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Trump is fine after shooting at rally, campaign says. Prosecutor says gunman and 1 attendee are dead

Trump is fine after shooting at rally, campaign says. Prosecutor says gunman and 1 attendee are dead

Don­ald Trump’s cam­paign said in a state­ment that the for­mer pres­i­dent was ​“fine” after a shoot­ing at his ral­ly in But­ler, Penn­syl­va­nia. A local pros­e­cu­tor says the sus­pect­ed gun­man and at least one attendee are…

Shooting at Trump rally is being investigated as assassination attempt, AP sources say

Shooting at Trump rally is being investigated as assassination attempt, AP sources say

The shoot­ing at for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump’s ral­ly in Penn­syl­va­nia is being…

Canada’s Finance Minister Rejects Claim She’s In Conflict With Trudeau

Canada’s Finance Minister Rejects Claim She’s In Conflict With Trudeau

Cana­di­an Finance Min­is­ter Chrys­tia Free­land denied that there’s grow­ing fric­tion…

Who’s that guy? Pierre Poilievre may not be recognizable to some Canadians, but a lot of them still want to vote for him

Who’s that guy? Pierre Poilievre may not be recognizable to some Canadians, but a lot of them still want to vote for him

About a third of Cana­di­ans can’t put a name to Con­ser­v­a­tive Leader Pierre…

Canada Said to Have Mapped Out Secret Chinese Police Operations

Canada Said to Have Mapped Out Secret Chinese Police Operations

Cana­da has done a detailed map­ping of what it says are covert Chi­nese police…

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Canadians are divided on how to fund NATO defense spending target

Canadians are divided on how to fund NATO defense spending target

Cana­di­ans are divid­ed on how to fund NATO defense spend­ing tar­get with 26% who think…

Fuel tax ‘holiday’ a hit with more than half of Canadians, opposed by those least financial stressed

Fuel tax ‘holiday’ a hit with more than half of Canadians, opposed by those least financial stressed

When sum­mer comes in Cana­da, two things are guar­an­teed to rise – the tem­per­a­ture…



Opinion

Trudeau Liberals just playing for time

Trudeau Liberals just playing for time

In an inter­view with Bloomberg News in which Finance Min­is­ter Chrys­tia Free­land…

What’s gone wrong with Elizabeth May’s Green Party? Almost everything

What’s gone wrong with Elizabeth May’s Green Party? Almost everything

It should be the Green Party’s moment. Abnor­mal extreme heat waves are affect­ing large…

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Blair defends the slow pace of Canada's defence spending, says some allies have it easier

Blair defends the slow pace of Canada's defence spending, says some allies have it easier

Reach­ing NATO’s defence spend­ing bench­mark isn’t about show­ing up at your local…

Canadian government buys new condo for consul general in New York

Canadian government buys new condo for consul general in New York

Glob­al Affairs Cana­da (GAC) told CBC News Fri­day that it recent­ly pur­chased…

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Freeland in freefall: Trudeau's desperate attempt to save himself and clip the wings of his challengers

Freeland in freefall: Trudeau's desperate attempt to save himself and clip the wings of his challengers

Cana­di­ans woke up to reports from top reporter Robert Fife that Prime Min­is­ter Justin…



Opinion (Continued)

World of difference between the woes of Joe Biden, Justin Trudeau

World of difference between the woes of Joe Biden, Justin Trudeau

A recent spate of com­men­tary is draw­ing par­al­lels between Cana­di­an rum­blings for…

What Trudeau and Biden Don’t Seem to Understand

What Trudeau and Biden Don’t Seem to Understand

ALMOST EVERY DAY, I hear some­one talk about how ter­ri­ble things are right now.…

The French just united against the right. Here’s how Canadians could, too

The French just united against the right. Here’s how Canadians could, too

Here’s a uni­fy­ing thought for a polit­i­cal­ly divid­ed Cana­da: Take…

It’s Time for Corporate Canada to Take Action on Antisemitism

It’s Time for Corporate Canada to Take Action on Antisemitism

In a recent op ed in The Globe and Mail, Uni­ver­si­ty of Ottawa law pro­fes­sor…

Canada's weak defence spending is losing us friends globally

Canada's weak defence spending is losing us friends globally

We all have a friend like Cana­da. You know, the friend who insists on going out to…

A cunning plan to leave the Finance Minister dangling by a thread

A cunning plan to leave the Finance Minister dangling by a thread

Uh-oh. The Prime Min­is­ter says he has full con­fi­dence in his finance min­is­ter.…

Why the Liberals can’t simply ‘rebrand’ once Trudeau steps down

Why the Liberals can’t simply ‘rebrand’ once Trudeau steps down

As calls for Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau to step down grow loud­er, inevitably, talk…

Canadians must face a difficult truth: Our military needs to prepare for war

Canadians must face a difficult truth: Our military needs to prepare for war

Canada’s plan to buy 12 new sub­marines, announced dur­ing the recent North Atlantic…

Trump’s first term was a warning for Canada. We didn’t heed it

Trump’s first term was a warning for Canada. We didn’t heed it

The U.S. pres­i­den­tial debate between Don­ald Trump and Joe Biden last month was…

Mr. Trudeau isn’t going anywhere – he made sure of that long ago

Mr. Trudeau isn’t going anywhere – he made sure of that long ago

While the debate around the future of U.S. Pres­i­dent Joe Biden remains…



Poilievre isn't scary, he thinks reality is 'bloody terrifying'

Poilievre isn't scary, he thinks reality is 'bloody terrifying'

Pierre Poilievre says there are those already try­ing to paint him as one scary dude.…

Joe Biden won’t concede, but neither will his critics. Something has to give

Joe Biden won’t concede, but neither will his critics. Something has to give

“But those behind cried ​‘For­ward!’ And those before cried ​‘Back!’ ” — Macaulay Joe…

Poilievre’s picture of Canada’s future looks a lot like the Calgary Stampede

Poilievre’s picture of Canada’s future looks a lot like the Calgary Stampede

I vis­it­ed Cal­gary last week for the start of the great­est out­door show on earth — a…

How the Liberals accidentally triggered an avoidable, nightmarish WestJet strike

How the Liberals accidentally triggered an avoidable, nightmarish WestJet strike

It was O’Regan’s order to enter bind­ing arbi­tra­tion that stopped the col­lec­tive…

Dear Katie Telford: It’s time to go

Dear Katie Telford: It’s time to go

Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau has been told by Lib­er­al MPs that some of his key…

Poilievre says he's a normal guy, the Liberal-NDP are lunatics

Poilievre says he's a normal guy, the Liberal-NDP are lunatics

It takes mere sec­onds to real­ize the man is dead seri­ous. When he says the coun­try is…

From NIMBY to YIMBY: How localized real estate investment trusts can help address Canada’s housing crisis

From NIMBY to YIMBY: How localized real estate investment trusts can help address Canada’s housing crisis

The hous­ing cri­sis in Cana­da has reached a crit­i­cal junc­ture. With ris­ing…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn’t at Stampede, but everyone else is

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn’t at Stampede, but everyone else is

There is a tri­umphant mood in this burst­ing-at-the-seams Stam­pede city. The…

Snap out of it: hair-trigger elections won’t save you

Snap out of it: hair-trigger elections won’t save you

Strat­e­gy can’t out­play the public’s deeply entrenched, times-up tem­pera­ment. The…

The Fall of François Legault

The Fall of François Legault

IN JUNE, a Que­bec poll from Pal­las Data mea­sured the favoura­bil­i­ty of four…



Why cleaning up Canada’s building industry could be a big win for the economy and climate

Why cleaning up Canada’s building industry could be a big win for the economy and climate

It should be an envi­ron­men­tal and eco­nom­ic win-win for Cana­da. Build net-zero…

Poilievre tries on the prime minister’s boots at Stampede

Poilievre tries on the prime minister’s boots at Stampede

He seems increas­ing­ly to be turn­ing his mind to what he might do as the country’s next…

First-past-the-post is not the defence against extremists we think it is

First-past-the-post is not the defence against extremists we think it is

The head­lines were pret­ty much unan­i­mous after last week’s elec­tion in Britain.…

It’s ‘obvious’ Justin Trudeau should step down, Elizabeth May says — so why won’t she listen to her own critics?

It’s ‘obvious’ Justin Trudeau should step down, Elizabeth May says — so why won’t she listen to her own critics?

Green Par­ty Leader Eliz­a­beth May says it’s ​“obvi­ous” Justin Trudeau should ​“pass…

Choosing the Next President: How AI Could Tip the Balance in Battleground States
Prince William's Disregard for Canada: A Tale of Two Sons

Prince William's Disregard for Canada: A Tale of Two Sons

Last Fri­day night marked an unfor­get­table mile­stone in Canada’s men’s soc­cer…

It’s time. Justin Trudeau must go

It’s time. Justin Trudeau must go

The stun­ning Con­ser­v­a­tive by-elec­tion win in Toron­to-St. Paul’s last month has…

Trudeau taking the heat from NATO allies for cheaping out on defence spending

Trudeau taking the heat from NATO allies for cheaping out on defence spending

Cana­da is a cheap­skate. We’re that friend who always ​“for­gets” their wal­let…

Striking LCBO workers are making Doug Ford’s case for him

Striking LCBO workers are making Doug Ford’s case for him

The very first gov­ern­ment-run liquor stores opened in Ontario near­ly 100 years…

Charting a New Course for Canadian Prosperity
The shameful disinformation campaign behind the Biden debacle

The shameful disinformation campaign behind the Biden debacle

Pres­i­dent Joe Biden’s debate deba­cle laid bare a dis­grace­ful will­ing­ness to…

Canada’s Emergency Shelters Are Failing

Canada’s Emergency Shelters Are Failing

ONE JANUARY NIGHT IN 2022, Myran­da Tizya-Char­lie and Cas­san­dra Warville entered…

Queer rights are in danger in Canada. Pierre Poilievre owns some of the blame

Queer rights are in danger in Canada. Pierre Poilievre owns some of the blame

For years, Ipsos has been ask­ing indi­vid­u­als around the world for their opin­ions on…

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Federal Tory leader blasts Montreal mayor's approach to addictions, homelessness

Federal Tory leader blasts Montreal mayor's approach to addictions, homelessness

Fed­er­al Con­ser­v­a­tive Leader Pierre Poilievre is attack­ing the Mon­tréal may­or’s…

Canada's NATO defence spending pledge amounts to $60 billion a year by 2032: minister

Canada's NATO defence spending pledge amounts to $60 billion a year by 2032: minister

Defence Min­is­ter Bill Blair is defend­ing Canada’s spend­ing promise at the NATO…

A fight over leadership and a party in turmoil: Behind scenes of Jonathan Pedneault’s resignation from the Green Party

A fight over leadership and a party in turmoil: Behind scenes of Jonathan Pedneault’s resignation from the Green Party

After more than a decade of work­ing in con­flict zones, dodg­ing bul­lets and…

Former U.S. ambassador to Canada says Americans aren't 'convinced' Biden can beat Trump

Former U.S. ambassador to Canada says Americans aren't 'convinced' Biden can beat Trump

A for­mer U.S. ambas­sador to Cana­da says Amer­i­cans are ​“not con­vinced” that…



Poilievre says Trudeau a 'human pinata' at NATO, still won't commit to spending goal

Poilievre says Trudeau a 'human pinata' at NATO, still won't commit to spending goal

Pierre Poilievre says NATO allies treat­ed Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau like…

Conservatives would scale back supervised drug consumption sites, Poilievre says

Conservatives would scale back supervised drug consumption sites, Poilievre says

Super­vised con­sump­tion sites are just ​“drug dens” that a future Con­ser­v­a­tive…

Inside the RCMP’s national training academy, where its newest recruits prepare for the job

Inside the RCMP’s national training academy, where its newest recruits prepare for the job

Part­way through the RCMP train­ing pro­gram, there’s a class that cov­ers…

More than half of recent Senate appointments have ties to Liberal Party

More than half of recent Senate appointments have ties to Liberal Party

Despite Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau’s promise to rid the Sen­ate of par­ti­san­ship…

Pierre Poilievre sharply criticized after speech to First Nations: ‘You have a lot of education to do’

Pierre Poilievre sharply criticized after speech to First Nations: ‘You have a lot of education to do’

Some First Nations lead­ers sharply chas­tised Pierre Poilievre on Thurs­day after they…

Trudeau, Singh no-shows at Calgary Stampede where Poilievre rails against their ‘woke’ agenda

Trudeau, Singh no-shows at Calgary Stampede where Poilievre rails against their ‘woke’ agenda

As the only fed­er­al leader attend­ing this year’s Cal­gary Stam­pede, Con­ser­v­a­tive…

Trudeau says he’s trying to recruit Carney, but did not say if it’s to replace Freeland as finance minister

Trudeau says he’s trying to recruit Carney, but did not say if it’s to replace Freeland as finance minister

Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau says he has been try­ing for years to recruit for­mer…

Canada commits an extra $500M in military assistance as NATO rallies around Ukraine

Canada commits an extra $500M in military assistance as NATO rallies around Ukraine

Cana­da plans to com­mit an addi­tion­al $500 mil­lion in mil­i­tary assis­tance to…

Justin Trudeau says he has ‘full confidence’ in Chrystia Freeland after report says his senior advisers are questioning her effectiveness

Justin Trudeau says he has ‘full confidence’ in Chrystia Freeland after report says his senior advisers are questioning her effectiveness

Justin Trudeau has ​“full con­fi­dence” in his long-time polit­i­cal lieu­tenant,…



Poilievre promises less interference, more economic control in speech to Assembly of First Nations

Poilievre promises less interference, more economic control in speech to Assembly of First Nations

Con­ser­v­a­tive Leader Pierre Poilievre made his first in-per­son speech to the…

Calling all politicos: Next Campaign Summit to feature speakers on electoral tech and tactics

Calling all politicos: Next Campaign Summit to feature speakers on electoral tech and tactics

In two months, the Cana­di­an polit­i­cal world will con­gre­gate in Toron­to for the…

Canada says it expects to spend 2% of GDP on defence by 2032, but no specific details provided

Canada says it expects to spend 2% of GDP on defence by 2032, but no specific details provided

Cana­da says it expects to reach its NATO com­mit­ment to spend two per cent of its GDP…

The Race Next Door: “A heartbeat away”.

The Race Next Door: “A heartbeat away”.

In 1892, Thomas Reed (who went on to be Speak­er of the US House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives)…

Canada, U.S. and Finland form pact to build icebreakers for Arctic

Canada, U.S. and Finland form pact to build icebreakers for Arctic

The Unit­ed States, Cana­da and Fin­land have entered into a tri­lat­er­al pact to…

Mick Jagger booed after Stones singer says he 'loves' Justin Trudeau

Mick Jagger booed after Stones singer says he 'loves' Justin Trudeau

‘We love your Mr. Trudeau. I mean, his family’s always been such big fans of…

PMO eyes Carney as next finance minister as tension rises with Freeland, sources say

PMO eyes Carney as next finance minister as tension rises with Freeland, sources say

Senior offi­cials in Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau’s office are con­cerned that Finance…

The results are in: June’s rate cut didn’t revive Canada’s housing market

The results are in: June’s rate cut didn’t revive Canada’s housing market

Fresh home sales data has final­ly answered the ques­tion for real estate watch­ers: The…

U of T encampment court ruling could affect future campus protests, experts say

U of T encampment court ruling could affect future campus protests, experts say

A pro-Pales­tin­ian protest encamp­ment that stood for weeks at the heart of the…

Pierre Poilievre to focus on economic reconciliation in speech at AFN meeting

Pierre Poilievre to focus on economic reconciliation in speech at AFN meeting

Con­ser­v­a­tive Leader Pierre Poilievre will under­score the impor­tance of eco­nom­ic…

Conrad Black, who battled Chrétien over British peerage, removed from U.K. House of Lords

Conrad Black, who battled Chrétien over British peerage, removed from U.K. House of Lords

For­mer media baron Con­rad Black, who famous­ly tried to sue then-Prime Min­is­ter Jean…

Longtime Liberal MP representing Northwest Territories not seeking re-election

Longtime Liberal MP representing Northwest Territories not seeking re-election

OTTAWA — Lib­er­al MP Michael McLeod says he has made the ​“bit­ter­sweet” deci­sion to…

Canada confirms plan to replace submarine fleet at NATO summit

Canada confirms plan to replace submarine fleet at NATO summit

Cana­da def­i­nite­ly plans to move for­ward with the pur­chase of new sub­marines, the…

Canada to announce plan to reach NATO target, spend 2% of GDP on defence: sources

Canada to announce plan to reach NATO target, spend 2% of GDP on defence: sources

After fac­ing months of pres­sure, senior gov­ern­ment sources tell CTV News that Cana­da…

Canada's defence spending is 'shameful,' says U.S. speaker, falling at bottom of the pack at NATO

Canada's defence spending is 'shameful,' says U.S. speaker, falling at bottom of the pack at NATO

Since arriv­ing in Wash­ing­ton, D.C. ear­li­er this week, Prime Min­is­ter Justin…

Israeli arms firm taking Canada to court after military contract disqualification

Israeli arms firm taking Canada to court after military contract disqualification

An Israeli defence con­trac­tor is tak­ing the Cana­di­an gov­ern­ment to court after the…

LaSalle–Émard–Verdun: The Liberals' next test

LaSalle–Émard–Verdun: The Liberals' next test

The sum­mer began with a high-stakes byelec­tion that the Lib­er­als lost, send­ing…

Apprehensive allies gather in Washington to mark NATO's 75 years of mutual defence

Apprehensive allies gather in Washington to mark NATO's 75 years of mutual defence

Rep­re­sen­ta­tives of NATO nations gath­ered in Wash­ing­ton Tues­day for…

Elephant in the room at NATO summit: The return of Trump

Elephant in the room at NATO summit: The return of Trump

Think Cana­da faces pres­sure now to spend more on mil­i­tary? Wait ​’til next year,…

Upcoming Montreal byelection will be ‘a pretty important stay-or-go indicator’ for PM Trudeau, say political insiders and MPs

Upcoming Montreal byelection will be ‘a pretty important stay-or-go indicator’ for PM Trudeau, say political insiders and MPs

In the after­math of the Lib­er­als’ dev­as­tat­ing byelec­tion loss in Toron­to-St.…

US Poli

Trump is fine after shooting at rally, campaign says. Prosecutor says gunman and 1 attendee are dead

Trump is fine after shooting at rally, campaign says. Prosecutor says gunman and 1 attendee are dead

Don­ald Trump’s cam­paign said in a state­ment that the for­mer pres­i­dent was…

Biden forcefully declares he's staying in reelection race in major news conference

Biden forcefully declares he's staying in reelection race in major news conference

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pres­i­dent Joe Biden opened his high­ly antic­i­pat­ed press…

Biden faces big press conference, flubs 'Putin' for 'Zelenskyy' in praising Ukraine's leader

Biden faces big press conference, flubs 'Putin' for 'Zelenskyy' in praising Ukraine's leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pres­i­dent Joe Biden’s abil­i­ty to run for reelec­tion faced cru­cial…

The GOP group behind Project 2025 floats conspiracy theory that Biden will use 'force' to keep power

The GOP group behind Project 2025 floats conspiracy theory that Biden will use 'force' to keep power

WASHINGTON (AP) — A con­ser­v­a­tive think tank that is plan­ning for…

The Context

The Context: Natural Health Products in Canada

    The Context: Natural Health Products in Canada

    The Con­text host Annette Goern­er sits down with Aaron Skel­ton, Pres­i­dent and CEO of…

    The Context: The state of critical work in Canada

      The Context: The state of critical work in Canada

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

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      Shooting at Trump rally is being investigated as assassination attempt, AP sources say

      Shooting at Trump rally is being investigated as assassination attempt, AP sources say

      The shoot­ing at for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump’s ral­ly in Penn­syl­va­nia is being…

      Sale of US Steel kicks up a political storm, but Pittsburgh isn't Steeltown USA anymore

      Sale of US Steel kicks up a political storm, but Pittsburgh isn't Steeltown USA anymore

      PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gen­er­a­tions of Pitts­burgh res­i­dents have worked at steel mills,…

      Carney: Household bills will fall with new tech

      Carney: Household bills will fall with new tech

      Green­er tech­nolo­gies will help dri­ve down house­hold bills by the end of the decade,…

      NATO allies call China a 'decisive enabler' of Russia's war in Ukraine

      NATO allies call China a 'decisive enabler' of Russia's war in Ukraine

      WASHINGTON (AP) — In its most seri­ous rebuke against Bei­jing, NATO allies on Wednes­day…

      Biden spotlights support for NATO as he looks to use summit to help reset stumbling campaign

      Biden spotlights support for NATO as he looks to use summit to help reset stumbling campaign

      WASHINGTON (AP) — Pres­i­dent Joe Biden wel­comed NATO lead­ers to Wash­ing­ton on…

      Think Tank

      Modi's Moscow Mission Contrasts with West’s Condemnation of Putin

      Modi's Moscow Mission Contrasts with West’s Condemnation of Putin

      Indi­an Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Mod­i’s vis­it to Rus­sia from July 8 – 9 cre­at­ed…

      Weapons of mass distraction – Curbing social media addiction and reclaiming the smartphone generation

      Weapons of mass distraction – Curbing social media addiction and reclaiming the smartphone generation

      Social psy­chol­o­gist Jonathan Haidt’s inter­na­tion­al best­seller, The Anx­ious…

      A New Fiscal Framework for British Columbia

      A New Fiscal Framework for British Columbia

      British Columbia’s provin­cial gov­ern­ment finances have dete­ri­o­rat­ed rapid­ly in…


      Substacks

      A collection of SubStack publishing within Canadian public affairs.

      A small step forward for transparency

      A small step forward for transparency

      In Canada’s doom-laden realm of free­dom of infor­ma­tion, where bad news is endem­ic,…

      Can progressives stop a right wing sweep of North America?

      Can progressives stop a right wing sweep of North America?

      The future looks pret­ty dire for pro­gres­sive vot­ers in the Unit­ed States and…

      Hubris and survival in the news industry

      Hubris and survival in the news industry

      A new oral his­to­ry of the Vil­lage Voice, the week­ly rag that goosed Amer­i­can…

      Podcasts

      Trump, NATO, and submarines, with Steve Saideman

        Trump, NATO, and submarines, with Steve Saideman

        Peter Maz­ereeuw talks with Stephen Saide­man, the direc­tor of the Cana­di­an Defence…

        Two Cheers for Democracy

          Two Cheers for Democracy

          Just as the pun­dits are writ­ing their epi­taphs for democ­ra­cy, two more…

          Will Justin Trudeau take his own 'walk in the snow'?

            Will Justin Trudeau take his own 'walk in the snow'?

            A win­ter hike was the way his father, then prime Min­is­ter Pierre Trudeau, decid­ed he…

            Has NATO outlived its purpose?

              Has NATO outlived its purpose?

              As the NATO sum­mit wraps up in Wash­ing­ton, D.C., this week, Cana­da has final­ly…