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Ottawa announces new money for indigenous mental health

Prime Minister Trudeau also commits to fast-tracking new land for Attawapiskat for additional housing The post Ottawa announces new money for indigenous mental health appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump doubles down on immigration ban following shooting

Donald Trump vows to impose broad ban on immigration, suggests U.S. Muslims hide info on potential terrorist plots The post Trump doubles down on immigration ban following shooting appeared first on Macleans.ca.

As young man, gunman worked ordinary jobs and got married

Colleague at his most recent employer, remembers Mateen using profanity, slurs and threatening violence The post As young man, gunman worked ordinary jobs and got married appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Stairway to Litigation

In high school in Calgary, I detested Led Zep.  I particularly detested ‘Stairway to Heaven,’ that staple of every high school sock hop.  I was a punk, you see. ‘Stairway to Heaven’ was a great way to dance up close with Karen Lux, however, so I kept quiet.  Page and Plant made zillions.  The world […]

Killings in the Philippines, and more killings in Florida

The facts are wholly different, of course: in the former case, two Canadians – Robert Hall over the weekend, and John Ridsdel last month – were held hostage, and later beheaded, by an Islamic terror cell in the Phillippines when ransom was not paid. In the latter case, many Americans – we don’t have all […]

Government rejects NDP motion to decriminalize pot for personal use

'The law is in force and it should be obeyed,' Justice Minister says The post Government rejects NDP motion to decriminalize pot for personal use appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Federal government opts for off-the-shelf warships

Public Services Minister Judy Foote made the announcement today at Irving Shipbuilding's Halifax headquarters The post Federal government opts for off-the-shelf warships appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Psychologist tells court Pistorius is a ‘broken’ man

Olympian is under house arrest after being found guilty in 2014 of manslaughter for killing Reeva Steenkamp The post Psychologist tells court Pistorius is a ‘broken’ man appeared first on Macleans.ca.

53 tragic steps back in Orlando, 1000 steps forward in Kyiv

Today's Gay Pride parade in Kyiv ( SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP/Getty Images) I'm numb with the tragic news coming out of Orlando last night. According to reports, a lone gunman, in an act of vile hatred, last night around 2 am open-fired inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, killing 53 people and injuring dozens more before U.S. Show More Summary

Obama decries Orlando shooting as an ‘act of terror’

'The place where they were attacked... was a place of solidarity and empowerment' The post Obama decries Orlando shooting as an ‘act of terror’ appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Liberals outline mortgage relief, funding help to co-op housing providers

The government will provide $150 million over four years to federally funded co-ops and non-profit housing providers The post Liberals outline mortgage relief, funding help to co-op housing providers appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Bennett holds meeting with indigenous leaders ahead of September summit

Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett says government must do better in providing health care to First Nations The post Bennett holds meeting with indigenous leaders ahead of September summit appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Prophets of GOP Rage

From a Rage Against The Machine video. In 1999. Wow. Impressed. 

Maclean’s on the Hill: ‘O Canada’ may soon be gender neutral

The Maclean's Ottawa bureau's weekly audio debrief on all things #cdnpoli The post Maclean’s on the Hill: ‘O Canada’ may soon be gender neutral appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Rapid-Fire Politics: On anthems, jets, assisted death and a bubble

Evan Solomon and John Geddes speed through a week in federal politics—and come up with new gender-neutral lyrics for 'O Canada' The post Rapid-Fire Politics: On anthems, jets, assisted death and a bubble appeared first on Macleans.c...

Are the House and Senate about to play ping pong on assisted death?

Sen. Frances Lankin says she expects a short rally The post Are the House and Senate about to play ping pong on assisted death? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Bill to change words to O Canada inches closer to becoming law

Liberal MP Mauril Belanger, who suffers from ALS, watched Friday as his political legacy cleared another hurdle The post Bill to change words to O Canada inches closer to becoming law appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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