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Politics is a Mug’s Game

Conservative MP Kellie Leitch proclaimed her “common interests” with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in the party’s first leadership debate Wednesday night, as several of her opponents pushed back against her immigration policy. “I have common interests with Mr. Trump, screening being one of them,” Leitch said several times, picking up where […]

America Elects a Bully and Kelly Leitch Embraces Him

Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch wasted no time comparing herself to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump this morning. While most Canadians, including MPs, have been tweeting about what Trump’s victory means for Canada, Leitch, who launched her bid with some fairly Trumpian language on screening immigrants for “anti-Canadian values,” is embracing […]

Peter Mansbridge Is Retiring, So Why the Fuss? Peter Mansbridge says he will step down from his position as chief correspondent of CBC News after 28 years. The 68-year-old news anchor announced his retirement during Monday’s “The National” newscast, saying his final broadcast will air Canada Day, on the country’s 150th birthday… It isn’t clear that “stepping […]