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Federal Politics


Trudeau Just Sacrificed BC for Big Oil

First Nations are owed so much more, and he will soon find that out.

By Judith Sayers, 29 Nov 2016


Trudeau Gov’t Approves Two Major Pipeline Projects, Vows Tanker Ban

On Kinder Morgan, PM says: ‘If I thought this project was unsafe for the B.C. coast, I would reject it.’

By Andrew MacLeod, 29 Nov 2016


A Tyee Series

Why It’s Still Too Easy to Kill an Employee

Labour’s long fight to hold reckless owners responsible for deadly work conditions. First of six parts.

By Tom Sandborn, 28 Nov 2016


‘It Doesn’t Pass the Smell Test’: Trudeau ‘Cash-for-Access’ Fundraiser Dominates Question Period

Tyee exclusive on pricy event with Chinese business leaders, Globe report sparks controversy.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 22 Nov 2016


Super Hornet Jets for Canada? Tyee Explained Why Five Years Ago

Read the piece that blew Harper’s obsession with F-35s out of the sky.

By David Beers, 22 Nov 2016


How to House Us All: A Tyee Reader

Ottawa’s been listening to Canadians beef about housing. Here are ideas from two years of reporting for making them less worried.

By Chris Wood, 21 Nov 2016


Trudeau Fundraiser with Chinese Canadian Business Leaders Raises ‘Cash For Access’ Concerns

Event at Toronto home broke no rules, says Liberal spokesman.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 16 Nov 2016


Surveillance Scandals Break as Government Seeks More Spy Powers

Fifth in a series to help you participate in the federal consultation on national security.

By Micheal Vonn, 9 Nov 2016


Conservatives Missing the Boat with Fixation on Liberal Fundraising

Cash for access question important, but here are four other issues the Tories could be raising.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 5 Nov 2016


Oil Sands Flogger Bruce Carson Fined $50,000 for Illegal Lobbying

Former Harper insider has five years to pay the fine.

By Leslie MacKinnon, 4 Nov 2016


Why We Young Workers Turned Our Backs on Trudeau

With pro-corporate trade deals, electoral reform backtracking, and more, he’s turned his back on us.

By Kim Abis, David Anderson, Suleman Bashrat, Alexander Lambrecht, Jessica Sikora, Erin Warman, Cory Weir and Brianna Broderick, 29 Oct 2016


Bill Granting Amnesty for Reporting Drug Overdoses Set to Clear Next Hurdle

MP says law would help stem ‘catastrophic’ loss of life.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 28 Oct 2016


Curbs Needed on Sweeping Powers to Spy on Canadians

Fourth in a series to help you participate in the federal consultation on national security.

By Micheal Vonn, 27 Oct 2016


A Tyee Series

Because It’s 2016: Let’s Drag Access-to-Info Out of the Stone Age

Seriously, I’m writing $5 cheques. Second in a series on bringing government into this century.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 26 Oct 2016


Don’t Be Fooled by Liberal Spin on CETA Deal

On this ‘trade’ pact, they and Conservatives are on the same team.

By Craig Scott, 24 Oct 2016


A Tyee Series

Because It’s 2016: Why Do You Still Need to Own Land to Be a Senator?

First in a series on bringing Canada’s government into this century.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 24 Oct 2016


Trudeau Has More Time for China’s Elites than Us, Rights Group Complains

Visiting billionaires club gets more political access, says the org.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 22 Oct 2016


Electoral Deformed? Things Getting Weird on Committee Studying Reforms, Says NDP

Liberal retreat on promised new voting system would be ‘immoral,’ says MP.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 20 Oct 2016


Ottawa Denies Access for Chinese Workers on Table in Early Trade Talks

As government explores deal with Beijing, critics press for more information.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 17 Oct 2016


Women Make Amazing Peacekeepers, and We Need More of Them

With Canada’s defence policy review, we can make it a priority.

By Mobina Jaffer, 17 Oct 2016