In The News This Week – August 20, 2017

Hey Canada! While everyone’s prepping for #SolarEclipse2017, don’t forget to catch up on the top political stories from this week: NAFTA: The first round of NAFTA negotiations kicked off in Washington, D.C. last Wednesday, and concluded on Sunday with a consensus from all three countries that major issues need to be sorted out in the … More In The News This Week – August 20, 2017

In The News This Week – August 13, 2017

It’s hard to believe we’re almost halfway through August! Hope all our mPolitics readers are having a great summer. Here’s the latest political news to help kick off your week: Internationally: Charlottesville: A white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia has left three people dead and many more injured after violent protests broke out yesterday. The … More In The News This Week – August 13, 2017

In The News This Week – July 16, 2017

Happy Sunday readers! mPolitics has the latest political headlines from this past week to keep you in the know: In Canadian News: The new GG: This week former astronaut Julie Payette was nominated to be the next Governor General of Canada. (Globe and Mail) MMIW Update: This week Minister Marilyn Poitras of the National Inquiry into Missing and … More In The News This Week – July 16, 2017

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