Page Updated: Friday, November 26, 2021 9:44 PM ET

National Post - Politics

John Ivison: Liberals so focused on carbon taxes, they missed the flood coming in the back door - For a Liberal government that has made climate change one of its top priorities, its policies on disaster mitigation have been nothing short of negligent

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Liberal bill would boost sick leave and crackdown on health-care worker harassment

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Canada puts travel ban on flights from South Africa and neighbouring countries

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Ivison: Canada's three decades of climate failure culminates in B.C.'s floods

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Possible Huawei ban has telecoms asking Liberals about taxpayer compensation for new equipment

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O'Toole accuses Liberals of hiding as House of Commons moves to resume hybrid sittings -- 'Justin Trudeau has an aversion to accountability. Canadians should be asking why the Liberals can gather in Glasgow, but are out of sight in Ottawa,' O'Toole said

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Suzuki apologizes for warning pipelines could be 'blown up' over environmental frustrations -- The environmentalist's comments were met with condemnation by many, including Jason Kenney and Erin O'Toole

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Canada's environment watchdog blasts government for going from 'failure to failure' -- Canada is 'the worst performer of all G7 Nations' in the fight against climate change, says commissioner report, which deals a serious blow to Liberals' environmental credentials

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Some CERB recipients about to get notices to repay portion of the money they received -- The government says there are still recipients who owe all or part of the $2,000 advance they received, specifically those who were not entitled to the aid or didn't collect CERB for at least 20 weeks

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Gen. Wayne Eyre named permanent defence chief despite McDonald seeking reinstatement -- The Liberal government put Admiral Art McDonald on administrative leave in August and promoted Eyre

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Boeing told its bid to sell Super Hornet fighter jets to Canada did not meet requirements -- While this would appear to leave only Lockheed Martin's F-35 and Saab's Gripen fighter jet in the running, none of the companies have been told whether they are still in or out

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The 'penny has dropped': Liberal government throne speech signals new direction on China, analysts say -- Even their use of the term Indo-Pacific is a signal that the government intends to work more closely with allies to counter China's growing influence, they said

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Liberals say they will allow provinces to ban handguns, citing rise in gun violence -- The Liberals previously introduced, but did not pass, a sweeping gun bill that included banning certain weapons and allowing municipalities to ban handguns

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Chinese telecom firm seeks stay on order to divest Canadian subsidiary over national security concerns -- The federal government informed CMI Canada of a review, saying the business could be leveraged by the Chinese state for foreign interference and to compromise critical infrastructure

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John Ivison: Conservatives bring home the bacon (and make Trudeau look out of touch) -- Trudeau was reduced to complaining that the Conservatives were 'trying to score political points.' On the floor of the House of Commons? Surely not?

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Liberals introduce new bill with $7.4B in pandemic aid for businesses, workers -- The aid includes $300 per week to workers out of work due to pandemic lockdowns, retroactive to Oct. 24 when CRB expired

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O'Toole delivers economic attack of the Trudeau government as Parliament resumes -- The government is not paying attention to real issues like inflation and is not taking steps to improve the economy, he says in caucus meeting

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Canada's immigration minister says he wants to look into 'issue' of discrimination and bias within department -- Lawyers quoted in the report stated that IRCC recently refused applications from nearly 100% of students from Maghreb and Western African countries applying to study in Quebec

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Federal Green party selects expert in black holes, Amita Kuttner, as interim leader -- Kuttner, 30, will be the youngest person as well as the first trans person and person of east-Asian descent to lead a federal political party

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Liberals want return of hybrid Parliament and strict limits on Commons vaccine exemptions -- Erin O'Toole said all Conservative MPs have followed the rules and shown documentation to the House of Commons administration. He said the Liberals should stop politicizing the issue

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John Ivison: Will inflation leave Trudeau with a bloody nose? -- The Throne Speech was surprisingly upfront about inflation and the need to 'prudently manage spending'

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Opposition parties feeling left out as federal throne speech outlines Liberal agenda -- Immediately after the speech was read, Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet signalled his party will support what he called '24 pages of completely empty words'

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FIRST READING: At least the illegal border is open again -- Tear down the system or the enviro-terrorists will: David Suzuki

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Double-vaccinated Manitoba Opposition leader Wab Kinew tests positive for COVID-19 -- Kinew posted on social media that his symptoms continue to be mild, his wife and children are doing well and he is self-isolating

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Liberals pledge action on COVID benefits, sick leave, conversion therapy as parliament opens -- Liberal MP Anthony Rota was reelected as Speaker of the House of Commons in a vote on Monday

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