In The News This Week – June 26, 2017

Happy Monday, Canada! Hope everyone’s week is off to a great start. Our weekly news roundup is slightly belated this week, but we hope it keeps you informed as you head into the Canada Day long weekend. Canada: Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin retires: The country’s longest-serving Supreme Court chief justice, appointed by prime minister Jean Chrétien … More In The News This Week – June 26, 2017

In The News This Week – June 18, 2017

This week’s top political stories are mainly US-focused. Read on for a few quick Canadian headlines, and a recap on the political drama plaguing our neighbours to the south: 1. Defence Minister Harjit Sajan confirms Canada will not send troops to Syria. The government continues to back the training mission supporting Iraqi and Kurdish troops … More In The News This Week – June 18, 2017

In The News This Week – June 11, 2017

It’s been a busy week in international politics to say the very least. Here’s everything you need to know, both in Canada and around the world, to start your week informed: In Canada: Canada’s (new) foreign policy: On Tuesday, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland gave an overarching speech on Canadian foreign policy, positioning the country … More In The News This Week – June 11, 2017

In The News This Week – May 28, 2017

Happy Sunday, Canada! We officially have a new Leader of the Opposition in our country. Catch up on this story and more in this week’s update: Canada: 1. A new (conservative) leader: Andrew Scheer has been elected leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, ousting perceived frontrunner Maxime Bernier. Sheer received 50.95 per cent of the … More In The News This Week – May 28, 2017

In The News This Week – May 7, 2017

Hey mPolitics readers! We hope you are all enjoying a peaceful Sunday afternoon. Here is the latest Canadian and international news to keep you in-the-know: In Canadian News: Softwood Lumber Tariffs: In response to the Trump team’s implementation of softwood lumber tariffs, the Trudeau government responded this week that they are looking at multiple trade actions against … More In The News This Week – May 7, 2017

In The News This Week – April 30, 2017

It’s been a busy week in politics, both internationally and here at home. Here’s everything you need to know to start your week (and the month of May!) informed: 1. Conservative Leadership Race: Kevin O’Leary stunned Canadians this week with his decision to drop out of the Conservative leadership race and formally endorse Maxime Bernier … More In The News This Week – April 30, 2017