Friday, August 4, 2017

Ottawa Observations: Friday, August 4, 2017

Our compilation of some of the stories of note from the day, reviewing the political developments from the Federal scene for  Friday, August 4, 2017

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Montreal Professor renews legal effort to block Canadian combat vehicle exports to Saudi Arabia
Kenny vows repercussions against B.C. over Trans Mountain pipeline
Muslim cemetery to be built in Quebec City as struggle for land ends
Canada's wage growth weak despite strong job creation
Trudeau urges asylum seekers to use proper channels to enter Canada
U.S. gives official notice of withdrawal from Paris climate agreement
Illegal border crossings could create 'urgent need' to revisit policy, Ahmed Hussen was warned in March
The world might be tiring of Trudeau, but it could be time for him to make his mark
Canada has capacity to process Quebec asylum seekers, Trudeau insists
National Defence reviewing limits on 'double-dipping' for retired soldiers
Coerced sterilizations of Indigenous women in Saskatoon troubling: Bennett
Canada adds 11,000 jobs in July, jobless rate ticks down to 6.3%
Canada's immigration minister discourages 'irregular' border crossings by asylum seekers
Muslims in Quebec City finally get land for burials
NAFTA talks may threaten Canada's steps towards universal pharmacare
Midsummer nightmares reveal only tragic plot lines
Carbon pricing is the new snake oil
Canada's getting its very own sanctuary city crisis
Indigenous issues require action and programs, not studies
Canada so ripe with green activism old-fashioned employment has gone out of fashion
Aboriginals deserve a fair deal, but enough with us hating ourselves
Living in the real world means doing business with bad guys like the Saudi regime
Canada's abysmal record as an arms dealer
Why now is better than never for migrants in Montreal
Will the Haitian asylum-seekers in Montreal get to stay?
Quebec City accepts Muslim community's bid for land to build cemetery

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