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Star Liberal candidates expected to sit in Justin Trudeau’s cabinet – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 20, 2015 By Kristy Kirkup THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ Now that he has secured a majority Liberal government, Justin Trudeau will likely turn to star members of his caucus _ including former military leader Andrew Leslie and former Toronto police chief Bill Blair _ to fill out his front bench. Leslie, […]

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Turnout in federal election hits 68.5 per cent, largest since 1993 election – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 20, 2015 OTTAWA _ Elections Canada says 68.5 per cent of eligible voters cast ballots in Monday’s federal election, the largest turnout of voters in more than 20 years. Of the 25.6 million people registered to vote, close to 17.6 million turned up at polls across the country in an election that […]

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Canadian business leaders mull impact of massive Liberal victory – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 20, 2015 TORONTO _ Ready or not for another Canadian prime minister named Trudeau, the business community seems unphased by the overwhelming Liberal parliamentary majority that will be taking over from Stephen Harper’s Conservatives. The Canadian dollar was up overnight, but not by much, and even one of groups that has been […]

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NDP take heart in defeating Harper Conservatives despite their own losses – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 20, 2015 By Murray Brewster THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL _ The so-called “orange wave” created in Quebec and elsewhere in Canada by former NDP Leader Jack Layton went down the drain Monday night, taking much of the left-leaning party’s political strength with it. A visibly deflated Tom Mulcair, who prevailed in a […]

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Liberals make big gains in Ontario at expense of Conservatives and New Democrats – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 20, 2015 By Keith Leslie THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ The Liberal juggernaut roared through seat-rich Ontario on Monday night, rolling over Conservative cabinet ministers and NDP incumbents alike and increasing the party’s seats in the province more than six-fold. The Liberals, who held only 13 seats in the province when the […]

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Harper’s legacy: smaller government, unified party, targeted benefits – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 20, 2015 By Jordan Press THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ On election night 2006, Stephen Harper walked out in front of a room full of supporters and smiled at the country that had just voted for change. The incoming prime minister told the crowd that the party would clean up Ottawa with […]

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Ontario Regional Chief Isadore day Congratulates Justin Trudeau on a Majority Liberal Victory and a New Era of Nation to Nation Relations

Ontario Regional Chief Isadore day Congratulates Justin Trudeau on a Majority Liberal Victory and a New Era of Nation to Nation Relations TORONTO, ON (October 19, 2015) — I wish to congratulate Mr. Trudeau on his well-deserved majority victory tonight and look forward to rethinking, repairing, reconciling the relationship between First Nations and the Canadian […]

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AFN National Chief Congratulates New Prime Minister Trudeau, Looks Forward to Taking Action to Close the Gap

October 20, 2015 AFN National Chief Congratulates New Prime Minister Trudeau, Looks Forward to Taking Action to Close the Gap (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulated newly-elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and said today that he is looking forward to immediate action and working together on a comprehensive, […]

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Student-Led Conference: Racial Justice Matters: Advocating for Racial Health Equity – October 2015, Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Racial Justice Matters: Advocating for Racial Health Equity October 23-24, 2015 Dalla Lana School of Public Health 8th Annual Student-Led Conference This this two-day conference aims to bring the health impact of race and racism to the forefront of public health by providing a forum for practitioners, academics, community members and students to: 1. Facilitate […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2015363 Views

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Ontario students engage in final push to make the youth vote count

TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2015 Ontario’s college and university students are hosting actions and events on campuses across the province today for one final push to ensure young people and students vote in the federal election. With a strong early showing in special on-campus and advance polls, students’ unions are hoping this Election Day can prove […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2015393 Views

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