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Andrew Scheer distances himself from Kellie Leitch's Syrian refugee tweet

OTTAWA -- Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says party members endorsed his positive message on immigration during the leadership campaign, …

Canadian News

Looking for reason in unreasonable times: Mallick

Rage is shouting down the house while moderation hesitantly puts up its hand and then leaves the room, Heather Mallick writes.

Canadian News

The World’s Most Powerful Women: June 21

In the early hours after CEO Travis Kalanick resigned from Uber on Tuesday, the ride-hailing company he helped found, rampant speculation about his …

New York Times

A Tweet Stirs Up Canada’s Immigration Debate

Kellie Leitch, the Canadian firebrand who lost her recent effort to lead the Conservative Party, has ignited a bit of a firestorm with her online sharing of a column about a Syrian refugee who beat his wife with a hockey stick.<p>“A battered wife and a bloodied hockey stick. That’s the legacy of …

World News

Andrew Scheer Dodges Questions About Kellie Leitch's Refugee Tweet

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is leaving it to former rival and Tory MP Kellie Leitch to explain a tweet on the Syrian refugee program that …

Canadian News

Politics Briefing newsletter: Liberal access-to-information reforms don’t quite meet promises

The Liberals have finally introduced legislation to fulfill one of their campaign promises: reforming Canada’s access-to-information law. For users of the law, which allows the public to access government documents under certain guidelines, the long-awaited Liberal bill is a mixed bag: it boosts …

Canada

Kellie Leitch criticized over tweet attacking Syrian refugee program

Conservative MP Kellie Leitch is facing new criticism after she issued a tweet portraying the legacy of the Liberals’ Syrian refugee program as a lone domestic violence case involving a Syrian refugee in Fredericton.<p>Social media erupted after Ms. Leitch tweeted Sunday: “A battered wife and a …

Refugees

Kellie Leitch Tweet About Syrian Refugee's Domestic Violence Sparks Anger

While on the campaign trail this spring, then-Conservative leader hopeful Kellie Leitch insisted to Canadians she's not a racist.<br>She couldn't …

Canadian News

Canada must also be on guard for violent rhetoric

There is no doubt that political rhetoric in the United States is incredibly heated.

Canadian News

A whole lot of people owe Kellie Leitch an apology

Before Canadian politics gets into the summer doldrums and everyone moves on from discussing the Conservative leadership race, there’s a bit of …

Canadian News

Fighting the Trump shock agenda

Naomi Klein is one of the most astute observers and analysts of the American political scene. She is the author of the book <i>Shock Doctrine</i> and has …

Campaigns, leadership and Conservative officials call ‘bull—t’ on complaints about vote counting

Print<p>OTTAWA — Conservative party leadership campaigns staff and party insiders say apparent vote counting discrepancies are much ado about nothing, …

Canadian News

Can Andrew Scheer fix the Conservative Party's diversity problem?

Andrew Scheer must be at the forefront of rebuilding trust between the Conservative Party and racial and religious minorities<p>Perhaps lost in the …

Andrew Scheer

London terror attack claims Canadian; Comey anticipation builds; UN official warns on climate change

<b>London terror attack rattles Britain, Canadian woman among the dead</b><p>A third terrorist attack in less than three months has left Britain badly shaken and raised new questions about the country’s ability to thwart deadly plots inspired by Islamist extremists. A total of 34 people have died and more …

Canada

How the first Conservative ballot looked across Canada

We mapped the first-ballot winners in every riding across Canada. Check out the pockets of strength for Scheer, Bernier and the other contenders<p>The …

Canada

BREAKING: Full covfefe of Trump's midnight tweet

The President renews his attack on Fake Nefefe. Or does he?<p>At 12:06 a.m. on May 31, 2017, the President of the United States sent the following tweet:<p>…

Donald Trump

Conservative caucus embraces Scheer as new leader, presents united front to Liberals

Conservative MPs who weathered months of friendly political fire from fellow leadership rivals trained their sights back on the Liberal benches …

Canadian News

Kellie Leitch's problem now is that you only get one tearful apology

It's hard to see Leitch coming back from this weird, divisive campaign<p>There were 12 people who didn't win the leadership of the Conservative Party of …

Elections

Conservative caucus embraces Scheer as leader, presents united front to Liberals

Print<p>OTTAWA — Conservative MPs who weathered months of friendly political fire from fellow leadership rivals trained their sights back on the Liberal …

Canada

Scheer safety for the Conservatives

In electing Andrew Scheer as its new leader, the Conservative Party of Canada has stepped back from the political abyss and planted its feet on safe, …

Canadian News

No plans to amend Canada Infrastructure Bank legislation: Liberals

Liberal MPs will not be proposing amendments to the Canada Infrastructure Bank Act even as they move to rewrite other parts of Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s budget bill.<p>After two weeks of hearings, members of the House of Commons finance committee began their line-by-line review of Bill C-44 on …

Canada

Andrew Scheer elected new Conservative leader

TORONTO - Andrew Scheer, the apple-cheeked Saskatchewan MP and former Speaker of the House of Commons, survived a 13-ballot battle with presumed …

Andrew Scheer

Andrew Scheer is the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada

Print<p>TORONTO — Andrew Scheer, a longtime Saskatchewan MP and former Speaker of the House of Commons, has been narrowly elected the new leader of the …

Canadian News

Andrew Scheer is the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada

Print<p>TORONTO — Andrew Scheer, a longtime Saskatchewan MP and former Speaker of the House of Commons, has been narrowly elected the new leader of the …

Canadian News

Andrew Scheer is the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada

Print<p>TORONTO — Andrew Scheer, a longtime Saskatchewan MP and former Speaker of the House of Commons, has been narrowly elected the new leader of the …

Canadian News

Andrew Scheer narrowly elected leader of federal Conservative party

Andrew Scheer, a longtime Saskatchewan MP and former Speaker of the House of Commons, has been narrowly elected the new leader of the federal …

Canada

Andrew Scheer is the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada

Print<p>TORONTO — Andrew Scheer, the apple-cheeked Saskatchewan MP and former Speaker of the House of Commons, survived a 13-ballot battle with presumed …

Canadian News

Andrew Scheer is the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada

TORONTO — Andrew Scheer, a longtime Saskatchewan MP and former Speaker of the House of Commons, has been narrowly elected the new leader of the …

Canadian News

Andrew Scheer is the new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada

TORONTO — Andrew Scheer, the apple-cheeked Saskatchewan MP and former Speaker of the House of Commons, survived a 13-ballot battle with presumed …

Canadian News

Andrew Scheer is the new leader of the Conservative Party

Andrew Scheer wins the Conservative Party leadership contest with 51 per cent of the vote<p>TORONTO – Andrew Scheer, the apple-cheeked Saskatchewan MP …

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