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“Justin Trudeau would loosen PMO control, reverse trend started by father” (CBC News)

CBC News: Justin Trudeau says he would loosen the tight grip the Prime Minister’s Office has come to have on government, reversing a trend he admits began with his father, the former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. “Well, one of…

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“Refugee Mailouts From Tories Surface Online Amid Crisis In Syria” (The Huffington Post Canada)

Ryan Maloney (The Huffington Post Canada): The tragic image of a Syrian boy lying dead on a Turkish beach spurred difficult questions this week about whether or not Canada is doing enough for refugees in…



“Greens extend conditional helping hand for potential minority government” (The Vancouver Sun)

Jeff Lee (The Vancouver Sun): Green party Leader Elizabeth May ruled out forming a coalition government with the Liberals or the NDP Monday, but has set four conditions for her party to provide support to…


Notes on the Maclean’s National Leaders Debate

Opinion/Analysis: Olivier Jarvis Lavoie [11:40 PM EST on August 6, 2015] Prime Minister Stephen Harper generally held his own. Anyone at all disposed to buy what he sells probably came away satisfied with his performance,…