Raisa Patel

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Reality check: Pierre Poilievre says Justin Trudeau legalized hard drugs in British Columbia. Is that true?

Reality check: Pierre Poilievre says Justin Trudeau legalized hard drugs in British Columbia. Is…

You’ve prob­a­bly heard him say it: Con­ser­v­a­tive Leader Pierre Poilievre claims…

Justin Trudeau says Benjamin Netanyahu is blocking two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians

Justin Trudeau says Benjamin Netanyahu is blocking two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians

Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau has accused Israeli Prime Min­is­ter Ben­jamin Netanyahu…

Liberals, NDP blast Conservatives for missing bulk of parliamentary trip studying drug crisis

Liberals, NDP blast Conservatives for missing bulk of parliamentary trip studying drug crisis

The Lib­er­als and New Democ­rats are slam­ming the fed­er­al Con­ser­v­a­tives for…

New federal ridings will create big changes in the GTA. Here’s where the drama will be

New federal ridings will create big changes in the GTA. Here’s where the drama will be

It’s some­thing every fed­er­al par­ty knows: the GTA is one of the most seat-rich parts…

China’s alleged targeting of Michael Chong is contempt of Parliament: report

China’s alleged targeting of Michael Chong is contempt of Parliament: report

A House of Com­mons com­mit­tee has ruled that an ​“intim­i­da­tion cam­paign”…

Liberals’ elections law reforms could yield generous pensions for dozens of MPs

Liberals’ elections law reforms could yield generous pensions for dozens of MPs

Pro­posed changes to Canada’s elec­tion law could see the country’s next fed­er­al…

Justin Trudeau's caucus divided over vote to recognize Palestinian statehood

Justin Trudeau's caucus divided over vote to recognize Palestinian statehood

Polit­i­cal ten­sions were high on Par­lia­ment Hill Mon­day as week­end talks to adapt…

'Government gone overboard': Experts concerned by Ottawa's attempts to rein in hate speech

'Government gone overboard': Experts concerned by Ottawa's attempts to rein in hate speech

Some of the Lib­er­al government’s pro­posed efforts to crack down on hate speech and…

NDP insiders say pharmacare battle was the closest they've ever come to abandoning Justin Trudeau's Liberals

NDP insiders say pharmacare battle was the closest they've ever come to abandoning Justin Trudeau's…

It was Jan­u­ary, and it was the clos­est the New Democ­rats had ever come to ditch­ing…

Justin Trudeau claims eight out of 10 Canadian households get more back from rebates than they pay in carbon pricing. Is that true?

Justin Trudeau claims eight out of 10 Canadian households get more back from rebates than they pay…

In the lead-up to the next fed­er­al elec­tion, the Star is tak­ing a look at the…

Pierre Poilievre claims 40 offenders were arrested 6,000 times in Vancouver in a year. Is that actually true?

Pierre Poilievre claims 40 offenders were arrested 6,000 times in Vancouver in a year. Is that…

In the lead-up to the next fed­er­al elec­tion, the Star is tak­ing a look at the…

Jagmeet Singh on his new baby's name and why he regrets biking with Doug Ford: 5 things we learned at TMU’s Democracy Forum

Jagmeet Singh on his new baby's name and why he regrets biking with Doug Ford: 5 things we learned…

NDP Leader Jag­meet Singh made his sec­ond appear­ance at Toron­to Met­ro­pol­i­tan…

Justin Trudeau and his Liberals hit new lows in support, poll suggests

Justin Trudeau and his Liberals hit new lows in support, poll suggests

At the dawn of a new year that could see the fed­er­al Con­ser­v­a­tives con­tin­ue…

Canada is fighting to get Honda's massive EV expansion. Here's why it's a tough sell

Canada is fighting to get Honda's massive EV expansion. Here's why it's a tough sell

Are the days of multi­bil­lion-dol­lar gov­ern­ment sub­si­dies over in Cana­da for…

Inside the world of Parliament Hill's head chef — and why he's been quietly shrinking portion sizes for MPs

Inside the world of Parliament Hill's head chef — and why he's been quietly shrinking portion sizes…

There are two things you’ll nev­er, ever find in Jud­son Simpson’s kitchen. One is…

She fought off online attacks as the face of Canada's COVID-19 response. Now, Theresa Tam reveals just what kind of toll that took on her

She fought off online attacks as the face of Canada's COVID-19 response. Now, Theresa Tam reveals…

Asked whether she’s ever had COVID-19 or lost some­one to the virus, it takes Dr.…

Pierre Poilievre claims Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are imposing a carbon tax on Ukraine. Here’s what’s really happening

Pierre Poilievre claims Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are imposing a carbon tax on Ukraine. Here’s…

An effort to mod­ern­ize Canada’s free trade deal with Ukraine has hand­ed…

Jagmeet Singh’s NDP are taking votes away from Justin Trudeau — but are losing some support to Pierre Poilievre, poll finds

Jagmeet Singh’s NDP are taking votes away from Justin Trudeau — but are losing some support to…

When New Democ­rats con­vene in Hamil­ton this week for their nation­al pol­i­cy…

‘Maybe this is not the time’: Jagmeet Singh’s NDP prepares for ‘difficult’ debate

‘Maybe this is not the time’: Jagmeet Singh’s NDP prepares for ‘difficult’ debate

The fed­er­al NDP is prepar­ing for a nation­al con­ven­tion that could see the…

Google just got even more unhappy with the Trudeau government — and closer to wiping Canadian news from its search results

Google just got even more unhappy with the Trudeau government — and closer to wiping Canadian news…

Google says the draft plan to imple­ment Ottawa’s fraught online news law wors­ens rather…