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Andrew Leslie Gets Plum Gig

The whip is in charge of mustering votes in the Commons, although the Liberals have promised that MPs will be free to vote as they please except in critical matters.
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Our National Security Depends On Climate Action

It is next to impossible to develop an appropriate plan for dealing with security threats unless you understand what has caused them. And it may seem counterintuitive, at first, to link Canadian national security concerns with international climate change. However, recent negative trends affecting our already fragile climate, and the associated impacts on weather and the global ecosystem, are a real and present danger to our national security.
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Why Canada Will Become a Dictatorship Under Trudeau

The leader of that party does what he wants, when he wants, and no one dares question him. Would a Prime Minister Trudeau arbitrarily whip the vote and outlaw certain moral questions? Could Prime Minister Trudeau be trusted to make decisions for the good of the country, not just for his personal self-worth? Would Trudeau call in the police to enforce his vision? Let's hope we never have the opportunity to ask those questions.

Path Cleared For Trudeau Star

OTTAWA - Former leadership contender David Bertschi has been told he won't be allowed to seek the Liberal nomination in Ottawa-Orleans, clearing the path for one of Justin Trudeau's star recruits to c...

Trudeau Adviser Breaks Ranks On Israel

OTTAWA - A retired Canadian general who hopes to be elected as a Liberal MP next year believes Israel's military forces fired "indiscriminately" on Palestinian women and children in the recent Hamas-I...

Liberal Rules May Clear Path For Star

The Liberal Party is warning former leadership contenders who want to run for the party in the 2015 federal election that those who went over the $100,000 leadership debt limit risk not being approved...

'We Are Not Going To Be Raising Taxes'

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he did not actively court retired lieutenant-general Andrew Leslie but he's happy the veteran chose to join the Liberal Party. Trudeau, in a wide-ranging inter...

Trudeau To Showcase Star Recruits

OTTAWA - Justin Trudeau wants to be known by the company he keeps.And starting Thursday at a four-day national Liberal convention, he'll be keeping company with people whose intellectual heft, breadth...

Spending Scandal: Canadians Won't Abide $72,000 in Moving Expenses

Once again we have a spending scandal occupying the attention of Canadians. This time however, it doesn't involve our esteemed senators but two former generals, Andrew Leslie who is presently a senior Liberal advisor and Daniel Menard who retired in disgrace from the armed forces. Leslie claimed $72,000 for moving expenses and Menard claimed $40,000.

Trudeau Speaks Out On Leslie 'Attack'

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has condemned the Conservatives for what he called "a pure partisan attack" against retired lieutenant-general Andrew Leslie​, who served in the Canadian Forces...