution mechanism, says Trudeau

In summary of objectives for NAFTA, White House signals it wants to entirely eliminate chapter 19 dispute resolution clause The post NAFTA must retain dispute resolution mechanism, says Trudeau appeared first on Macleans.ca.

First Nation gets clean water after more than five years under advisory

Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett announced $9.2 million to replace the water treatment system on the White Bear First Nation The post First Nation gets clean water after more than five years under advisory appeared first on Macleans.ca.

What the Democrats’ new ‘Better Deal’ policy means

The Democratic Party's new brand might feel like empty sloganeering—but it may also signal a big shift in thinking. Which one is it? The post What the Democrats’ new ‘Better Deal’ policy means appeared first on Macleans.ca.

A sad picture tells a sad story 

Here’s a picture of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls booth at the Assembly of First Nations in Regina. It’s closed. No literature. What a bloody disgrace, as one hereditary chief said.

First Nations sign agreement for more control of health care

Federal and Ontario ministers of health sign charter to give front-line workers and First Nations communities more of a say in responding to crises The post First Nations sign agreement for more control of health care appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump speaks with advisers about firing Jeff Sessions

Sources tell the Associated Press Donald Trump continues to rage against Sessions' decision to recuse himself from Russia investigation The post Trump speaks with advisers about firing Jeff Sessions appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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