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Reality bites Trudeau: Rhetoric is easy, governing isn’t

Justin Trudeau is a master of the moral high ground. "Canada is back," he proclaimed, promising that we will once again be a light unto the nations. Our foreign policy will reflect our values. Our environmental policy will square the circle of sustainability and economic growth.<p>Every new government …

Have the Liberals made you a tax winner or a tax loser?

<b>By Rob Carrick</b><p>The signature personal finance-related move by the Liberal government so far was arguably to lower income taxes for the middle class and increase for them for high earners. Other moves may have a bigger dollar impact on some individuals, but re-jigging the tax rates speaks to a …

Rex Murphy: Bombardier gets lots of love from Ottawa, while the fuel powering its planes gets vilified

Bombardier makes a “fabulous” jet. That was Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s description in an interview with Bloomberg News. He also believes the …

Justin Trudeau: A leader with no parade

The President of the United States adores you. He throws a state dinner in your honour and cracks friendly jokes. He gives you a 19-gun salute. The mainstream media are in a swoon over the bromance. They hail you as the anti-Trump. You get your picture on the front page of The New York Times <i>and</i> The …

Virginia becomes first state to formally legalize daily fantasy sports

DraftKings and FanDuel are ecstatic<p>Virginia today signed into law the "Fantasy Contests Act," a bill outlining how daily fantasy sport sites like DraftKings and FanDuel can operate legally in the state. The law is the nation's first formal recognition of the industry after months of heated legal …

Dual nationals convicted of terrorism, high treason or spying don’t deserve to keep Canadian citizenship

OTTAWA — The plot by the al-Qaida-inspired Toronto 18 to detonate truck bombs, storm the CBC and the Canadian Parliament, and then behead prime …

Trudeau wise to backtrack on eliminating deficit by 2019: Walkom | The Star

But these days, everything else is not equal. The world economy is weak. Japan is struggling, as are parts of Europe. The Chinese economy is …

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Saudi arms deal exempt from global treaty, Ottawa says

Canada's controversial $15-billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia will be exempt from a global arms trade treaty that the Trudeau Liberals promised they would sign if they won office, Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion's department says.<p>This means Canada's biggest military export contract, to …

Legalizing marijuana a low priority for Liberals judging by justice minister’s briefing book

OTTAWA — Don’t hold your breath for the legalization of marijuana to happen any time soon. The 415-page briefing book prepared for Justice Minister …

Trudeau extending EI benefits would help Albertans more than advice to ‘hang in there’

When Justin Trudeau heads to Alberta later this week, he’d better be armed with more than the advice he offered to Danny Strilchuk, the Edmonton oil …

Liberal government’s new pipeline hurdles show Trudeau feels untouchable after election win

“There’s not a country in the world,” a shaggy-haired Justin Trudeau told a curious Calgary audience in early October, 2012, “that would find 170 …

Trudeau digs a hole for himself in Davos

Every now and then with Justin Trudeau the mask slips: when that bottomless reservoir of self-assurance of his, which in his best moments presents …

Parliament is back. Here's the packed agenda.

We talked to cabinet ministers, Liberal insiders, and outsiders clamouring for attention to their issues<p>Every new prime minister must try to define …

Legal pot will run afoul of global treaties, PM warned

The Liberal government will have to do substantial work on the international stage before it can follow through on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's promise to legalize marijuana, new documents suggest.<p>That work will have to include figuring out how Canada would comply with three international …

Critics push Ottawa to explain justification for Saudi arms deal

Justin Trudeau's government is facing calls to explain to Canadians how Ottawa's $15-billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia is justified under export control rules that impose special restrictions on shipments to countries with poor human-rights records.<p>The Liberals are refusing to cancel the contract, …

Why has federal tax revenue exceeded projections?

While it makes sense that weakened economic growth would lower government revenues, it’s getting harder to make that story fit the data<p>These passages …

Liberals won’t force Tories' late-term NEB appointees to step down

The Liberal government appears to be stymied in its campaign pledge to remake the National Energy Board as it signalled Friday that it will not demand the resignation of last-minute Conservative appointees to the embattled regulatory agency.<p>The Conservatives made a slew of appointments and …

Justin Trudeau takes on Donald Trump

During the Maclean’s Town Hall, Justin Trudeau served up some strong political jabs against Donald Trump. Here’s why that’s a risky game.<p>That was one …

Then and now: Trudeau on fighting ISIS

When Canadian soldiers exchanged fire with ISIS in 2014, Trudeau demanded answers. So how about now?<p>Yesterday’s battle in Iraq involving Canadian …

Star Wars sucks. There, we said it.

‘Star Wars’ was once lambasted. Now, criticizing it mildly draws vitriol. How did a flawed sci-fi flick become an unassailable cultural force?<p>One day …

10 Flipboard Reads Star Wars Fans Will Love

Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in theaters this week. The fanfare unites both Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader supporters alike with dazzling red carpet debuts, theories and sneak peeks. Ever since it was announced that J.J. Abrams was set to direct Episode 7, many have worried whether or not he …

Star Wars Mania: Pictures

'Star Wars' locations you can actually go and see | CNN Travel

George Lucas: To feel the true force of ‘Star Wars,’ he had to learn to let it go

By Hank Stuever<p>Hank Stuever<p>TV critic<p>Email Bio Follow<p>NICASIO, Calif. — At the ranch, yes. <i>Yes.</i> Feel it flowing within you. The gate, the road, the hills, the trees, the vineyard. You, him, the house. Luminous beings are we. This was all built in the 1980s with piles of that initial “Star Wars” money, …

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