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Fin Donnelly joins list of NDP MPs not seeking re-election in 2019

​New Democrat MP Fin Donnelly has added his name to the growing list of incumbent NDP MPs who will not be seeking re-election in 2019.

Philpott says child services bill can be a 'turning point' in Crown-Indigenous relationship

Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott says the federal government's proposed legislation on Indigenous child services can be a clarion call across Canada to stop scooping children from families needlessly.

Trudeau criticized for tweet to Trevor Noah pledging $50M charity gift

Canada will contribute $50 million to a global charity for children's education, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted to comedian Trevor Noah, a pledge that quickly drew criticism both for its content and its form.

Yazidi refugee woman urges government for help navigating new world

A Yazidi refugee woman who was among the 1,200 Yazidis the Liberal government vowed to resettle in Canada says the women who have arrived here have been all but left on their own.

Alberta minister Shannon Phillips says Bill C-69 inadequate in current form

Alberta's energy minister urged senators Wednesday to amend federal legislation that would overhaul energy project reviews.

Kennedy Stewart says there's 'overlap' between his mayoral campaign and MP duties

New Democrat Kennedy Stewart has continued to collect his MP's salary while campaigning for mayor of Vancouver.

Bernier says he has raised over $90K since quitting the Conservative party

Quebec MP Maxime Bernier says he has raised more than $90,000 since quitting the Conservative party. In a fundraising email to supporters today, Bernier says his campaign has "momentum" and that he plans to unveil his party's name and logo next week.

Scheer going to India to 'repair' relationship after 'disastrous' Trudeau trip

Six months after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's foreign policy prowess was pummelled by a disorganized state visit to India, his chief opponent is heading to New Delhi to try to "repair and strengthen" Canada-India relations.

Bernier touts himself as the only politician to want truly free trade with U.S.

Conservative MP Maxime Bernier says he's the only politician in Ottawa who supports truly free trade with the U.S., and while it's not his role to negotiate NAFTA with U.S. President Donald Trump, he thinks it's "sad" he's the only one who wants to put supply management on the trading table.

Veterans' access to benefits a persistent problem, ombudsman says

Canada's veterans ombudsman says that while the federal government has implemented a number of his recommendations over the years, veterans are having difficulty accessing some of the benefits and services they've been entitled to for a long time.

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