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Is Canada-Britain diplomatic resource-sharing a return to colonial past?

Is Canada-Britain diplomatic resource-sharing a return to colonial past? | GEN125 | Scoop.it
Former top Canadian envoy says Prime Minister Stephen Harper damaging Canada’s ‘brand’ by allowing another country to represent it abroad...

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The Province of Northern Ontario

George Orwell warned us. Somehow he knew that the future would be marked by the use of words that mean one thing but that mean another. In many ways, it should have been inconceivable (I don’...

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No need for Obama to panic about re-election – yet

No need for Obama to panic about re-election – yet | GEN125 | Scoop.it
Though the voter-intention polls show a drop in support for Barack Obama post-debate, a more detailed analysis from the New York Times shows the situation may not be as bad as it seems...

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The Rick Mercer Report - YouTube

The Rick Mercer Report - YouTube | GEN125 | Scoop.it

Watch Rick's Rant on the omnibus budget bill - it's available on his youtube channel. We'll be talking about this as part of our class on prime ministerial power. 


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Elections Canada investigates fraudulent calls beyond Guelph

Elections Canada investigates fraudulent calls beyond Guelph | GEN125 | Scoop.it
OTTAWA — Elections Canada’s investigation into fraudulent and deceptive calls in the last...

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Bring the debate about MPs’ platinum pensions into the light of day

Bring the debate about MPs’ platinum pensions into the light of day | GEN125 | Scoop.it
Stephen Harper’s Conservatives shouldn’t bury changes to MPs’ generous pensions in the omnibus budget bill.

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Romney's 'binders full of women’ gaffe, and why women should be furious

Romney's 'binders full of women’ gaffe, and why women should be furious | GEN125 | Scoop.it

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Alberta meat packing plant has troubled history

Alberta meat packing plant has troubled history | GEN125 | Scoop.it
Brooks facility has a record of labour unrest and makes heavy use of temporary foreign workers.

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City says yes to casino | Local | News | North Bay Nugget

City says yes to casino | Local | News | North Bay Nugget | GEN125 | Scoop.it

This is the news story in the Nugget on the vote on the Casino. As expected, it was widely supported by Council.


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Rick Mercer: Why I rant. And why you should too.

Rick Mercer: Why I rant. And why you should too. | GEN125 | Scoop.it
Ranting is a 'skill' the comedian learned from his mother—and he says Canadians don't do it enough...

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Hébert: Marois’ new cabinet deepens the Quebec-Ottawa divide

Hébert: Marois’ new cabinet deepens the Quebec-Ottawa divide | GEN125 | Scoop.it
Pauline Marois is poised to lead the most left-leaning government in modern Quebec history at a time when the most conservative federal government in living memory is at the helm in Parliament.

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Canada, U.K. to cut costs by sharing embassies abroad - Politics - CBC News

Canada, U.K. to cut costs by sharing embassies abroad - Politics - CBC News | GEN125 | Scoop.it
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and British Foreign Secretary William Hague will sign an agreement to open joint U.K.-Canadian diplomatic missions abroad in an effort to extend each country's diplomatic reach while cutting costs, CBC News has...

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