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Jagmeet Singh's stand on Trans Mountain pipeline alarms Alberta NDP

As head of one of two NDP provincial governments in Canada, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley would seem to be a natural ally and potential mentor for Mr. Singh. But there is one thing that stands in the way of a chummy relationship between Ms. Notley and Jagmeet Singh: the approval of a pipeline.

Nearly 70 per cent of irregular border crossers who had cases reviewed granted refugee status

More than 15,100 people have crossed into Canada at unofficial points of entry along the U.S. border since January, after U.S. President Donald Trump's anti-immigration measures

Jagmeet Singh's stand on Trans Mountain pipeline alarms Alberta NDP

Notley supporters worry NDP Leader has decided there is more election upside to backing B.C.'s position against Trans Mountain

In Morneau's misstep, Liberals must find a cautionary tale

Fallout over the Finance Minister's ethics blunder serves as a reminder for those in other ministries: If you're not careful, small things can turn into big things and affect your perceived character

Jagmeet Singh resigns seat in Ontario legislature after winning federal NDP leadership

Singh had served as a member of provincial parliament since 2011, representing the riding of Bramalea-Gore-Malton

Morneau says he reports finances to ethics commissioner, not to journalists

Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced Thursday he would divest shares in family company worth millions

Morneau assures tech community tax changes won't squeeze out investment capital

Canadian tech leaders had warned that proposed higher tax rates on passive investments held in an incorporated small business would leave entrepreneurs with less capital to invest in other tech companies through what is known as angel investing.

Governments shouldn't tell women what to wear: Trudeau

Trudeau says Ottawa will examine implications of Quebec law banning people from providing or receiving public services with their face covered

Politics Briefing newsletter: Bill Morneau's busy week

Also: First Nations leaders end partnership with the federal government on environmental policy

'Weird'-looking Senate carpet cost $7,000 to replace

Ontario Senator Lucie Moncion says the new carpet installed in a staff member's office was not done 'properly'

Parliament opens up secretive committee, but some topics remain off limits

All-party board of internal economy has long sat behind closed doors to make delicate decisions that affected the fate of the chamber and MPs

First Nations leaders break with Ottawa on environmental policy

First Nations leaders say Ottawa is failing to make good on its vaunted commitments to work in partnership with Indigenous people

Morneau to deliver fiscal update next week

Finance Minister says the update will 'affirm' plans to reverse course and cut the small-business tax rate to 9 per cent by 2019

Morneau to set up blind trust but says he followed rules

Finance Minister to sell shares in family firm, put other assets beyond reach in order 'to move on;

Politics briefing newsletter: Quebec's controversial Bill 62 passes

Also: Morneau told company he would use blind trust

Canada desperately needs a revived TPP as NAFTA talks falter

Until the globalization momentum resumes, the Trans-Pacific Partnership is all we've got

Facebook to launch hotline for hacked Canadian politicians

Company is launching a Canadian 'election-integrity initiative' to help politicians, parties protect accounts in lead-up to next election

Magnitsky-style law will target Russian, Venezuelan human-rights abusers: source

While specific individuals have not been named, government official says Canada will consult U.S. law regarding sanctions

Opposition parties hammer proposed changes to Access to Information law

Criticisms largely echoed those voiced last month by the federal information watchdog, who said the Liberals' plan to amend the act would take people's right to know backwards

Morneau told former company he would use blind trust

The Finance Minister ultimately changed his mind, and questions mounted Wednesday in Ottawa over a loophole in Canada's ethics law that is allowing Morneau to continue owning a stake in his family's firm outside of a blind trust

Liberals set $50,000 a year threshold on taxing investments in corporations

The move is aimed at concerns from middle-class small-business owners who warned the government's original proposals would hurt them

Politics Briefing newsletter: Liberals continue tax-change announcements

Also: NAFTA talks to drag into 2018

Canadian tech CEO predicts updates to tax plans will be well received

Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance's chief has received briefing on revisions and says they will ease controversy surrounding Morneau's July proposal

Morneau opted not to set up blind trust, ethics watchdog says

Mary Dawson says she told the Finance Minister that a blind trust 'wasn't required' for his holdings

Politics Briefing newsletter: Another round of NAFTA talks wrap up

Also: Conservatives press Morneau on his assets

Trudeau comes to Morneau's defence over lack of blind trust for assets

'You have to ask a question of me first,' Trudeau says as he intercepts queries from reporters

Scheer walks out on media when asked about campaign manager's Rebel ties

Hamish Marshall, Scheer's former campaign manager, told The Globe and Mail that he shared Toronto office space with the right-wing website during the Tory leadership race

The why of the Liberals' tax-plan revamp is clear, but the how remains a mystery

The point of today's performance was clear: to get people to take their eyes off the tax-reform proposals that had so angered small-business owners, and focus their attention elsewhere

Liberals to cut-small business tax, tweak controversial proposals

The announcement has critics, business owners expressing frustration over a lack of details

Politics Briefing newsletter: Liberals to announce small-business tax changes

Also: U.S. tables key demands in NAFTA talks

Liberals to cut small-business tax rate, target top earners

The Liberals have faced strong opposition from small-business owners to the changes that were first presented in July, in addition to vocal criticism inside the governing party's caucus

Jagmeet Singh sets out on tour as NDP aims to unlock suburban ridings

NDP leader concedes the strategy comes with risks but believes it is key to take on the Liberals and Conservatives in these battlegrounds

NDP MP calls for emergency debate to address liquidation of Sears Canada

Retailer is set to proceed with its plan to liquidate roughly 130 stores across the country after getting the green light from the Ontario Superior Court on Friday

Military planners back at drawing board as major peacekeeping summit in B.C. looms

Flurry of activity ends months of idling as military planners waited for some signs of interest from the Trudeau government

Canada's first national accessibility law should be ready by next spring: Hehr

Kent Hehr says the legislation should benefit not only people with disabilities, but their caregivers