Page Updated: Tuesday, June 15, 2021 6:02 AM ET

National Post - Politics

Fortin files court challenge of his firing from vaccine rollout, alleges political interference by PM - Fortin was removed from his post with the Public Health Agency of Canada pending the results of a military investigation related to alleged sexual misconduct

7 hours ago

Alberta referendum on equalization puts federal leaders in difficult position

8 hours ago

MP Jenica Atwin softens tone on Israel after crossing floor to Liberals from Green party

9 hours ago

Canada wants 'robust and continued investigation' into COVID-19 origins: health minister

10 hours ago

Ontario government uses notwithstanding clause to pass election advertising bill

11 hours ago

Optimism growing that Canada's bill to legalize single-game betting will pass by summer -- The Criminal Code currently bans wagering on a single sports event. In practice, single-game betting is easily found online through offshore companies or through the black market

9 hours ago

With Merkel leaving, Trudeau positions himself as new 'Dean' of G-7 -- As Brexit flared up on the sidelines of the gathering, Trudeau offered his services as mediator. No one has taken him up on the offer, it seems, even as tensions boil over on the last day

10 hours ago

Maxime Bernier arrested, charged after attending anti-COVID restriction rally in Manitoba -- The People's Party of Canada Leader was charged with exceeding public gathering limits and violating Manitoba's requirement to self-isolate upon entering the province

10 hours ago

MPs accused of 'secret law making' in rush to pass controversial C-10 broadcasting bill -- Once debate time ran out, the committee continued voting on amendments, but referred to them only by number, with no information available to the public

11 hours ago

Tories allege 'insider access and backroom dealing' after lobbying watchdog clears spouse of Trudeau's chief of staff -- Commissioner Nancy Belanger said her ruling rested largely on an overly high threshold of what constitutes lobbying activity, and called for legislative changes

11 hours ago

John Ivison: The 'real change' Trudeau promised looks like cynical politics as usual -- What would the idealistic young Trudeau have made of the Liberals supporting a Bloc-sponsored bill, while secretly working to frustrate its passage into law?

22 hours ago

Liberals to hold antisemitism summit amid concerns over new MP's strong criticism of Israel -- Conservatives -- and even some Liberals -- believe that Fredericton MP Jenica Atwin has contributed to a rise in antisemitic vitriol online

1 day ago

MPs unanimously move to hold emergency summit on Islamophobia before August -- Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole said on Twitter that Justin Trudeau should take 'urgent action' in support of Canadian Muslims and convene the summit

3 days ago

Ivison: Collapse of the Green vote could help Trudeau win next election -- PLUS: Conservative premiers in peril thanks to some dumb moves; and whether Canada should already be donating COVID vaccines and opening the border

3 days ago

Postcard from Carbis Bay: Here we are on a lovely beach and, wait, is that Justin Trudeau? -- The beach vibes amplify Saturday night when the G7 leaders gather for toasted marshmallows. Wish you were here!

3 days ago

Commons committee blasts Liberals over WE deal, calls for tougher lobbying measures -- The committee found 'there was an extraordinary level of insider access afforded' to the Kielburger brothers, who founded the charity

3 days ago

Short list of potential governor general candidates will go to Trudeau in 'next few days' -- The six-member advisory panel that has been conducting a search for potential candidates has finished its work and will be forwarding its 'interesting' recommendations

3 days ago

Government reaching out to Indigenous communities to fund residential school searches: Bennett -- Ottawa is also prepared to fund memorials and other commemorations to mark the graves, which are widely expected to lie hidden under other residential schools

3 days ago

With election speculation in the air, Liberals promise 'every parliamentary tool' to get bills through the Commons -- The House of Commons has ten full days to debate legislation before it rises for summer break. Here's a look at the four bills the Liberals have said are a priority to pass

3 days ago

Green MP crosses floor to join Liberals after challenging leader over Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- Atwin's defection to the Liberals is the latest sign of internal turmoil damaging the Greens, who had high hopes of growing into a more influential bloc in Parliament

3 days ago

RCMP's use of Clearview AI facial-recognition tool broke the law, privacy watchdog says -- The report said there were serious and systemic failings by the RCMP to ensure compliance with the Privacy Act before gathering information from the U.S. firm

4 days ago

Accusing Conservatives of obstructing their climate bill, Liberals hint they'll limit committee debate -- If it happens, the move would come just days after the Liberals and Bloc voted to curtail committee debate on Bill C-10, the legislation to regulate online platforms

4 days ago

Liberals announce more COVID vaccine shipments, eased hotel quarantine restrictions -- Canada's vaccine agreements set quarterly targets for deliveries and Moderna had raised the possibility it would miss that June target, which now appears unlikely

4 days ago

John Ivison: MPs back crowd-pleasing motion that won't help solve First Nations crisis -- If MPs want to do something, they should address the flawed child welfare system and the unfinished business of providing a decent education on reserves

4 days ago

Ontario MPPs to be recalled so Ford government can invoke notwithstanding clause over campaign finance ruling -- A judge earlier this week declared that changes made by the PC government to the province's third-party campaign finance rules were unconstitutional

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