The fate of the EU hung in the balance with this election.
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PARIS — French voters decided Sunday whether to choose pro-business independent Emmanuel Macron or far-right populist Marine Le Pen as their next president, casting ballots in an unusually tense and s...
Macron's campaign says it has been the victim of a 'massive and co-ordinated' hack.
Dion's remarks represent a departure of sorts for the federal government.
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Kicking out Harper was only a beginning to rebuilding a progressive vision in this country. We must push back as a united voice against the politics of division, racism, Islamophobia, transphobia, homophobia, xenophobia and sexism that right-wing populists stir up in their cynical quests for power.
"It's one or the other, but not the candidates I would have preferred."
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The president will be chosen on May 7.
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For as much as a government wishes to enact progressive policies, trade agreements -- such as the Canada-EU Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) -- curtail their abilities to redistribute income and legislate for the common interest. These deals are vectors of inequality.
"Today's disappointing rulings ... give greater leeway to employers to discriminate against women."
He also "liked" French politician Marine Le Pen who has won accolades from white supremacists and is known for her anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant ideology.
Its leader, Marine Le Pen, has won the endorsement and admiration of white supremacists.
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The world is changing rapidly. We have witnessed the success of the Brexit campaign in the UK, and the victory of Donald Trump in the U.S. Amid the social and political turmoil, some political groups and social movements are emerging to exploit this climate of tension and fear and make political and financial gains out of it. Canada has not been immune of this.
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Nov. 13 marked the one-year anniversary of the Paris attacks, where 130 individuals lost their lives as several Islamic State (ISIS) militants brought an onslaught of violence and chaos. The bloodshed and terror was a symbolic and ruthless attack against the western world, as Paris is the epitome of occidental culture, and has represented western ideals since the French Revolution in the 18th century.
Visiting Canada on a European Parliament membership technicality with no federal or provincial parties willing to engage given her bigoted views (and possible stench of sulphur) has not prevented her from criticizing Canada's policies on immigration and multiculturalism. The terror attacks in Brussels have only added more ammunition to a sharp tongue already loaded with nationalist, nativist and jingoistic diatribe.
Marine Le Pen says the federal Liberals' decisions on immigration, particularly its welcoming of Syrian refugees, are "erroneous."
On May 25, Europeans will elect their 751 MEPs. This 8th Europe-wide election will likely see the rise of Eurosceptics, nationalists, and far-right politics. In countries like France, the UK and Hunga...