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January 5, 2018 6:00 PM Explosive new Trump book blows open feud with Steve Bannon amid fractures in Republican Party

WASHINGTON—The acrimony surrounding former White House adviser Steve Bannon’s very public break with U.S. President Donald Trump is escalating, suggesting a permanent split between the president and the pugilistic strategist who helped put him in the Oval Office. The new fissure in an already fractious Republican Party cast doubt on Bannon’s hopes to foment 9

September 4, 2017 6:52 AM Schulz Fails to Break Through as Merkel Holds Firm in Debate

Angela Merkel’s election opponent, Martin Schulz, failed to score a decisive breakthrough in their only televised debate as the chancellor stood firm on her record, insisting that controversial decisions on keeping the country’s borders open for refugees and striking a deal with Turkey were right. Trailing badly in the race to determine Germany’s next leader 23

August 17, 2017 4:56 AM Conservative leader's free speech pledge wouldn't apply in U of T nationalist rally case

Scheer's spokesman tried to clarify leader's position on controversial free speech proposal A pledge by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer to yank federal funding from universities that fail to uphold free speech wouldn't apply to a decision by the University of Toronto to ban a nationalist rally from campus, his spokesman said Wednesday. "No," was Jake Enwright's 21

August 16, 2017 2:39 PM What Trump said about Virginia protesters, a fact check

NEW YORK -- U.S. President Donald Trump has defended his response to Saturday's racially charged protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, in a winding, combative exchange with reporters that at times mischaracterized the message and purpose of the event. Trump described the rally as largely over the removal of a Confederate monument, although an organizer 17

August 11, 2017 3:21 PM What can Canada do for Venezuela?

Canada’s former ambassador in Venezuela, Ben Rowswell, on democracy undone, prolonged protests and widespread weight loss Ben Rowswell was Canada’s ambassador to Venezuela from 2014 until last month, when he retired from the Canadian foreign service. He’s now working in Toronto as co-founder of Udara, a software venture that provides an app designed 74 1

August 1, 2017 8:14 AM Pipeline, opioid crisis on table as Trudeau meets with Vancouver mayor

VANCOUVER - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to meet with Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson this morning, but their once-rosy relationship has been threatened by the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Trudeau's government approved the $7.4-billion expansion last November despite Robertson's staunch opposition to the project, which would see a seven-fold 20

July 11, 2017 10:40 PM Carbon pricing, climate change policy addressed by NDP leadership candidates at Saskatoon debate

4 candidates stake their positions in pursuit of leadership The four candidates vying to replace Tom Mulcair as the next leader of the federal New Democrats faced off in Saskatoon tonight for the fifth of eight scheduled debates. The remaining candidates in the race are Ontario MP Charlie Angus, Manitoba MP Niki Ashton, Quebec MP Guy Caron and Ontario 22

July 1, 2017 1:47 AM Canada is undergoing a fundamental identity crisis

Canada has never been as confident or confused as it is right now Finding that perfect line between the treacly sentimentality of public cliché and the joyless buzzkill of hard-edged reality is not easy during the festivities around Canada’s 150th, or, as I’ve come to think of it, the “Plus 150,” which is, at the very least, an acknowledgement that the First 138 4

June 26, 2017 3:09 PM 'Northern Populism' Brewing In Canada, Poll Suggests

"We have effectively divided ourselves into two Canadas." OTTAWA — A majority of Canadians believe the factors driving recent political upheaval in other Western countries are on the rise here too, a new poll suggests. But The Canadian Press/EKOS Politics survey indicates those who support challenges to the status quo here are somewhat different than those 20

May 29, 2017 3:32 AM Bernier's premature victory lap gave Conservatives good reason to be glad he lost Add to ..

Andrew Scheer, the Saskatchewan MP and former House of Commons speaker they have chosen as their new leader, could struggle in all sorts of ways. It won’t be easy to reconcile the wishes of hardline social conservatives who helped put him over the top with those of everyone else, or marry his Western populism to the imperatives of winning over suburban 33