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Canada will lift sanctions against Iran: Dion
The federal government intends to move ahead with lifting sanctions against Iran and normalizing relations with the country, Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion said Tuesday during question period.
A chequebook alone won't solve First Nations problems
Money for child welfare on reserves is clearly long overdue and can only help, Neil Macdonald writes. But the other big issue — of isolation — and the despair, hopelessness and anger it inspires, may be more intractable.
Paris attacks: Did intelligence fail in France'
There are many examples of security breakdowns prior to the carnage in Paris on Nov. 13, and much has been made of them. But there are a number of others that have received less public attention.
Michael Bloomberg mulling independent presidential campaign
NEW YORK — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking early steps toward launching an independent campaign for president, seeing a potential path to the White House amid the rise of Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders.
Kevin O'Leary and Peter MacKay top Tory leadership poll
A new poll puts the television personality Kevin O'Leary neck and neck with former Conservative cabinet minister Peter MacKay. But this early in the race, are the numbers for real, or just based on O'Leary's high profile?
Seeking a political scapegoat for plunging oil: Don Pittis
The seeds of Canada's current economic plight may have been planted during the reign of Conservative governments. But already voices on the right are seeking to blame newly elected leaders for everything from the plunging oil and loonie to job losses. Don
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan visits Iraq
Canada can play a role, as a partner in the international effort," Sajjan told reporters in Baghdad. "And from our participation we will have a more active role on the ground in these operations for a better future for Iraq," he said.
Barsik the cat a frontrunner in Siberian city election
Tired of the dog-eat-dog politics in their Russian city, the residents of Barnaul say they want a cat to be their next mayor. The Siberian city of 650,000 people, which lies 2,900 kilometres (1,800 miles) east of Moscow, is to get a new mayor next week.
The NY Times removed a pathetic Obama remark from a story
Who needs a White House press secretary when The New York Times will cover for the president, no questions asked?
That’s what the Times did Thursday, deleting from a story one of the most atrocious things President Obama has ever said.
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