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Expert: Sudan army seized power to prevent civil war says coup leader

Published: 29Oct2021

Sudan's coup leader, Gen Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, has said the military seized power to prevent "civil war". He added that the deposed Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok was being kept at the general's...

Expert : Anand to defence, Joly to foreign affairs: Trudeau announces major cabinet shakeup

Published: 26Oct2021

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is kicking off his third mandate with a monumental shift in his cabinet lineup that makes significant changes to senior portfolios. Anita Anand becomes only the second...

Expert: New Alberta mayors, councilors bring diversity to provincial councils

Published: 25Oct2021

The 2021 municipal election was historic in Alberta, where Edmonton elected its first mayor of colour and Calgary its first female mayor. Calgary’s new mayor, Jyoti Gondek, says the diversity of...

Expert: Strength of a party's climate change plan could help influence federal election results

Published: 17Sep2021

Climate change is a hot-button issue in this federal campaign, and data shows that a party’s environmental strategy could help influence its results in at least 9 ridings where races were neck-and...

Expert: From COVID-19 conspiracies to rigged voting machines, misinformation plagues federal election

Published: 16Sep2021

Misinformation linked to the COVID-19 pandemic is playing a larger-than-expected role in the federal election, fuelling protests and support for the People’s Party of Canada, experts say....

Expert: Involvement of rural communities crucial for Canada’s recovery

Published: 16Sep2021

As the federal election campaign heats up, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) is calling on all parties to work with cities and communities of all sizes to drive a stronger, more...

Expert: Sikh-Canadians to play an integral part to Canadian election outcome

Published: 15Sep2021

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has emerged as the most likable of the federal party leaders as Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s popularity sinks amid the election campaign, a new poll suggests. The Ipsos...

Expert: Record number of Indigenous candidates running in federal election

Published: 8Sep2021

A record number of Indigenous candidates are running in the federal election this year with what they say is a goal of advancing meaningful change in Canada's relationship with First Nations, Inuit...

Expert: Canada headed for a federal election on Sept. 20

Published: 17Aug2021

Following a meeting with Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau this morning, Governor General Mary Simon approved his request to dissolve Parliament, triggering the issuing of the election writs and...

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