Reconciliation, Indigenous engagement in question ahead of election

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde participate in the signing of the Assembly of First Nations-Canada Memorandum of Understanding on Joint Priorities on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in June 2017. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press) Weeks after Justin Trudeau was elected in 2015, he met with three local Indigenous leaders at Vancouver’s city hall and ...

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg says she is coming to Alberta

Climate change teen activist Greta Thunberg will visit Alberta in the near future. (Andrej Ivanov/Reuters) Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will travel to Alberta after a series of appearances in the United States. Thunberg made the announcement on Twitter Saturday, one day after speaking at a rally in Denver, Colorado. Heading north again. Now follows a few days of well ...

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'Troubling to us all': Singh, Scheer show support for Trudeau following security threat

High-profile security surrounds Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau as he arrives at a rally in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday. The rally was delayed for 90 minutes due to a security issue. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press) The federal Conservative and NDP leaders put partisan politics aside to show support for Justin Trudeau after a security threat forced the Liberal leader to wear ...

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Canada's top plastic polluters, service centres under scrutiny: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet

A new class-action lawsuit claims drivers are being misled about their vehicle’s maintenance schedule, raising questions about how often drivers need to service their cars or even change the oil. (Mike Blake/Reuters) Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get the Marketplace newsletter every Friday. Nestle and Tim Hortons top plastic ...

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Where the party leaders are on Day 33 of the federal election campaign

Top row, from left: Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh. Bottom, from left: Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet, People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier. (CBC News) Here’s what you need to know about where the leaders of Canada’s political parties are on Day 33 of the election campaign. You can ...

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Stage set for a pivotal final week of the campaign

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May are seen in this composite photo. (CBC) With one week to go, will it be a battle royale?  Vassy Kapelos, host of Power & Politics What an election it’s been ...

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Exhibit reunites Inuit with 100-year-old artifacts in Cambridge Bay

Elders from Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, worked with staff from the Canadian Museum of History to select new objects for the hamlet’s Diamond Jenness exhibit based on their interests. (Submitted: Pitquhirnikkut Ilihautiniq / Kitikmeot Heritage Society) Inuit in Canada’s central Arctic are getting new insight into how their ancestors lived by seeing 100-year-old artifacts on display in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut. The ...

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Is Canada racist? Jagmeet Singh says 'no question' – then pulls his punches

There are defining moments we’ll all remember during this election. Many of these moments have come from NDP leader Jagmeet Singh. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press) NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has had his share of viral moments on the campaign trail during the past four weeks. His one-two punch of hoping — “tongue in cheek” — that U.S. President Donald would ...

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People are anxious — and this election campaign isn't helping

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and Conservative leader Andrew Scheer take part in the the federal leaders French language debate in Gatineau, Que. on Thursday, October 10, 2019. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press) What is this election about? Perhaps, as some say, every election is about anxiety. The body politic has concerns and fears and it seeks out reassurance, security, stability or hope. ...

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