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Senate, Duffy head to court over whether senator can sue upper chamber

Senate, Duffy head to court over whether senator can sue upper chamber

Lawyers for the Senate will go before an Ottawa judge Wednesday morning to argue that Sen. Mike Duffy can’t sue the upper chamber over his dramatic and protracted suspension without pay five years ago. Duffy is seeking more than $7.8-million in damages.
Trudeau says he won't 'play politics' on U.S. migrant children policy

Trudeau says he won't 'play politics' on U.S. migrant children policy

Trudeau would not offer an opinion on the controversial policy, saying his role as prime minister is to stand up for Canadian values but also to maintain a constructive relationship with the U.S.
Marathon voting session stalls pot bill, cancels Friday sitting of Commons

Marathon voting session stalls pot bill, cancels Friday sitting of Commons

Progress on the government's cannabis legalization bill and all other work in the House of Commons was put on hold Friday, thanks to a Conservative filibuster that forced an all-night voting session.
Canadian nationalism isn’t the answer in this trade war with the U.S.

Canadian nationalism isn’t the answer in this trade war with the U.S.

There’s a particularly insidious sort of danger that follows from rallying around the flag and organizing back-bacon-fisted boycotts of American products.
Consumers confused: Study says reform best-before labels to reduce food waste

Consumers confused: Study says reform best-before labels to reduce food waste

The National Zero Waste Council says confusing and unnecessary best-by labels are a major cause of food waste in Canada.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency recalls baby food due spoilage concerns

Canadian Food Inspection Agency recalls baby food due spoilage concerns

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the recall was triggered by consumer complaints, although no illnesses have been reported.
Proposed law takes aim at domestic violence in one province

Proposed law takes aim at domestic violence in one province

The recommendations include allowing police to disclose people's past violent behaviour to their partners.
Prices at the pump headed higher as long weekend brings out Canadian drivers

Prices at the pump headed higher as long weekend brings out Canadian drivers

Price at the pumps on the rise for the long weekend.
Libs on Harper praising Trump on Iran deal: He's entitled to his opinion

Libs on Harper praising Trump on Iran deal: He's entitled to his opinion

"Mr. Harper is a private citizen and allowed his own opinions,'' Trudeau said.
Trudeau won't say whether Liberals will delay cannabis legalization

Trudeau won't say whether Liberals will delay cannabis legalization

Trudeau was non-committal on the question of whether his government would bend to a call from the Senate's Aboriginal Peoples committee to delay the measure by as much as a year.
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