Carefully choreographed Liberal budget crowded out by the SNC-Lavalin affair

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director Two weeks ago, I gamely speculated that Justin Trudeau’s government had an opening to reset the political narrative with a well-choreographed budget that made all the right moves for centre-left voters. Boy, was I wrong: The Liberals

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Alberta Election: UCP holds commanding lead as campaign begins

NDP competitive in Edmonton, but well behind elsewhere in the province March 22, 2019 – The provincial election campaign in Alberta begins with the New Democratic Party trailing the opposition United Conservative Party by a wide margin, according to new

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As government presents election-year budget, Canadians are uneasy about economic fortunes

Most say they expect the next 12 months to be a bad time to make a major purchase. March 18, 2019 – As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government prepares to introduce the fourth budget of its mandate in a crucial

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Birthright Citizenship: Plurality of Canadians see it as good policy, but also say some changes are needed

Most would not extend birthright citizenship to babies born to those in Canada on tourist visas March 14, 2019 – Which babies born on Canadian soil should be granted automatic citizenship? It’s a question that has appended itself to the

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Jobs, jobs, jobs – how the Liberals are reframing the SNC-Lavalin affair

By Shachi Kurl, Executive Director Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s so-called statement of contrition Thursday wasn’t about being contrite, but about doubling down on a grand gamble to reframe the conversation about the SNC-Lavalin scandal, and perhaps, the ultimate ballot question

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