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

In The News This Week – April 23, 2017

Hey Canada! Catch up on the weeks political news with our weekly update. This weeks top stories were: Ontario Liberals ‘Fair Housing Plan’: This week Kathleen Wynne’s government introduced several measures intended to cool the housing market in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area. As explained in this Globe and Mail article, these measures include: Expanding … More In The News This Week – April 23, 2017