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Jagmeet Singh says he is 'more concerned' after reading NSICOP report, calls named MPs 'traitors'

Jagmeet Singh says he is 'more concerned' after reading NSICOP report, calls named MPs 'traitors'

NDP Leader Jag­meet Singh said he is more con­vinced than ever that fel­low par­lia­men­tar­i­ans are ​“wit­ting­ly” engag­ing in for­eign inter­fer­ence after read­ing the unredact­ed ver­sion of a bomb­shell report and that they are…

NDP's Jagmeet Singh says report shows 'a number of MPs' have helped foreign states

NDP's Jagmeet Singh says report shows 'a number of MPs' have helped foreign states

NDP Leader Jag­meet Singh says a recent spy watch­dog report shows a ​“num­ber of…

NDP MP rarely on Parliament Hill billed taxpayers for travel with family over Christmas

NDP MP rarely on Parliament Hill billed taxpayers for travel with family over Christmas

An NDP MP who fre­quent­ly joins par­lia­men­tary pro­ceed­ings remote­ly from her…

Tories appeal to Jewish community ahead of byelection, allege 'betrayal' by Trudeau

Tories appeal to Jewish community ahead of byelection, allege 'betrayal' by Trudeau

The fed­er­al Con­ser­v­a­tives are ask­ing the Jew­ish com­mu­ni­ty in a Toron­to…

Liberals ‘got what they wanted’ on capital gains vote, but success depends on which ‘narrative wins out,’ say observers

Liberals ‘got what they wanted’ on capital gains vote, but success depends on which ‘narrative wins out,’ say observers

Now that the Con­ser­v­a­tives have come out against the cap­i­tal gains tax hike, the…

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Capitalgains tax changes will influence the vote of four in ten Canadians in the next federal election

Capitalgains tax changes will influence the vote of four in ten Canadians in the next federal election

The research gauged the opin­ions among Cana­di­ans on the impor­tance of changes to the…

Conservatives lead Liberals by 12 points – Inflation and jobs/the economy top concerns

Conservatives lead Liberals by 12 points – Inflation and jobs/the economy top concerns

The Week­ly Nanos Track­ing is pro­duced by the Nanos Research Cor­po­ra­tion,…



Opinion

New research shows engaged women know that embracing Canadian energy can tackle affordability and make life easier. Will our government follow suit?

New research shows engaged women know that embracing Canadian energy can tackle affordability and make life easier. Will our government follow suit?

Whether it’s turn­ing on the lights, fill­ing up your tank, or adjust­ing the…

Poilievre takes the dare When springing a trap, try not to give six weeks' notice

Poilievre takes the dare When springing a trap, try not to give six weeks' notice

Some­body should write a book about Justin Trudeau and box­ing metaphors. One…

News

Stephen Poloz says no to pension mandate reviews in push to boost investment in Canada

Stephen Poloz says no to pension mandate reviews in push to boost investment in Canada

For­mer Bank of Cana­da gov­er­nor Stephen Poloz said he will not push the country’s…

Bank of Canada Defends Bond Buying, Guidance During Pandemic

Bank of Canada Defends Bond Buying, Guidance During Pandemic

A Bank of Cana­da offi­cial defend­ed the use of quan­ti­ta­tive eas­ing and…

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Chrystia Freeland: A fairer tax system to benefit all Canadians

Chrystia Freeland: A fairer tax system to benefit all Canadians

Cap­i­tal gains changes will affect a small num­ber of well-off Cana­di­ans, but…

A woman has never led the Liberals. Why?

A woman has never led the Liberals. Why?

On Sun­day, Mex­i­co’s Pres­i­dent-elect Clau­dia Shein­baum became the first woman to…



Opinion (Continued)

Our toxic politics claims its latest victim

Our toxic politics claims its latest victim

At some point, even for the tough­est of cook­ies, enough is enough. After years of…

Pierre Poilievre’s vision for Canada: Heaven for the very rich and squat for everyone else

Pierre Poilievre’s vision for Canada: Heaven for the very rich and squat for everyone else

Pierre Poilievre often calls Cana­da ​“bro­ken,” but he rarely reveals that his dream…

A matter of expectations - Alberta and opioids III: You can't always just stop

A matter of expectations - Alberta and opioids III: You can't always just stop

Street fam­i­ly My tour guide for much of my vis­it to Edmon­ton was Dr. Mon­ty Ghosh,…

So many self-inflicted wounds, so few allies. Alberta's energy war room was long doomed

So many self-inflicted wounds, so few allies. Alberta's energy war room was long doomed

It was nev­er real­ly the war room that for­mer Alber­ta pre­mier Jason Ken­ney dreamed…

This country can always find plenty of reasons to do nothing about national security

This country can always find plenty of reasons to do nothing about national security

You must under­stand: there is noth­ing any­one can do. I know, I know. It is…

Stargate: AI’s $100 Billion Portal is Coming and Here’s What You Need to Know

Stargate: AI’s $100 Billion Portal is Coming and Here’s What You Need to Know

Microsoft and Ope­nAI have announced plans to build a $100 bil­lion super­com­put­er to…

The minister who cried capital gains

The minister who cried capital gains

The air of des­per­a­tion around the Lib­er­al gov­ern­ment is grow­ing more intense. For…

Elizabeth May just schooled Pierre Poilievre and Justin Trudeau on the right way to handle foreign interference

Elizabeth May just schooled Pierre Poilievre and Justin Trudeau on the right way to handle foreign interference

Eliz­a­beth May real­ly knows how to wreck a par­ty. Just when it seemed like all of…

Doug Ford wants to steal Pierre Poilievre’s thunder for his own re-election bid

Doug Ford wants to steal Pierre Poilievre’s thunder for his own re-election bid

If you’re won­der­ing what keeps Doug Ford awake at night, how he spends every wak­ing…

Freeland’s futile capital gains gambit to embarrass the Conservatives

Freeland’s futile capital gains gambit to embarrass the Conservatives

Finance Min­is­ter Chrys­tia Free­land appears to be attempt­ing to embar­rass Pierre…



Capital gains changes are nothing more than a middle-class tax hike — and voters know it

Capital gains changes are nothing more than a middle-class tax hike — and voters know it

Watch close­ly. That’s what Finance Min­is­ter Chrys­tia Free­land wants Cana­di­ans to…

Party leaders have the ability to step up and clean house of alleged colluders

Party leaders have the ability to step up and clean house of alleged colluders

The shock­ing report released by the Nation­al Secu­ri­ty and Intel­li­gence Com­mit­tee…

Pierre Poilievre doesn’t want to talk about foreign interference

Pierre Poilievre doesn’t want to talk about foreign interference

Pierre Poilievre isn’t exact­ly known for hold­ing his tongue, least of all when it’s on…

NSICOP report more than a Pandora’s box of bad news for Canadian democracy

NSICOP report more than a Pandora’s box of bad news for Canadian democracy

The more secre­tive a soci­ety gets, the less demo­c­ra­t­ic it becomes. As The…

We were too quick to reject the ‘lab leaks’ theory. But we shouldn’t be quick to embrace it, either

We were too quick to reject the ‘lab leaks’ theory. But we shouldn’t be quick to embrace it, either

Sci­en­tists didn’t crack the who­dun­nit quick­ly. For years they didn’t know where the…

What could have been for reconciliation

What could have been for reconciliation

What could have been for rec­on­cil­i­a­tion, British Colum­bia, North­west…

Poilievre’s suggestion that businesses should lobby the people, not government, is problematic
Canadians have been told there might be traitors in Parliament. Why aren’t the Liberals and Conservatives running around like their heads are on fire?

Canadians have been told there might be traitors in Parliament. Why aren’t the Liberals and Conservatives running around like their heads are on fire?

Susan Dela­court: There is only one thing to write about this week, we both agree, and…

Trudeau wrong choice to lead fight against foreign interference

Trudeau wrong choice to lead fight against foreign interference

Here’s the most alarm­ing thing about Canada’s for­eign inter­fer­ence cri­sis. It’s that…

What you can learn about politics from Arnold Viersen’s trip to Pierre Poilievre’s woodshed

What you can learn about politics from Arnold Viersen’s trip to Pierre Poilievre’s woodshed

The pod­cast inter­view that earned Con­ser­v­a­tive MP Arnold Viersen a news­pa­per…



What else do you call it when people conspire against their own country?

What else do you call it when people conspire against their own country?

Of all the respons­es to the bomb­shell report of the Prime Minister’s nation­al…

Why Doug Ford wants to face voters before Justin Trudeau goes down

Why Doug Ford wants to face voters before Justin Trudeau goes down

Pre­mier Doug Ford shocked the pub­lic Thurs­day when he announced a snap cab­i­net…

Canadian politicians who commit treason should go to jail

Canadian politicians who commit treason should go to jail

Trea­son in Cana­da? That alle­ga­tion leapt off the pages of a recent report from…

Alberta's system builder - Alberta and opioids II: Marshall Smith's ambitious campaign

Alberta's system builder - Alberta and opioids II: Marshall Smith's ambitious campaign

The Alber­ta mod­el, made in BC ​“I, as you know, have been every­where in this field,…

Canadian politicians stand accused of colluding with hostile foreign governments. We deserve to know which ones

Canadian politicians stand accused of colluding with hostile foreign governments. We deserve to know which ones

Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau believes deeply in the impor­tance of main­tain­ing…

MPs suspected of foreign influence deserve justice, but not frontier justice

MPs suspected of foreign influence deserve justice, but not frontier justice

If the names of sen­a­tors and MPs sus­pect­ed of for­eign influ­ence were released, they…

Poilievre’s vitriol looks foolish after Bank of Canada weathered storm

Poilievre’s vitriol looks foolish after Bank of Canada weathered storm

It turns out the Bank of Cana­da is not ​“finan­cial­ly illit­er­ate” after all — now…

Behold the shattered wasteland of Liberal government credibility

Behold the shattered wasteland of Liberal government credibility

It is hard to remem­ber a time when faith and trust in the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment…

A foreign interference report lobbed bombshells at Parliament. Now what?

A foreign interference report lobbed bombshells at Parliament. Now what?

If noth­ing else, this week’s report from the Nation­al Secu­ri­ty and Intel­li­gence…

We need to know the names of the traitor MPs, but don’t count on any of the parties to give them up

We need to know the names of the traitor MPs, but don’t count on any of the parties to give them up

At some point in the next few weeks, some mem­ber of Par­lia­ment is going to have to…

It isn't 'foreign interference' if the culprits are willing MPs

It isn't 'foreign interference' if the culprits are willing MPs

Among and between each of the scan­dalous rev­e­la­tions in the 84-page report the…

People are giving up on Canada. We should wonder why

People are giving up on Canada. We should wonder why

Come­di­an Bill Maher came up with a killer rou­tine on his show a few weeks…

Pierre Poilievre proves to be a quick study when it comes to damage control

Pierre Poilievre proves to be a quick study when it comes to damage control

It was Con­ser­v­a­tive Leader Pierre Poilievre’s birth­day on Mon­day, but he could’ve…

News (Continued)

Following Conservative attacks, government releases internal data on the impact of carbon pricing

Following Conservative attacks, government releases internal data on the impact of carbon pricing

The fed­er­al gov­ern­ment has released its esti­mate of the impact of car­bon pric­ing…

Canada to contribute $5B toward Ukraine loan, source says as G7 leaders meet in Italy

Canada to contribute $5B toward Ukraine loan, source says as G7 leaders meet in Italy

A senior gov­ern­ment source says Cana­da is pre­pared to con­tribute $5 bil­lion toward…

Canada sending 2,000 decommissioned CRV7 rocket motors to Ukraine

Canada sending 2,000 decommissioned CRV7 rocket motors to Ukraine

The Lib­er­al gov­ern­ment says it will start ship­ping decom­mis­sioned CRV7 rock­et…

Trudeau to meet with Macron, Scholz, Zelenskyy as G7 summit gets underway in Italy

Trudeau to meet with Macron, Scholz, Zelenskyy as G7 summit gets underway in Italy

Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau is in Italy today as the G7 lead­ers’ sum­mit kicks off.…



Bank CEOs to testify at parliamentary committee on climate impacts of finance

Bank CEOs to testify at parliamentary committee on climate impacts of finance

The CEOs of Canada’s five biggest banks are set to tes­ti­fy before…

B.C. premier repeats call for more federal cash, calls Ottawa's claims 'disingenuous'

B.C. premier repeats call for more federal cash, calls Ottawa's claims 'disingenuous'

Pre­mier David Eby is expand­ing his crit­i­cism of what he says is an unfair share of…

An ounce of prevention: Now is the time to take action on H5N1 avian flu, because the stakes are enormous

An ounce of prevention: Now is the time to take action on H5N1 avian flu, because the stakes are enormous

Bird flu pos­es a mas­sive threat, and the poten­tial for a cat­a­stroph­ic new…

Poilievre is the sole party leader forgoing access to classified report on foreign interference

Poilievre is the sole party leader forgoing access to classified report on foreign interference

Con­ser­v­a­tive Leader Pierre Poilievre is the only fed­er­al par­ty leader fore­go­ing…

Trudeau says he considered stepping down during marriage difficulties

Trudeau says he considered stepping down during marriage difficulties

Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau said in a recent pod­cast that he con­sid­ered…

If you thought Trump 1.0 was crazy, brace yourself for Trump 2.0. Here’s where top officials say Canada is vulnerable

If you thought Trump 1.0 was crazy, brace yourself for Trump 2.0. Here’s where top officials say Canada is vulnerable

If Cana­di­ans thought Trump 1.0 was crazi­ly chaot­ic, they should expect Trump 2.0 will…

Canada Fights for Economic Security in Pre-Election U.S. Campaign

Canada Fights for Economic Security in Pre-Election U.S. Campaign

Cana­di­an offi­cials are deliv­er­ing a uni­fied mes­sage for U.S. lead­ers: The…

Canadian media a target for foreign interference: national security committee chair

Canadian media a target for foreign interference: national security committee chair

For­eign actors are try­ing to inter­fere with the Cana­di­an media, and jour­nal­ists…

‘Our democracy is on the line’: The focus on bad-actor MPs misses the bigger problem with foreign meddling, security committee chair warns

‘Our democracy is on the line’: The focus on bad-actor MPs misses the bigger problem with foreign meddling, security committee chair warns

The head of an all-par­ty com­mit­tee whose lat­est review of for­eign inter­fer­ence…



LeBlanc stops short of directing inquiry to name meddling MPs, at least for now

LeBlanc stops short of directing inquiry to name meddling MPs, at least for now

Demo­c­ra­t­ic Insti­tu­tions Min­is­ter Dominic LeBlanc is affirm­ing a plan to…

Boissonnault’s business associates to testify before ethics committee

Boissonnault’s business associates to testify before ethics committee

The par­lia­men­tary ethics com­mit­tee unan­i­mous­ly passed a motion to have…

A 'cloud of suspicion' hangs over Parliament — and no one knows what to do about it

A 'cloud of suspicion' hangs over Parliament — and no one knows what to do about it

There is a ​“cloud of sus­pi­cion” hang­ing over the House of Com­mons, Con­ser­v­a­tive…

Stargate: AI’s $100 Billion Portal is Coming and  Here’s What You Need to Know

Stargate: AI’s $100 Billion Portal is Coming and Here’s What You Need to Know

Microsoft and Ope­nAI have announced plans to build a $100 bil­lion super­com­put­er…

Canada risks 'diplomatic isolation' if it fails to meet NATO spending target, business leaders warn

Canada risks 'diplomatic isolation' if it fails to meet NATO spending target, business leaders warn

One of the coun­try’s lead­ing busi­ness voic­es is warn­ing that Cana­da faces…

Tech companies, heavy emitters drive a renewables boom in Alberta

Tech companies, heavy emitters drive a renewables boom in Alberta

From brew­eries and indus­tri­al-scale bak­eries to tech giants such as Microsoft and…

Weekly Writ for June 12: Will climate change be a ballot box issue?

Weekly Writ for June 12: Will climate change be a ballot box issue?

Cli­mate change and the envi­ron­ment have been impor­tant issues for sev­er­al fed­er­al…

'Byelections are sometimes referendums': Why politicos are tracking looming Toronto race

'Byelections are sometimes referendums': Why politicos are tracking looming Toronto race

The stakes are high in a loom­ing June 24 fed­er­al byelec­tion in a long-held…

Bloc leader says he wants legal opinion on prospect of U.S. trade sanctions over language law

Bloc leader says he wants legal opinion on prospect of U.S. trade sanctions over language law

Bloc Québé­cois Leader Yves-François Blanchet says he will ask for a legal opin­ion…

Trudeau heads to Italy as shadows of war in Ukraine, Gaza loom over G7 summit

Trudeau heads to Italy as shadows of war in Ukraine, Gaza loom over G7 summit

Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau is head­ed to Italy on Wednes­day to attend the annu­al…

Alberta's energy 'war room,' known for Bigfoot movie feud, getting brought in-house

Alberta's energy 'war room,' known for Bigfoot movie feud, getting brought in-house

Alber­ta’s ener­gy ​“war room” — the oft-ridiculed agency famous for its feud with…

‘Political class needs to wake the hell up, and stop treating India with kid gloves,’ say Sikh advocates seeking answers on foreign interference

‘Political class needs to wake the hell up, and stop treating India with kid gloves,’ say Sikh advocates seeking answers on foreign interference

Sikh com­mu­ni­ty advo­cates say they feel ​“val­i­dat­ed and vin­di­cat­ed” by…

Concerns raised about immigration detention provisions in federal budget bill

Concerns raised about immigration detention provisions in federal budget bill

The fed­er­al government’s bud­get imple­men­ta­tion bill con­tains con­tro­ver­sial…

Conservatives oppose Liberal tax changes that include adjustment to capital gains tax

Conservatives oppose Liberal tax changes that include adjustment to capital gains tax

The Con­ser­v­a­tives say they will oppose new tax mea­sures intro­duced in the Lib­er­al…

Fine print of the NSICOP foreign interference report suggests ‘naming names’ could be trickier than it sounds

Fine print of the NSICOP foreign interference report suggests ‘naming names’ could be trickier than it sounds

It’s been just over a week since the Nation­al Secu­ri­ty and Intel­li­gence…

Green Leader Elizabeth May says no list of disloyal MPs in full spy watchdog report

Green Leader Elizabeth May says no list of disloyal MPs in full spy watchdog report

The Green Par­ty’s Eliz­a­beth May says she believes the small num­ber of MPs named in…

Canada Border Services Agency workers reach tentative deal: union

Canada Border Services Agency workers reach tentative deal: union

More than 9,000 Cana­da Bor­der Ser­vices Agency (CBSA) work­ers have reached…

President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, is convicted of all 3 felonies in federal gun trial

    President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, is convicted of all 3 felonies in federal gun trial

    Hunter Biden was con­vict­ed Tues­day of all three felony charges relat­ed to the…

    No room for complacency in Canada-U.S. trade relations: BMO chief executive

    No room for complacency in Canada-U.S. trade relations: BMO chief executive

    The head of BMO says there’s no room for com­pla­cen­cy in Canada‑U.S. trade rela­tions…

    US Poli

    Senate Republicans block bill on women's right to IVF as Democrats make push on reproductive care

    Senate Republicans block bill on women's right to IVF as Democrats make push on reproductive care

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen­ate Repub­li­cans blocked leg­is­la­tion that would make it…

    Trump returns to Capitol Hill and whips up Republican lawmakers in first meeting since Jan. 6 attack

    Trump returns to Capitol Hill and whips up Republican lawmakers in first meeting since Jan. 6 attack

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Don­ald Trump made a tri­umphant return Thurs­day to Capi­tol…

    Presidential election a prime target for foreign disinformation, intelligence officials say

    Presidential election a prime target for foreign disinformation, intelligence officials say

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. offi­cials who track dis­in­for­ma­tion cam­paigns say they have…

    If you thought Trump 1.0 was crazy, brace yourself for Trump 2.0. Here’s where top officials say Canada is vulnerable

    If you thought Trump 1.0 was crazy, brace yourself for Trump 2.0. Here’s where top officials say Canada is vulnerable

    If Cana­di­ans thought Trump 1.0 was crazi­ly chaot­ic, they should expect Trump 2.0 will…

    The Context

    The Context: The state of critical work in Canada (S1E1)

      The Context: The state of critical work in Canada (S1E1)

      The Con­text host Annette Goern­er sits down with Der­rick Hynes, Pres­i­dent of…

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      An ounce of prevention: Now is the time to take action on H5N1 avian flu, because the stakes are enormous

      An ounce of prevention: Now is the time to take action on H5N1 avian flu, because the stakes are enormous

      Bird flu pos­es a mas­sive threat, and the poten­tial for a cat­a­stroph­ic new…

      The White House isn't ruling out a potential commutation for Hunter Biden after his conviction

      The White House isn't ruling out a potential commutation for Hunter Biden after his conviction

      ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) — The White House is not rul­ing out a poten­tial…

      President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, is convicted of all 3 felonies in federal gun trial

      President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, is convicted of all 3 felonies in federal gun trial

      WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Hunter Biden was con­vict­ed Tues­day of all three felony charges…

      Jurors will resume deliberations in the federal gun case against President Joe Biden's son Hunter

      Jurors will resume deliberations in the federal gun case against President Joe Biden's son Hunter

      WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jurors will resume delib­er­a­tions Tues­day in the crim­i­nal…

      EU election: despite uncertainty, major division on trade unlikely, experts say

      EU election: despite uncertainty, major division on trade unlikely, experts say

      Experts say Canada’s trade rela­tion­ship with the Euro­pean Union isn’t nec­es­sar­i­ly…

      Think Tank

      Eurasian North – The geopolitics of Russia and China in the Arctic

      Eurasian North – The geopolitics of Russia and China in the Arctic

      What should be our expec­ta­tions of the Chi­na-Rus­sia rela­tion­ship in the Arc­tic?…

      Hard constraints – The supply and demand of NATO in the Indo-Pacific

      Hard constraints – The supply and demand of NATO in the Indo-Pacific

      Ana­lysts and pol­i­cy-mak­ers increas­ing­ly rec­og­nize that the Euro-Atlantic and the…

      The children’s charter: Alberta’s trans policies and legislated rights for children

      The children’s charter: Alberta’s trans policies and legislated rights for children

      Alber­ta recent­ly announced that it would fol­low New Brunswick and Saskatchewan by…


      Substacks

      A collection of SubStack publishing within Canadian public affairs.

      Shackleton's last ship was a dud for polar exploration

      Shackleton's last ship was a dud for polar exploration

      Sir Ernest Shackleton’s last expe­di­tion ship, which was locat­ed on the seafloor off…

      Traffic jam on RCMP car lots

      Traffic jam on RCMP car lots

      A three-year freeze on the sale of used RCMP vehi­cles has cre­at­ed such huge stor­age…

      New Brunswick election still a toss-up

      New Brunswick election still a toss-up

      New Brunswick’s elec­tion is lit­tle more than four months away, but the out­come is no…

      Podcasts

      If I Had $100,000,000 (From Google)

        If I Had $100,000,000 (From Google)

        With Jesse away, Justin Ling takes over to talk about Google’s $100 mil­lion pay­ment for…

        Hub Headlines: It's time for a new (new) deal for provinces

          Hub Headlines: It's time for a new (new) deal for provinces

          Hub Head­lines fea­tures audio ver­sions of the best com­men­taries and analy­sis…

          Hot NSICOP Summer

            Hot NSICOP Summer

            Curse of Pol­i­tics was cre­at­ed by Air Quotes Media with sup­port from our pre­sent­ing…

            Grift, Disinfo, Fraud? What happened at The Epoch Times?

              Grift, Disinfo, Fraud? What happened at The Epoch Times?

              We dive into the wild sto­ry behind The Epoch Times, a fringe con­ser­v­a­tive…