Page Updated: Tuesday, August 09, 2022 3:41 AM ET

National Post - Politics

B.C. New Democrat MLA to face recall petition sparked by resident critical of heath-care measures - In order for the recall petition to be successful, canvassers must collect signatures from 40 per cent of eligible voters, or 21,268 people, by Oct. 11

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Marco Mendicino defends RCMP's use of spyware, says 'rigorous protections' are in place

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Transport Minister Alghabra to testify about airport delays and chaos before August 19

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Bill Graham, former interim Liberal leader, post 9/11 foreign affairs minister dies

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Federal court hears preliminary arguments in Emergencies Act legal challenge

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Liberals planning temporary solution to NDP dental care promise: sources -- Sources say the government is unlikely to meet its deadline promised to the NDP as part of a pact to prevent an election before 2025

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Hate crimes have surged in Canada since the start of the pandemic: StatCan -- New data says Canada witnessed a 72 per cent jump in hate crime targeting race, religion and sexual orientation between 2019 and 2021

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Canada fast-tracks ban on handgun imports, without approval of parliament -- The 'temporary' ban will last until a government-tabled permanent freeze on handguns is passed by parliament and comes into effect

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Global Affairs Canada spends $41K on 'fancy' furniture for overseas diplomatic offices -- 'Even a pandemic couldn't stop these bureaucrats from wasting money on extravagant furniture'

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Status of Canadian deal to buy artillery shells for Ukraine is uncertain -- Talks are underway to make a purchase from South Korea, but Defence Minister Anita Anand refused to say whether it would go ahead

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Returning one turbine to Russia 'failed,' Ukraine ambassador says in urging Canada to keep others -- It's now 'more than clear that additional five turbines ... will be turned by Russia into tools of humiliation. And we urge you to not take the bait'

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Liberals silent on enforcement as national long-term care standards get final 'tweaks' -- Teams of experts have been working since last year to put together national long-term care standards to reflect those hard-earned pandemic lessons

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Nearly four years after cannabis legalized, mandatory review of the law is months overdue -- The review should have started Oct. 17, 2021 — three years after legalization — but so far there's been no indication from Health Canada when the process may begin

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Third Conservative leadership debate suffers from poor attendance and lack of viewers -- The three candidates focused on areas that had not been thoroughly covered in previous debates, such as Indigenous issues, transportation and climate change

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Lobby groups pushed for removal of user content exemption in Bill C-10, documents show -- 'The CDEC and its members have proposed that all exclusions be removed and that the CRTC be enabled to determine what should or should not be regulated on social media'

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How Canada stupidly bet its border economy on ArriveCAN — a glitchy $25M app -- ESBB: No other country has surrendered their entire international tourism industry to a garbage app (that cost $25 million somehow)

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In one month, Trudeau used enough fuel to power a trucker convoy -- Justin Trudeau's July jet travel also emitted roughly 85.8 tonnes of greenhouse gases into the earth's atmosphere. The yearly Canadian average is 4.1 tonnes

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Poilievre, Lewis to be fined $50,000 each for not attending third official leadership debate -- 'At the very beginning of these discussions, they were informed that this is an official debate and by extension, that their attendance is mandatory'

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Pierre Poilievre has raised more money from more donors than all his opponents combined -- Poilievre's capacity to raise so much money in so little time should serve as a warning to the Liberals, a former Conservative strategist says

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Canadian patients fighting for psilocybin access sue federal government -- 'This is the landmark case that is going to legalize psychedelics in Canada'

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Justin Trudeau spent all but 11 days last month in the air -- Flight data shows Prime Minister Trudeau flew 26,238 km aboard CANFORCE ONE last month, compared to just 26,059 km flown between June 1 and Aug. 31 2021

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Failure to inform minister of Hockey Canada assault contradicted government directive: NDP -- 'This is is something that has meant victims have not been protected,' NDP MP said Peter Julian said

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Elizabeth May prepares for Green leadership bid after asking party's other MP to consider running: sources -- The sources said May has also told fellow Greens that she would run for the job she gave up nearly three years ago if she could share the role with a co-leader

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Despite PM's 'surprise' photo op, Canada's Kyiv embassy remains shuttered -- A sign directs those seeking consular services to book an appointment at the Canadian consulate in Lviv, about 450 kilometres west of Kyiv

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Leslyn Lewis joins Pierre Poilievre in skipping third Conservative leadership debate -- Under Conservative rules, candidates who do not attend party debates will be fined $50,000

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