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Patrick Brown and priorities: Why the PC Party leader couldn’t last

Paul Wells: There is a right to a day in court—but not to the leadership of a political party and a caucus that will not have you The post Patrick Brown and priorities: Why the PC Party leader couldn’t last appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown resigns amid accusations of misconduct

The leader of the province's Tories rejected 'troubling allegations' just hours before stepping down; he says he will remain as MPP The post Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown resigns amid accusations of misconduct appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Patrick Brown denies sexual misconduct allegations: Transcript

Brown: 'I reject these accusations in the strongest possible terms. It’s not my values, it’s not how I was raised, it’s not who I am.' The post Patrick Brown denies sexual misconduct allegations: Transcript appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Justin Trudeau tells the world’s richest men about gender equality

Only one-fifth of delegates to the World Economic Forum are women The post Justin Trudeau tells the world’s richest men about gender equality appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The cautionary tale of Kellie Leitch

Stephen Maher: Leitch's run as a would-be Trump tapping into anti-immigrant tensions was a bust. But there's no reason to be complacent. The post The cautionary tale of Kellie Leitch appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Is America really having a crisis of trust? Or is it just becoming more Canadian?

Scott Gilmore: In Canada trust levels are as bad or worse as those in America. And that might be the secret to this country's success. The post Is America really having a crisis of trust? Or is it just becoming more Canadian? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Justin Trudeau on dads taking care of babies, and other economic policy issues

John Geddes on the three points from the PM's Davos speech—on trade, technology, and, yes, newborns—that deserve a little unpacking The post Justin Trudeau on dads taking care of babies, and other economic policy issues appeared first on Macleans.ca.

In Larry Nassar case, Sheldon Kennedy sees history repeating

Shocking accounts of abuse at the hands of a USA Gymnastics physician show how much work remains to be done The post In Larry Nassar case, Sheldon Kennedy sees history repeating appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Professor Kinsella, I presume

I am heading to Calgary tomorrow – to start teaching at my alma mater, the University of Calgary Faculty of Law. I am going to be teaching communications to second and third-year law students.  And I am extremely nervous. It isn’t the teaching communications part – I’ve done that for years with Prime Ministers, Premiers,... View Article

Three lessons from TPP that could help Canada in the NAFTA talks

Opinion: To strike a deal that's good for the country, Canada has to be willing to walk away from the negotiating table The post Three lessons from TPP that could help Canada in the NAFTA talks appeared first on Macleans.ca.

How Canada avoids U.S.-style government shutdowns

Canada has a failsafe that ensures the civil service continues to operate even when there's no budget The post How Canada avoids U.S.-style government shutdowns appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Wondering why the haters are getting bolder?

Neo-Nazi “newspapers” being delivered to thousands of GTA residents.  The Klan passing out leaflets in B.C.’s interior.  The homicidal Combat 18 getting active in Calgary.  Alt-Right postering on Manitoba university campuses.  Soldiers...Show More Summary

Canada, TPP members agree to revised deal without the U.S.

The trade deal comes after Trudeau surprised some by not signing an agreement at TPP talks in Danang last year, holding out for further negotiations. The post Canada, TPP members agree to revised deal without the U.S. appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Column: when the Internet becomes a mob

In the social media era – in our mad rush to judgment – people get ground up and spat out. Happens all the time. Happens too often. Ask ?Aziz Ansari, the Muslim comedian and author whose career now lies in rubble, because some nameless, feckless young woman decided to punish him for what, in a... View Article

Trudeau to encourage investment in Canada as he heads to Davos

At the annual meeting of the global political and economic elite, Trudeau is expected to promote the themes of the G7 meeting Canada will host this year. The post Trudeau to encourage investment in Canada as he heads to Davos appeared first on Macleans.ca.

The book I will write one day

I fantasize about writing a novel in which the main character knocks cell phones out of the hands of distracted people who are walking towards her. She would be regarded as more of a terrorist than Osama bin Laden. Postscript: This post was written entirely on a call phone. My personal theory is that cellphones... View Article

Will a federal government shutdown damage the U.S. economy?

Opinion: The impact of a shutdown depends on whether employees are paid their foregone wages after it ends—and how long it lasts The post Will a federal government shutdown damage the U.S. economy? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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Where we were a year ago

Right now, Lisa and me are in the US, trying to get back to Canada. Trump said he’d run the government like one of his businesses, and he sure did – the government is shut down. A year ago, however, Lisa and our daughter Emma were in Washington, marching with hundreds of other Canadian women.... View Article

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