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The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has recently forced Oxfam Canada to exclude "preventing poverty" from their mission statement in order to keep their charity status. Now a fundamental question needs to be answered. Why does the CRA think that charities have to wait for individuals to fall into poverty's trap before the charities can help the disadvantaged? Isn't prevention better than a cure? The bigger concern, however, is with a black-and-white definition of poverty. The assumption that one is not poor one day, but wakes up to be poor the next day is completely flawed.
OTTAWA - Peter MacKay says he's getting a bad case of deja vu heading into this month's Conservative convention. In an interview
OTTAWA - A chronic struggle within Conservative ranks over leadership rules has resurfaced in advance of the party convention
I know the conventional wisdom holds that Immigration Minister Jason Kenney is crazy like a fox. But what appears to be a haphazard approach to dealing with immigration is actually one of the most brilliant long-term political chess games of our time, or so we're told.