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‘Don’t assume the worst’ of Trump on Trade, says Obama

Tensions probable over trade with new administration, but Obama says, but predicts Trump will see value of deals The post ‘Don’t assume the worst’ of Trump on Trade, says Obama appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Feds to tackle opioid crisis through legislation: Philpott

'There are a number of pieces of legislation that are going to address matters related to the opioid crisis,' health minister says The post Feds to tackle opioid crisis through legislation: Philpott appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Sessions, Pompeo, Flynn all tapped for Trump cabinet

Trump names Jeff Sessions as attorney general, Rep. Mike Pompeo to head CIA, and Lt. Gen Michael Flynn as national security adviser The post Sessions, Pompeo, Flynn all tapped for Trump cabinet appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump quickly settles Trump University lawsuit

Trump fought charges of fraud for nearly six years; now he has agreed to a $25 million settlement The post Trump quickly settles Trump University lawsuit appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Trump demands apology for ‘Hamilton’ harangue

'Hamilton' actor Brandon Victor Dixon called out Mike Pence from the stage after Broadway performance The post Trump demands apology for ‘Hamilton’ harangue appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Donald Uber Alles: neo-Nazi rag returns

We’ve been getting many messages from very upset people, from Niagara to Whitby, telling us that the Your Ward News pro-Nazi filth is landing in their mailboxes again.  We know the federal government and Judy Foote did their part. So, where is the provincial government? Municipal governments? NGOs, who are supposed to care, like CIJA? […]

Trump Virus: even dead rock stars aren’t safe

“…Palmetto Playground in Brooklyn, New York was renamed to Adam Yauch Park in memory of the Beastie Boy, who died in 2012. Today, the park was defaced with swastikas and graffiti that read “Go Trump,” Billboard reports. Yauch, like the rest of his bandmates, was Jewish. There has been a spike in hate crimes and […]

Voters get the government they deserve

And, in the US, those who voted for Trump richly deserve the chaos and misery they are about to get.  But the world doesn’t.

Questions, concerns about Trump loom over Halifax defence meeting

Delegates from more than 70 countries have gathered at the Halifax International Security Forum, which Maclean's is live-streaming all weekend The post Questions, concerns about Trump loom over Halifax defence meeting appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Liberal MP rebuked for claims about flood risk around Vancouver airport

Vancouver Airport Authority and port authority register concern that Adam Vaughan's comments could erode public confidence in airport The post Liberal MP rebuked for claims about flood risk around Vancouver airport appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Medical experts urge Canada to declare public emergency over opioid crisis

House of Commons' health committee, doctors and advocates all want the federal government to declare an emergency over drug-overdose deaths The post Medical experts urge Canada to declare public emergency over opioid crisis appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Maclean’s on the Hill: Assisted dying, opioid crisis, LGBT apology

Catch up on a week of political headlines from Parliament Hill with our Ottawa bureau's weekly podcast The post Maclean’s on the Hill: Assisted dying, opioid crisis, LGBT apology appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Donald Trump names loyalists to key cabinet posts

Racism controversy surrounds Trump's latest cabinet appointees. The post Donald Trump names loyalists to key cabinet posts appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Barack Obama blocks new oil and gas drilling in Arctic Ocean

A five-year offshore drilling plan announced on Friday blocks planned sale of new oil and gas drilling rights in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas north of Alaska The post Barack Obama blocks new oil and gas drilling in Arctic Ocean appeared first on Macleans.ca.

If Adolf Hitler was here today, they’d send a limousine anyway

So, yes, I despair.  Trump, the explosion in hate, all of it.  So I turn to Joe and the boys, as always, for solace and salvation.  The best song ever, the song that changed my life.  Truncated, but truer now than ever before.  Last part, especially. Midnight to six man For the first time from […]

She’s beautiful

The haters, meanwhile, are as ugly as ever. I think @HillaryClinton is as lovely now as before. While those mocking her looks are ugly, inside and out. #uspoli https://t.co/JE1uxqVuvW — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) November 18, 2016

Another neo-Nazi attack in Ottawa

The Trump Virus spreads, again.  The 88 means "Heil Hitler." The 14 is the 14 words: "We must secure the existence of our people and a future for White Children." #ottnews https://t.co/Qbt6iv9nmU — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) November 18, 2016 More pro-Nazi graffiti in Ottawa. This time at Parkdale United Church, with a black minister and […]

The economic lessons of Donald Trump’s victory

In order for genuine good to come from Trump's win, we must dig into the economic and social angst that led so many people to choose him as their champion The post The economic lessons of Donald Trump’s victory appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Happy happy happy

#PCPO: happy they won the Niagara seat, big. #OLP: happy they won the Ottawa seat, big. #PCPO & #OLP: both happy Marin lost. Heh. #onpoli — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) November 18, 2016

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