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Canada Politics

Charter of Quebec Values or a Change in Immigration Policy?

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

A major controversy has erupted in Quebec as a result of Premier Pauline Marois' proposed "Charter of Quebec Values," which would ban the donning, for example, of a hijab or turban by government workers but, at the same time, permit the continued display of the large crucifix hanging in the province's legislature.

Meet Canada's First Openly Gay Premier

AP | Posted 01.27.2013 | Gay Voices

TORONTO -- Canada's most populous province is getting its first female premier and the country's first openly gay premier after the provincial Liberal...

Bob Rae's Summer Adventure

Keith Beardsley | Posted 09.04.2011 | Canada
Keith Beardsley

As time marches on, Rae will find that the media will become less and less interested as there is a new game in town that offers more punch, excitement and perhaps even more opportunity for a few slip ups -- namely the NDP.

How Secure Is Your Nation's Energy Supply?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.02.2011 | World

Canada has the unique honor of being the sole "Group of Seven" member nation not to be at "high risk" for short-term energy security, a new report has...

Sir John A. Macdonald: Almost Half Of Canadians Can't Name Their First Prime Minister

The Globe and Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TORONTO -- A national survey has found that more than two in five Canadians could not identify Sir John A. Macdonald as the country's first prime mini...

My Country is now an Autocracy

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kevin Grandia

I thought this type of thing only happened in rogue African nations. The Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, was just given the go-ahead to shu...