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Hunter Tootoo, Carolyn Bennett, Liberal Party, Justin Trudeau, new cabinet

Indigenous leaders offer support for new Trudeau cabinet

They also plan holding the government's feet to the fire when it comes to election promises for First Nations communities.
Harjit Sajjan, Jody Wilson-Raybould, Liberal Party, Justin Trudeau, Vancouver

Trudeau appoints two Vancouver MPs to cabinet

Vancouver Granville's Jody Wilson-Raybould and Vancouver South's Harjit Sajjan have big shoes to fill as federal ministers.
Gerald Butts, Justin Trudeau, Liberal Party, 2015 federal election

How one Liberal political advisor shaped Trudeau's historic win

The Conservatives flagged Justin Trudeau as "just not ready," but Liberal campaign political advisor Gerald Butts had other ideas.
Justin Trudeau, Liberal Party of Canada, swearing-in ceremony, Rideau Hall, Otta

Trudeau takes oath of office, announces new cabinet ministers

As promised, half of his 30 cabinet ministers are women.

Michael J. Fox among 43 invested in Order of Canada

OTTAWA -- Actor Michael J. Fox is now an officer of the Order of Canada. The Edmonton-born actor and activist is among 43 people who received their medals from Gov. Gen. David Johnston at a Rideau...

Stephen Harper treats Canadians like imbeciles

In the recent issue of Inroads Journal, political scientist  Reg Whitaker  compared the minority government that Lester Pearson led to that of Stephen Harper. He said: “Pearson employed...

Michaëlle Jean’s final 21-gun salute

As the Governor General leaves Rideau Hall, we can look back fondly upon a heartwarming Canadian story.