September 1, 2014
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Improving the Lives of Aboriginal Canadians Starts With Solid Data

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The data shows that spending for First Nations people has risen dramatically, especially when compared with per person spending on all Canadians. Well-intentioned debates over how best to improve the lives of Canada's Aboriginal population are critical. Such debates must start with actual, solid numbers.

CRA Targeted Left-Leaning Think Tank For Audit For Being 'Biased'

Canada Revenue Agency
CP

What N.B. Race Means For Trudeau's Liberals In 2015

Trudeau Gallant
CP

Cuts To Defence Budget Run Deeper Than Thought

Canada Military
CP

Pressure Mounts From U.S., U.K.

Canadians Like Trudeau Much More Than Harper, Poll Finds

Trudeau Harper
CP

Report On Middle-Class Economy Paints Rosy Picture

Joe Oliver
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MacKay 'Politely' Listened To Aboriginal Roundtable Pitch In June

Peter Mackay
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ex-Chow Advisor Threatens Lawsuit Against 'Opponent,' Beyonce Involved

Why The U.S. Avoids Calling Russia's Actions In Ukraine An 'Invasion'

Putin Obama
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Moving From Reserve To Recruit Can Be Jarring For Aboriginals: Study

Canadian Army
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Head Of Canadian Jewish Group To Nominate Harper For Nobel Prize

Stephen Harper Israel
CP

Canada Urged To Boost Defence Spending By NATO Chief

Anders Fogh Rasmussen
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Wynne To Harper: Call Me

Kathleen Wynne Stephen Harper
CP

Mulcair's Secret Weapon

Thomas Mulcair
PC

Premiers Agree To Move Forward On National Energy Strategy

Bob Mcleod
CP

Liberals Ponder Mandatory Voting

Justin Trudeau
CP

Canada Sending Relief To Iraq

Stephen Harper Christian Paradis
CP

'Well, That Was A Quiet 4 Years'

Rob Ford Doug Ford
CP

Feds To End Fees For Getting Bills On Paper

James Moore Wireless
CP

Premiers Demand More Money From Feds

David Alward
CP

'I Know I Embarrassed Council'

Rob Ford
CityNew screengrab

RoFo Gets Emotional

Ottawa Runs A Whopping Surplus

Ottawa
Tim Goode/EMPICS Entertainment

$1.6 Billion Compared To $200 Million Last Year

Anders Irks Rivals With Robocall From Ex-Leader

Rob Anders Robocalls
CP

Race To Replace Flaherty Heats Up

Jim Flaherty
CP

Canada's Premiers Recreate A Historic Moment

Premiers Meeting
Twitter

Laurier's Lessons For Trudeau

Wilfrid Laurier
CP

Chow 'Volunteer' Steps Back

Warren Kinsella

THE PULSE
Ford Closing The Gap In Mayoral Race, Poll Suggests

Rob Ford
CP

But Are The Numbers For Real?

Major Crime Bills Get Scant Scrutiny

Stephen Harper Vote
CP
FORD FOLLIES

Coach Ford Threatened Teacher, Made Kids Roll In Goose Scat: Docs

Rob Ford Football Trial

Canadian Jets Edge Closer To Russian Airspace

Stephen Harper Jets
CP

Public Service Integrity Watchdog Quits

Mario Dion
FOLLOW US

How Tories Aim To Woo Quebec

Stephen Harper
CP
DIGITAL DIPLOMACY

Canada Starts Online Flame War

Not Russia
Twitter

What To Know About An Inquiry Into Murdered Aboriginal Women

Missing Murdered Aboriginal Women
CP

National Defence To Stop Compensating For Same-City Moves

Andrew Leslie
PC

Tories' Trudeau 'Obsession'

Justin Trudeau
CP

N.B. Premier: 'Trudeau Is 50 Years Late'

David Alward Justin Trudeau
CP

Peter MacKay Wears Gun Shirt From Canada's Answer To NRA

Peter Mackay Guns
Ericka Clarke/Facebook

Controversial Bloc Leader Won't Change Ways

Mario Beaulieu
PC

Tory Crime Bill Endangered By 'Error'

Peter Mackay
CP

Time To Panic?

Olivia Chow
CP

Harper Tories: 'Media Elite' Mobilizing Against Us

Stephen Harper
CP

Columnist: Why Ford Will Win Again

Rob Ford
Robert Laberge via Getty Images

Premiers Call For Forum On Missing, Murdered Native Women

Brad Wall
CP

PQ Leadership Hopefuls Jockey For Position

Pierre Karl Peladeau
CP

NDP Would Call Inquiry Into Native Women Murders In First 100 Days

Thomas Mulcair
CP

Vets Groups To Harper: Focus More On Us, Less On Old Wars

Canada Veterans
CP

Obscurity May Be Real Opponent In Ontario PC Leadership Race

Christine Elliott Lisa Raitt
CP

Watchdogs Take Action As Wounded Soldiers Denied Benefits

Guy Parent Julian Fantino
CP