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Canada defends blocking NDP MP from speaking at Arctic meeting

Canada defends blocking NDP MP from speaking at Arctic meeting

Department, minister blame packed agenda.


Adapt or die: The new NGO funding reality

The North-South Institute closed after 38 years because it couldn’t scrape together enough non-federal cash. For many others, that struggle continues.


Green MPs agree to disagree on Iraq

Elizabeth May and Bruce Hyer say voting on the military mission against Islamic State fighters wasn't easy.


Pro-Russia demonstrators rally on Parliament Hill

Rally attendee says diaspora feeling 'Russia-phobic' attitude of Harper government.


Confusion reigned at CIC after Kenney kept on multiculturalism

It took nearly two months to finalize who would do what among Jason Kenney, Chris Alexander, Tim Uppal after cabinet shuffle, docs show.


Korea deal 'too important to ignore' for Seoul: Envoy

Ambassador says business groups from both sides have resumed regular meetings after lull.


Fast embarks on India trade mission amid stalled talks

Analysts optimistic that ministerial trips can revive dormant trade negotiations.


Feds appeal ruling striking down refugee health cuts

Refugee lawyers, doctors say they'll urge the court to deal quickly with the appeal, in hopes that cuts will soon be reversed.


A tale of two trade deals

Leaders say everything is on track at the Canada-EU summit, but storm clouds from Germany have emboldened CETA opponents.


Merger creating human resources headaches at Foreign Affairs

One proposal suggests merging five job categories into one, which could affect salaries, union make-up.


Top Canadian oil firms absent from World Bank carbon price declaration

Shell, BP, Statoil and CNOOC among oil and gas industry signatories calling for carbon pricing.


EU wins political-deal clause that could suspend trade deal

Clause linking human rights to trade included in deal: EU officials.


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