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"Even on its worst day the Canadian health-care system is pretty good."
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With Harper gone, you would think the Conservatives could return to providing a reasonable alternative for voters. If you thought that, you'd be wrong. We could go on all day about how Harper's tax cuts for corporations and the rich gutted the social programs and economic development that the rest of us depend on, or how his poorly negotiated trade deals put more power in the hand of corporations at the expense of jobs and a stable future for working Canadians, but the real point here is that these sorts of comments show just how out of touch the Conservative Party has become.
As Toronto was getting ready in the first week of March to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Pakistan Minority Minister Shahbaz Bhatti's assassination, the Government of Pakistan hanged a man, Mumtaz Qadri, for the brutal murder of Punjab province's governor, Salman Taseer.
A $15-billion contract signed under the previous government to supply Saudi Arabia with light-armoured military vehicles won't be revisited after the execution of dozens of prisoners in that country,...
The newly released emails also mention the Omar Khadr case.
John Baird will not seek to replace Stephen Harper as leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. The former high-profile cabinet minister released a statement Monday making clear that he is not after...
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Baird surprised many early this year when he announced he was ending a 20-year political career at both the Ontario and federal levels
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SATIRE: Hey, Canadian voter. You've been having lots of fun vacationing, barbecuing and going to the cottage. But guess what? The kids are heading back to school and there's a federal election on October 19 for which you're probably not prepared. Try these sample test questions to see if you're ready.
The exit of two high-profile cabinet ministers has seen the Conservative Party holding hotly contested nomination battles in Ontario and Nova Scotia, with upstarts taking on candidates backed by the p...
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TORONTO - Former federal cabinet minister John Baird has been hired as a strategic adviser to Hatch, an engineering and consulting firm for resource companies.Hatch has its global head office in Missi...
If Toronto and Canada really want to compete in the new global economy we need to innovate; sticking our head in the sand or relying on outdated statutes doesn't cut it. If there are legitimate concerns about specific facets of these new business models, then legislators need to meet with the firms and address them. It's time to get on with it.
When he shuffled cabinet in July 2013, the PM made it clear that the team he was assembling could help him win the next election.
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Former foreign affairs minister John Baird has another new job, this one advising Hong Kong billionaire Richard Li, son of one of the wealthiest men in A
CALGARY - John Baird continues to deepen his ties with corporate Canada.The former Conservative cabinet minister is among 13 nominees to the expanded board of directors at Canadian Pacific Railway's (...