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by Chantal HÈbert It's been almost two years since Prime Minister Stephen Harper last appointed a senator. Since then 16 seats have become vacant with...

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When last I visited our august Upper Chamber, senators were raging against impending exile, invective was being flung beneath the historical war paintings commissioned...

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On a Sunday evening, four days after the storming of Parliament Hill, the RCMP provided an unsolicited and detailed update, telling us it had "identified persuasive evidence that Michael Zehaf-Bibeau's attack was driven by ideological and political motives."...

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No one would describe Stephen Harper as a gambler. This prime minister is usually disinclined to roll the dice unless he is relatively...

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by Morinville News Staff Employers are being invited to apply for Canada Summer Jobs funding through the Canada Summer Jobs program to help create student jobs. Funding will be available to not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses...

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by Tim Harper There was always less than met the eye in Stephen Harper's use of a parliamentary committee to vet his Supreme Court nominees. The...

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by Tim Harper - Toronto Star It's sometimes impossible to shake the notion that we are working in a giant frat house on the Rideau. That's...

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by Chantal HÈbert In the matter of the alleged sexual misconduct that led Justin Trudeau to suspend two male MPs earlier this month, the ball is no longer solely in the Liberal leader's court. But where it will ultimately land is anybody's guess...

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by Tim Harper - Toronto Star The day before auditor general Michael Ferguson exposed for Canadians the government's slow and shoddy treatment of veterans seeking mental health help, the minister responsible, Julian Fantino, was in the neighbourhood...