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National Column: PM’s words unlikely to stem border flow

“You will not be at an advantage if you choose to enter Canada irregularly. You must follow the rules and there are many.” – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau travelled on Wednesday to Montreal – ground zero of the intense media coverage of the asylum-seeking issue – to try to unknit some of his own knitting. […]

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National Column: Rising star is PQ’s latest existential threat

Depending on who one talks to, the NDP’s first Quebec leadership debate drew anywhere from 250 to 400 people on Sunday afternoon in Montreal.

Those are decent enough numbers considering the party could not fill a 500-seat hall in Quebec City for one of the marquee debates that led to the election of Thomas Mulcair as Jack Layton’s successor in 2012. […]