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Liberals stalling on electoral reform

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are up to something with their promise to reform Canada’s electoral system, but they aren’t being up front about it. Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef is a rookie MP with no political experience, but her strategy to attack the Special House Committee on Electoral Reform was shocking and uncalled for. Thankfully, she later apologized, but the government’s strategy looks transparently sloppy.

Frailty and the new ageism

What terrorist threats will 2017 bring us?

Terrorism is not an existential threat. We need to confront it on multiple levels but we cannot give in to narrow policies and laws that undermine our overwhelming strength: the fact that our ways of life and societies are far superior to whatever the terrorists can offer.

The Hill Times’ List of The Best Books in 2016

What the UN’s next secretary general must do to succeed, and how Canada can help

Antonio Guterres must be a general, not just a secretary.

Conservative MP Andrew Scheer surpasses 50 high-profile endorsements for leadership bid

Mr. Scheer's publicized supporters include Conservative MPs, former MPs, senators, and 20 MLAs from the Saskatchewan Party.

Trudeau cabinet ministers expensed $1,304 per month for second residence in Ottawa

Claims varied dramatically between members of the Trudeau cabinet.

Politics This Morning: Justin Trudeau to visit Calgary, meet with Mayor Nenshi

Canada’s climate leadership sets the course toward a more resilient and cleaner economy

But the next steps must be the development of a well thought out Canada-wide adaptation strategy—a national adaptation plan—guided by an overarching vision and set of objectives that reflects the complex implications of climate change.

Having Canadian troops in Latvia is valuable: Ambassador

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