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Politics Briefing newsletter: Judge who wore Trump hat faces disciplinary hearing

Also: Trump says U.S. could terminate NAFTA

Feds misleading asylum seekers over illegal border crossings: NDP MP Kwan

Jenny Kwan says if Ottawa were serious about reducing illegal crossings, it would have suspended Safe Third Country Agreement

Canada puts pressure on allies to monitor far-right extremists

Federal government put issue 'on the agenda' during closed-door talks in June, Ralph Goodale says, and that limiting focus to Islamist extremists belies the threats posed by other radicals

Trump says U.S. will 'probably' terminate NAFTA

Talks to renegotiate the trade agreement involving Canada, Mexico and the United States got underway last week

Liberals agree to hold emergency meeting on North Korea threat

The meeting comes after a series of tit-for-tat threats between the U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

Pot legalization must account for 'systemic racism' against blacks: MP

Liberal MP Greg Fergus says the black community has been disproportionately criminalized for using the drug

RCMP should drop investigation into Vice-Admiral Norman, lawyer says

Marie Henein says investigation that prompted his suspension should be dropped

Trudeau pays tribute to soldiers who fought in Dieppe battle

Of the nearly 5,000 Canadians who took part in the raid on Aug. 19, 1942, nearly 2,000 were taken prisoner and another 900 were killed

Politics Briefing newsletter: MPs on defence committee race to Ottawa to talk North Korea

Also: Trump unveils new Afghanistan strategy

Liberal ministers go to Canada-U.S. border to warn migrants against crossing

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen warned people making irregular crossings on foot that they were not getting a free pass into the country

Gerald Butts defends new consul-general Rana Sarkar's salary

In a series of Twitter posts, Trudeau's adviser says Sarkar's pay rate in San Francisco-based role is in line with other diplomatic posts outside government

Liberals laying groundwork for upset in looming Lac-Saint-Jean by-election

Party's nominee and election's date have yet to be determined, though Prime Minister Trudeau went on a two-day tour of the riding in late July

Governor-general pick Julie Payette dropping bid to keep divorce files from public view

Several Canadian news organizations argued that scrutiny of Payette's background is in the public interest, given the importance of her new post as the Queen's representative in Canada

Liberals face calls for transparency on ballistic missile defence

Opposition parties have called for an emergency meeting of the House of Commons defence committee so they can be briefed on how Canada is responding to the threat posed by North Korea

Manitoba, Ottawa ink 10-year health-care funding deal

Manitoba will receive an extra $400-million for programs such as home care, mental health services and addictions treatment

Politics Briefing newsletter: Canadians diverging from Americans on human rights?

Also: Former Liberal candidate given highly-paid foreign service job

Survey finds 'dramatic shift' in Canadian perception of U.S. approach to human rights

Just 16 per cent of Canadians say Canada most closely aligns with the U.S. on human rights, the lowest level in 13 years

Liberal-named consul-general Rana Sarkar to make nearly double office's official salary

Liberals set range between $221,300 and $260,300 for new appointee, a friend of the Prime Minister's top aide, in position that traditionally pays $119,600 to $140,700

Trudeau, Irish leader Leo Varadkar march in Montreal Pride parade

It was the first time a foreign head of government has joined a prime minister in a Canadian Pride celebration

Trudeau urges Canadians to maintain trust in immigration system

The Prime Minister's comments come hours before an expected rally in Quebec City involving anti-immigration and pro-diversity protesters

Trudeau should quit while he's still ahead on federal-provincial relations

Should Ontario and Alberta opt for conservative leadership, PM would find himself facing a much more difficult second term

Politics Briefing newsletter: Trump's words could affect NAFTA talks

Also: Deadly attacks in Barcelona

Manitoba shuffles cabinet, makes Indigenous and Northern Relations a stand-alone department

Indigenous and Northern Relations was previously part of Municipal Affairs

Scheer won't do interviews with The Rebel until editorial direction changes

Scheer says his decision is related to the news outlet's coverage of the Charlottesville protests

Federal deficit in 2016-17 smaller than government predicted: PBO

PBO projects shortfall was $2.1-billion smaller than forecast

Politics Briefing newsletter: NAFTA talks continue

Also: Charlie Angus takes leave from NDP race

Ottawa pledges $21-million for Africa's famine crisis

Federal government says it will match donations made to registered Canadian charities in response to 'unprecedented' situation

Saudi Arabia defends use of Canadian-made armoured vehicles against civilians

Riyadh compares its deployment of Canadian-made military equipment to Ottawa's self-defence in the 2014 Parliament Hill attack

How Donald Trump could claim victory on NAFTA

U.S. President won't get all he's aiming for, but given his long-held stand on trade, he'll want a political win when all is said and done

U.S. magazine talks up friendship between senior Trudeau, Trump advisers

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair called on Gerald Butts to 'immediately disavow' his friendship with Steve Bannon

Charlie Angus taking leave from NDP leadership race after sister's death

Angus will be absent until Monday to plan his sister Kathleen's funeral

Federal deal grants Ontario First Nations more control over education

The self-governance agreement, the largest of its kind in Canada, gives communities greater control over on-reserve education

Government vows to change fund for parents of murdered, missing children

Report by ombudsman for victims of crime urges government to expand eligibility for the fund

Politics Briefing newsletter: The Butts-Bannon connection

Also: NAFTA negotiations begin

Andrew Scheer's inclusive appeal shouldn't leave room for alt-right

After last weekend's violence in Virginia and Rebel Media's coverage of the protests, Conservative Party leader needs to persuade all Canadians that his party embraces them and he will not countenance voices of exclusion or resentment within his caucus

Kathleen Wynne rejects call for HST hike to fund municipal infrastructure

Officials say raising the tax to help foster municipal infrastructure would defy government objectives and hurt low-income Canadians

Canadians killed in Burkina Faso remembered for desire to help others

Canadians Tammy Chen and Bilel Diffalah were among those killed during the attack on a restaurant in Ouagadougou

Canada to clarify immigration policies with U.S. asylum seekers

Canadian consulates in U.S. will make contact with groups that might be considering coming to Canada, minister Marc Garneau says