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Jody Wilson-Raybould is refusing to move out of her entire ministerial office suite

Thursday  23:50,   12 december 2019
cbc.ca

Jody Wilson-Raybould is refusing to vacate the entire suite of Parliament Hill offices she was assigned as a cabinet minister, despite the fact that she is now an Independent MP and is no longer entitled to such perks.Wilson-Raybould and her small... >>>

'Very likely' Manitoba will seek intervenor status in Quebec Bill 21: Pallister

Thursday  23:45,   12 december 2019
cbc.ca

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says it is "very likely" the province will seek intervenor status in Quebec's controversial Bill 21 if the case heads to the Supreme Court of Canada. "It's very likely but we'll wait and see what our partners are >>>

Read Andrew Scheer’s full resignation speech

Thursday  23:40,   12 december 2019
globalnews.ca

Scheer's departure comes amid strife within the Conservatives over his leadership — some of which spilled into the public — after they failed to defeat the Liberals in October."In order to chart the course ahead, this party, this movement, needs >>>

QuickQuotes: Political leaders react to Scheer's resignation as Tory leader

Thursday  23:30,   12 december 2019
msn

A list of quotes from those reacting to the abrupt resignation of federal Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer on... >>>

Don't blame Trump: New study explores Canada's surge in asylum-seekers

Thursday  23:21,   12 december 2019
cbc.ca

Canada can't blame Donald Trump and his immigration policies for the surge in asylum seekers entering the country outside of official border points, according to a new research report.The study by Queen's University policy studies professor... >>>

Editorial: Conservatives must use Scheer's departure to put things right

Thursday  23:05,   12 december 2019
ottawacitizen

As Liberal MPs dutifully filed across the floor of the House of Commons Thursday to wish Andrew Scheer well, a TV news-reader who was announcing the Conservative leader’s resignation accidentally referred to him as “Stephen Harper.” As Liberal... >>>

Braid: Kenney says Rona Ambrose would make a 'brilliant' Conservative leader

Thursday  23:05,   12 december 2019
calgaryherald

“Rona would be my first call,” Premier Jason Kenney said about 20 minutes after learning that Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer will resign.  He was referring of course to Rona Ambrose, former Alberta Conservative MP and interim party... >>>

Federal Court of Appeal dismisses challenge to Indian day school settlement

Thursday  22:30,   12 december 2019
cbc.ca

The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed a court challenge to a nationwide class settlement to compensate thousands of First Nations, Métis and Inuit for harms suffered while attending federally operated Indian day schools. But compensation claims... >>>

'My family is ashamed of me': Men apologize for racist remarks aboard Labrador flight

Thursday  22:30,   12 december 2019
cbc.ca

The two men at the centre of a storm of controversy related to their actions aboard a plane are offering apologies, and say their lives have been turned upside down. Dave Beck and Thomas Scott are both from St. John's, and have worked for many years >>>

A timeline of Andrew Scheer's political career

Thursday  22:30,   12 december 2019
msn

OTTAWA — Andrew Scheer has announced he will resign as Conservative leader as soon as a replacement is chosen. Here's a brief timeline of his career on Parliament Hill: June 28, 2004: Scheer is elected to Parliament at the age of 25,... >>>

Woman found dead in Pointe-aux-Trembles remembered as kind, loving mother

Thursday  21:45,   12 december 2019
cbc.ca

Woman found dead in Pointe-aux-Trembles remembered as kind, loving motherPolice say autopsies will be conducted Thursday on the bodies of Dahia Khellaf and her two... >>>

INTENSE squalls bury parts of Ontario in 50 cm in just 24 hours

Thursday  21:25,   12 december 2019
theweathernetwork

Great Lakes contribute to dangerous wintry weather across parts of southern Ontario.That's as one particularly dominant band parked itself right over the area on Wednesday... >>>

Thieves targeting prepaid gift cards in new scam, police say

Thursday  20:50,   12 december 2019
cbc.ca

Thieves targeting prepaid gift cards in new scam, police sayA new scam has surfaced in which thieves steal cards, remove them from the packaging and then put in an old or useless card just to occupy the space. The package is then put back on the... >>>

Scheer is out. What happens next will change Canada forever.

Thursday  20:45,   12 december 2019
macleans.ca

Scott Gilmore: The next leader will either be someone who resonates with voters across the country or steers the party into the ditchEditor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not... >>>

Doug Ford reacts to Andrew Scheer's abrupt resignation

Thursday  20:35,   12 december 2019
cbc.ca

Doug Ford reacts to Andrew Scheer's abrupt resignationHere's the statement Ford's office issued to reporters: "I wish Andrew Scheer all the best as he undertakes this new chapter in his life, and thank him for his service as the head of her... >>>