Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Ottawa Observations: Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Our compilation of some of the stories of note from the day, reviewing the political developments from the Federal scene for Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

A Canadian shift in Foreign policy

Freeland questions U.S. leadership, says Canada must set own course
Trudeau decides it's just not worth appeasing Trump in foreign-policy shift
Chrystia Freeland must turn vision into reality
Freeland has woken up to reality. But has Trudeau?
Canada's new defence spending must come quickly, experts say
Canada will pursue a more robust global role, Minister says
Good manners backed by muscle mark Canada's approach to the world, Chrystia Freeland says
Freeland rejects Trump's nationalist policies, says Canada will step up to lead on world stage
Canada faces new world order as America reduces leadership role, says Chrystia Freeland
Canada is right to push back against Trump's isolationism
Liberal's vow to swap flower power for hard power hollow if they won't spend on military
Canada must spend billions on military in world abandoned by U.S., Freeland says
Chrystia Freeland explains the world for you

Quebec chief urges MPs to pass amendment to eliminate sexism in Indian Act
New infrastructure bank to shield taxpayers from project risks: Morneau
Liberals initiate changes to sexual-assault laws to protect complainants
B.C. electoral reform hinges on fall vote for proportional representation
Clark challenges Horgan on B.C.'s Site C dam, warns delay could cost $600 million
Trudeau Liberals back motion in support of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
Obama defends U.S. policies eroding under Trump during speech in Montreal
An unconscious person can't consent to sex, Liberals confirm in Criminal Code clean up
Conservative Party stands by leadership voting process as questions mount
Obama warns of illiberal threats to postwar global order in Montreal speech
Former U.S. embassy across from Parliament, vacant for 20 years, to become Indigenous centre
Conservative Party stands by leadership voting process as questions mount
Federal government calls roadside drug-test device trial a success despite cold weather issues
How can Canada prevent 'soft-target' terror attacks?
Legalized pot and the hypocrisy of laying possession charges
Canada must demand human rights for Rohingya in Myanmar
Chiefs demand answers on Thunder Bay river deaths
Striking security balance in age of terror
Terrorism always happens elsewhere, until it doesn't
If the Brits can handle terrorism properly, surely we sheltered Canadians can too
'We have to speak out': In Montreal speech, Obama warns against 'retreat' from international order
Stephen Jarislowsky slams tax system that is so unfair it will push productive people to leave Canada
Time running out for Trudeau to consult opposition on appointment of new ethics, lobbying watchdogs
Canada must follow the European Parliament's example and do more to combat anti-Semitism
Kevin O'Leary calls for recount of leadership vote, but party insiders say it would offer same result
Barack Obama dines at Montreal eatery with Justin Trudeau
Veterans see a big problem with this coin honouring the 'Battle of Dieppe'
Union calls for Canada Post to release theft stats
Barack Obama takes subtle digs at Donald Trump in Montreal appearance
In BC, Climate Determination Can Trump Defeat
Why is Trudeau blowing his chance to curb dangerous Climate-Warming Methane?
Protecting oceans is paying off

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