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April 13, 2018 7:00 PM Liberals launch 'Real Doug Ford' ad campaign ahead of election

Campaign officials say ads meant to highlight how Ford government would affect Ontario Ontario's Liberals are launching their first campaign ad ahead of the spring election, saying it aims to reveal the "real Doug Ford." The ad, which will air online, on television and radio starting Monday, says the Progressive Conservative leader would lower corporate 10

March 28, 2018 10:00 AM Jagmeet Singh's brother Gurratan shares passion for politics, is seeking NDP seat in Ontario

When Jagmeet Singh left the Ontario legislature to take over the federal NDP, he left a vacancy that his brother is now hoping to fill. Gurratan Singh announced Monday he is seeking the NDP nomination in Brampton East for the province's upcoming spring election. Gurratan Singh, the younger brother of federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, is trying to keep a seat at the Ontario 9

March 24, 2018 1:52 AM PBS says new witnesses detail sexual misconduct by Tavis Smiley

“More lies, half- truths and smears from PBS from an ‘investigation’ that never should have happened, with a result that was decided well before the inquiry was even begun,” they said Friday in an emailed statement to The Associated Press. The network said it also found further evidence that Smiley created an abusive and threatening workplace, often 13

March 19, 2018 2:08 PM Jim Carrey criticized for portrait believed to be White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Comic actor shares satirical artworks via social media Jim Carrey is being criticized on social media for a portrait he painted that is believed to be White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The actor and comedian on Saturday tweeted the painting with the caption: "This is the portrait of a so-called Christian whose only purpose in life is to lie for the wicked 43

March 16, 2018 12:35 AM Donald Trump Jr.'s wife files for divorce

Vanessa Trump married U.S. president's son in 2005, and they have 5 children Donald Trump Jr. and his wife, Vanessa Trump, may be getting divorced. Vanessa Trump, a former model, is seeking an uncontested divorce from the U.S. president's son, according to a public court record filed Thursday. Details of the divorce complaint haven't been made public 46

March 8, 2018 8:55 PM Canadian Screen Awards give commercial time to #AfterMeToo movement

The academy will also distribute #AfterMeToo pins on the red carpet for Sunday’s gala. The academy had hoped to have its own code of conduct unveiled in time for this week but Janson said they didn’t want it to get buried in the frenzy of the awards, so they’ll be “working on it more in-depth post-Canadian Screen Week.” This year’s Canadian Screen Awards 25

March 8, 2018 8:53 PM Liberals plan new election rules for foreign, domestic pressure groups

Democratic Institutions confirms new rules on the way for outside groups’ spending on Canadian political campaigns. The new rules are expected later this spring. But Owens suggested they’ll deal with transparency around how organizations “seeking to influence the government” are backed, where they’re located and how they use “data and information” collected 22

March 8, 2018 6:29 PM The Pollcast: Ontario PC leadership race careens to a close

Host Éric Grenier is joined by the CBC's Meagan Fitzpatrick and Mike Crawley The CBC Pollcast explores the world of electoral politics, political polls and the trends they reveal. In two days, the Ontario Progressive Conservatives will announce the result of their leadership race. That new leader will immediately become the favourite to replace Ontario 27

March 4, 2018 1:07 AM Nationalist Hindu party notches win in key Indian state

Saturday’s impressive win is expected to boost the prospects of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party when it seeks a second term in national elections next year. The BJP has been riding a wave of rising Hindu nationalism in the country. NEW DELHI—Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party ended 25 years of uninterrupted 25

February 27, 2018 3:11 AM Who is Jaspal Atwal? Man at centre of controversy over Trudeau’s India trip remains a political mystery

Senior Canadian officials say Atwal — once convicted of attempted murder of an Indian cabinet minister — was removed from the guest list of a reception with Trudeau in India because he was politically controversial, not because he was a security threat. OTTAWA—Jaspal Atwal, a once-convicted would-be assassin of an Indian cabinet minister, had his invitation 24