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James Baxter

James Baxter is the Editor-in-Chief at iPolitics. Over the past 25 years, Baxter has been an award-winning sportswriter, political journalist, bureau chief and editorial writer. A third-generation public affairs journalist, Baxter’s work covering politics, first in Ottawa and then in Alberta, earned him a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University in 2008, where his studies focused on international trade law and the future of the media industry. Born and raised in Ottawa, he holds degrees in international relations, journalism, and media administration.

Doug Beazley

Doug, Editor of iPolitics, graduated from the University of Kings's College Journalism Honours Program in 1990. After short stints with Canadian Press in Halifax and small papers in the Maritimes, he joined the Sun Media newsroom in Edmonton, Alberta, where he spent nine years. Doug moved to Ottawa to join the startup Postmedia News Service in May 2007, where he progressed from regional desks to run the night national desk for a 24-7, coast-to-coast news service, working with a small army of reporters and editors. He joined iPolitics in October 2012. He has also written freelance articles for Maclean's Magazine and for national and regional business publications.

Lisa Van Dusen

Lisa Van Dusen, former Washington bureau chief for Sun Media, was an editor at UPI in Washington and an international news writer at ABC News' World News Tonight in New York. She is currently a deputy editor at iPolitics and associate editor of Policy magazine

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Conservatives with federal roots to head up Ford campaign

Conservatives with deep roots in the federal movement will lead the charge for the Ontario Progressive Conservatives in the upcoming election campaign. Dean French confirmed at Monday night’s “unity rally” that he is Doug Ford’s campaign cha...

Conservatives cautious over Liberal gun bill, hold off attacks

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale won a bye from the opposition parties Tuesday after tabling a long-awaited bill making good on Liberal gun control promises, while reinstating measures struck down by the previous Conservative government. The Con...

‘Yeah, we can work with that’: Auto talks mark potential NAFTA breakthrough

WASHINGTON — A potential breakthough to an impasse over automobiles has created a new sense of optimism in the NAFTA negotiations, with different players Tuesday declaring themselves more hopeful of a deal than they have been in some time. Cana...

Liberals tried pilot project with Facebook data whistleblower in 2016: source

OTTAWA — The Canadian data scientist who admitted to helping political parties score electoral wins by exploiting the private information of millions of Facebook users also oversaw a short-lived pilot project for the federal Liberals shortly after...

Ford’s family business to be put in a trust

Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford says he will separate himself from his family business after he meets with the province’s integrity commissioner. “I’m going to put it in trust,” he said about his label-making company, Deco....