- Flynn pleads guilty to lying on Russia, cooperates with Mueller probe
- Global powers strike deal to research before fishing Arctic seas
- Judge suspends Quebec niqab ban
- Flynn singing like a canary
- Evening Brief: Mueller moves into Trump’s inner circle
- Federal government won’t appeal ruling that ended $1,000 candidate deposit for elections
- Politicos on the move: New GM at Hill+Knowlton
- Watchdog overhauls could save Canadians billions in drug spending: Health Canada
- The Sprout: Popular dairy innovation program not getting cash boost
- No action yet on complaint that Tory MP was unfairly prevented from joining parliamentary delegation to China
Posted: 01 Dec 2017 08:17 PM PST
WASHINGTON — Former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia, and he agreed to cooperate with prosecutors delving into the actions of President Donald Trump’s inner circle before he took office. The dramatic turn of events also raised new questions about whether Trump’s […]
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Posted: 01 Dec 2017 07:54 PM PST
WASHINGTON — Delegations from the United States, Russia, and China and other countries struck a deal on Thursday to refrain from commercial fishing in the high Arctic, one of world’s fastest-warming places, until scientists can determine what fish are there and whether they can be harvested sustainably. Once signed by the governments of all […]
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Posted: 01 Dec 2017 06:38 PM PST
A judge on Friday suspended part of a Quebec law banning people from wearing full-face veils when giving or receiving public services, handing a provisional victory to civil liberties groups who argued that the law is unconstitutional and discriminates against Muslim women. Judge Babak Barin suspended the portion of the act banning face coverings until […]
Posted: 01 Dec 2017 06:08 PM PST
Posted: 01 Dec 2017 02:08 PM PST
Tonight’s Evening Brief is brought to you by iPoliticsLIVE. Tickets are now available for our next lunch and panel event: Can Canada afford pharmacare? Can it afford to not have it? For tickets and information on panelists, click here. Good evening to you. The Lead: We begin today with talk of China. That’s where Prime […]
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Posted: 01 Dec 2017 01:42 PM PST
The Trudeau government has formally conceded that a $1,000 candidate deposit will no longer be a condition to contest federal elections. The decision was announced Friday following an Alberta court ruling in October that struck down the deposit requirement as unconstitutional. Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould issued a statement Friday afternoon explaining the decision. Alberta Court of […]
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Posted: 01 Dec 2017 01:35 PM PST
Rob Mariani was tapped this week to become the general manager of Hill+Knowlton Strategies in Ottawa. Mariani has been with the firm since 2012, most recently as the firm’s audience engagement leader. He takes over the role from Jackie King, who left a few months ago to become the chief operating officer of the Canadian […]
Posted: 01 Dec 2017 01:30 PM PST
Health Canada says that its regulatory overhaul of Canada’s drug price watchdog will save Canadians billions over the next decade in reduced costs to brand name drugs. But patented drug companies warn that the changes could lead to industry cuts in Canada. Health Canada said in a notice posted Friday that its proposed policy changes would […]
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Posted: 01 Dec 2017 01:17 PM PST
Good afternoon and welcome to the Sprout, where your host is ecstatic it’s the first of December. Hello Christmas music! It’s also National Pie Day and National Eat a Red Apple Day. And, for those of you who are fruitcake fans, December is National Fruit Cake Month – because we all know fruit cake just […]
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Posted: 01 Dec 2017 12:09 PM PST
On the eve of Justin Trudeau's second high-level visit to China, a Conservative MP says she has heard nothing about concerns raised last month over China's refusal to let former Tory cabinet minister Candice Bergen into the country on a parliamentary exchange visit. Bergen's case, which she briefly brought to media attention in September after […]
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