He has not spoken or voted in the House since June.
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But Canada's chief electoral officer called it an "essential reform."
11/29/2018 17:31 EST
The Ontario premier has set off a national debate that could hurt federal Tories in 2019.
11/19/2018 08:38 EST
A new UN report must serve as a wake-up call, MPs say.
10/16/2018 11:59 EDT
"With friends like these, those groups do not need any enemies."
10/15/2018 21:26 EDT
NDP, Green Party have joined a Liberal MP's push for the move.
10/15/2018 11:56 EDT
New rules are 'retrogressive', says the director of Canada Without Poverty.
10/13/2018 19:23 EDT
The PM said last year that "housing rights are human rights."
10/03/2018 16:50 EDT
It won't be easy.
10/01/2018 20:52 EDT
"Yeah, I did," said the U.S. president about rejecting a meeting with Trudeau.
09/26/2018 18:41 EDT
He gave a play-by-play of the handshake.
09/26/2018 14:32 EDT
Projects ranged from a craft brewery to a mining company.
09/19/2018 21:45 EDT
"None of us should hold our breath" on Tories' plan to fight climate change, the PM said.
09/17/2018 23:13 EDT
NDP MPs say they aren't worried about their leader's ability to keep the seat.
09/13/2018 08:19 EDT
"I've got a lot more work to do."
09/12/2018 07:34 EDT
"I am not confident that the harassing behaviour will not be repeated," the NDP leader wrote.
09/11/2018 19:14 EDT
The party is gathering for a caucus session in British Columbia this week.
09/10/2018 21:23 EDT
The U.S. president also accused Google of "really taking advantage of people."
08/29/2018 16:58 EDT
Veteran Ontario MP Irene Mathyssen is also retiring.
08/28/2018 12:57 EDT
“Those people, they are looking for a home.”
08/27/2018 02:02 EDT
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