December 20, 2014
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MP Joy Smith Should Focus on the Constitution, Not "Pimps and Johns"

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MP Joy Smith's December 10 editorial declares it "appalling" that 25 members of Toronto City Council asked Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to refer the Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act to the Ontario Court of Appeal. In imposing her preferred frame of "survivors of prostitution" versus "pimps and johns," she fails to address the crucial point of the councillors' letter.

Money Being Raised For Wildrose Staff Who Lost Jobs

Danielle Smith
CP

Feds Pay $1.25M For ‘News' Handouts To Media Editors

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Wynne Hopes Harper Doesn't Have A 'Vendetta' Against Ontario

Ottawa Gobsmacked Over Shakeup

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Ontario Liberals Paid Expert $10K To Wipe Hard Drives: Cops

Dalton Mcguinty Ontario Liberals

Veteran, 101, Tied Up After Refusing Thief's Demands

Ernest Cote Veteran
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Blaney Kiboshes Group's Attempt To Fight Terrorist Label

Steven Blaney
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Canadians Still Unhappy With Harper Government's Performance: Poll

Stephen Harper Snow
CP

Son Of High-Profile Tory Wants To Join Harper's Team

Ches Crosbie Scott Andrews
CP

Ghiz: I'm Finished With Politics

Robert Ghiz
CP

PMO Explains Basis For Harper's 'Lone Wolf' Remarks

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Harper Hints Ottawa Gunman May Not Have Acted Alone

Stephen Harper
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N.B. Greens Want To Give 16-Year-Olds The Vote

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War Criminal's Appeal Rejected

Desire Munyaneza
CP

Why Peladeau Will Dominate Quebec Politics In 2015

Pierre Karl Peladeau
CP

Angry Albertans Exact Their Revenge

Danielle Smith
CP

Canadian Jets Hit ISIL Targets

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CP

Santa Gives Child An AR-15 Rifle In Latest Ad From Canada's Gun Lobby

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Alberta's Climate Change Approach Model For North America: Harper

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Health Canada's Anti-Marijuana Ad Makes Dubious Claims

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Newest Top Court Judge Waged $200K Tax Battle

Suzanne Cote
CP

White House Thanks Canada For 'Indispensable' Help With Cuba

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Wildrose Leader Crosses Floor To Alberta PCs

Harper Sits Down With Mansbridge

Stephen Harper
CP

NDP Defector Won't Say If He Wants Mulcair Or Trudeau To Win

Glenn Thibeault
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Tory-Appointed Judge Railed Against Same-Sex Marriage

Peter Mackay
CP

NDP Left Feeling 'Hurt'

Glenn Thibeault
CP

Canada's Washington Makeover Since Harper Took Power

Stephen Harper New York
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WATCH: Harper, Top Tories Read Christmas Classic

Stephen Harper
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U.S. Air Travel Will Be Easier For 'Trusted Travellers'

Lisa Raitt
CP

Ford Gives $90K To Hospital

Rob Ford
CP

Harper Approved Long Hiring Process For Social Security Tribunal

Stephen Harper Jason Kenney
CP

Premier Clarifies Trudeau's Pipeline Comments.. Again

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CP

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U.S., Cuba Seek To Normalize Relations

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Cyberbullying, Prostitution Bills Among Few To Make Finish Line

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Canadians Would Like A Much More Equal Society: Poll

Inequality
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Tory Minister To Ontario: Less Letter-Writing, More Action

Greg Rickford
CP

Manitoba's Troubled Premier Must Pay To Keep Leadership

Greg Selinger
CP

Soldier's Mom Who Got 1-Cent Cheque Deserves Memorial Cross: Petition

Denise Stark
CP

NDP MPs Spend Most On Hospitality

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Lapsed Funds? You're Welcome

Tony Clement
CP

Harper: Falling Oil Prices Won't Derail Balanced Budget

Stephen Harper
CP

Clement Warns Wynne

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CSIS Bill Doesn't Settle 'Important Issue'

Steven Blaney
CP

Radio Host Poses 'Eff, Kill, Or Marry' Question For Justin Trudeau

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NDP Wants Inquiry Into Defoliant Use At Canadian Forces Base

Peter Stoffer
CP

Embattled Premier's Approval Rating Absurdly Low: Poll

Greg Selinger
CP

Canada's Least, Most Popular Premiers

NDP MP Defects To Ontario Liberals

Glenn Thibeault
CP

Baird 'Sickened 'By Attack

John Baird Pakistan
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Rob Ford's Tumour Has Shrunk In Half, Brother Says

Rob Ford
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Guess Who's Still The Most Popular Premier

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