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Canada's re-engagement with Iran blocked by act that allows its assets to be seized, says retired envoy
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CBC Politics 18h
U.S. on guard against rise in illegal border crossings as Canada rejects asylum claims
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Power & Politics Oct 19
. says that how the United States responds to Jamal Khashoggi's alleged murder will set the bar for permissible behaviour for autocratic leaders around the world
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Power & Politics Oct 19
"That frankly sets a bad precedent:" on urging the Canadian government to agree to quotas in order to end the U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs
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CBC News Alerts Oct 19
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More Saudis confirm death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Death stemmed from fight inside Saudi consulate in Turkey, prosecutors tell state TV.
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Power & Politics Oct 19
"I honestly think that Trudeau is more worried about getting Canada high": says the Canadian government is playing with peoples lives on the steel and aluminum file
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Power & Politics Oct 19
"What's the big deal with quotas?": says the Canadian government should deal with U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs today instead of years from now at the WTO
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CBC News Oct 19
Barry Zekelman says Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland's ego is getting in the way of the effort to end steel tariffs against Canadian producers.
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Mike Crawley Oct 19
People across Ontario vote in municipal elections on Monday, but the residents of East Hawkesbury won’t be casting any ballots: everybody running is being acclaimed.
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Power & Politics Oct 18
"It's cleary a challenge...and progress is slow," says of Brexit talks. "All sides are very motivated to ensure that in the end, despite all the challenges, that there is a deal."
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Power & Politics Oct 18
Power Panelists @AndrewThomsonTO, and on what the government should do about Canadian ISIS fighters detained overseas
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Peter Armstrong Oct 18
This is the podcast I was talking about with on Two of my favourite smart people talking about energy and Canadian oil prices. Give it a listen
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Power & Politics Oct 18
. says the onus is on to put forward a Speaker, as political standoff continues in N.B. after close election result
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Power & Politics Oct 18
In New Brunswick all four parties are keeping their MLAs off the ballot for the election of Speaker.
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CBC Politics Oct 18
'(It's) the way to go': Brian Mulroney explains his about-face on cannabis
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Power & Politics Oct 18
The parents of a young British-Canadian man accused of being a member of ISIS have written an open letter to members of Parliament challenging what they claim are "lies" about their son being repeated by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer.
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Power & Politics Oct 18
Kurdish authorities want captured ISIS fighters to be sent home prettty quickly says . "There is a kind of argument to be made that we should bring our citizens back and charge them in our own countries quickly."
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Power & Politics Oct 18
More questions today over how the government should deal with Canadians fighting for ISIS overseas
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Power & Politics Oct 18
“That's a hypothetical and I don't answer hypothetical questions,” says former PM Brian Mulroney on whether he’d smoke pot. has more coming up on
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Power & Politics Oct 18
On said there is no comittment to bring any detained ISIS fighters back to Canada: "these people left the comfortable confines of Cdn. democracy to travel around the world to a war zone and to engage in the atrocious activities of terrorism."
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