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Positive Poilievre polling leads to talk of easing border restrictions: Tories
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Positive Poilievre polling leads to talk of easing border restrictions: Tories

Conservative members of Parliament say the Liberals are playing politics with COVID-19 border restrictions, and talk of scrapping those restrictions may have to do with the new Tory leader.  The Liberals are considering whether to make changes to the mandatory use of the ArriveCan app, and rules about vaccine mandates for foreign travellers and random...

Migrants across Canada call on Ottawa for action on regularization, permanent status
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Migrants across Canada call on Ottawa for action on regularization, permanent status

Thousands of migrants and their supporters were planning rallies across Canadian cities Sunday to call on Ottawa to extend permanent status to undocumented people. There will also be calls to swiftly implement an inclusive regularization program for undocumented migrants — a longstanding demand that advocates say appears closer than ever to becoming a reality. Syed...

New Tory leader Poilievre drops in on Quebec caucus before meeting with MPs, senators
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New Tory leader Poilievre drops in on Quebec caucus before meeting with MPs, senators

Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre visited members of the party’s Quebec caucus Monday after nearly sweeping the province in a landslide victory over its former Premier, Jean Charest. Many of the 10 Quebec MPs endorsed Charest in the contest, but Saturday’s leadership results revealed Poilievre won almost all of the 78 ridings. “Having a surprise visit...

Justin Trudeau on the attack against Pierre Poilievre’s ‘irresponsible’ politics
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Justin Trudeau on the attack against Pierre Poilievre’s ‘irresponsible’ politics

Canada needs responsible leadership, not dog-whistle and irresponsible politics, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday in a direct attack on new Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre. In a speech before the first full caucus meeting of the three-day retreat for Liberal MPs, Trudeau first congratulated Poilievre for winning his party’s leadership on Saturday. Then he threw...

NewsAlert: Sept. 19 will be federal holiday for Queen’s funeral
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NewsAlert: Sept. 19 will be federal holiday for Queen’s funeral

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Sept. 19 will be a federal holiday to mourn Queen Elizabeth II on the day of her state funeral, and that his government is working to coordinate with the provinces and territories. More coming.       Most Canadians indifferent to British monarchy, untouched by Queen’s death: poll By Lee Berthiaume in...