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Conservative Party member resigns membership over racist email
News/Politics: The Conservative Party told leadership campaigns last night that a party member who sent the Patrick Brown campaign a racist email has resigned his membership, ending that party's investigation into the email.
'Avoid pitfalls of the radical left,' CPC leadership candidate Roman Baber says
News/Canada: Chief political correspondent Rosemary Barton speaks with Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidate Roman Baber about his policy ideas, campaign strategy and the overall tone of the leadership race.
Russia's dreaded cyberwarriors seem to be struggling in Ukraine
News/Politics: Russia's military attack on Ukraine met a decisive reversal outside Kyiv and is now struggling to gain ground in the country's southeast. Its cyberwar on Ukrainian assets isn't faring any better. Did the world overestimate Moscow's hacker legions the way it did its army?
Parliamentary petitions — like the one on public nudity — give ordinary Canadians some skin in the game
News/Politics: A petition to end prosecutions for public nudity is one of many parliamentary petitions Canadians are using to build support for a cause and participate directly in the governing process.
Canada needs a 'more consistent' presence in North to bolster security, Inuit leader says
Radio/The House: Duane Smith, chair and CEO of the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, said the Arctic is the "backdoor into Canada" and his community has been on the "front lines" of Canadian sovereignty.
U.S., Canada and other APEC delegates walk out on Russian speaker
News/World: Delegates from the United States and four other nations staged a walkout on Saturday when a representative from Russia began his opening remarks at a meeting of trade ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group in the Thai capital, officials said.
Why federal Liberal voters are key to Doug Ford's Ontario election chances
News/Canada/Toronto: Doug Ford and his Ontario Progressive Conservatives are aiming to draw a significant chunk of their support from voters who only eight months ago backed Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party in the federal election.
CBC Radio's The House: Wild rose ruckus
Radio/The House: On this week’s show: Former Alberta premier Alison Redford talks about Jason Kenney’s decision to resign as leader of the UCP once a new leader is chosen. Two experts discuss the government’s move to ban Huawei from this country’s telecom industry. Plus — Duane Smith of the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation discusses how Canada can secure its Arctic sovereignty, two economists talk about the threat of inflation and the CBC’s Murray Brewster describes his weeks of reporting in war-torn Ukraine.
The Trudeau government isn't using all the tools to protect Canadians from inflation, economist says
Radio/The House: The federal government says many of the factors driving inflation are beyond its control, which is true. But one economist says Ottawa isn't doing all it could to mitigate the burden on low-income households.
Iranian soccer official coming to Canada attended party with man sought by FBI over kidnap plot
News/Politics: The head of the Iranian national soccer team coming to Vancouver next month for a controversial exhibition game recently attended a party with a man wanted by the FBI in relation to a plot to kidnap international targets, including three people in Canada.
Trudeau says Huawei, ZTE 5G ban took longer because government wanted to get it right
News/Politics: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada took longer that its allies did to ban Chinese firms Huawei Technologies and ZTE from Canada's 5G networks because the government wanted to make sure it was making the right move.
Canada investigating 'a couple dozen' suspected monkeypox cases: Tam
News/Politics: Canada's chief public health officer said Friday provincial health authorities are investigating "a couple dozen" people who may be infected with monkeypox — and most of the specimens under review are from Quebec, where two cases were already confirmed this week.
The ideals and principles that proved Jason Kenney's undoing
News/Canada/Calgary: It is much easier to say no without having to provide a reason than to translate ideas into legislation that advances the common good. This proved to be a difficult adjustment for some MLAs and party members.
With Kenney's exit, the 'resistance' era is over — but something louder might follow
News/Politics: In 2018, Maclean’s put five Conservative leaders on its cover and billed them as “the resistance." The demise of this political effort to push back on Trudeau government policies tells us a lot about the politics of the last few years — but it might also set the stage for a new and fiercer kind of resistance.
Legal experts accuse Leslyn Lewis of 'fearmongering' over WHO pandemic pact
News/Politics: Conservative leadership hopeful Leslyn Lewis claims an international pandemic treaty could lead to the suspension of the Constitution and a global government. The experts say she's got it all wrong.