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iPolitics AM: Trudeau expected to highlight indigenous reconciliation in speech to UN general assembly

Good morning! After spending the last few days making the rounds on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly opening week circuit, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to take the stage at the main event later this afternoon. While there’s no official word on what his theme will be, e ...

Trudeau to use United Nations speech to address Canada’s Indigenous past: source

NEW YORK — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau intends to use his speech to the United Nations General Assembly to tell a painful story about Canada’s past, the struggles of its Indigenous peoples, and the long road ahead in addressing them. Sources say the prime minister will allude Thursday to the ...

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Cullen not concerned about Singh’s lack of seat in House of Commons

OTTAWA — Veteran New Democrat MP Nathan Cullen is shrugging off the fact Jagmeet Singh is in no hurry to sit in the House of Commons, choosing to endorse the member of the Ontario legislature in his bid to lead the federal NDP. Cullen, who himself ran against Mulcair in 2012, said Wednesday he is ...

What bothers Martine Ouellet is not what Jagmeet Singh advocates. It is the way he dresses.

September 20, 2017 Bloc leader attacks Jagmeet Singh, gives fuel to Quebec bashers Bloc Québécois leader Martine Ouellet claims that Jagmeet Singh's NDP leadership campaign signifies we must now confront not only the religious right, but also the new and scary religious left. ...

Bloc leader attacks Jagmeet Singh, gives fuel to Quebec bashers

Karl Nerenberg Karl Nerenberg is your reporter on the Hill. Please consider supporting his work with a monthly donation. Support Karl on Patreon today for as little as $1 per month! Bloc Québécois leader Martine Ouellet claims that Jagmeet Singh's NDP leadership campaign signifies we must now ...

The question for New Democrats in 2017: Who are we now?

EDMONTON — If any political happening has been flying low under Alberta’s political radar recently, it’s the federal New Democrats’ leadership race. With the provincial merger of the Alberta PCs and Wildrose in the rearview mirror and the United Conservative Party’s own leadership vote co ...

And the next NDP Leader will be …? - Loonie Politics

The four NDP leadership candidates made their last official pitch Sunday at the official NDP Leadership Showcase in Hamilton.  Online voting has now begun – but was any of Sunday’s performance enough to change anything? It’s been 700 days since the last Federal election, 528 days since Conv ...

Many meetings, We Day rally fill PM Trudeau’s day as he continues New York visit

NEW YORK — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau found himself in the midst of a whirlwind 10-meeting day in New York City on Wednesday as he prepares Canada’s campaign for a temporary seat on the United Nations Security Council. Trudeau was scheduled to attend one-on-one meetings with seven world lead ...

NDP wants tax consultations extended

The NDP wants the Liberals to extend their ongoing consultations with Canadians over proposed tax reforms into December. NDP Finance Critic Alexander Boulerice and Deputy Critic for Finance Nathan Cullen said Wednesday afternoon the current 75-day timeframe, which ends October 2, is too tight and s ...