Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Ottawa Observations: Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Our compilation of some of the stories of note from the day, reviewing the political developments from the Federal scene for Saturday/Sunday, July 29 & 30, 2017

BC Wildfires

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Departure of Christy Clark 

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Human-rights lawyer calls for end to Canadian arms sales to Saudi Arabia
On Saudi arms sale; Ottawa must be prepared to say no
Ottawa approved for-profit plasma clinic despite warning from Canadian Blood Services
CBC names Arsenault, Barton, Chang and Hanomansing new hosts of The National
Trudeau cites 'regret' over Brazeau comments in Rolling Stone
After Air Transat saga, passenger bill of rights aims to punish airlines into being good
If the U.S. is alarmed about North Korea, 'we should be alarmed,' says MacKay
Canada 'firmly condemns' detention of 2 Venezuelan opposition leaders
Trudeau 'regrets' comments in Rolling Stone about Senator Patrick Brazeau
Jagmeet Singh's challenge: Can a turban-wearing Sikh win in Quebec?
The big holdup in a Canada-U.S. lumber deal? Russian, German Brazilian wood
CBC's The National needed a shakeup - but this one?
Indigenous advocate wants Trudeau to express remorse in letter to Rolling Stone
Reforming child welfare first step towards reconciliation
Let the Warkentin family stay
Russia will send 100,000 soldiers to NATO border
Inspiration for summer blockbuster Dunkirk an unsung Montreal hero
Arsenault, Barton, Chang and Hanomansing new hosts of The National on CBC
A not-so-happy 100th birthday to income tax in Canada
How a smallpox epidemic forged modern British Columbia
Prime Minister Trudeau and Vancouver's mayor meet
Justin Trudeau defends Ottawa's decision not to match donations
Environmental Protection Act review could strengthen human rights

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