Banning Huawei from Canada's 5G networks could be costly for taxpayers

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As the Trudeau government decides whether to join its security and trading partners in banning Huawei Canada from supplying technology to build Canada’s 5G wireless networks, it risks an expensive lawsuit under the terms of a foreign investor protection agreement signed by its predecessor.  More...

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By admin On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Liberals risk 'brand damage' over Wilson-Raybould controversy, says former Martin government official

The shifting nature of the prime minister’s comments on Jody Wilson-Raybould and SNC-Lavalin show he knows the government’s messaging has gotten out of hand, says one member of former prime minister More...

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By admin On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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Critics call for 'robust' oversight of CBSA following CBC reports on staff misconduct

Advocacy groups are again calling for “robust, independent and external oversight” of the country’s border service following reporting by CBC News on misconduct at the Canada Border Services Agency.  More...

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By admin On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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PCO lawyer asked prosecutor if there was a way to 'engineer issues' in Norman case, court hears

The top lawyer at the Privy Council Office asked federal prosecutors if it was possible to “engineer the issues at stake” in the criminal case against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman.  More...

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By admin On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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Trudeau says Jody Wilson-Raybould asked him if he was going to direct her on SNC-Lavalin

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould asked him if he was directing her on the SNC-Lavalin prosecution case and he said no.  More...

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By admin On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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Trudeau in Ottawa suburb as Blackberry's autonomous vehicle project gets $340M boost

BlackBerry and the federal government are expected to announce a major investment in autonomous vehicle technology in Ottawa’s Kanata neighbourhood, one expected to create some 800 jobs, according to a government More...

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By admin On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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What to do with suspected Canadian ISIS fighters and their families detained in Syria?

CBC News has determined that as many as 32 Canadians are being held by Kurdish-led forces fighting ISIS in Syria. Given the changing circumstances on the ground, there’s pressure on the Canadian government More...

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By admin On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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Veterans get new option on pensions — and Veterans Affairs gets out of a cash crunch

Wounded and injured soldiers — both serving and retired — have been given the option of postponing the filing of disability claims until after the Liberal government’s pension-for-life plan is implemented More...

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By admin On Friday, February 15th, 2019
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Inside SNC-Lavalin's long lobbying campaign to change the sentencing rules

SNC-Lavalin’s lobbying efforts to change the Criminal Code in the wake of fraud and bribery charges date back to the earliest days of the Trudeau government.  More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Indigenous senators praise Wilson-Raybould's 'integrity,' say her resignation leaves 'questions'

A group of Indigenous senators — most of them appointed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, — issued a statement today praising the “integrity” of Jody Wilson-Raybould and saying her sudden departure More...