Tonda MacCharles

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Justin Trudeau says Canada’s conservative leaders threaten abortion rights

Justin Trudeau says Canada’s conservative leaders threaten abortion rights

Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau said Thurs­day that Cana­di­an con­ser­v­a­tive lead­ers…

Trudeau cabinet minister tells her raw personal story in the House of Commons, on the same day two Conservative MPs attend anti-abortion rally

Trudeau cabinet minister tells her raw personal story in the House of Commons, on the same day two…

Fed­er­al cab­i­net min­is­ter Soraya Mar­tinez Fer­ra­da was deter­mined to put…

Justin Trudeau’s big defence policy update took two years to create. But it still leaves major questions unanswered

Justin Trudeau’s big defence policy update took two years to create. But it still leaves major…

The Lib­er­als’ lat­est nation­al defence plan was a full two years in the works,…

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”…

Trudeau government announces billions more for the military — but still won’t meet NATO’s spending target

Trudeau government announces billions more for the military — but still won’t meet NATO’s spending…

Cana­da will raise mil­i­tary spend­ing by more than $8 bil­lion over the next five years…

Queen’s Park and Ottawa caught off guard by Ford’s delay of EV manufacturing in Ontario

Queen’s Park and Ottawa caught off guard by Ford’s delay of EV manufacturing in Ontario

Queen’s Park and Ottawa, which have joint­ly pledged bil­lions in elec­tric vehi­cle…

Justin Trudeau is angering Canada’s premiers with his legacy projects. Inside the fight between provinces and the prime minister

Justin Trudeau is angering Canada’s premiers with his legacy projects. Inside the fight between…

Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau came to pow­er promis­ing a new era of…

Justin Trudeau and Chrystia Freeland are on a mission. Here's what's behind it

Justin Trudeau and Chrystia Freeland are on a mission. Here's what's behind it

You’re going to see a lot of Prime Min­is­ter Justin Trudeau, his deputy and finance…

Trudeau government will stop sending arms to Israel, Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says

Trudeau government will stop sending arms to Israel, Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly says

The Trudeau gov­ern­ment will cease future arms exports to Israel even though…

Pierre Poilievre will undo some of Justin Trudeau's legacy if he becomes prime minister. Here's what he'd target

Pierre Poilievre will undo some of Justin Trudeau's legacy if he becomes prime minister. Here's…

Prime min­is­ters always say they leave their polit­i­cal lega­cies to his­to­ri­ans. But…

Brampton company says its light armoured vehicles were destined for police use in Israel, not Gaza, as Ottawa delays shipments

Brampton company says its light armoured vehicles were destined for police use in Israel, not Gaza,…

A Cana­di­an com­pa­ny that makes light armoured vehi­cles says its ship­ments des­tined…

'This is a red alert': Byelection result has Trudeau Liberals looking nervously toward the next campaign

'This is a red alert': Byelection result has Trudeau Liberals looking nervously toward the next…

The ter­ri­ble show­ing by the fed­er­al Lib­er­als in the Durham byelec­tion won by the…

Palestinian Canadians sue Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, alleging Canada's military exports to Israel are illegal

Palestinian Canadians sue Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly, alleging Canada's military exports…

A group of Cana­di­an human rights lawyers and Pales­tin­ian Cana­di­ans who have lost…

Trudeau ministers admit Donald Trump poses risk to key industries in Canada

Trudeau ministers admit Donald Trump poses risk to key industries in Canada

A re-elect­ed Don­ald Trump would like­ly act on his cam­paign warn­ing to slap…

'Mr. Mulroney never stopped working for Canadians: Former prime minister's death prompts outpouring of reflection

'Mr. Mulroney never stopped working for Canadians: Former prime minister's death prompts outpouring…

The death Thurs­day of for­mer Pro­gres­sive Con­ser­v­a­tive Prime Min­is­ter Bri­an…

Pierre Poilievre's Conservatives say they support Ukraine — but won't commit to keeping Justin Trudeau's latest agreement with Kyiv

Pierre Poilievre's Conservatives say they support Ukraine — but won't commit to keeping Justin…

The fed­er­al Con­ser­v­a­tives are con­demn­ing Justin Trudeau for ​“let­ting down”…

Toronto Conservatives accuse federal party of 'undemocratic' meddling in nomination of Karen Stintz

Toronto Conservatives accuse federal party of 'undemocratic' meddling in nomination of Karen Stintz

The fed­er­al Con­ser­v­a­tive party’s nom­i­na­tion of Karen Stintz in the Toron­to…

Conservative riding association protests 'unfair and undemocratic' decision to parachute former Doug Ford minister into federal riding

Conservative riding association protests 'unfair and undemocratic' decision to parachute former…

The fed­er­al Con­ser­v­a­tive Par­ty’s deci­sion to para­chute for­mer provin­cial…

Supreme Court slammed after anti-racism advocates 'disinvited' from presentation over posts on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Supreme Court slammed after anti-racism advocates 'disinvited' from presentation over posts on…

A group of Black anti-racism activists were dropped from a meet­ing at the Supreme…

Justin Trudeau needs to stop his Donald Trump trash talk, former ambassador warns

Justin Trudeau needs to stop his Donald Trump trash talk, former ambassador warns

A for­mer Cana­di­an ambas­sador to Wash­ing­ton says Justin Trudeau should ditch the…

‘Hamas supporters.’ ‘Pro-Russia.’ MPs hurl insults and accusations as Speaker struggles to keep order

‘Hamas supporters.’ ‘Pro-Russia.’ MPs hurl insults and accusations as Speaker struggles to keep…

Tem­pers flared in the House of Com­mons Mon­day over insults hurled across the aisle…

Israel-Hamas war: Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly in Israel for meetings

Israel-Hamas war: Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly in Israel for meetings

For­eign Affairs Min­is­ter Mélanie Joly has flown to Israel to meet her Israeli…

Trudeau government considers airlift for Canadians in Israel as death toll rises

Trudeau government considers airlift for Canadians in Israel as death toll rises

The fed­er­al gov­ern­ment is con­sid­er­ing air­lift­ing Cana­di­ans out of Israel, the…