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Past articles by Ian:

Politics Briefing: Liberals block opposition efforts to call PM’s chief of staff over Beijing election interference

MPs prevented a vote on an NDP motion by reading newspaper articles, talking about their university days and overseas travel, and accusing the Opposition of playing political games → Read More

Politics Briefing: Party leaders hit the road during Commons break

Also: Chinese researchers denied U.S. visas land in Canada instead → Read More

Pierre Poilievre needs to offer more policy ideas, Jean Charest says

Charest, who came second in last year’s federal Conservative leadership race, says that he has no interest in returning to elected politics → Read More

Politics Briefing: Marc Garneau is leaving politics after 15 years

Garneau is the first Canadian to go to space and once challenged Justin Trudeau for the leadership of the federal Liberals → Read More

Marc Garneau to leave politics after 15-year career

First Canadian to go to space served in Justin Trudeau’s cabinet as transport and foreign affairs minister → Read More

Politics Briefing: Canadian Judicial Council investigates complaint against Justice Russell Brown

The Supreme Court Justice has been on a leave of absence since Feb. 1, the council, did not disclose any details about the complaint or who made it → Read More

Politics Briefing: B.C. company’s approval for production, sale of cocaine came as a surprise to Trudeau

PM tells news conference that commercializing cocaine not in government’s plans → Read More

Poilievre attack on ‘folk hero’ Anderson risks helpful support for Tory Leader, says MP meeting organizer

Pierre Poilievre has lost trust among trucker convoy backers amid objections to the far-right German politician’s views, says planner of lunch attended by three Conservative MPs → Read More

Politics Briefing: CSIS head says investigation under way to find Chinese election interference whistle-blowers

David Vigneault, director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, appeared before a Commons committee investigating Chinese interference → Read More

Calgary Petroleum Club regrets event featuring far-right German politician Christine Anderson

Christine Anderson’s tour of Canada, which included stops in Calgary, Hamilton and Toronto, has caused political ramifications, including questions about a three-hour lunch with three Conservative MPs → Read More

Politics Briefing: Google CEO asked to testify before parliamentary committee

Google has been blocking thousands of Canadians’ access to news sites using its search function, in response to the federal government’s online news bill → Read More

Tory MPs knew what they were getting into with Anderson meeting: organizers

Pierre Poilievre said in a statement last week that the Conservative MPs went into the meeting without knowing much about the far-right German politician → Read More

Politics Briefing: Ottawa will remove Chinese-owned TikTok app from all government-issued mobile devices on Tuesday

In response to privacy and security concerns, it will also block the social media app from being downloaded on official devices in the future → Read More

Conservative MPs criticized for meeting with anti-immigration German politician

MPs Leslyn Lewis, Colin Carrie and Dean Allison were pictured smiling as they stood alongside Christine Anderson who represents the Alternative for Germany party in the European Parliament → Read More

Politics Briefing: Trudeau and Poilievre hold townhalls in Atlantic Canada

With the House of Commons on a break, the Prime Minister and Conservative Leader had an opening to get out of Ottawa for outreach on key issues → Read More

Politics Briefing: Ottawa working toward Roxham Road solution, says Trudeau

During a news conference in Richmond Hill, Ont., the PM said talks with the U.S. on the issue are focused on the Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement → Read More

Ottawa working toward Roxham Road solution through talks with U.S., Trudeau says

The path has allowed tens of thousands of refugees to enter Canada, prompting calls from Quebec Premier, Opposition Leader to close it → Read More

PM should close Roxham Road within 30 days: Poilievre

Poilievre says Trudeau should end the use of a path that has allowed tens of thousands of refugees to enter Canada → Read More

Politics Briefing: Commons committee probing Chinese interference wants to look into the 2021 election

The meeting of the standing committee on procedure and House affairs came despite a two-week break at Parliament → Read More

Deputy Conservative leader Melissa Lantsman relishes being a different type of Tory

In conservatism, Ms. Lantsman has found a philosophy that she says treats everyone equally → Read More