Students launch online campaign to scrap student loan interest charges

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A group representing hundreds of thousands of students across Canada has launched an online campaign calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government to make billions of dollars in student loans interest-free. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Sunday, May 20th, 2018
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Rude officers, seized items and touchy pat downs top CATSA complaints list

Out of hundreds of complaints filed against Canada’s airport security officers last year the most common irritants were against “power pushing” officers with a “bastardized approach to customer More...

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By admin On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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Ottawa confirms B.C.'s pipeline court case counts as a political delay that could cost taxpayers

The federal government confirmed Friday that B.C.’s use of the courts to fight the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion constitutes the kind of political delay that could trigger taxpayer-funded compensation More...

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By admin On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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As Britain reveals its first-ever cyberattack against ISIS, experts ask if Canada will be as open

This spring in Britain the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) revealed that Britain had launched its first-ever military-style cyber campaign against the Islamic State. But will Canada make similar announcements More...

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By admin On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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Doug Ford is a populist, but it's not yet clear what kind

There’s a rich history of Canadian populists, and Doug Ford certainly falls into that category. The big question, however, is what kind of populist would he be in the premier’s office? Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Canadian ISIS fighter at heart of NYT podcast says RCMP gave him a lie detector test

A former Canadian ISIS fighter now living in Toronto has told CBC News that the RCMP questioned him and administered a lie detector test following the release of a New York Times podcast in which he confesses to More...

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By admin On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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In a reversal, ethics commissioner to investigate LeBlanc for lucrative Arctic surf clams deal

Ethics commissioner Mario Dion has launched an investigation of Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc’s decision to award a lucrative licence for the Arctic surf clam fishery to a group that has both familial More...

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By admin On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Nigeria to help bust 'myths' about illegal border crossings into Canada

Nigeria has given assurances it will help dispel myths that illegally crossing from the U.S. is a shortcut to Canada and will issue travel documents to facilitate the removal of unsuccessful asylum seekers. Immigration More...

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By admin On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Trudeau says a NAFTA deal is getting hung up on Washington's demand for a sunset clause

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the three countries party to the NAFTA trade pact haven’t signed off on a new agreement because of one significant sticking point: the American side’s demand for a More...

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By admin On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Ex-Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown writing a book about his political 'assassination'

Patrick Brown says he sees himself as the victim of a wicked plot to end his political career — and he intends to shed light on the circumstances behind it in a new book. Powered by WPeMatico  More...