Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Ottawa Observations: Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Our compilation of some of the stories of note from the day, reviewing the political developments from the Federal scene for Tuesday, May 9, 2017.

Disgraced Senator Don Meredith to resign
U.S. withdrawal from NAFTA is back on table: Wilbur Ross
Indigenous pipeline opponents take fight to banks financing expansions
No more business as usual at Bombardier
Teachers join shareholders seeking governance changes at Bombardier
Liberals vote down Conservatives' non-confidence motion against Sajjan
Ottawa makes new attempt to remove sexism from the Indian Act
Conservatives question government purchase of Trudeau replicas, musical tickets
Infrastructure bank to get one-day review as Ottawa rushes to pass budget bill
One way to battle future flooding: stop building on flood plains, say experts
The big math of Bernier's vision for small government
Don Meredith resigns from Senate over relationship 
'We pull together': Federal government to pick up costs to deploy military to flood zones
Ukraine seeking Canada's help to set up high-level corruption court
Canadian officials make 1st visit to Tehran since embassy closed in 2012
Trudeau government spends $30K on Come From Away Tickets
Refugees once again have full health benefits and some practitioners still don't know that
Trump not looking for trade war with Canada, says U.S. commerce secretary
Disgraced Senator Don Meredith resigns over sex with teen
Feds spend nearly $1,900 on cardboard cut-outs of Trudeau to promote Canada
Justin Trudeau should pick up the legislative pace
Trump is learning on trade, but will it be enough for Canada?
Feds spent almost $2,000 on 'vanity project' cut-outs of Trudeau
Search and rescue aircraft budget jumped more than $1 billion, but DND didn't tell bidders
When flood waters rose, Quebec Mohawks refused federal help and banded together
'Very unusual' for White House to try using Trudeau to influence Trump, say observers, but expect more'
Stamp celebrating same-sex rights unveiled by Canada Post

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