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Experts: Inuk leader Mary Simon named Canada's 1st Indigenous governor general

Published: 9Jul2021

Inuk leader Mary Simon has been chosen as the next governor general — the first Indigenous person ever to be appointed as the Queen's representative in Canada. During a news conference at the...

Expert: Green Party's Annamie Paul survives emergency meeting over leadership

Published: 16Jun2021

The leadership of the Green Party's Annamie Paul is safe — for now — after party brass decided late Tuesday not to kick-start a process that could have ultimately ousted her as leader of the party....

Experts: Scottish National Party promise independence referendum after election win

Published: 11May2021

The Scottish National Party is promising to hold a second independence referendum after election results announced Saturday saw pro-independence candidates gain a majority in the Scottish...

Experts: Federal Budget 2021

Published: 19Apr2021

The federal government unveiled its spending plans to manage the remainder of the COVID-19 crisis and chart an economic course in a post-pandemic Canada. The Liberals’ first budget in two years...

Experts: Trudeau’s Throne Speech

Published: 22Sep2020

As Canada's parliament returns and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seeks to put an ethics scandal behind him, his government will unveil its plans this week for the country's pandemic response and...

McGill lecturer to open his class with public talk on justice and race in Saskatchewan

14 Feb 2018

The death of Colten Boushie in Saskatchewan and Gerald Stanley acquittal sparked a national discussion on the Canadian justice system and anti-indigenous racism in Canada.

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