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'Direct diplomacy' on John Baird's agenda during Toronto visit

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird heads to Toronto to launch what the advisory bills as the "next phase of Canada's efforts in direct democracy," which will unfold in cooperation with the Munk School of Global Affairs.

Meanwhile, in Milton, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt will make herself available to the media after wrapping up her hosting duties at a closed-door  "pre-budget consultation roundtable."  

Finally, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne can expect to be queried about her long-awaited -- at least by Wynne -- tete-a-tete with Prime Minister Stephen Harper when she meets with reporters later this morning.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this post described the new initiative as 'digital democracy.'


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